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Undershirts: need cheap, long tail, vnecks.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Ligament, Sep 4, 2004.

  1. Ligament

    Ligament Active Member

    Jul 26, 2004
    Hi All,

    I need to get some new undershirts for wearing under my dress shirts. Prefer Vnecks. Need long shirt tails please, as my current undershirts are pulling out of my waist. 100% cotton or cotton/lycra blends ok.

    Have heard that 2xist is good in this arena, also American Apparel.

    Need these to be as cheap as possible but with good quality.

    Please mention online sources.

  2. montecristo#4

    montecristo#4 Senior member

    Jan 7, 2004
    Reagan Country (Massachusetts)
    Try Brooks Brothers. Their higher end mercerized cotton tees are pretty good (available online).
  3. scottmag

    scottmag Well-Known Member

    Mar 12, 2003
    Tuck the undershirt into your underwear. That waistband will hold it better.

    Does anyone recommend a brand of undershirt with a lower v-neck? They all seem to be show under my open collar shirts.

  4. AlanC

    AlanC Senior member

    Nov 7, 2003
    Heart of America
    From a recommendation in a thread on AskAndy, try the Merona brand undershirts at Target. I'm pretty sure they have a v-neck version. They certainly have long tails. I recently purchased a pack and have been quite pleased. They're 3 for $9.99. In the recent Target thread here (I think) someone said the Target shirts were done by the same company that does 2(x)ist. I don't know if that's true. At $10 you can hardly go wrong in giving them a try.
  5. VMan

    VMan Senior member

    Feb 26, 2003
    Try Marshalls or TJ Maxx.  

    I was there today, and picked up a pack by Jockey.  

    Their price is $12 for 3 shirts, retail price is $21.  

    The cotton is very nice - soft, with good stretch.  Black, white, and gray are the colors they carry.  They also come in either crew or V necks.  I wear these shirts more with jeans than as under shirts - they look so nice, and fit me perfectly.

    Finally, they had both 'regular' and 'tall' sizes.  You might want to try the tall, as it would probably stay tucked in better.
  6. aybojs

    aybojs Senior member

    Jul 25, 2002
    All my basic undershirts are made by Jockey, and are very comfortable and reasonable for the price (3 for $15 or so). It might be harder to find V-Necks, but you should be able to get a pair on sale at TJ Maxx/Marshall's or a mid-range department store like Macy's or Lord and Taylor.

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