Collectif Womenswear Size Chart

Collectif Womenswear Size Chart (Inches)

This size chart is in inches, for measurements in centimetres please see the second chart.

 UK Size Bust Waist Hips
6 31 24 33 3/4
8 33 26 35 3/4
10 35 28 37 3/4
12 37 30 39 3/4
14 39 32 41 3/4
16 41 34 43 3/4
18 43 36 45 3/4
20 45 38 47 3/4
22 47 40 49 3/4


Collectif Womenswear Size Chart (Centimetres)

 UK Size Bust Waist Hips
6 79 61 86
8 84 66 91
10 89 71 96
12 94 76 101
14 99 81 106
16 104 86 111
18 109 91 116
20 114 96 121
22 119 101 126


Sizing and Fit:

  1. How do I know what size to order?

    • We recommend consulting our size chart, which provides detailed measurements for each size. Additionally, you can refer to the product description for any specific sizing recommendations or fit notes.
  2. Do your sizes run true to standard measurements?

    • Our sizes are designed to be consistent with standard measurements. However, fit may vary slightly between different styles and cuts. We recommend referring to the size chart for each product for the most accurate sizing information.
  3. What if I'm between sizes?

    • If you're between sizes, we suggest sizing up for a more relaxed fit or sizing down for a snugger fit, depending on your preference and the garment's design.
  4. How can I ensure the best fit when shopping online?

    • To ensure the best fit when shopping online, we recommend measuring yourself accurately and comparing your measurements to our size chart. Additionally, read product descriptions and customer reviews for insights into fit and sizing.


  1. What is your return policy?

    • We accept returns within 14 days of the delivery date for unworn, unwashed, and undamaged items with original tags attached. Please refer to our Returns page for detailed instructions on how to initiate a return.

  2. Can I exchange an item for a different size?

    • Yes, we offer exchanges for a different size if the item doesn't fit. Please refer to our Returns page for instructions on how to initiate an exchange and return the item for the correct size.

  3. Do you cover return shipping costs?

    • Return shipping costs are the responsibility of the customer unless the item received is defective or incorrect. Please contact our customer service team if you believe you have received a defective or incorrect item.


  1. How can I care for my Collectif clothing to maintain its quality?

    • We recommend following the care instructions provided on the garment's label to maintain its quality. Typically, this involves washing garments according to their specific care requirements and avoiding excessive heat or agitation during washing and drying.

  2. What materials are used in Collectif clothing?

    • Our clothing is crafted from high-quality materials, including cotton, polyester, viscose, and elastane. Each garment is designed with attention to detail and quality craftsmanship to ensure longevity and durability.

  3. What if I have concerns about the quality of my purchase?

    • If you have any concerns about the quality of your purchase, please contact our customer service team. We take pride in the quality of our products and are committed to addressing any issues promptly and to your satisfaction.

Caring for Your Collectif Clothing: A Guide to Washing and Drying

When it comes to preserving the quality and longevity of your Collectif clothing, proper care is key. Washing your garments at the recommended temperature of 30 degrees Celsius not only helps to maintain their vibrant colours and shape but also extends their lifespan. Additionally, avoiding tumble drying and implementing techniques to prevent fabric "bobbling" are crucial steps in ensuring your clothing remains in top condition for years to come.

Washing at 30 Degrees:

Washing your Collectif clothing at 30 degrees Celsius is a gentle yet effective way to remove dirt and impurities without subjecting the fabric to harsh conditions. This temperature is mild enough to prevent shrinking or fading while still effectively cleaning your garments.

Here's why washing at 30 degrees is beneficial:

  1. Preserves Colour and Shape: Washing at a lower temperature helps to preserve the vibrant colours and shape of your garments. Higher temperatures can cause colours to fade and fabrics to shrink, leading to a loss of quality and fit over time.

  2. Reduces Energy Consumption: Washing at 30 degrees consumes less energy compared to higher temperatures, making it a more environmentally friendly option. By lowering your washing machine's temperature settings, you can minimize your carbon footprint while still achieving clean and fresh clothing.

  3. Suitable for Most Fabrics: Washing at 30 degrees is suitable for a wide range of fabrics, including cotton, polyester, and viscose. This gentle temperature ensures that delicate fabrics are not subjected to excessive heat, which can cause damage or distortion.

Avoiding Tumble Drying:

While it may be tempting to speed up the drying process by using a tumble dryer, this method can be detrimental to the quality of your Collectif clothing. Tumble drying exposes fabrics to high heat and mechanical agitation, which can lead to shrinkage, wrinkling, and fabric deterioration.

Here's why you should avoid tumble drying your Collectif clothing:

  1. Prevents Shrinkage: Tumble drying subjects fabrics to heat and friction, which can cause them to shrink. This can result in garments becoming too tight or misshapen, compromising their fit and comfort.

  2. Reduces Fabric Damage: The mechanical action of a tumble dryer can be harsh on fabrics, leading to pilling, stretching, and wear over time. Delicate materials are particularly susceptible to damage from tumble drying, as they may become tangled or distorted in the dryer.

  3. Saves Energy: Tumble drying consumes a significant amount of energy, contributing to higher utility bills and increased environmental impact. Air-drying your clothing is a more energy-efficient alternative that can help reduce your carbon footprint.

Preventing Fabric "Bobbling":

Fabric "bobbling," also known as pilling, occurs when short fibres on the surface of the fabric become entangled and form small balls or clusters. While it is a common occurrence with certain types of fabrics, there are steps you can take to prevent or minimize fabric bobbling on your Collectif clothing:

  1. Turn Garments Inside Out: Turning your clothing inside out before washing can help reduce friction and abrasion, which are primary causes of fabric bobbling. This simple step helps to protect the outer surface of the fabric and preserve its appearance.

  2. Use a Gentle Wash Cycle: Choose a gentle wash cycle when laundering your Collectif clothing to minimize wear and tear on the fabric. Avoid using harsh detergents or bleach, as these can exacerbate fabric bobbling and damage delicate fibres.

  3. Air Dry Flat: After washing, air dry your clothing flat on a clean towel or drying rack instead of hanging them on a clothesline or hanger. This helps to prevent stretching and distortion of the fabric, which can contribute to fabric bobbling over time.

By following these tips for washing and drying your Collectif clothing, you can help preserve their quality, colour, and shape for years to come. Remember to always check the care label on each garment for specific washing instructions and recommendations. With proper care and maintenance, your Collectif clothing will continue to look and feel great wear after wear.