How a Shirt Should Fit: An Expert Shares His Tips
Face it. Loose and bunching shirts have no place in a man’s wardrobe. But how do I get that right fit, you ask? We consulted Boston Magazine‘s 2013 Best of Boston winner, Jerry of Jerry’s Custom Tailoring and Alterations, to find out.
- “Your cuff should hit right below the wristbone. If you’re wearing a jacket, expose 1/4 – 1/2 inch of cuff.”
- “When buttoned, the collar should sit only a fingerbreadth away from your neck.”
- “Line up the shoulder seam directly with the bone at the edge of your shoulder.”
- “Make sure the shirt is cut close to the chest, but not so tight it binds or pulls.”
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By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer
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