Anatomy of Fit
Fit is the priority. But how should men's dress shirts fit? Our main focus is on creating a fit off-the-rack, ready to go without the need of a tailor. With a series of testing and product development, we created 6 unique sizes – N0 to N5 – to address the issue. Here’s a shirt fitting guide to the difference you’ll find in a Nimble dress shirt:
How should a dress shirt fit?
In the Collars: Reinforced collars means strengthened to last. Trimmed measurements on the back/shoulders reduces the bagginess and looseness in the back. With a good fit, the shoulders start where your shoulders are and the shirt hugs your back comfortably.
In the Back/Shoulders: Trimmed measurements on the back/shoulders reduces the bagginess and looseness in the back. With a good fit, the shoulders start where your shoulders are and the shirt hugs your back comfortably.
In the Chest: A shortened circumference around the chest creates a shirt that is form-fitting to your body. This way, you get a fit that wraps our breathable fabric around your torso. Here's our guide on how to measure chest size for men.
In the Waist: The perfect dress shirt length should fall just a few inches below the belt line where it's still easy to tuck in but also looks good with untucked. Here's also a full guide on how to measure waist size.
In the Sleeve Size: We’ve eliminated the extra fabric in the arm by reducing the width of the sleeves. No more pirate arms or dress shirt sleeves that are too baggy. Instead, you’ll find a tailored-fit around your biceps and a raised armhole for more movement.
In the Sleeve Length: Overextended sleeves are one of the biggest issues of an ill-fitting dress shirt. A dress shirt sleeve length measurement should fall just before a watch on your wrist. Pro tip: If sleeves are still feeling a bit too long, try the second button on the cuffs for a quick, adjusted fit.
In the Shirt Length: A shortened shirt length means no more overflowing fabric at the waist that needs repeated tucking. Our shirt length is designed to be proportional to your height. Our shirts can also be worn untucked for more casual settings!