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Comments on a shirt

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Air, May 31, 2010.

  1. Air

    Air Member

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    I've received a custom-made shirt. Could you please have a look and comment on the changes, if any, which in your view are necessary to the measurements. I just would like to order more shirts from the same tailor and would appreciate a second opinion. Thanks a lot.

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  2. bowtielover

    bowtielover Senior member

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    Besides it needing to be pressed and washed if it hasn't already I would say it fits just fine. Looks great on you, very well fitted.
     
  3. nathan

    nathan Well-Known Member

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    You've been a member since 2007 and this is your first post?

    Shirt looks good to me. Though someone will inevitably say it needs to be more slim.

    I might have chosen a different collar, but that's just personal preference.
     
  4. swaggerisaliability

    swaggerisaliability Senior member

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    Besides it needing to be pressed and washed if it hasn't already I would say it fits just fine. Looks great on you, very well fitted.

    +1
     
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    CMJTperry Senior member

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    wysiwyg Senior member

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    There's some pulling across along the top button, you may need to widen the shoulder or the chest. It may become more noticeable after the first wash. Overall it looks great, especially the waist, just the right amount of fabric in my opinion.
     
  7. SpallaCamiccia

    SpallaCamiccia Senior member

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    Looks nice, and nice collar, but since it's a custom shirt it has too much fabric on the waist.

    Next time ask for more waist reduction there.
     
  8. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    I think the shirt looks fine as is, I don't like them too slim. I'd shorten the pants though.
     
  9. WRAdvisor

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    Very nice shirt and fit!
     
  10. Master-Classter

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    looks good. Could maybe take a little off the waist area but it's still pretty trim. Collar style is a personal choice but you may find with a jacket on that there's a gap between the sides of the collar and the lapels. Looks like some slight pulling around the chest and shoulders, so little too narrow?

    Have you tried crossing your arms, bending down to tie your shoes, lifting something up to a shelf above you?
     
  11. Air

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    Many thanks for all the comments.

    Re collar: yes, it was first thing I was going to change. I thought I had chosen a wider one in the first place.

    Re measurements: OK, I'll see after a couple of washings whether to add a tad to shoulder area and reduce at waist.

    Otherwise for 75 euros I think it's not too bad and the fabric is quite nice.
     
  12. slotshustler

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    I think it looks pretty good. I wouldn't take it in at all. Might wanna get a more colorful tie tho ;-)
     
  13. bellyhungry

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  14. Air

    Air Member

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    [​IMG] I've grabbed first things from the wardrobe. But thanks for comments on the tie and old pants.
     
  15. asdf

    asdf Senior member

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    Fits well, where did you get it?
     
  16. ter1413

    ter1413 Senior member

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    Besides it needing to be pressed and washed if it hasn't already I would say it fits just fine. Looks great on you, very well fitted.

    +1...Though I would have chosen a more spread collar.
     
  17. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff Senior member

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    shirt looks well-fitted.
     
  18. ETT1E

    ETT1E New Member

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    Looks comfortable. Seems to fit you well - the test is the 'arms-out' stretch and looks like it passes. Plenty of room at the back and the sleeves seem to be the right length.
     
  19. landshark

    landshark Senior member

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    As it is, it fits better than most off the rack shirts do. However, my personal taste would say to take it in some at the waist. I hate having shirts spill over in the back when they are tucked in. There isn't much here, but enough for me to notice. Otherwise you did well.
     

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