Garment Construction (13)

The President Collar Series, Updated

Our President Collar Series is a group of collars that features versatile shapes and universally flattering proportions. We designed these collars to be both modern and timeless, with premium construction techniques and materials that will last … Read

Introducing the Very Tailored Shoulder/Armpit Fit

The Very Tailored Shoulder/Armpit Fit is a new Shoulder/Armpit Fit option that can improve the fit of your shirts. If you’re looking to achieve a slimmer bicep fit (Sleeve Width) without compromising on Chest Width, the … Read

Dress Shirt Hem Types

The shirt hem, often defined by its shape, is the bottom end of the shirt, which is folded and hemmed to create a finished edge on the garment. Proper Cloth has three types of hem to choose … Read

Knit Shirt Front Placket Options

The addition of knit fabric options for custom shirts also introduces new front placket design options exclusive to these casual, stretchy fabrics. One Button Polo Front A timeless One Button Polo Front style. For those who … Read

Number of Buttons on Shirt Front

The number of buttons on the front of your shirt is a function of the Top Button Placement, the Back Length, and your Posture setting. Generally speaking, longer shirts or shirts with a higher button placement will … 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 Back Pleat Options

Men’s dress shirts come with one of three dress shirt back pleat options: no pleats, rear side pleats, or the center box pleat. No Back Pleats   No back pleats on the back of the shirt … Read

Dress Shirt Buttons: Plastic vs. Mother of Pearl

Plastic Buttons Our Roma Plastic buttons are the default option for most custom shirts and for good reason– they’re specially developed to withstand chipping and exposure to high heat. While they may not have the natural … Read

Made to Measure Dress Shirts

This article will try to help you really understand the term “Made to Measure,” also referred to as “MTM” or “M2M.” We’re not discussing suits. We’re focusing on shirts and we’re focusing on how made to … Read

Learn about all the technical details and options related to dress shirt construction.