Named after the coldest, most unforgiving side of a mountain, The North Face is renowned for its high-performance outdoor apparel, equipment, and footwear. Since its inception in San Francisco in 1966, the brand has been providing  climbers, mountaineers, extreme skiers, snowboarders, endurance runners, and explorers with gear crafted from innovative, function-forward fabrics like GORE-TEX, PrimaLoft and responsibly sourced goose down fill. Curious to see what all the fuss is about? Before you click 'Add to cart', follow our ultimate The North Face sizing guide to find your perfect fit.

The North Face sizing notes

  • The North Face generally fits true to size, so take your normal fit.
  • If you're after a slightly baggy style or roomier fit, opt for the size up.
  • Most The North Face products offer sizes within the range of XS to 3XL.
  • To find your most accurate fit, take your measurements using a tape measure and use the size chart below.

The North Face men's size charts

Jackets & tops

The North Face's jackets are perhaps the brands most popular garments thanks to their innovative construction and advanced waterproofing technology. For the perfect fit, take your measurements and find your corresponding size, or if you'd like the option to layer items under your jacket or top, choose a size up.

ChestWaistHipsSleeve Length
XS84-8666-7181-8684
S91-9674-7989-9485
M99-10481-8697-10286
L107-11289-89104-10988
XL114-12296-104112-117 90
XXL124-135107-114119-12492
3XL137-147117-124127-13295

Trousers & shorts

There are two sizing systems for The North Face's trousers and shorts, depending on the product. For ultimate comfort, most pairs of trousers and shorts offer the option of short, regular or long inseam.

EU FR Waist Hips Inseam (short)Inseam (reg)Inseam (long)
28423469-7184-86758085
30443674-7689-91758085
32463879-8194-97768186
34484084-8699-102768186
36504289-91104-107 768186
38524494-97109-112778388
40544699-102112-114778388
425648104-107117-119778388
Waist Hips Inseam (short)Inseam (reg)Inseam (long)
XS66-7181-86758085
S74-7989-91758085
M81-8697-102768186
L89-96104-109768186
XL96-104112-117788388
XXL107-114119-124788388
3XL117-124127-132798489

Footwear

Luckily, The North Face offers half sizes for its footwear and its shoes fit true to size, so take your normal size. Use the table below to convert your US or EU size to UK sizing.

UKUSEU
5638
5.56.538.5
6739
6.57.540
7840.5
7.58.541
8942
8.59.542.5
91043
9.510.544
101144.5
10.511.545
111245.5
11.512.546
121347
12.513.547.5

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