Why am I being charged Sales Tax?

While customers in New York are well accustomed to being charged Sales Tax by Proper Cloth, recently Proper Cloth has begun collecting sales tax for customers in other US states as well.  While we’re not lawyers, we’ll do our best … Continue reading

What Makes a Fabric Wrinkle Resistant?

Overview A fabric’s tendency to wrinkle – or not wrinkle – depends on several factors. Typically, weight, weave complexity, composition, and treatment (if any) dictate the level of a fabric’s wrinkle resistance. As a general rule, the more weight, the … Continue reading

Dress Shirt Monogram Styles

A monogram is a great way to personalize your custom dress shirt. Add your initials—or a special date or nickname—in a bold or complimentary color to emphasize your style and set your shirt apart. We offer a variety of monogram … Continue reading

How to Exchange Products and Accessories

If you’re not 100% satisfied with a product or accessory, whether it’s a matter of fit, fabric or style, you can exchange it for another color, style or size, subject to our return policy. 1.) Email us the exchange details Send us … Continue reading

How to Return a Shirt for Alterations

Our Perfect Fit Guarantee allows customers a free alteration or remake of a shirt with updated size, style, and/or fabric specifications. After completing the alteration request process online (available in the Order History/Order Details section of your Proper Cloth account), customers can use the … Continue reading

How do I add a pocket to my shirt?

Adding a Pocket to a Pre-Designed Shirt The ‘Shirt Gallery‘ features shirts that Proper Cloth has designed, produced, and photographed to simplify the ordering process. To add a pocket to one of the pre-designed Shirt Gallery shirts before adding it … Continue reading

Managing Your Custom Shirt Style Profiles

Creating A Style Profile Proper Cloth offers the ability to save your favorite collar, cuff, pocket, placket, yoke, button, and monogramming options as a ‘Style Profile’ in your account. Style Profiles can be created and modified in the Design-A-Shirt tool. After … Continue reading

How to Measure Glove Size

Lay your dominant hand flat, fingers together, palm facing upwards. Wrap the measuring tape around your palm, just below the knuckles, not including the thumb. Glove size should be measured in inches. Round up to the nearest half inch. For … Continue reading

How to Measure Your Belt Size

How to Measure a Belt Measuring a well-fitting belt you already own is the best way to determine your belt size. Lay the belt on a clean, flat surface. Start the tape measure at the hole you use and measure to the end … Continue reading

Darts

What Are Darts? Darts are two seams sewn into the back of a shirt that together remove a total of 1.5” of fabric. Each dart takes out .75” at its widest point. Darts start just below the armpit, gradually becoming … Continue reading