HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT MATCH?
A shirt is the baseline of a smart wardrobe so every men’s wardrobe should contain a selection of versatile shirts as an ideal go-to for every occasion.
With our vast array of shirts available, it is sometimes difficult to know exactly which one will suit you. To find the perfect shirt, let us take a closer look at the fitting, the fabric and the collar of a shirt.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT FIT
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR SIZE?
Chest size in cm
Position the measuring tape directly under the armpits,
around the widest part of your chest.
Chest size (flat on garment)
Lay your garment flat.
Measure with the tape measure from armpit to armpit.
Neck width in cm
Measure around your neck
Measure around your neck, making sure to place two fingers
between your neck and the measuring tape.
CHOOSE A COLLAR TYPE
The shape of the collar is a small but important detail as it frames the face. Pointed collars flatter a round face whereas spread collars fit a narrow face. It also determines for which occasion it is the best match, where the henley collar is more likely to be chosen for casual occasions, the wide spread is more suited to chic and formal occasions.
CHOOSE YOUR FABRIC
Fabric also plays a role in how a shirt feels and when to choose which fabric. For example, on warmer days, it is better to choose a shirt in cotton or linen.
Cotton is a soft fiber, derived from the cotton plant. It is used to make a soft
and breathable textile.
Poplin is a fine but thick fabric made of wool, cotton or silk. This fabric is easy to iron and does not crease easily.
Linen is a type of textile
that is made from flax.
Stretch fabric is a
synthetic fabric that stretches.