The length of your shirt can be easily shortened by a few inches for a better fit. A dress shirt should fit your torso properly without being tight, or without taking on the billowy shape of a light summer dress. Ask your tailor to take in the shirt for a slim, narrow, and modern fit.
What length should a shirt be?
The optimal length for an untucked shirt would be 1 inch higher than the “butthigh” The front length should fall no longer than the front crotch point and no shorter than 2 inches above the front crotch point. A good guideline would be to have your shirt front length fall right at the bottom of your zipper.
How do you wear a shirt that is too long?
6 Ways to Wear an Oversized T-Shirt
Tuck in a t-shirt Mom’s way.
French tuck an oversized t-shirt.
Tie a t-shirt knot.
Side, back and high knot variations.
Fold under your t-shirt knot.
Bra tuck an oversized t-shirt.
How much does it cost to shorten a shirt?
How Much Should Shirt Alterations Cost?
How much does it cost to hem a shirt?
Hem a Shirt On average, you can pay about $15 to $25 depending on the fabric and so on.
What length should a T-shirt Be?
T-Shirt Length Your shirt should go about two inches past your waistband (or the bottom of your belt), and it should end right around mid-fly. If it goes all the way to the bottom of your fly, it’s too long and will make you look shorter.
What size shirt should I wear based on height and weight?
Shirt Sizing Charts
Can you tailor a large shirt to a medium?
TheJRK said: The tailor can make the shirt a little smaller in fit, but it won’t be perfect. For instance, the tailor can make the shirt length shorter and he can make it fit a little tighter around your chest. The tailor cannot do anything for the shoulders though.
What’s the proper length for a T-shirt?
Proper T-Shirt Length When it comes to proper t-shirt fit, since most tees have short sleeves, we really only have to worry about the shirt’s length (from the top or the collar to the bottom hem). Ideally, your t-shirt will end a couple inches past your belt or waistband, somewhere around mid-fly.
Is it easy to shorten a T shirt?
Even if the shirt fits you around the chest, waist, and shoulders, there is no guarantee that it will be the right length. Fortunately, shortening and hemming shirts is quite easy.
What’s the best size for a short sleeve shirt?
The Short Fit also accommodates those who like a little less room in the sleeves or a shorter length in the hem while still getting a fitted overall look in the chest, arms, shoulders, and waist. Our ‘Short’ is currently our shortest fit, and available in four sizes based on your torso shape, below:
What’s the best way to fit a T shirt?
When it comes to proper t-shirt fit, since most tees have short sleeves, we really only have to worry about the shirt’s length (from the top or the collar to the bottom hem). Ideally, your t-shirt will end a couple inches past your belt or waistband, somewhere around mid-fly.