Fit Tips For Men's Clothing.
Please note:
These are only guides. No one knows your body build and type better
than yourself. When fitting keep in mind these tips are not guaranteed to get you a fit, only help
in assisting you to make a decision.
 
   
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Shirts
Neck:
Measure around the base of the neck allowing for a nice comfortable fit.
You may also grab your favorite fitting shirt and measure the neck.
To measure a shirt, lay the collar flat and measure from the center of the
collar button to the far end of the button hole.
Use sizing charts at bottom of page to determine size

Regular Or Tall
Choose regular if you are 6'1" or shorter, Choose tall if you are 6'2" or taller.
We try to choose shirts that are generous in cut. Remember...80% of returns
are for items not big enough.
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  Jeans & Pants    
  Waist:
Measure around your waist at the point where your pants ride on your waist.
This can be tricky so use care. You can also measure a pair of your favorite fitting jeans.
To do this button and zip the jeans up and lay them face up on a smooth flat surface.
Take a tape and measure from side to side on the jeans stretching them slightly and double the number.
This is the waist size. In the diagram below the tape reads 20", so the jean size to order is a 40" waist.
Also our jeans do not shrink that much. So don't buy them 2" bigger counting on shrinkage, they won't
shrink that much in the waist.
 Measuring Pants
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Length (Inseam):
This is best decided on from what inseams you usually buy. This is always a tough one to determine as
there is really no standard. Some people hate short pants, some people hate long pants. So the best
choice on the inseam is to buy what you normally purchase unless the item description states
otherwise. Length will shrink a little so if you don't like short jeans buy them long enough.
Generally you can lose about 1" in length after repeated washings.

Jean Fit & Style:

Most jeans sold today have some type of fit associated with them.
Regular fit is a standard fit that is usually not loose but not tight.
Relaxed fit is just that. Relaxed. These are the most popular selling jeans
at the present time. They are comfortable fitting without being baggy.
Loose fit is a baggy cut. They are full in the thighs and seat.
If in doubt you are usually safe with relaxed fit. Most people find this the
most comfortable and best looking fit.
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  Bib Overalls    
  Honesty with yourself comes into play for the best fit in bibs.

Waist:
With bib overalls you have to be honest with your self and don't be shy.
A little big never hurts when purchasing bibs. Bibs have to fit
the biggest part of your waist. If you are going to be wearing them over items you will
need them even bigger yet.

As a good rule with bibs buy them big enough to fit around your waist at the belly button line. Many
people wear a 38 jean but need a 44 bib because they wear their pants very low below
their belly or gut. Again be honest or you'll need to exchange for a bigger pair.
Use the chart below as a guide.

Length:
Generally speaking if you are thick build or above buy the bibs a size shorter than your normal length.
The reasons for this are that you normally buy these bigger than your actual waist size to fit
properly so the length is going to increase a little with each size you go up. So if you wear a 38-32 jean
you will buy a 42-30 bib. 

Bib Overalls Fit Guide
 
Slender Builds
Buy 1 size bigger
than actual waist
(ex:34" Waist buy 36")
Thick Builds
Buy 2 sizes bigger
than actual waist
(ex:34" Waist buy 38")
Portly Builds
Buy 2-3 sizes bigger
than actual waist
(ex:34" Waist buy 38"-40")
Man Size
Buy 3-4 sizes bigger
than actual waist
(ex:34" Waist buy 40"-42")
Slender Builds Thick Builds Portly Builds Man Size


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  Coveralls    
  Proper Fit:
When buying coveralls you want them big enough but not overly big. Coveralls come in chest sizing
so use the chart below as a guide. Again you have to fit the biggest part of your body. So if you buy
a 44 jacket but you have a 44" waist the size Large coverall will not fit you, you would need to fit the 44 waist so you would need a size 2XL or 50-52 depending on how it is sized:
Size Chest Waist
S 34 - 36 28 - 30
M 38 - 40 32 -34
L 42 - 44 36 - 38
XL 46 - 48 40 - 42
2XL 50 - 52 44 - 46
3XL 54 - 56 48 - 50
4XL 58 - 60 52 - 54
5XL 62 - 64 56 - 58

Short, Regular, or Long:
Most coveralls come in at least Regular or Longs. Some also come in shorts. This will generally be determined by your height. Use the chart below as a guide:

Height Size
5'0"-5'5" Short
5'6"-6'1" Regular
6'2" and up Tall

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  Sweatshirts    
  Fitting:
One rule comes into play when buying sweatshirts. Get them big enough. A sweatshirt 2 sizes big is better than a sweatshirt 1 size to small. Buy a size big enough to fit comfortably over any additional clothing you may be wearing. Use the same tips as buying shirts for sweatshirt fitting but maybe leave a little additional room.
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  Sizing Charts    
 

Measurements are in inches

Size Neck Chest Waist Sleeve
S 14 - 14 1/2 34 - 36 28 - 30 32 1/2 - 33
M 15 - 15 1/2 38 - 40 32 -34 33 1/2 - 34
L 16 - 16 1/2 42 - 44 36 - 38 34 1/2 - 35
XL 17 - 17 1/2 46 - 48 40 - 42 35 1/2 - 36
2XL 18 - 18 1/2 50 - 52 44 - 46 36 1/2 - 37
3XL 19 - 19 1/2 54 - 56 48 - 50 37 - 37 1/2
4XL 20 - 20 1/2 58 - 60 52 - 54 37 1/2 - 38
5XL 21 - 21 1/2 62 - 64 56 - 58 38 - 38 1/2

Measurements are in centimeters
Size Neck Chest Waist Sleeve
S 35.53 - 36.83 86.36 - 91.44 71.12 - 76.20 82.55 - 83.82
M 38.10 - 39.37 96.52 - 101.6 81.28 - 86.36 85.09 - 86.36
L 40.64 - 41.91 106.68 - 111.76 91.44 - 96.52 87.63 - 88.90
XL 43.18 - 44.45 116.84 - 121.92 101.6 - 106.68 90.17 - 91.44
2XL 45.72 - 46.99 127 - 132.08 111.76 - 116.84 92.71 - 93.98
3XL 48.26 - 49.53 137.16 - 142.24 121.92 - 127.00 93.98 - 95.25
4XL 50.80 - 52.07 147.32 - 152.40 132.08 - 137.16 95.25 - 96.52
5XL 53.34 - 54.61 157.48 - 162.56 142.24 - 147.32 96.52 - 97.79

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