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Looking for affordable, quality clothes in Toronto

Toronto-specific question: I need to buy some new clothes for work, particularly white shirts, but I don't know where to look. [more inside]
posted by jb on Oct 16, 2016 - 11 answers

Seeking long, ethically-manufactured button-downs

I am seeking a shirt with specific attributes -- [more inside]
posted by delight on Jul 26, 2016 - 5 answers

Fun graphic t-shirts outside of hipster/geek culture?

I'm in desperate need of some new graphic t-shirts. At first blush, it seems like we're living in a golden age of t-shirts! Yay! The only problem is that I hate them all. Help? [more inside]
posted by overeducated_alligator on Jul 11, 2016 - 26 answers

Help me mix & match my new clothes!

I just purchased a bunch of new clothing at Theory, which is definitely a much hipper store than I'm used to shopping at. (My old standby was Banana Republic.) The sales staff was very helpful, and I'm very pleased with what I came home with, but I'd love some help in mixing and matching everything. Photos of (almost) all of the items I bought can be found here. [more inside]
posted by Conrad Cornelius o'Donald o'Dell on Sep 15, 2014 - 8 answers

Help a young male create his capsule wardrobe!

What are the basic essentials for a young man's wardrobe? What's the best approach to building a versatile, comfortable, and stream-lined wardrobe from scratch? [more inside]
posted by fignewton on Jul 14, 2014 - 11 answers

Good yoga clothes for men?

Where can I find good yoga clothes for men? Mid-length pants and shirts that don't fall all over the place. My old Lululemon stuff was well-designed and held up wonderfully, but they don't seem to make any purpose-designed yoga clothes for men anymore. [more inside]
posted by madmethods on Jun 28, 2014 - 2 answers

Cover me!

I'm trying to build a small wardrobe of versatile, well made, neutral basics(who isn't?), with a twist. I have work clothes provided by my employer, so I only need happy fun time clothes. I have nice plain T's. I need some shirts that are a step up but not button downs; I have to wear them at work and hate them. I'm a woman, mid-forties, 5'3", pear shaped, size 4/6/8 depending on the brand. I have a small waist and enjoy emphasizing it in a fully covered, non-binding way. My budget is about $100 a piece. Suggestions?
posted by 1066 on Jul 21, 2013 - 7 answers

Help me (20s male) be fashionable for summer!

I am an early 20s male, straight if it's relevant, and I need some help getting good clothes for summer. [more inside]
posted by vogon_poet on May 19, 2013 - 24 answers

Yes but how do you WEAR the clothing?

Help me to wear the things I own without looking like a Wilson Phillips video! [more inside]
posted by like_a_friend on Feb 25, 2013 - 16 answers

This isn't one of the "figure flaws" they list in magazines.

I'm just under 5'5". Unusually (I think?) for someone of average height, I have long legs *and* a long-ish waist. This is possible because the distance between my shoulders and under-arms is, apparently, according to the shirts of the world, unusually short. [more inside]
posted by DestinationUnknown on Aug 16, 2012 - 7 answers

Men's fitted shirts similar to Macy's INC?

Looking for fitted shirts similar to INC from Macy's, which is the only brand I've found shirts from that I've really liked. I work in a semi-casual workplace (no jeans/shorts, but untucked button-up shirts are fine), and I like shirts that I'll also wear on my days off. I'm pretty thin, so I need shirts that don't balloon out at the waist, and I tend to like relatively simple designs (plain colors/stripes, with a preference for monochrome). Preferably, the shirts would hold up well without ironing, since I only have a hand-steamer. What brands other than INC should I check out? (I'm in Southern California, so please stick to brands that would be available for trying on around here.)
posted by SpiralT on Feb 11, 2012 - 12 answers

Do they make tuck-in shirts only?

Do they design dress shirts specifically for tucking in only? [more inside]
posted by windbox on Aug 1, 2011 - 18 answers

Pink doesn't suit me

How do I keep reds(or other bright colors) from ruining my laundry? [more inside]
posted by Ryogen on Jul 28, 2011 - 17 answers

Darting shirts - worthwhile?

If I take all my dress shirts to a tailor and get darts put in will they look better? [more inside]
posted by Silentgoldfish on Dec 1, 2010 - 15 answers

longsleeve shirts for thinner taller guys

I'm a mid-twenties, relatively-tall, relatively-fit (6' 1", 180 lbs...but I run a lot) guy who has a shirt problem. During the colder months I really like wearing long-sleeve cotton shirts as a sort of base layer under other things. My problem? I can't find any brand that fits...either the arms are too short, or the shirt maker seems to presume that I'm going to have a beer belly to go along with my longer than average arms. I.e., what I'm looking for is something like the small size of this, but with longer arms. I realize I could get larger shirts tailored down or go the bespoken route, but both of those options seem kind of overkill for what should really be a pretty standard product. Are there any brands that serve guys in my size by default? [more inside]
posted by dyslexictraveler on Apr 26, 2010 - 13 answers

Non-hipster needs a discounted fashion website.

