Most countries will have their own sizing guides for clothing, shoes and accessories. And although different brands will also vary with their sizes and fits, it helps to know the basic sizing guide when shopping for fun fashion items abroad.
With more and more people getting bigger in size in North America and the UK, fashion brands have begun changing the sizing guide, making current sizes bigger (ie. a Medium from 40 years ago is smaller than a Medium from today). On the other hand, Asia has maintained smaller clothing sizes, making it difficult for many to find the right size for many fun fashion styles that are not available overseas.
To help you find out which Japanese clothing sizes will fit you best, check out the size guide below: