Use the adjective ready-to-wear to describe clothes that are made in standard sizes and sold in stores. If you buy a pair of jeans at the mall and put them on as soon as you get home, they're ready-to-wear.

Almost all clothing is ready-to-wear — the opposite is tailor-made clothing, which you can also call bespoke or made to measure. These much fancier and more expensive garments are sewn especially for the wearer's body, while ready-to-wear clothes are more affordable and — inevitably — fit less perfectly. In French, the term is prêt-à-porter, "off the rack" or "off the peg."

Definitions of ready-to-wear

adj (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock

ready-to-wear clothes”
off-the-peg, off-the-rack, off-the-shelf
made for purchase and immediate use

n ready-made clothing

“she couldn't find anything in ready-to-wear that she liked”
Type of:
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, vesture, wear, wearable
a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

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