Make sure the tape is straight across your back and it covers the fullest part of your bust. Get the help of a friend if needed because you don’t want to mess up the size here, and it would be too uncomfortable if you don’t pick the right size.
This part adds definition to your entire dress, so make sure to get the right numbers here. For this you need to put the tape around the smallest part of your waist. To know exactly which part to measure, bend towards one side and the part of your waist where creases form is where you need to place your tape to measure.
Now the final most important measurement is your hips. Have your feet together as you take this measurement. Have the tape around your hips so that it covers the fullest part of your hips. These are the parts of your body where your dress needs to be a fit in order to compliment your curves and give out the best appearance. Therefore, make sure to get accurate measures of these areas.