How to measure a dress shirt

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How to measure a dress shirt, in order to determine its size? You simply need to measure a few precise points of the dress shirt and compare them with a size chartMeasuring a dress shirt is easy and helpful, in order to avoid mistakes with the size or fit, especially if you are going to give a shirt as a gift.

First, place the shirt on a table or any other flat surface. Then, take a measuring tape and measure the following points:

Neck circumference, which should be perfect be perfect, with or without a tie.

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Chest circumference, just under the armholes. This is another important measurement to ensure the perfect fit.

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Sleeve lenght, including the cuff.

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Shirt lenght, from the collar seam down to the hem.

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Waist circumference, especially if the shirt has a slim fit.

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Once you have all the measurements, compare them with our size chart to find out the size and fit of the shirt.

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