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How Does This Shirt Fit?

tricky

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I'm about to order my first shirt from Modern Tailor and I was going to take the measurements from an existing shirt. I never wear this one b/c it wrinkles like crazy but I think it's one the best OTR shirt I have without having alternations (all my ones with alternations are too tight in the arm pits). Although looking at these photos it doesn't look that great.

I think that the sleeves are too long - an inch?

And I can't button the neck (like with all my shirts) so I'm going to send my neck measurement.

Other than that can you please offer suggestions for improvement? Or should I just start with another shirt altogether?

Thanks in advance!





 

tricky

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Oh really? Fantastic.

The sleeves are great when my arms are extended. When I posted the photos I noticed that it's bunching at the cuff in the second photo but maybe the cuff is just too tight...or maybe that's ok like that?
 

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I think the shirt fits fantastically. Increase the collar and you are set.

Edit: There is always going to be bunching of the sleeves. If you make it too short, the sleeves will ride up the arm when you extend it. There is no remedy.

Is that a Hugo Boss shirt by any chance?
 

tricky

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Perfect, then I'll just send the shirt to Modern Tailor and have them copy it with an increased collar.

And the shirt is Theory.

(I also have a JL that fits very close to this one)
 

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I think Carl would certainly know better than me and I would certainly defer. I think it fits well based on (and I include myself in this) prevailing trends in regards to slim fit shirts, however, I think there is definitely a tad bit of tightness across the chest/shoulders, which I imagine makes the shirt a bit restricting especially if you are seated at a keyboard all day. The question is of course how does it feel to you. Shirts do not drape and are not padded like suits so when they get very slim, the limitations of the human anatomy become readily observable.
 

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I've learned Yoox and Bluefly negate the 'high' that I get from buying expensive clothes, so I no longer use those sites.
 

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