Men's t-shirts are designed to be loose fitting. For online and phone orders, use code BCFL Too big is better than too small. As a basic rule in determining your t-shirt size, you need to know what defines a perfect fit for you.
Ladies crop tops are also sized differently from the regulars. T-shirt dimensions may also vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. As a basic rule in determining your t-shirt size, you need to know what defines a perfect fit for you.
T-shirt sizes are determined by measuring the width and length. To know your size, get one shirt that you feel right for your body. Lay your shirt on a flat surface and get a tape measure. The width is the chest measurement. The length, meanwhile, is measured from the top of the shoulder to the bottom. Due to the difference of sizes according to manufacturers, you need to understand that t-shirt sizes are merely approximations.
There may be at an inch or two difference that you need to be mindful about. A very few vendors "cut oversize to allow for shrinkage". This means that after shrinkage, they should fall into the appropriate size ranges, depending on that vendor's interpretation. We mark those items with a "cut oversized" icon.
When we realized, though, how much variation there was, we decided to measure everything we carry, before shrinkage, and you will see those measurements on all of our clothing - use that when you need to have a more specific fit, and don't forget to allow for shrinkage! This fact is reported to have been discovered by the ancient Egyptians and has been confirmed by countless distraught women through the ages. Sharp changes in temperature cause more shrinkage than gradual changes. High agitation washing machines cause more shrinkage than gentle hand washing.
Preshrunk goods shrink less, but still shrink. Some big name T-shirt manufacturers call their T-shirts pre-shrunk, but they are actually only compacted, and have never been washed. Allow for the shrinkage! In some garments, this means buying a size larger.
If the item is "cut oversize to allow for shrinkage" then it will be big at first, and then shrink down to the size on the label. In the end, we have to leave it you to judge the right size to buy.
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Size Guide Please note that size charts relate to ASOS own brand clothing and are designed to fit to the following body measurements. Some brands may vary from . Where the tape measure overlaps at the starting point is the measurement for your glove size. Cover your body with amazing Medium Size t-shirts from Zazzle. Search for your new favorite shirt from thousands of great designs!