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Polo shirt fitting?

jack98

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Hey,

I'm not usually into polo shirts, but recently bought this white Ralph Lauren polo. I quite like it. The collar is pretty neat and the logo a bit quirky. However, not being used to wearing polo shirts, I think the fit is terrible on me.
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breakaway01

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Can’t tell anything about the fit from that photo. Can’t even see your whole torso. What don’t you like about the fit?
 

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Step one is get some sunlight to penetrate your skin and add some color to that. Secondly you'd want a polo shirt to have sleeves that come to about mid-bicep, perhaps longer. Polos are kind of rigid garments, made for well, playing Polo.
 

rjc149

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It looks a little tight to me, but it also depends on the style of the polo and your own preference. Generally speaking, polo sleeves should come down to mid-bicep, give or take. I like my shirts a little roomier, but some like them more form-fitting like this one.

Another issue is that giant, attention-grabbing logo draws your eyes to focus on it, bringing the visual away from the overall silhouette and making the shirt look proportionally off-balance. If it didn't have that logo, and you unbuttoned the placket, I don't think the shirt would look bad on you at all.
 

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