Discover Five Rules To Improve Your Custom Dress Shirt

1- Is Your Collar Too Tight or Loose?

Collars

Your collar is correct size if one finger fits comfortably in your collar. The collar  is too loose if you can easily fit two fingers in your collar.

2- How to choose the right size?

Too Long Sleeves

Don’t purchase dress shirts based on small,medium or large sizes.
For dress shirts,  it’s all about neck size and sleeve length.  Remember, collar cannot be altered and sleeve cannot be made longer. Most  people have one arm slightly longer than the other. Get both arms measured for a perfect size when ordering a custom dress shirt.

3- How to get a proper fit?

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Courtesy of dressedtoat.wordpress

Rule of thumb:

  • Don’t wear tight shirts.
  • Don’t wear snug shirts.
  • Don’t wear oversized shirts.
  • Buy the slimmest shirt you can wear comfortably.

4- What is the best collar style?
Traditional Standard Collar

There are dozens of collar styles such as widespread, tab, eyelet and semi spread etc. However choose  the standard traditional collar which will never look out of place.

5- How the shirts should fit you in the shoulder?

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Courtesy of 9tailors.com

The shoulder seem should exactly meet with your own shoulder. If the sleeve seem is right on top of your shoulder, you need a larger size or vice versa. The cuff of a dress shirt should touch the starting point of your waist. However you should show half in cuff when you wear a jacket.

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