This article applies to selling in: United Arab Emirates

Apparel Size Standards

Standardization of apparel sizes is part of a larger initiative to improve the overall shopping experience through ingestion of consistent and accurate data. In 2020, Amazon is introducing a new set of attributes specific to apparel sizes that will be used to display standardized and consistent size values to on-site customers.

We highly encourage all sellers to begin adopting the new standards and to proactively update apparel sizes that do not conform to future requirements. Additionally, we recommend that sellers spend time reviewing the standards outlined below and the Frequently Asked Questions. To ensure your apparel sizes display properly on the website, we ask that you include the following information for each apparel size you submit.

Providing Improved Apparel Sizes

The following options detail on the compliant size values for Apparel products (Syntax & casing have to be exactly the same as shown in the compliant examples below):

Size Type Description Example of Compliant Sizes
Numeric Only numeric* values without locale suffix are allowed. 40, 42, 44, 46
Numeric Range Numeric* value ranges specify from and to range value for the size. Range values are displayed with hyphens and no spaces. 40-42, 42-44
Alpha

Alphabetical** representation of size values.

Examples of non-compliant sizes for AE:

Small, 3x-Small, XXXX-Large

4XS, 3XS, XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL
Alpha Range

Both from and to range values for alphabetical sizes must be in the same format. Range is separated with hyphen and no spaces.

Examples of non-compliant sizes for AE:

S - Large

XS-S, S-M, M-L, XL-XXL, XXL-3XL
Age

Age type size values are supported for kids, toddlers, and infants. Provide kids age in months or in years.

Valid months values are limited to:

0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24

Valid years values are limited to:

1, 2, 3, …, 17, 18

3 Months, 12 Months, 5 Years

Age Range Both from and to sizes for age ranges must be in the same format. The suffix of Months or Years is applied only once at the end of the range. Range values are displayed with a hyphen and without spaces. 0-3 months, 6-7 years
Kids height in cm

Provide height (number) without cm.

Examples of non-compliant sizes for AE:

92 cm, 36 inch

92, 98, 104, 110, 116, 122, 128, 134, 140, 146
Body Type Suffixes

Additional body type suffixes can be provided with alpha and numeric sizes and related ranges. Append the suffix to the size with a space in between.

Valid Body Types suffixes for AE are limited to:

Plus, Petite, Tall, Extra Tall, Short, Extra Short, Long, Extra long

40 Plus, XL Tall

*Numeric sizes across EU locales vary, for example, 40 in IT is not the same as 40 in DE marketplace.

**Alpha sizes vary across regions, for example, XL in EU is not the same as XL in Asia.

Product Type Specific Sizes

Product Type Description Example of Compliant Sizes
Pants and Shorts You may use waist size only or waist size and inseam length. 32W, 32W Short, 32W Long, 32W Extra Long, 32W / 34L
Bras

You may use band size and cup size.

Valid cup sizes for AE:

AA, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K

90B, 100C, 105E
Shirts You may use collar size or collar size ranges. 39, 40, 39-40
Socks You may use footwear sizes or footwear size ranges. 39, 40, 39-41
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