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Slim shirt fit: How tight is too tight? BoO

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by sean2slow, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    how can you return that with clear conscious? it has obviously been worn even if just around your house. i can see serious arm creases on the inner elbows...

    Same wear it would have had if he had tried it on in SW's dressing room.
     
  2. jskidder

    jskidder Senior member

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    ^did you even look at his pics? i'm sorry, but you don't get arm honeycombs just from trying on a shirt. you get them from wearing a shirt for an extended period.
     
  3. onesidekojax

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    how can you return that with clear conscious? it has obviously been worn even if just around your house. i can see serious arm creases on the inner elbows...
    i partially agree with you here. it's not the creases that concern me (which can be steamed out easily by the store), but that the thing looks as if it'd burst from the pictures. i think if the tags are still attached (if any) and that the shirt is without any sort of warping (and that there aren't any rips, stains or funny smells) you have a good chance of returning. i do wonder, though, about the extent that this shirt has been "worn" for such a small amount of time... good luck.
     
  4. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    ^did you even look at his pics? i'm sorry, but you don't get arm honeycombs just from trying on a shirt. you get them from wearing a shirt for an extended period.

    or rolling up the sleeves, or bending your elbows, or squeezing into shirts. BoO's A-body cut isn't particularly forgiving to those with any arm muscle definition.
     
  5. titojackson

    titojackson Well-Known Member

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    Yea, that looks a bit too snug and pulling too much for my tastes. My size small still drapes a little bit. Here's a reference
    http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/1262/picture047uo8.jpg


    That looks really good. How big is that pit-to-pit though? I saw a shirt on ebay I was going to pick up but the pit-to-pit was 17 1/2 which would be ridiculously teeny on me. That's what I wear in my shoulder-to-shoulder.
     
  6. chronoaug

    chronoaug Senior member

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    The size smalls are pretty small. Probably more of an 18" pit to pit rather than a 17 though. As drizzt said, they're real slim in the arms so if you work out your arms a fair amount, it might be a bit tight.
     
  7. alliswell

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    ^did you even look at his pics? i'm sorry, but you don't get arm honeycombs just from trying on a shirt. you get them from wearing a shirt for an extended period.

    Dude, are you high? How long is 'an extended period'? Unless the guy is covered in Crisco, wearing the shirt for long enough to take these photographs is not going to make it impossible to return.
     
  8. disheveled

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    Too bad he deleted his pics, now his degree of wrinkledness will never be exactly known. Personally, i'm a fan of wrinkles.
     
  9. kronik

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    I am also interested as to how wrinkled is too wrinkled and how tight the shirt was.
     
  10. Eason

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    What's the verdict on this? Ignore the AIDS cheeks, I'm just sucking on some boba. [​IMG]
     
  11. apocalypse later

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    That's not fitted, it's excessively tight. A size up should do the trick.
     
  12. PG2G

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    Too tight in the chest IMO, kinda muscle shirtish.
     
  13. Eason

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    Next size up was 3 inches too big, so I went with the closest. Sometimes you need a shirt you can break by flexing.
     
  14. Saucemaster

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    Next size up was 3 inches too big, so I went with the closest. Sometimes you need a shirt you can break by flexing.

    I said it before, I'll say it again: bartender in a gay club. I'm convinced now. [​IMG]
     
  15. shoreman1782

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    Bartenders in gay clubs don't wear shirts at all.

    Oh, dang.
     
  16. Saucemaster

    Saucemaster Senior member

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    Bartenders in gay clubs don't wear shirts at all.

    Oh, dang.


    Of course they do! How else will they get extra tips for breaking their shirts by flexing?
     
  17. imageWIS

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    Too tight in the chest IMO, kinda muscle shirtish.

    Well, he is a personal trainer...

    Jon.
     
  18. spreadcollar

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    I agree. Also, if we saw the way the shirt meets the pants and the cut of the pants it would probably tell us that the proportions are off (unless, of course, the jeans are equally skin-tight). Still, I'd take a tight shirt over a very loose shirt any day...

    That's not fitted, it's excessively tight. A size up should do the trick.
     
  19. jet

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    I've never seen a muscle button up before.
     
  20. constant struggle

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    well you just have
    i told my parents to give me a BoO shirt for my birthday this upcoming weekend cause they wanted to get me something and i couldn't think of anything i needed
    so we will see how it works out for me, hopefully not like these guys
     

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