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Where is this shirt too tight?

blc456

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Hello,

I am been trying on various shirts and notice I seem to always have pulling on the top button diagonally to the shoulder like the picture shows. It seems like I have plenty of room in the chest. Does this mean the shoulder area is too small? If making a custom shirt, what measurement needs to be changed? This is a brooks brothers extra slim fit shirt on me for example, but I am using it as a template for a custom shirt.

 

MyOtherLife

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If you are consistently having this happen it probably means your body is not symmetrical.
Most people are farther from perfect symmetry than they would like to admit and I wouldn't be concerned about it.
Your right arm is extended in the photo and this isn't giving us an accurate reading. Can you re-shoot the photo with the camera on a tripod or have someone take a photo of you? This will help.
 
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a tailor

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how about a picture with the collar buttoned, and the arms
down at your sides.
 

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