S i z i n g


The individual size charts on each product page state the measurements of the finished garment as well as fit recommendations. PRETTIE LANES does not use fabrics that include Elasthane/Spandex/Stretch because these are non-biodegradable plastics as well as not authentic to the midcentury era. 

Please compare the measurements with yours to find your correct size depending on how you wish the garment to fit. If you need additional measurements to the ones stated, please do not hesitate to contact Prettie Lanes by email to info@prettielanes.com or by using the contact form. No right of return for made to order products.



If you are unsure about the measurements of a garment, you can easily get a better image of the fit by using a measuring tape, adjusting it to the measurement stated in the product description, holding it onto your body/wrapping it around your body and getting a "feeling" if its too loose or too snug for you.



If your are ordering a standard size there are  customization options available for a small fee or even free of charge. If you need more individualizations or are outside of the regular sized range, please order a made to measure garment for the perfect fit. Any size can be manufactured at Prettie Lanes. 

Custom skirt length: always free of charge.

Custom waist measurement: Free of charge since 2023. A standard size would be the perfect fit except for the waist measurement? Prettie Lanes got you covered! Just choose "custom waist" from the drop down navigation on the product page you wish to order and leave a "note to seller" during checkout with your desired final waist measurement.

Custom torso length: You are very tall or short? No problem! Choose "custom bodice length" from the drop down navigation on the product page you wish to order and leave a "note to seller" during checkout with your desired final waist height and back length measurements. Find the exact way how to measure these here (#8 and #12). 


If you ordered a Prettie Lanes made-to-measure garment, please submit your measurements here.


A made-to-measure piece is not only created by your bust/waist/hip measurement (which would equal a custom size yet not a made to measure) but by numerous measurements to create your bespoke,  exact pattern for your garment. No matter what your measurements are - Prettie Lanes cherishes all shapes and sizes.

Still troubles with sizing or have questions?

NEW DESIGNS launch year-around.

CUSTOMIZE your size & add extras.




Away from mass production and sameness - PRETTIE LANES fashion designs & hats are sold in limited editions only. Once sold out - a design will never be available again in the exact same style & material to maintain specialty and exclusivity. Following a sustainable, made-to-order policy, you can order your very own PRETTIE LANES original exclusively via this online boutique and can choose from a variety of sizes & customizations.




Environmentally conscious, the day wear creations and hats are designed & handmade to order from era accurate, natural-,  bio degradable fabrics and durable materials in PRETTIE LANES' atelier in Zurich, Switzerland. The in-house pattern creation and size customization options will make it easy for you to order your individual size without(!) the nowadays commonly used plastic based stretch fibers necessary to ‚fit in‘. Ethically manufactured, slow fashion without any surplus produced.





PRETTIE LANES offers the new, traditionally fashioned alternative to true vintage in your size - the original since 2015. All designs are manufactured using finest, historically accurate sewing and construction techniques as well as period accurate materials, creating that signature vintage look & feel emphasized by a generous amount of hand-stitched details - a luxury component all PRETTIE LANES originals feature.





The in-house design and manufacturing process at PRETTIE LANES allow for customized designs as well as customized sizing. Choose a custom waist, a custom bodice length, a custom skirt length or go for a full made-to-measure. Body positivity is one of the core values of this company that cherishes and serves clients of all shapes and sizes around the globe by creating flattering and well fitted silhouettes without harmful plastic-based stretch fibers.




Welcome to one of the smallest „fashion houses“ in the world! PRETTIE LANES is an independent one-woman business with the designer & owner F.Schlupski caring about each process on her own- from the design & pattern creation to sourcing, manufacturing, marketing & more. To date PRETTIE LANES serves clients in more than 41 countries worldwide with ethically made, sustainable slow fashion. Shop small - Enjoy the special!


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PRETTIE LANES offers much more than a handmade, period - authentic design. It sells the new, traditionally fashioned alternative to true vintage, in your size...

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