Long and Tight

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by BioSore, Jun 20, 2006.

  1. BioSore

    BioSore Well-Known Member

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    Alright, so I'm guessing that this isn't too much of an issue for most since I can't find posts tending to it, but it is for me. I weigh 145-150 at 5'10. This involves having a decently-skinny body with long arms and chest. I am having great difficulty finding any long sleeve shirts that have a long enough arm length (34/35) but skin-tight to any extent.

    Finding dress shirts is terrible, too, since 14 1/2 neck is also on the small side and shirts are rarely made with that long of arm length to that neck size. But that's for a different day.

    What do you skinny guys do to find shirts with arm lengths on the longer side?
     
  2. Brian SD

    Brian SD Moderator

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    With my shirts that have really snug fits, the arms are usually too short, and I just kind of deal with it. You could go either bespoke, mtm or get something from Dior Homme, but I just deal.
     
  3. cheapmutha

    cheapmutha Senior member

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    i have the same problem. i just roll up the sleves. sewing machines can help too.
     
  4. PeasantLLC

    PeasantLLC Senior member

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    spruce makes shirts that are slim (but not skin tight) and would be long enough.
     
  5. forum consensus poster

    forum consensus poster New Member

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    SIR, may I suggest the Jantzen crapshoot? Or, if you're interested in prompt, reliable service, CEGO?
     
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    Hawkeye Senior member

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    I'm on the "just deal with it", and "roll them up" side as well. Just about every button down shirt I own that I didn't buy specificly for work is too short in the sleeves. It dosen't really bother me, western shirts and other thrift store grabs I always roll up even if they do fit, I guess it's just habit now. If you find any long and tight let me know, I need some for work.
     
  7. raley

    raley Senior member

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    I have come to the conclusion that there are no RTW shirts that fit me. At 16-16.5" neck, 35" sleeve, 31" waist, 38" chest, there is simply nothing that fits me. Some shirts I would be able to manage with, if I had the sides taken in, if my neck were an inch to an inch and a half smaller. But NOTHING exists that fits me everywhere. It is kind of sad (I'm 6'1" 160 lbs).
     
  8. Nick M

    Nick M Senior member

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    Try G-Star for casuals. I recently picked up a black snap-front shirt, and it's probably the slimmest off-the-rack shirt I own, with proper-length sleeves.

    SIR, may I suggest the Jantzen crapshoot? Or, if you're interested in prompt, reliable service, CEGO?
    You will be quite entertaining if you step up your output a bit.
     

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