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Brooks Brothers Extra Slim Fit Shirts

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by tonio028, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. tonio028

    tonio028 Well-Known Member

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    I ran a search and came up empty, but I just saw a quick write up this month's GQ regarding Brooks Brothers new extra slim fit shirting. Apparently they are priced at or around $80 and are supposedly much slimmer than their standard or slim fit shirts (which still aren't that slim to me). Does anyone have any experience with this newer fit and have any thoughts or reviews to share?
     
  2. constant struggle

    constant struggle Well-Known Member

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    look in mc there is a thread on these
     
  3. shasta

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    super slim? Try extra slim.
     
  4. tonio028

    tonio028 Well-Known Member

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    look in mc there is a thread on these

    I was hoping the SW&D crowd would chime in with any thoughts as the MC crowd's idea of slim usually doesn't fit mine. I didn't see anything, but I'll take another look. Thanks.

    super slim? Try extra slim.

    Fixed, thanks. Any information at all?
     
  5. shasta

    shasta Well-Known Member

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    Can't comment on the extra slim fit being that the regular slim fit suits me just fine.
     
  6. tonio028

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    Can't comment on the extra slim fit being that the regular slim fit suits me just fine.

    I see. I've tried the slim fit and find that the sleeves are still too full for me, I was wondering if the extra slim fit would have removed the Incredible Hulk sleeves.

    I found the MC thread via the google search: http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=131078
     
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    van_hammersly Well-Known Member

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    i went to a BB store and tried on a Black Fleece BB0 oxford, which I believe was "slim fit". It was still megahuge.
     
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    Tried on one of the contrast-color OCBD Extra Slim shirts in my local store. I like the fit. Slimmer than their slim fit (which, I know most here don't find slim at all). I actually ordered the one shown in the new GQ about a month ago (navy/white stripe & purple/white stripe) and have worn both several times. http://www.brooksbrothers.com/IWCatP...=&sectionsize= I'll try to post a fit pic later today.
     
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    I am 5'5" 145 lbs. 36 chest and the extra slim fit 15/32 seemed to fit me well for off-the-rack. I am waiting for their dress shirt version that won't have the logo.
     
  10. tonio028

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    Tried on one of the contrast-color OCBD Extra Slim shirts in my local store. I like the fit. Slimmer than their slim fit (which, I know most here don't find slim at all). I actually ordered the one shown in the new GQ about a month ago (navy/white stripe & purple/white stripe) and have worn both several times.

    http://www.brooksbrothers.com/IWCatP...=&sectionsize=

    I'll try to post a fit pic later today.


    That would be fantastic, JOA, thank you.

    I am 5'5" 145 lbs. 36 chest and the extra slim fit 15/32 seemed to fit me well for off-the-rack. I am waiting for their dress shirt version that won't have the logo.

    - Dave


    Yeah I read about the logo, I'm going to see if my local BB carries these to compare as I am just about the same stats as you.
     
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    I am 5'5" 145 lbs. 36 chest and the extra slim fit 15/32 seemed to fit me well for off-the-rack. I am waiting for their dress shirt version that won't have the logo.

    - Dave


    damn i was excited about trying on a 15/32 tomorrow til i read this. i'm the same height but am roughly 20 lbs less with a (not even) 34 chest. regardless i'll still try one on just for kicks.
     
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    cripes, I'm 6' 165pounds and usually wear a 15neck, their regular slim fit is big on me --it must be ginormous on you guys. I was thinkiing extra slim would actually fit, but I'm not sure after reading it fits you at 145pounds.
     
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    neck measurements are jacked up for me. too tight, and the arms are a bit wide. But good direction i guess. Fit like hickey imo.
     
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    i went to a BB store and tried on a Black Fleece BB0 oxford, which I believe was "slim fit". It was still megahuge.

    This is too subjective of a statement. By any reasonable standard, Black Fleece shirts are quite slim enough.
     
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    i went to a BB store and tried on a Black Fleece BB0 oxford, which I believe was "slim fit". It was still megahuge.

    not to get off topic (i searched and couldnt find a BF thread) how does black fleece fit compared to gitman vintage or polo custom fit?
     
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    not to get off topic (i searched and couldnt find a BF thread) how does black fleece fit compared to gitman vintage or polo custom fit?

    slimmer than gitman
     
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    Gitman vintage size small fits me prefect but a BB0 is huge on me.
     
  18. alliswell

    alliswell Well-Known Member

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    Paging shirtmaven - you boys need bespoke shirts.
     
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    I'll definately be taking a trip to the store if they start making extra slim fit in the dress shirt (not just button down).
     
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    yikes, may have to try it on. i hate the hawks at that store though.
     

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