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iTailor - tried online mtm

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At the £18 price for a mtm white cotton shirt, I had to try it.

Ordered over Christmas, arrived today (from Thailand)- which give or take is the 6 weeks they claim.

You enter your measurements yourself, and there are some videos of the exact dimensions to take. I don't think I got them exactly right (made the length too short), and I chose :

No pocket, English cut-away collar, two-button cuffs. They offered free contrast fabrics and monogramming - I don't like the monograms, but I got some light blue contrast inner seams - mainly to be sure that I was getting a true mtm garment, rather than something off a very large rack.

Verdict:

Cotton feels fine. Overall construction and stitching is fine, there were a few stray threads, but nothing that was attached. The cut was a little snug - especially at the collar. The length was very short - but I rechecked the measurements I sent them, and I had given them too short.

The shirt felt quite good to wear all round and the quality of manufacture was pretty good - although the cuffs seems to be attached a little odd. That might be something that works itself out after some washing and ironing.

I'll order another one, add a half inch at the collar and a half inch to both the waist and chest - and about three inches to the length.

All in, the service seems good, you get a decent shirt with all the possible options you could want. White is £18, £23 for plain colours and £26 for patterns. For a mtm, I suppose you can't complain.

I'll do photos when I get round to it.
 

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Originally Posted by Unrefinery

What a guy. What shall I do in future, genius? Not post? Only post negative reviews?
 

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Originally Posted by Unrefinery

clip: 17 posts, 2 in this thread. Probably not spam. But maybe clip could change the title of the thread - eg. "online mtm" - so we/other users could share our experiences without being accused of being spammers? Personally I'm waiting for my first mtm-shirt from another online tailor - crossing my fingers, hoping I measured correctly
edit: looks like it is happening here. edit: nope, mostly "modern tailor". Still, much of the info applies. edit: moving over here
 

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