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Dickies, Pendleton alternatives?


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Dec 3, 2013
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Hey, New to this forum and hoping to get some advice.

I'm looking for suggestions with a similar cut to replace Dickies work shirts, or the old Pendleton cut from 8+ years ago.

I'm very slim, with wider shoulders and chest, and these shirts always looked tailored perfectly on me. Plus they come in solid neutral colors, and I can wear them untucked with the box hem I love.

Unfortunately I just bought a bunch of new Pendletons and they're cutting them really box-y almost like blousey pajamas, with giant pockets now (great as shirt jackets), and with Dickies, once they wear down they start really looking more like what they are, work shirts, and I feel silly around gas station attendants, my apartment building maintenance crew, and Rockabilly dudes. Y'know, people doing actual work in them. I know Gap, and H&M, and all the rest have featured "work shirts" in lightweight materials, but they're cut really slim, and I have to size up, and lose the fitted look, or deal with a shirt thats too tight around my chest.

What shirts have a similar cut?

Different weighted materials, even dress shirts would be good.

I can't really afford to have my $20 Dickies copied by a tailor, but I've thought about it.

Any ideas? Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

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