You know those illustrated graphics that show lines across some idealized paper hour-glass woman telling you ‘how to find your fit'? Anyone feel confident they guessed the right size after using those guides? I know I never do – imagine trying to follow that while shopping for your wedding dress!

Yesterday, I woke up and drank in my morning wedding news & coffee and was so delighted to find that Australian wedding dress moguls Grace Loves Lace has finally, truly, absolutely solved the equation of teaching us all how to take our own measurements.

The video series doesn't just stop at bust, waist & hip! Us short girls know how important measurements like shoulder-to-bust matter (ugh, anyone else have the perpetual straps-falling-down problem? Not trying to flash everyone over here!), or curvy ladies know how relevant underbust size is to achieving the right chest fit!

While the videos shared on their Instagram highlights are certainly to help brides ordering their wedding dresses online, (if that's you, here's our 20 favorite online wedding dress shops including GLL!) the how-to guides could work for all women, bride or no bride, ordering any clothing for any time in their life. For instance, all those Spring wedding invitations piling up on your counter? They're going to need some dope new dresses, no?


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Click here to head to their step-by-step video guide on how to take your bust, underbust, waist, hip, shoulder, length, bicep, sleeve length and more.

Once you've got your measurements, start shopping for your wedding dress via our favorite retailers, or bridesmaid dress shopping for your bestie's wedding day!