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Mytailor question for first-time order

FidelCashflow

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I just put in my first order for a shirt from Mytailor.com. I just have a few questions for other members here who have dealt with them.

1) How much of a shrinkage factor is built into their shirts? I added about 1/4 inch to all my dimensions to account for this possibility.

2) I used the "measure my best shirt" option and tweaked the fit on my existing MTM shirts from other sources. The part that confuses me is that the bottom it made me choose whether I wanted the shirt slim, regular, or full-fitting. What's up with that?

3) What's their current turnaround time like?

4) People say that they have fixed shirts after the fact if the fit is off. How do they do this, do you ship it back to them or something?
 

MJC8719x

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1. I always though they accounted for shrinkage so I have never added anything to my measurements and had no troubles.

4. I had to take one of my shirts to the tailor to get the sleeve width shortened. I was under the impression that mytailor does no alterations.

I just made a note on my next order about the sleeve width and they took care of it.
 

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I'll be receiving my first order from them next week after he was here in Chicago at the beginning of December. He seemed to base a lot of measurements on the Thomas Pink shirt I wore to the fitting along with his own measurements of me so I'm not sure how the shirts are going to turn out. I ended up ordering two - one white, one blue - so I'll post pics to see what everyone thinks.
 

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His shirts are pricey for what you get, but customer service is 20 times better than those HK thugs by the rosy name of Jantzen ( Ricky Ho, you owe me $600, where are my damn shirts?). I get better RTW quality for the price they charge. However, if fit is important (it's not for me since quality RTW fits me fine) then I suggest you meet up with Joe in a shady hotel, on one of his US tours. In person measurements, I got superior results but be careful of the numbers he put on papers. Know your measurements and check them out before you finalize/pay your order. Turn around time 5 weeks, delivered on fifth week.

Originally Posted by FidelCashflow
I just put in my first order for a shirt from Mytailor.com. I just have a few questions for other members here who have dealt with them.

1) How much of a shrinkage factor is built into their shirts? I added about 1/4 inch to all my dimensions to account for this possibility.

2) I used the "measure my best shirt" option and tweaked the fit on my existing MTM shirts from other sources. The part that confuses me is that the bottom it made me choose whether I wanted the shirt slim, regular, or full-fitting. What's up with that?

3) What's their current turnaround time like?

4) People say that they have fixed shirts after the fact if the fit is off. How do they do this, do you ship it back to them or something?
 

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Originally Posted by mafoofan Jr.
His shirts are pricey for what you get, but customer service is 20 times better than those HK thugs by the rosy name of Jantzen ( Ricky Ho, you owe me $600, where are my damn shirts?). I get better RTW quality for the price they charge. However, if fit is important (it's not for me since quality RTW fits me fine) then I suggest you meet up with Joe in a shady hotel, on one of his US tours. In person measurements, I got superior results but be careful of the numbers he put on papers. Know your measurements and check them out before you finalize/pay your order. Turn around time 5 weeks, delivered on fifth week.

I didn't know the Westin was considered shady...
 

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Originally Posted by FidelCashflow
1) How much of a shrinkage factor is built into their shirts? I added about 1/4 inch to all my dimensions to account for this possibility.

Don't add anything for shrinkage. The shirtmaker takes that into account.

Originally Posted by FidelCashflow
4) People say that they have fixed shirts after the fact if the fit is off. How do they do this, do you ship it back to them or something?

Yes, you send it back. The first shirt usually needs adjustments of some kind.

Unless you are far from any of the cities they visit, get measured in person.
 

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