Fit Advice (36)

Advanced Tips for the Perfect Trouser Fit

When it comes to the fit of your custom dress pants, the solutions to some common issues are tough to identify. Here’s what our experts say you should keep in mind when you’re modifying the fit … Read

Advanced Tips for Tailored Jacket Fit

When it comes to the fit of your jacket, the solutions to some common issues are tough to identify. Here’s what our experts say you should keep in mind when you’re modifying the fit of your … Read

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 … Read

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 … Read

Lines Running from Armpits to Back of Collar

Problem description There are noticeable lines running from the arm-pits up towards the back of the collar.  Generally this will be most noticeable when the shirt is worn buttoned all the way up.  This is frequently … Read

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 … Read

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 … Read

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 … Read

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 … Read