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NickPollica

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XS is the only size sold out in everything from today's drop. There's definitely a good amount of XS for older stuff remaining, but I'd argue it's also as common with XL so it may just be that the extremes are harder to sell - this amazing item is a good example (I just had the XS arrive last week).

I can size up for shirting but other 18E stuff already fits me oversized in XS, so this is a bit of a bummer. I understand the business side of it though.

Speaking of XS stock still remaining - anyone have pics of their zip off pants in the wild? How do y'all like the fit/fabric?
We buy 1-2 XS in every style and they are always the last to move, as opposed to XL which is far and away our second best selling size after L. Further, XS is the most frequently returned size by a long shot.
 

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My bad. Lol. I’ve returned a couple of XS items. I used to buy only XS like the OG nomad, pajama shirt, ikat band collar, single pleat pants. Band collar fits TTS everything else was comfortable to slightly oversized. But I can’t think of a piece I’d buy in XS nowadays. I have the first white western shirt and the blue polo with the crosses in XS but those fit like a S it seems. I dunno whether the sizing has shifted or my taste has shifted. I bought all stuff in S or M this year. Just got goreckis in M and sold the size S. The only thing I might miss is the single pleats but I’ll probably live with a small in the navy cords when they drop. But I believe they are made a bit smaller than the original so it’ll probably be fine. I also might miss sleeves that aren’t too long for my arms.

I’m pretty skinny so I think all the people who think they’ll miss XS will be fine.

also some of the models have XS measurements but are wearing XL usually.
 
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We buy 1-2 XS in every style and they are always the last to move, as opposed to XL which is far and away our second best selling size after L. Further, XS is the most frequently returned size by a long shot.
Do people return XS because it ends up being too small and they should've sized up? Or that even XS is too big? Just curious.
 

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Do people return XS because it ends up being too small and they should've sized up? Or that even XS is too big? Just curious.
It’s just a guess, but I’d say people try squeezing into an XS because that was the only size left.
 

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I returned a shirt recently because I just didn’t like the fabric as much in person. I returned something from the first drop because there were still free returns and I liked the single pleat better than the self belted pants. The self belted one was also still really big.
 

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Nearly all xs returns come with “it didn’t fit me how I liked” as the reason for return. This comment almost never comes from people returning M - XL. We get almost no M-XL back in general (with the exception of the seersucker field shirt which ran a size smaller than it was supposed to).
 

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We get almost no M-XL back in general
I think the buy/sell forum here has a lot to do with that. I’ve been able to trade (either directly or indirectly) every size that didn’t work for something that did.

There seems to be a great group on this forum who gives other members first shot rather than returning.

I also notice that XS stuff sticks around there a lot longer than everything else
 

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I didn't get the Cam shirt because I got the vest and thought 2 things with the same corduroy pattern would be overkill but now I'm regretting it. I really wanted the Claremont quilted overshirt from last year but that never made it online in my size. :(
if there was ever an item I would pay double to get rereleased, it’s that shirt.
 

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I think the buy/sell forum here has a lot to do with that. I’ve been able to trade (either directly or indirectly) every size that didn’t work for something that did.

There seems to be a great group on this forum who gives other members first shot rather than returning.

I also notice that XS stuff sticks around there a lot longer than everything else
We certainly appreciate that, but the stuff that does come back in those sizes usually heads right back out. Not so at all for XS and S.
 

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