Size & Electrical conversions

Don’t let Argentine sizes confuse you… and remember to bring the right plug adaptors!

Sizes

Below is an approximate guide to clothes size equivalents in Argentina.

Women’s sizes

Dresses, jackets, coats

S-M-L XS-S S M L L-XL XL
Argentina 34 36 38-40 42 42 44
USA 2 4 6-8 10 12 14
UK 6 8 10-12 14 16 18
Italy 38 40 42-44 46 48 50
France 34 36 38-40 42 44 46
Germany 32 34 36-38 40 42 44
Japan 5 7 9-11 13 15 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blouses, Sweaters

Argentina 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52
USA 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44
UK 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46
European 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52

Shoes

Argentina 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42
USA 5 6 6.5 7.5 8.5 9 9.5 10
UK 2.5 3.5 4 5 6 6.5 7 7.5
European 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42

Men’s sizes

Suits, jackets & coats

s-m-l xxs xs s m l xl xxl
Argentina 40 42 44-46 48-50 52-54 56 58
USA & UK 30 32 34-36 38-40 42 44 46
European 40 42 44-46 48-50 52-54 56 58
Japan 32 34 36-38 40-42 44-46 48 50

Trousers

Argentina 46 48 50 52 54 56 58
US 30 32 34 36 38 40 42
European 46 48 50 52 54 56 58

Shirts

Argentina 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44
USA & UK 14 14.5 15 15.5 16 16.5 17 17.5 18
European 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44

Shoes

Argentina 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45
USA 6 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 10.5 11.5
UK 5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 9.5 10.5
European 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45

Electricity & electric plug configurations

Electric current in Argentina is AC 220-380 volts. Electric plug configurations are 2 or 3 flat pins with the top two slightly angled, as in the picture above. 

Travellers are therefore advised to carry adapters and/or transformers.