Juniors pant sizes are usually about three numbers higher than the corresponding adult size, though there is no exact equation to convert the sizes. Loosely wrap measuring tape around the fullest part of your bust, keeping the measuring tape straight against your back.
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In the example, a size 14 lists measurements as chest: Take the measurements you found in the last step and look for corresponding measurements in the other size table. For example, looking at the junior chart, you can see that a girls' size 14 falls squarely between junior sizes 7 and 11, so we'll estimate that it's the equivalent of a size 9. Note that it is not an exact equivalent.
A junior size 9 can have hips as wide 35 inches and a waist as wide as 25 inches. A girl who is 10 or 11 and is a little more developed can begin wearing junior sizes if they suit her better. Likewise, a girl whose body is a little slower to develop can continue wearing girls' sizes if she prefers.
It is recommended you also review measurements. Waist and hip measurements can vary, in the same size jeans, based on where the pants sit. To compare a pair of pants on eBay to a pair you own, match the rise first. When you find a pair you own with the matching rise measurement, then compare the hip and waist measurements to see if the fit is the same.
Lastly, check the inseam length to verify a correct fit. Many designers and boutique lines are labeling the fit of their pants by a style name. Waist measurement should be taken at waist parallel to floor. Hip measurements should be at widest point of hip, also parallel to floor. Convert children's size chart below to junior sizes. Children's sizes 12 through 14 are basically equivalent to junior sizes. Occasionally, children's sizes are available in 16, which also can be converted to a junior size.
Junior sizes fit better on a curvier figure than do children's sizes. Children's size 16; junior size 5 or M.
How to Determine Girls' Jeans Size?
If you have a inch waist, for example, your National Workwear pants size would be a 7 for adult women and 10 for juniors. Juniors pant sizes are usually about three numbers higher than the corresponding adult size, though there is no exact equation to convert the sizes. Look at the size tag on an article of clothing that fits well, whether in junior or girls' sizes. For an example, if you have a size 14 girls' dress that fits well, you may want to know its equivalent in a junior size. Chest, inches; waist, inches; hips, inches: Children's size 16; junior size 5 or M. Visit several junior apparel stores to determine actual sizing. Pants and jeans might be more difficult to fit because junior sizes are longer than children's sizes.