What Is Your Opinion On Express Dress Shirts?

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What do you guys think about Express dress shirts? Do you think they look professional? I have two, and I'm wondering if I should get some new shirts to replace these?

Thanks!

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May 16, 2019

I had some that were conservatively patterned white and light blue, but opted to replace them when they wore out, which was fast, and would recommend doing the same!

May 17, 2019

Thanks for the heads up!

May 17, 2019

The critical question is fit: if you're fortunate enough for S/M/L to give you the exact fit you want for collar, sleeve, and body, congratulations! Similar story for Uniqlo, BR, etc that do S/M/L sizing.

It's much more likely, though, that something will be off: the collar is too tight for days when you need to wear a tie. The sleeves are to short to cover your wrist bone and show 1/2" beyond your suit coat.

If this is the case, you need to graduate to a brand that has cuts that fit your body, and exact collar/sleeve options so that you can be both comfortable and professional.

I wrote a longer post about this if you're interested.

May 17, 2019

I read your other post, it's good info, thank you

Jun 14, 2019

Eh. Beats a Walmart shirt

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Jun 14, 2019

They're shit, and should not be warn. Step number one - go to Charles Tyrwhitt and get your EXACT measurements. Step number two - buy 10-20 blue and white shirts and you'll never have to think about it again. It'll probably set you back $400-500, but the non-iron stuff just lasts forever and you can actually machine wash them which saves money on dry cleaning. Just remember...BLUE and WHITE shirts only, don't deviate.

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Jun 18, 2019
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