Men's Dress-Shirt Fit Guide

FIND YOUR FIT

Dress shirts can vary in chest and waist measurements depending upon the brand. Watch our shirt-fitting video, and then use the charts below to determine how different brands relate to one another in each fit category.

Video: Your perfect shirt. Men's dress shirts by fit.
Note

Garment measurements are taken from a size 15.5 dress shirt and will vary incrementally with smaller or larger sizes.

Classic fit. Men's dress shirts.

Cut broader across the shoulders


Generous room through the chest and body


Looser sleeves


Classic Fit Chest Waist
John W. Nordstrom® Classic Fit 49" 46"
Nordstrom Classic Fit 49" 46"
Regular fit. Men's dress shirts.

Cut broad across the shoulders


Extra room through the chest and body


Full but not overly loose sleeves


Regular Fit Chest Waist
John W. Nordstrom® Traditional Fit 47.5" 44"
Nordstrom Traditional Fit 47.5" 44"
Robert Talbott Classic Fit 47" 44"
Thomas Dean Regular Fit 47" 44"
David Donahue Regular Fit 46.5" 44.3"
Maker & Company Tailored Fit 46.5" 43.5"
Gitman Regular Fit 46" 44"
Robert Graham Regular Fit 45.5" 43.5"
Ledbury Classic Fit 46" 43"
BOSS US Regular Fit 46.6" 42"
Ermenegildo Zegna Regular Fit 45.7" 42.9"
Trim fit. Men's dress shirts.

Slightly higher armholes


Cut close throughout chest, with room for movement


Trim sleeves


Trim Fit Chest Waist
BOSS WW Regular Fit 44.9" 42.1"
Eton Contemporary Fit 45" 41.5"
Robert Talbott Trim Fit 44.8" 41.5"
English Laundry Trim Fit 44" 42"
Bugatchi Trim Fit 44" 42"
Canali Regular Fit 44.1" 41.7"
David Donahue Trim Fit 45.3" 40.5"
BOSS Sharp Fit 44.5" 40.8"
John W. Nordstrom® Trim Fit 45" 40"
Nordstrom Trim Fit 45" 40"
Paul Smith London Trim Fit 43" 41.3"
1901 Trim Fit 44" 40.3"
Calibrate Trim Fit 44" 40.3"
Ledbury Slim Fit 44" 40"
Gitman Tailored Fit 43" 41"
Robert Graham Tailored Fit 43.8" 40.3"
Ted Baker London Trim Fit 43" 41"
Todd Snyder White Label Trim Fit 43" 41"
1 Like No Other 44" 40"
Extra-trim fit. Men's dress shirts.

High armholes


Cut slim throughout chest and body


Narrow, streamlined sleeves


Extra-Trim Fit Chest Waist
John Varvatos Star USA Slim Fit 43.6" 39.4"
Original Penguin Slim Fit 42" 41"
Lanvin Slim Fit 43" 40"
W.R.K Extra Trim Fit 42" 41"
Burberry London Extra Trim Fit 41.5" 40.5"
John W. Nordstrom® Extra Trim Fit 43" 39"
BOSS Slim Fit 42.6" 38.6"
Eton Slim Fit 42.5" 38.25"
BOSS WW Slim Fit 42.1" 38.6"
Calibrate Extra Trim Fit 41.3" 39"
1901 Extra Trim Fit 42" 38"
Nordstrom Extra Trim Fit 42" 38"
Bonobos Slim Fit 42" 37.5"
HUGO Slim Fit 41.3" 37.8"
Armani Collezioni Slim Fit 40" 38.5"
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