Which carnival costume size fits you better?

If you want to shake like a Carnival King or Queen then you will need to get the measurements of your costume right. When you order your costumes make sure to give the right measurements. Carnival costumes are available in S, M, L, and XL.

Each samba school is responsible for the design and manufacture of their costumes which runs into thousands. Therefore, costumes need to be ordered by the end of December. Each costume is handmade by local crafts people, which is another reason why you need to give accurate measurements when placing your order.
Rio Carnival floor costume

Make sure your costume is the correct size so you will not feel uncomfortable during the parade. You want the samba parade to be a perfect memory of your visit to Rio during the Carnival.

You may buy your Costume For The 2014 Rio Carnival Celebration Right Here. Browse our collection of available costumes by samba school, parading date, price and type.

Remember that Carnival Costumes for Rio parades are made to order. Have Fun!

Measurement Chart - Rio Carnival 2013

Costume Sizes

The main decisive factor is the height of the person. If the person is rather corpulent, order the next size up. If in doubt, always opt for the bigger size (it is not a problem if the costume is a bit big, however the opposite can be disastrous).

Size Height Metric Imperial
S up to 172cm 5.64ft 7.7ins
M up to 177cm 5.81ft 9.7ins
L up to 182cm 5.97ft 11.7ins
XL up to 182cm 5.97ft 11.7ins

This page is supposed to help you establish the right costume size for your order. However we cannot take any responsibility for your order based on the above measures.

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