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Can someone recommend me a dress shirt to wear under a V-neck sweater?

phatty123

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I wear banana republic v neck sweaters and usually wear a dress shirt under it to make it look good. However, all those dress shirts i bought back then were too big even though it was a small size from banana republic. I'm 5'8 and about 160 lbs. I mean the small is okay in term of fit but those shirts from BR are WAY TOO LONG.

Can someone recommend me a brand of a dress shirt that fits good and isn't too long? I mean the small from banana republic was probably 5 inches below my waist
 

eVITAERC

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Two options:

1) Tuck in (WTF you're not wearing them tucked in?)
2) Give your local Tailor a 10 bill. Easy fix.
 

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Hi. Yes i am wearing it tucked in. But i mean assuming its not tucked in.... its real long.

But can you give me a brand that is good at these slim fitting shirts? Yes i will have them tailored.
 

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It's real long because the extra length helps it STAY tucked in. If your'e looking for shorter shirts that you can wear untucked, try SW&D. Everyone here will tell you that the shirt should stay tucked in, and rightly so.
 

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yes cptjeff i understand it should be tucked in. But would you say its bad if the shirt is just way too long?
 

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Are the sleeves too long? I imagine that's the only reason a too long shirt would be bad.

Exactly how long are they? BR smalls should be okay for 5'8" (I'm 5'7")
 

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5" isn't long enough. Should really be more like 7", if you want it to stay in.
 

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raindog, how many inches below my waist should a good dress shirt be below my waist? I actually thought 2-3 inches was good enough...

Thinking about it, i think i was wrong in saying it was 5' below my waist since you say that isn't long enough.

eVitaerc, no the sleeves were not too long. I say they were pretty good. It was just it looks so long from top to bottom.
 

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Wear button downs under V necks.
 

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