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Online MTM casual dress shirts $60-$80?

tbuck

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Hello all,
Fashion illiterate seeking advice. I rarely wear a tie, but prefer to wear casual dress shirts with fairly conservative colors and patterns. I have broad shoulders, long arms, medium to slender build and a short torso, long legs. Yes, this combination means every shirt with 16 inch collar and 35 inch arms fits me like a tent. Ridiculous. So, will be doing online MTM. Possible to get good quality fabrics in $60-$80 range? If so,where? Nialma? Tailorshirt.com?Mytailor.com? Land's End? If I wear the shirt out on occasion, what style should I get? Thanks for your thoughts.

tbuck
 

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I recommend something with a bit of color but it all depends on the features of the shirt and how casual you want it to be.

If you want to tuck it in go for a stripe with a bit of color and have no pockets.

For more casual un-tucked shirts consider having 2 button down flap pockets in a more earthy toned shirt or in a checked pattern. You just have to ask the website you use to have 2 pockets - I have done this and really like the look....sleeves rolled back a little.

Everyone on the forum has their different site of choice and most of us have tried a few - I have been going with nialma because they are accommodating when it comes to small details etc. If you do their 4 for 3 it works out to be about about $70 a shirt...

Other sites I have tried - mytailor and they have fabric in the same price range - just not as easy to communicate with and take along time to make them.

Good luck. Ultimate key in getting a good shirt online MTM is to get your measurements right.
 

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Originally Posted by tbuck
Hello all,

... So, will be doing online MTM. Possible to get good quality fabrics in $60-$80 range?

Thanks for your thoughts.

tbuck


Hello tbuck,

and welcome.

Why doing it online. Perhaps there are local tailors?!

Yours
GN
 

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Originally Posted by sabvinnie
I have been going with nialma because they are accommodating when it comes to small details etc. If you do their 4 for 3 it works out to be about about $70 a shirt...


+1 nialma 4 for 3 deal. I received my test shirt yesterday (i ordered one week prior) and it's a really nice fit and fabric. Will put up pics for critique when i find time in coming days. looking forward to my remaining 3
 

tbuck

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Thanks everyone for all your input. Very kind!
 

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I've had nothing but positive experiences with Jantzen, and at $50 a pop it can't be beat. ymmv.
 

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Personally I like TailorStore. I've had less than satisfactory shirts from MyTailor and Nialma. The shirt I have from KJ Beckett is very good but they're a bit more expensive than the others (£90+).
 

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