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Please Help Me - Dress Shirt Help Needed

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by EssArTee4, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. EssArTee4

    EssArTee4 Member

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    Ok so ive reached my breaking point on researching slim fit shirts that fit the best.

    The truth is i either find the slim fits on certain brands...too slim - or too baggy.

    So the only thing i can think of is i just need to have them tailored.

    Now on to my few questions.

    Can a decent tailor take a regular shirt that would fit me like a kite and make it fit perfect? I could stick with the slim fit so they wont have as much to take off. I feel like finding the best fitting shirt is becoming an obsession. I'm failing.

    And last question. Who makes the best shirts for around $60.

    I do like alot of purple dress shirts, striped, window pain style.

    Please help this headache i have brought upon my self!
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013
  2. donjuan17

    donjuan17 Senior member

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    As long as the shoulder, neck, and sleeve length (and even that is fixable) are spot on your tailor can make it look like it was made-to-measure. I've been having this obsession myself on everything.

    As far as the shirt go, I tend to get my inexpensive dress shirts from Banana Republic or Brooks Bros sales.
    I have a friend who was considering getting a custom made shirt but i find there's no practical
    purpose for this. Easier (and WAY cheaper) to do like you said.

    Cheers.
     
  3. ctkim

    ctkim Well-Known Member

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    try moderntailor.com. there's a huge thread for moderntailor.
     
  4. landshark

    landshark Senior member

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    Brooks brothers. Try the extra slim fit, slim fit and classic fit. Find the one that fits best and tailor it after if you need to.
     

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