Suggestions for websites welling classy, classic, used clothes? [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Apr 1, 2010 - 5 answers

Help me find extra tall, well-fitting shirts, jackets, and sweaters for a thin man, because I can't seem to find these anywhere myself.

I'm 6'9" and 210 lbs. "Tall" sizes of clothes are designed to fit guys up to 6'3". "Big and Tall" stores stock clothes for fat men, some of whom happen to also be tall. Help me find extra tall, well-fitting shirts, jackets, and sweaters for a thin man, because I can't seem to find these anywhere myself. [more inside]
posted by talldean on Mar 14, 2010 - 22 answers

Casual (but stylish) clothing blogs for aging hipsters?

Casual (but stylish) clothing blogs for aging hipsters? I'm looking for some blogs that feature cool clothes that you can actually buy. Like HYA meets Etsy but for stuff beyond Ts and hoodies. [more inside]
posted by MeatLightning on Feb 26, 2009 - 7 answers

Where can I find pastel oxford dress shirts, size 14?

Where can I find oxford type dress school shirts in a size 14? I am looking for pastel school shirts, size 14. I have the normal colors (yellow, pink blue white) but I want green, orange etc. The better the brand (Ralph lauren, tommy hilifiger), the better. I know polo doesn't make size 14, and I would like direct links to the item not just brand websites. Btw, I want oxford with the buttons on the collar, not dress shirts and also the cheaper the better but thats not really an issue. Thanks
posted by ptsampras14 on Sep 2, 2008 - 17 answers

Small shirts for small girls with big boobs

In search of women's button-up shirts for cuteness and layering with cardigans! Why is this so hard? [more inside]
posted by booknerd on Jul 3, 2008 - 17 answers

I want to have tailored shirts

I want tailored shirts. Where can I find a good tailor? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Feb 20, 2008 - 11 answers

Men's clothes in Toronto

What are some good men's clothes stores in Toronto? [more inside]
posted by alse on Aug 8, 2007 - 7 answers

Guayaberas? in Boston? Where?

Where can I find guayaberas in the Metro Boston area? [more inside]
posted by MasonDixon on May 10, 2007 - 8 answers

Fashions for larger guys

Uh, what exactly looks good on a largish 30ish guy? [more inside]
posted by hodyoaten on May 2, 2006 - 20 answers

Help me find sites like www.threadless.com

Help me find sites like www.threadless.com [more inside]
posted by destro100 on Mar 27, 2006 - 12 answers

gone shoppin'

Anybody have a place to get cool threads on the net? [more inside]
posted by GooseOnTheLoose on Oct 30, 2005 - 14 answers

How do I buy affordable, quality dress shirts for my slim frame?

How do I buy affordable, quality dress shirts for my slim frame? I'm tired of buying clothes that make me look baggy / dissheveled / wrinkled -- I want neat, clean, trim, and CLOSE-FITTING (not tight). [more inside]
posted by fearless_yakov on Sep 7, 2005 - 25 answers

Men's Custom Tailoring

Looking at this thread about fitted shirts, I figured I'd ask about my men's dress shirt predicament. I'm 6'5", have a 14.5" neck, 36" arms and a 37" waist. If you've ever shopped, well, anywhere for men's shirts, you'll know that such a size doesn't exist. My neck seems to throw everything off.

I've tried the Lands' End and JC Penney online custom shirt services and the shirts have come out very wrong -- they don't seem to rely on real measurements, just generalities about one's build which don't take my quirks into account, and I get the feeling they're just sewing long arms onto a small-necked shirt (which doesn't fit well around my torso). I've gone in for a few custom tailoring quotes and, well, I really don't want to have to pay $500 for a small set of shirts that I won't wear every day. Anyone else solve this one?
posted by eschatfische on Nov 23, 2004 - 3 answers

Suiting Up

Do you wear a suit to work?
posted by schoolgirl report on Aug 30, 2004 - 25 answers

Should we customize our clothes ourselves or outsource this?

My fiancee is looking into the possibility of selling clothes with custom art/text/etc. She knows about CafePress and such, but is looking for a way to get text/images on black and dark clothes. Shirts, hoodies, pants, etc.

There's always the 'custom-shirts-for-10-dollars' places, but she doesn't want to sell anything that's going to fade in a month, or is otherwise of questionable quality. Have any of you had good experiences with online companies that provide custom printing services? Would it be a good idea to look into purchasing a silkscreen machine? [more inside]
posted by Jairus on Jul 16, 2004 - 11 answers

Red Shirt

Is there a fashion cabal? When will I be able to buy a red shirt?
posted by the fire you left me on Jul 5, 2004 - 7 answers

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