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Uniqlo sizing

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by g.re, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. g.re

    g.re Well-Known Member

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    I'm about buying some Uniqlo stuff, but unfortunately I'm not able to try anything, being their shop some 1k miles away. Hence, my questions:

    - Are the slim fit denims true to size?
    - Is an M Uniqlo tee the same size of an M American Apparel?
     
  2. Tooch4321

    Tooch4321 Well-Known Member

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    i know their pants fit true to size (vintage chinos are AWESOME!!!), but i am also curious about their shirts. i know i fit a medium in h&m slim-fit and j. crew, so should i go with the medium or size up?
     
  3. Thisisnew

    Thisisnew Active Member

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    Im a medium in most places, but at uniqlo i wear a small (at least for the graphic tees, medium on most everything else). Although I could probably wear a medium too. Unfortunately I cant help you because I dont have anything from jcrew or h&m to compare it to.

    But, at least in the two graphic tees I bought, the differences between small and medium werent that large. In their sweaters, I wear a medium. No idea about button-downs though, sorry.
     
  4. constant struggle

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    i can fit in XS uniqlo sweaters as well as smalls, some of my small items from earlier seasons are much tinier than newer seasons,

    My BoO size = M, my uniqlo size = S
     
  5. Tooch4321

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    i can fit in XS uniqlo sweaters as well as smalls, some of my small items from earlier seasons are much tinier than newer seasons,

    My BoO size = M, my uniqlo size = S


    thanks, you pretty much answered my question. it's funny because my j. crew, h&m, br and gap, i'm a medium and in BoO I'm in between a large and extra large. anyways, i guess i shall be trying the medium then...
     
  6. g.re

    g.re Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't someone make comparisons with AA? I'm unfamiliar with BoO or J.Crew.
     
  7. Deluks917

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    Size down one on almost everything.
     
  8. TyCooN

    TyCooN Well-Known Member

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    Are you guys speaking for the Uniqlo in Japan, America, or the UK?
     
  9. discret

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    I can speak for the NYC one ... you might want size down a lot. compared to american apparel their shirts fit like brown bags. don't know about their pants
     
  10. Deluks917

    Deluks917 Well-Known Member

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    The American one.
     
  11. StockwellDay

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    For undershirts and t-shirts I find that out of the package sizing down works well, but once washed in a normal washing machine and dried -- there is serious shrinkage.

    So -- Small in J.Crew, XS in Uniqlo out of the package, but size small after washing, re: The $4.90 color v-neck undershirts.
     
  12. g.re

    g.re Well-Known Member

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    Are you guys speaking for the Uniqlo in Japan, America, or the UK?
    Uniqlo UK. I still haven't understood what size to choose for my tees. I repeat, I wear M AA tees, and they fit me good, tight enough. Should I size down? [​IMG]
     
  13. TyCooN

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    Uniqlo UK. I still haven't understood what size to choose for my tees. I repeat, I wear M AA tees, and they fit me good, tight enough. Should I size down? [​IMG]
    Someone with experience with Uniqlo UK can help you. I went true to size for a JAPANESE Uniqlo Oxford, and it was the best fitting button up shirt I ever wore in my life.
     
  14. MiniW

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    for me the pants are always too tight. I usually wear a size 28 or 29 in jeans and I'd had problem with size 30 skinny jeans from uniqlo (being that I can't sit in them comfortably). Also they are notorious for not stretching too much.

    As for the tops I would say an Uniqlo small is somewhere between an American Apparel small and medium when comparing the basic tees. I hope this helps.
     
  15. g.re

    g.re Well-Known Member

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    As for the tops I would say an Uniqlo small is somewhere between an American Apparel small and medium when comparing the basic tees. I hope this helps.
    Ok so I think I'll go for an M, since I'm a big AA's M. Thanks to all who have replied, useful however!
     
  16. Tooch4321

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    Someone with experience with Uniqlo UK can help you. I went true to size for a JAPANESE Uniqlo Oxford, and it was the best fitting button up shirt I ever wore in my life.

    do you know anything about the American version?
     
  17. dizzhizz

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    as for Uniqlo in Asia, or specifically in Korea, pant are all true to size (in cm) and UT shirts have to be sized up for me. I'm normally a medium in AA but have to buy large for t-shirts but medium for the oxfords and button downs.
     
  18. Ott

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    Just to add to the confusion: I buy a large in Japan uniqlo sizes, and I'm a medium normally. This applies to sweaters and buttonups.

    (A Japanese M wouldn't fit in the shoulders or length)
     
  19. raginberriodoom

    raginberriodoom Well-Known Member

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    for me, i wear AA tees in size small (it's a bit tight) and uniqlo tees in size small too, but it's a bit baggier and shorter than the AA ones.
     

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