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Tees: which one fits better Hollister or A&F?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by imageWIS, Aug 6, 2007.

  1. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    So, I'm slim, and can't always find tees that fit me as they should since most tees are cut for um, "˜larger' Americans. I have a Hollister tee that I got as a gift from a friend of mine and I went into A&F yesterday, and while their tees are very slim, they didn't seem as slim as the ones from Hollister.

    Anyone have suggestions?

    Jon.
     
  2. moosy

    moosy Senior member

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    Hollister fit slimmer than AF by design.
    What lind of Ts are you looking for?
     
  3. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    I'm looking for slim without being so damn tight that I can't move. My problem stems from having slim arms and being on the slightly shorter side of the height of the average man, since I'm 5'-7" vs. 5'-9".

    As long as Hollister is slimmer, that's what I'm going to get.

    Jon.
     
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    p.trick Senior member

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    Have you ever tried Zara? [​IMG]
     
  5. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    Have you ever tried Zara? [​IMG]

    Actually...no. I've never tried on a Zara tee. Are they as slim or slimmer than Hollister?

    Jon.
     
  6. VMan

    VMan Senior member

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    You looking for solid or print?

    H&M has a good selection of solid-color tees. Crew neck or V-neck, 100% cotton or stretch cotton, and smooth or ribbed.

    Priced low and slim-fitting.
     
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    Willsw Senior member

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    Stereotypical New York Dryness

    Lucky I live in DC. I'm sure the original poster has replied similarly at least once in his lengthy posting career.
     
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    Have you tried club monaco? You are in Boca .. head over to Town Center and I am sure you can get a few plain T's for around $12 each (if they are on sale). I had a few and they lasted me a couple of years before needing replaced, but they are still perfectly fine for everyday wearing. You would probably take a small. Otherwise, try Zara at Aventura mall, I think they are a little slimmer and run about $19.
     
  9. robbie

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    Anyone have suggestions?

    Jon.


    Don't spend 35$ on a shirt from abercrombie, or 20 on a shirt from Hollister. But a 3 pak from American Apparel.

    robbie
     
  10. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    Have you tried club monaco? You are in Boca .. head over to Town Center and I am sure you can get a few plain T's for around $12 each (if they are on sale). I had a few and they lasted me a couple of years before needing replaced, but they are still perfectly fine for everyday wearing. You would probably take a small. Otherwise, try Zara at Aventura mall, I think they are a little slimmer and run about $19.

    It's not the money issue, its the fit (ok, its the money too, I don't want to spend a lot on tees). Hollister has some on sale, I think i'll buy 2 or 3.

    Jon.
     
  11. VMan

    VMan Senior member

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    Hollister has some on sale, I think i'll buy 2 or 3.

    Jon.


    You chotchbag.
     
  12. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    You chotchbag.

    I'll be honest: I had to look the term up. Now with that in mind: What did I do?

    Jon.
     
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    Hollister is slimmer than A&F. I wear a Hollister small and it fits perfectly. A&F tees are slightly bigger. An A&F small is larger than a Hollister small but smaller than a Hollister medium. A&F sizing seems to run right between Hollister sizes so all Abercrombie stuff is just slightly bigger. Thats my experience in working for Hollister for a while now.

    -Jamaal
     
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    I think it just depends on the way you swing... [​IMG] or [​IMG] ?
     
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    theshonen8899 Senior member

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    ^You know A+F and Hollister are of the same company right? Take a look at their "chotchbag" CEO P.S. Here's a bonus pic: [​IMG]
     
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    bkrstic Senior member

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    Yeah I know...

    And he's a fucking creeper.

    Not to mention he looks like a hippo dipped in a vat of semen.
     
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    ^^ Wow ... what a tool. I am friends with a couple who both worked at the corporate office in Ohio. Imagine everyone in the office looking the exact same. The funny thing was, I met a few of the designers and I didn't see one spec of A&F on them ... they were dressed like they were ready to display their goods to the SW&D forum (circa 2004 of course).
     
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    imageWIS Senior member

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    I think it just depends on the way you swing...

    [​IMG]

    ?


    I swing this way ^^^

    Jon.
     

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