best cheap button downs to wear with jeans

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  1. randomkoreandude

    randomkoreandude Senior member

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    looking for some cheap button downs to wear with jeans untucked. i wear apcs primarily. thinking jcrew?
     
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    J Crew was going to be my recommendation, especially on sale.
     
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    Scoobersti Senior member

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    I agree with the jcrew recommendation. I got some shirts last week at the J Crew outlet for 10 bucks each. They had 50% off of clearance stuff.
     
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    854ca Well-Known Member

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    H&M. Full-retail for button-downs is 25 bucks...on sale, you can find them for stupid cheap. J Crew quality is better though.
     
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    Robert Senior member

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    Is J. Crew outlet quality going to be the same though? Wouldn't it be better to pick things from the J. Crew regular store clearance racks?
     
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    j crew shirts eat dick. the best 'cheap' button downs are from rugby on sale
     
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    Robert Senior member

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    What's wrong with J. Crew shirts exactly?
     
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    Picked up some nice Converse button down shirts from Target for around $10 each on sale. Nicely constructed, good fabric, fit's not as slim as I'd like but if I was that bothered a trip to the tailor could sort this out.
     
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    If Jcrew fit you they'd be my suggestion too. They don't seem to work with everyone's body type but I buy them in small and feel they fit the best out of all the mall brands I've tried (including Uniqlo which from my experience are a little too short in the sleeves for me). I haven't yet tried Rugby though so I can't compare them to Jcrew.
     
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    Teger Senior member

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    to get a jcrew shirt that fits in the chest I have to size down. doing so makes the collars FAr too small. combine that with their short ass, wimpy nature (I buy button down collars for a roll) and their weak as shit "oxford" cloth which is paper napkin thin, and the shirts eat dick
     
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    ~Stangzorized~ Senior member

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    lmao, what the fuck are you talking about? JCrew button-downs are awesome for the price...
     
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    Teger Senior member

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    nope. I hate to blow someones mind here, and as much as I love j crew, but those shirts are made to sell at $40, not the $80 on the website. and they're not even nice for a $40 shirt. I can get equivalent fabric and fits from target merona for $19.99. try a shirt made of a real heavy oxford cloth, with a substanial collar with a nice roll, and j crew will look like the crap it is in your eyes
     
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    How LE, regular price is a whopping $19.99 and they come in a tailored fit. Hyde Park is about $30 and very nice quality. The regular fit is a little big if you're slim.
     
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    H & M fits slimmer. If you are slim buy H & M. Most of the time you won't get a tailor who can do much more then hem a shirt.
     
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    Robert Senior member

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    nope. I hate to blow someones mind here, and as much as I love j crew, but those shirts are made to sell at $40, not the $80 on the website. and they're not even nice for a $40 shirt. I can get equivalent fabric and fits from target merona for $19.99. try a shirt made of a real heavy oxford cloth, with a substanial collar with a nice roll, and j crew will look like the crap it is in your eyes

    I agree they're overpriced at full retail. But then just about everything seems like it is these days. That is, I remember a time I could get a great shirt for under 50 bucks and it was three times the quality of a J. Crew shirt. So, I don't know. I'd never buy anything from J. Crew at full retail.

    At the same time, if you can wear J. Crew with a bit of irony, that would be cool. Like, yah, I know I'm wearing a cheap J. Crew shirt, and I KNOW I'm wearing a cheap J. Crew shirt.
     

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