Jump to content

VisaJourney.com Logo
Gallery      Form Downloads      Example Forms      Processing Times      Embassy Info      Reviews: Embassy/USCIS & POE      Immigration Lawyer Directory

Latest VJ Member Visa Approvals - Congratulations!

blank avatarVinay & Ashley
IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Robert & Dayana
K1 Visa
blank avatarMS & H
IR-5 Visa
Ken & Bich
IR-1/CR-1 Visa
blank avatarKaden & Nicole
K1 Visa
blank avatarA & R
K1 Visa
blank avatarZ & H
IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Yemen, Republic of
K1 Visa
blank avatarJohn & Jean
K1 Visa
Terra & Anthony
K1 Visa

How to convert Philippines clothing size to USA size?

#1 PaulnUsa



  • PipPipPipPip

Posted 13 November 2011 - 07:50 PM

Does anyone know how to convert Philippines jean and short sizes to USA size? If I am 25 in Philippines what would my size in the USA be?
  • 0

#2 Inky


    Elder Member

Posted 13 November 2011 - 08:07 PM

Its hard to convert size because there are so many different fit/style/size of jeans in the USA. Most stores I go to I never wear the same size as I tried on in the last store. I think your best bet is to try a few different stores and just see how the jeans fit for yourself.
  • 0
-------------------------------------------- Posted Image

Your I-129f was approved in 5 days from your NOA1 date.
Your interview took 67 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.
AOS was approved in 2 months and 8 days without interview.

ROC was approved in 3 months and 2 days without interview.
I am a Citizen of the United States of America. 04/16/13

#3 Hank_



  • Group: Members
  • Joined: 26 Oct 2011
  • City:Secret City
  • State:Tennessee
  • Filed for: Other
  • Country: Philippines

Posted 13 November 2011 - 08:34 PM

Whoa! Tough topic! :lol: Seriously Amy has issues buying jeans in the Phils that fit so buying them here has her concerned to the point she plans on buying extra jeans before we fly back home. :thumbs:
  • 0


"Chance Favors The Prepared Mind"


 red_flashing_arrow.gif Link to the K-1 Visa Process for Manila Embassy once you have your NOA2 : Click Here




Contact Hank:  VCemail.jpg

K-1 visa approved 21 March 2012

...Citizenship... complete!

#4 hikergirl


    GA Peach

Posted 13 November 2011 - 08:37 PM

I know some of my Asian friends end up buying jeans in the Junior or Teen sections because they fit their frame better. If you have problems with fit in the women's section I would recommend trying there.
  • 0

Removal of Conditions (CSC)

May 9, 2015: Mailed in I-751 (CR1 with a CR2)

May 11, 2015: NOA Letter

Jun 9, 2015: Biometrics App

Oct 22, 2015:  Card in production

#5 thekfc


    Gold Member

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip

Posted 13 November 2011 - 08:40 PM

The sizing would be about the same - the difference would be the cut/fit.

My wife wear a size 26 jeans in the Philippines & a size 26 in VS or Aeropostale would fit her but in other styles she would either have to go up or down a size because of the cut - even within the brands there were different fit.

As previously mentioned it would be best to try a few styles in different stores/brands to get a better feel/idea.
  • 0
07-20-2010: I-130 package mailed.
07-22-2010: I-130 Package Received - Priority Date.
07-29-2010: Received text & email from USCIS - Notice Date.
07-30-2010: Check Cashed by USCIS.
08-02-2010: Received NOA1 hard copy.
08-02,04,05: Touched.
09-28-2010: Received text & email - petition approved.
10-04-2010: Received NOA2 hard copy.

10-13-2010: NVC Case# Received (after calling).
10-15-2010: Emailed DS-3032 to NVC.
10-16-2020: Received the DS-3032 package, IIN number & AOS bill via email.
10-22-2010: Paid AOS bill ($88) - showing IN PROCESS
10-25-2010: AOS fee PAID.
10-27-2010: Express Mail AOS Package.
10-27-2010: Paid IV bill - showing IN PROCESS.
10-28-2010: AOS package delivered.
10-28-2010: IV fee PAID.
10-29-2010: Express Mail IV package.
11-01-2010: IV package delivered.
11-08-2010: AOS packages entered into NVC system.
11-15-2010: IV package entered into NVC system.
11-23-2010: SIF.
11-24-2010: Case Complete.

