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A guide to buying menswear online

November 2, 2020 3:40 pm

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Thanks to the amazing advances in internet shopping, you can go from having nothing to wear to having a wardrobe full in just a few clicks. However, to avoid buying things that don’t fit or just don’t look like they did on the model, there are some tips you should follow:

Some things you should not buy online – Some things lend themselves easily to online shopping, the things you know the size of like shoes and socks for example. When it comes to tailoring, however, a suit is bit trickier to buy online. Adjustments can be made sometimes, but if your out on the shoulder measurements, no tailor in the land will be able to help you.

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Proper measurements – Before clicking checkout, get a measuring tape and be sure to get accurate measurements of your inseam, chest, height, waist, neck size and sleeve length. Store them somewhere safe, like on your phone and this will make online clothes shopping so much easier. For a range of Tommy Hilfiger Menswear, visit EJ Menswear.

Factor in changes – At different times of the year, our bodies change. How something fits in the January sales after the Christmas pounds have been added to your waist will be different to the way it fits in the summer, for example. You might another set of measurements for different times of the year.

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Store sizes vary – It would be so helpful if all store sizes were uniform but alas, they are not. Refer to your measurements and know that a medium from one store might be a large in another.

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