Top Button Placement

Proper Cloth offers the ability to adjust how high or low you’d like the first button below the shirt collar to be placed, but it may not be obvious why you would like to adjust this part of your shirt. Typically, … Continue reading

Dress Shirt is Too Tight at the Stomach

Problem description The dress shirt is too tight at the stomach, causing it to pull uncomfortably or simply look unflattering. This could be a problem at all times or primarily when sitting. Solution The answer to this problem is fairly … Continue reading

Collar Does Not Stand Up When Unbuttoned

The Problem You have visions of wearing your shirt open-collar and looking as sharp as Clooney/Pitt/Beckham, but for some reason your collar isn’t on the same page. It’s folding over, flopping to the side, or sliding down rather than standing … Continue reading

Placket Bumps Out Just Below the Collar

Problem description The placket of the shirt just below the collar button seems to pop out slightly making a gap.   Potential Solutions It’s difficult to say exactly what causes this in all cases, but some adjustments that have worked … Continue reading

Sleeves are too Long

Problem description It feels like the sleeves are coming down too far over your hands.  Perhaps when you wear a jacket you are showing too much cuff, etc. How the sleeve length should fit With your arms hanging relaxed at … Continue reading

Sleeves are too Short

Problem description Standing straight up, with your arms at your sides, the sleeves of the shirt are not quite reaching the large wrist bone. How the sleeve length should fit With your arms hanging relaxed at your sides and the … Continue reading

Dress Shirt Comes Untucked

Problem description The dress shirt comes untucked during the day.  Even with just a little bit of moving around you notice that the shirt is coming out of your pants and looking sloppy. Lengthen the shirt If you intend to … Continue reading