How a shirt should fit
A shirt that fits well will emphasize the
good parts of your physique and not draw attention to the
It should flatter your body without focusing
on details of it.
When the shirt is under layers the
placket and collar are very important because they are what guides
the eye to your face. This effect may be proven by the V-shape
created by lapels or a half-zipped jacket or sweater. You want to
have a collar that balances your face.
The eye goes up the lapel to
your face framed by the collar so the collar is very important for
the look you want.
What you want to look for in the fit
of a shirt is 6 things.
- The collar should be able to
fit two fingers slid in when closed
- The seam should meet at the
corner or your shoulder bone.
- Armholes high enough without
causes restricted motion.
- Sleeves should be neither to
tight or billowy and should allow natural motion. They should end
where your palms meet your wrist one inch from your writs bone.
- Torso should not give more then
3-4 inches of fabric when pulled lightly away from the body.