Thursday, January 6, 2011

Slim-Fit Button-Down Shirts Are Probably For You

Ladies and Gentlemen!  Boys and Girls!  For years now, rail-thin male models have been de rigeur for just about any clothing line but Carhartt.  If you doubt that you are rail-thin, you would be forgiven for hearing the phrase "slim-fit" applied to a dress shirt and thinking of whalebone corsets.  But, oddly enough, this is just not the case.  In fact, "slim fit" shirts from, say, Paul Fredrick are more likely to fit you than you think.  The reason for this is that American standard-cut men's button-down shirts are cut...very generously.

The upshot is that you should definitely try out a slim-fit dress shirt. If it does fit you, you have just saved yourself even more excess shirting that you would otherwise have to neatly tuck into your pants in the back.

1 comment:

  1. I'd recently been looking for some fun, good quality slim fir shirts. Not interested in the mass brooks bros and high street brands. A friend turned me on to a brand I'd never heard of that he came across in a mens boutique, its called Paskal Lamour. Turns out they make only slim fit shirts and have some really cool designs. They have an online store and I bought a couple to try and they are really great. Fantastic quality and fit really well. Will buy some more.


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