This Should be a Model for all Custom Shirt Websites

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by AnGeLiCbOrIs, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Ataturk

    Ataturk Senior member

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    I gather that the website and the operation are new. That's why there are rough edges and not many fabrics--this is a "grand opening" promotion.
     


  2. bright fight

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    I just received an email advertising this website: shirtsmyway.com. the website design is absolutely fantastic! The names of the fabrics and options are kind of stupid but the site is a joy to use. I'm considering giving it a try just because it is so easy and the price seems so right.

    Check out the area where you submit your measurements. They make it very easy to get it right.


    Yeah, the site is fantastic! Thanks for posting. I'll probably order a few shirts as well.
     


  3. bright fight

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    Just thought of that it's like Nike ID for dress shirts...no?
     


  4. contaygious

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    I keep getting errors in opera.
     


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    I used internet explorer and had no problem.
     


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    I don't see anything on the site about 2 shirts for $59. How do you take advantage of this offer? Is there a promo code?
     


  7. jerseydevil

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    It was just a promotion until February 13th I believe.
     


  8. contaygious

    contaygious Senior member

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    I got it to work now and I like the site, but wish the offer for 2 shirts was still ongoing. I can get a MTM from my local tailor with nicer fabrics for a bit more so not sure I want to chance it now.
     


  9. bright fight

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    works fine in firefox...
     


  10. Ataturk

    Ataturk Senior member

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    So did anybody actually buy a shirt from these folks? How was it?
     


  11. rafatmit

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    I ordered a shirt from them back on February 25. It arrived today. So far I am underwhelmed.

    First the good. They're very fast "” less than two weeks from order to delivery. I placed an order from mytailor.com on the same day; that site currently estimates my shirt will be sent out on April 24. So no comparison on speed. And they got the details I asked for correct.

    The fabric was not great. I ordered "Match Point," a blue and white striped cotton fabric. It was a little scratchy. About what I expected.

    The bad news is that the fit is mediocre. Some of this can be corrected "” for instance, there's too much cloth around my stomach, but better than most RTW shirts. But the collar also does not sit very naturally; it's like there's too much cloth between the collar buttons and the next button down. Unbuttoned it's fine, but buttoned it's a problem. The buttons are also mediocre plastic, worse than any RTW shirt I own.

    The strangest thing about the shirt is the fabric under the collar, and even if the rest of the shirt was perfect this would be a deal-breaker for me. They mention this in the site's FAQ: "We always put our secret fabric signature on every dress shirt that we make, but it's concealed under the collar flip and only visible if the collar is flipped up. We reserve this privileged right." That doesn't quite convey what they're doing. It's a cream-colored flower pattern "” shiny and very garish. Definitely not something I'm comfortable with on a dress shirt to wear to work. So all in all, I won't be ordering from them again.
     


  12. dclloyd

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    The strangest thing about the shirt is the fabric under the collar, and even if the rest of the shirt was perfect this would be a deal-breaker for me. They mention this in the site's FAQ: "We always put our secret fabric signature on every dress shirt that we make, but it’s concealed under the collar flip and only visible if the collar is flipped up. We reserve this privileged right." That doesn't quite convey what they're doing. It's a cream-colored flower pattern — shiny and very garish. Definitely not something I'm comfortable with on a dress shirt to wear to work. So all in all, I won't be ordering from them again.
    That's just dumb on their part ... they can certainly reserve the right to put whatever fabric under they they want, just as I can reserve the right to shop elsewhere ... Thanks for the review!
     


  13. epliohunk

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    This looks fun. I like that you can choose different colors on different parts of the shirt.

    Too bad there arent's enough interesting patterns.
     


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    After washing and ironing, the fit is much better, though a little too tight around the neck/shoulders, and with arms a little too short. With a few adjustments I think the fit of the next shirt could be fine. The buttons still suck and the pattern under the collar is still absurd. I can take photos if there is interest....
     


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    After washing and ironing, the fit is much better, though a little too tight around the neck/shoulders, and with arms a little too short. With a few adjustments I think the fit of the next shirt could be fine. The buttons still suck and the pattern under the collar is still absurd. I can take photos if there is interest....
    I'm interested in the pattern under the collar thing - this sounds bizarre. I suspect some cult spreading their sacred symbol throughout the world for some no-good purpose. That's the most likely explanation for it being non-optional.[​IMG]
     


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