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Tips on How to Measure a Dress Shirt

Posted by Alex Kriplani on

As we head towards the New Year! I am sure we all have waited for this year to end and could not have been happier, With the new year we all want this new look and we want to look the best and get compliments flowing our way.

Shopping is always the first thing in everyone’s mind, with so many sales lined up in Jan 21. Shopping men’s shirts online is trending and with online shopping one of the most common issue is sizing. Nothing is more frustrating than receiving your favourite Dress Shirt and it does not fit.

Men’s formal shirt measurements can be a struggle to understand. Different styles and sizing can make finding a shirt that fits you properly more complex than planning a trip abroad.

Finding a men’s shirt that makes you look and feel good should be simple. We’re going over everything you need to know about shirts sizing, so you never waste your time trying to figure out sizing and measurements again.

To overcome these issues of sizing, we at My Suit Tailor want to help all those men and women who love online shopping to Keep these points in mind.

THE QUICK WAY TO FIND YOUR dress SHIRT MEASUREMENT

Even with the right tools and methods, taking your body measurements can be an uphill battle without a helping hand. When you need to figure out what size shirt you wear, but are taking measurements solo, there’s an easier way to get it done: Instead of measuring your body, grab your best-fitting shirt out of the closet and measure it.

Body measurements are different from measuring an existing shirt. Here are some simple notes to make sure you get helpful numbers from this shortcut.

Tips for how to measure your Dress shirt:

THERE ARE 4 IMPORTANT MEASUREMENTS YOU MUST KNOW

1.CHEST 

Chest

KEEP THE SHIRT buttoned and flat on its back, measure from one side of your underarm seam across the chest to the opposite sides seam. See the image it would be measuring from point A to B.

Once you have measured, please take the measured value and multiply it by two, for example the Measurements from Point A to Point B is 20 Inches that means that shirt chest measurement is 40 Inches.

2. Waist

Waist

With the shirt fully buttoned and flat on its back, look for the 3rd Button from the Bottom of the shirt, Measure from one side seam of the shirt to the other. See the image it would be measuring from point A to B]. After you have measured, please take the measured value and multiply it by two  , For example the Measurements from Point A to Point B is 18 Inches that means that shirt chest measurement is 36 Inches.

 3. Shirt Sleeve Length

Shirt Sleeve Length

With the shirt completely buttoned and flat on its back, start from the outer shoulder seam from where the sleeve begin and measure down the full length of the sleeve to the edge of the cuff. [Refer the image it would be measuring from point A to B]                                  

4. Collar or Neck

Collar or Neck

Unbutton the shirt and lay it flat on its back and flip the shirt collar up. Starting from the centre of the collar button measure across the collar until the end of the opposite side buttonhole. [On the image it would be measuring from point A to B]

                       

If you have someone help you then measuring your body is also a good option to find your shirt sizes.

Measuring the body for MEN'S SHIRT SIZES.

There are the four measurements to note when you’re on the hunt for a DRESS SHIRT

  • Sleeve sleeve measurement video
  • Chest chest measurement video
  • Waist waist measurement video
  • Neck link of Neck Measurement Vide

it’s ideal to use a soft measuring tape when taking body measurements, as it’s easy to wrap around your body.

Armed with the right tools, next you need to know the right methods for measuring. Here’s what you should know about taking your body measurements a shirt:

LOOK GOOD IN YOUR SHIRTS, EFFORTLESSLY

Men’s shirt measurements aren’t entirely easy and straightforward. Knowing what they mean and how to find your size calls for some expert advice. Now you’re fully armed with the insights and skills to hit the mall or go online in search of a shirt that’ll fit you like a glove. Now that you know your measurements, choose a well-made shirt that does it all. Check out our men’s dress shirts starting at $59 https://www.mysuittailor.com/collections/dress-shirts

 


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