12-21-2010: Medical at SLMC - Passed
12-22-2010: Immunization at SLMC
01-04-2011: Interview @USEM ~ Approval

10-28-2010: Wife went to amend passport - will receive it in 10 days.
10-29-2010: Mailed a copy of all packages to my wife.
11-04-2010: My wife receive the copies of the packages(USCIS & NVC) I mailed her.
11-05-2010: Wife received NBI with married name.
11-23-2010: Wife received amended passport.
02-05-2011: POE at JFK.

#6 kev_n_jena


    Gold Member

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip

Posted 13 November 2011 - 08:51 PM

Does anyone know how to convert Philippines jean and short sizes to USA size? If I am 25 in Philippines what would my size in the USA be?

Jena just bought a couple pair of jeans in Phils this spring. They were size 27. In the US she usually wears a size 2 or 3 but I've seen here fit into a size 1 on occasion. Like others have said, it depends on the cut of the jeans. You'll be shopping in the juniors section. I guess a 26 in Phils is probably a size 1 or Zero in the US. Good luck finding many in size zero. You can also try large or xtra large girls but the styles will be different.

Kev n Jena
  • 0
Kev n Jena

Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

hypocrit - a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, especially one whose private life, opinions, or statements belie his or her public statements.

Pet Peeve for 2011 - supercilious, contemptuous, arrogant, attitudes.

#7 Kang


    Gold Member

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip

  • Group: Members
  • Joined: 12 Oct 2011

Posted 13 November 2011 - 08:55 PM

Depends there is a petite section. You might want to check those out.
  • 0

#8 Girl from Celebes

Girl from Celebes

    My Viva Fever Forever for My Blue Eyed Bule

Posted 14 November 2011 - 12:57 PM

I know some of my Asian friends end up buying jeans in the Junior or Teen sections because they fit their frame better. If you have problems with fit in the women's section I would recommend trying there.

Whoah. That's my friend in New York told me so. With a petite frame, I would not easy to find the fitted ones for me.Posted Image
  • 0

Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat

- Sun Tzu-


It doesn't matter how slow you go as long as you don't stop



-I am the beneficiary and my post is not reflecting my petitioner's point of views-






#9 paul_kay


    Senior Member

  • PipPipPipPipPipPip

Posted 14 November 2011 - 06:40 PM

Pretty much the same waist line size if you base it to that. Mine is 26 in the PI and 26 here, too. My only problem is the length of jeans so I always cut them off.
  • 0
Posted Image
Click image to view my blog!

AOS Timeline
11/1/11 - AOS package Delivered
11/7/11 - NOA Received in the mail
11/12/11 - Biometrics Appointment received
11/28/11 - Case transferred to CSC
12/7/11 - Biometrics done
1/2/12 - EAD and AP approved (Card production)
1/11/12 - EAD/AP Card received
1/20/12 - Got Driver's License!
3/7/12 - GC approved!
3/9/12 - Got a job!
3/11/12 - GC on hand

Back to Top ↑

Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Try asking our VJ Immigration Lawyers.
Create an account or sign in to comment
You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community.
It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account?
Sign in here.

Sign In Now

1 user(s) are browsing this forum

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

Important Disclaimer: Please read carefully the Visajourney.com Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service you should not access or view any page (including this page) on VisaJourney.com. Answers and comments provided on Visajourney.com Forums are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Visajourney.com does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. VisaJourney.com does not condone immigration fraud in any way, shape or manner. VisaJourney.com recommends that if any member or user knows directly of someone involved in fraudulent or illegal activity, that they report such activity directly to the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You can contact ICE via email at Immigration.Reply@dhs.gov or you can telephone ICE at 1-866-347-2423. All reported threads/posts containing reference to immigration fraud or illegal activities will be removed from this board. If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by contacting us here with a url link to that content. Thank you.