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crap, I bought a medium last year that fit me well, and based off that I ordered two mediums this year. Fingers crossed, but I’m not holding my breath...
On the other hand I have the mediums from last year and other the sleeves being too long were snug all around. I think this time around the mediums will be a much better fit (although I'll most likely have to tailor the sleeves again).
 

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Interesting, those post wash measurements actually could work for me..seems like they shrink a good amount
I think I am going to risk it and keep my Slim Small and throw it in the wash, on a warm cycle and air dry to see if mine shrinks a good amount. I will update here if I go through with it
 

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Here's a before and after for reference.

Also just to be clear...I'm not shitting on S&M for this. Rick and Mike are my boys and have been really great to me over the years. I've known about the shrinkage but just got lazy to go to the dry cleaner and wanted to give others a heads up.

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  1. Here's a before and after for reference.

    Also just to be clear...I'm not shitting on S&M for this. Rick and Mike are my boys and have been really great to me over the years. I've known about the shrinkage but just got lazy to go to the dry cleaner and wanted to give others a heads up.

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    Is that really from a cold wash and hang dry?
 

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Here's a before and after for reference.

Also just to be clear...I'm not shitting on S&M for this. Rick and Mike are my boys and have been really great to me over the years. I've known about the shrinkage but just got lazy to go to the dry cleaner and wanted to give others a heads up.

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Wow that is a lot of shrinkage, even my LS Polo I got on sale this past summer, I think from FW2018, didnt shrink this much in a cold wash/hang dry. Maybe your washer is actually using warm water instead of cold water on the setting?
 

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Wow that is a lot of shrinkage, even my LS Polo I got on sale this past summer, I think from FW2018, didnt shrink this much in a cold wash/hang dry. Maybe your washer is actually using warm water instead of cold water on the setting
Lol that would be disastrous!
 

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This probably became a bigger issue than needed...if you can deal with a bit of shrinkage you're fine and if not use the dry cleaner.
 

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Don't worry. If you never wash them, you never have to worry.
I think a lot of people wash their clothes more often than needed. Unless you’re profusely sweating in your shirts/pants and not wearing an undershirt, they can go many wears before smelling or needing a wash
Lol that would be disastrous!
I think one shirt from S&M I washed in warm water cycle because that is what the tag said and that didn’t even shrink this much! Looks almost like it was in hot water or was thrown in the dryer on medium heat. I’d send S&M an email or Rick a message on IG, that is crazy shrinkage on a brand new shirt and those shirts are a decent amount of money to just be scared of washing
 

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I was wondering if there are any taller individuals on here that have experience with the polo coat sleeve length. I typically wear a 40L in jacket size and have to have the sleeves shortened by no more than a quarter of a inch. When I look at the dimensions on the website for the polo coat sleeve, I worry that I will have dress shirt and potentially jacket sleeve hanging outside of the polo coat. I was already debating on the 42 for the extra shoulder space but am still concerned. Would love to hear if anyone has had experience in this area!
 

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