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Full-fit Dress Shirts

Wild Onion

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Gentlemen, I need your help:

I need to find a fuller-fitting RTW dress shirt. I typically wear a 16.5/36, but my waist is a 40, larger than for which most shirts are cut.

I need a shirt that I can find either retail or discount for less than $75. I've tried the BB and Jos. A Bank shirts, but they are too slim, and aren't long enough in the body (I'm 6'3"). I currently wear the Dillards' R&Y Gold Label shirts, but they only come in a couple of colors.

I don't need anything fancy, just a good, serviceable dress shirt, that doesn't look too small when I take off my jacket.

TIA
 

spence

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I think Ike Behar may be exactly what you're looking for. Decent quality, full cut and can be had for 50 dollars or less most of the time. They always have them at the better outlet centers (like Off 5th's, Last Call etc...) and can often be found at better Marshalls and TJMaxx stores.

Sierratradingpost.com has a bunch right now, and there's a 20% and free shipping coupon right now. If you can't find one online PM me and I'll email you mine.

thanks,

-spence
 

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yeah ike behar are cut rather large and if you get them on promotion they can be a good value.
 

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It's people like you that make shirts fit like tents on the rest of us.
 

Wild Onion

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Originally Posted by bluemagic
It's people like you that make shirts fit like tents on the rest of us.


My wife is a good cook, and likes to bake me cookies. Blame her
 

litho

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i've recently taken the dive in to online made to measure shirts and am astatic with the results

i used the nialma "buy 3 and get a free shirt first" deal, but i heard about janzten making very cheap shirts (i cannot say anything about them though as i've never taken the risk)

far too much wine to be more constructive than that
 

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There are several English shirt companies which make dress shirts that might fit you. Not many of us here look for shirts of that particular fit, so not many will be able to say from personal experience that 'yes' a certain shirt will fit ...

... but the English companies tend to make tent-like shirts, apart from the so-called "slim fit".

Some of the companies, like Tyrwhitt and Lewin, have frequent 'sales' ... so frequent they're basically the 'regular price' ... and there are many threads here about relative quality.
 

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I was thinking of mentioning Polo, but those are ridiculously big and the quality really isnt there unless you are getting them at 1/2 off or better.
 

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Originally Posted by J'aimelescravates
Have you tried Polo Ralph Lauren classic fit?
They are ok quality, inexpensive, roomy, come in many colors and can be found in many department stores.


+1 on Polo Ralph Lauren. I find them full cut and long. I wouldn't pay the full retail price ($80, I think) for these, but for $40 or less at discount places like Marshalls and Filene's Basement they're might do the trick for you.
 

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