Jason wears the shirt, tie, and blazer

Antonio asked: Collars – what type is good for short, thick necks?
Thick necks make finding shirts that fit a pain. Most shirts are made for average sized necks, so the collars aren’t great for our specific proportions. When you buy a shirt like that, it’s not long before the collar is crushed and less than presentable. A classic point collar is good for a round face, but can sometimes be boring and dated. Consider a cutaway collar, as there’s not as much to it, and it works well for someone with a shorter neck. I find that the button down collar works well for me. I like that it does a decent job of keeping the shape of my collars over time. There’s also the spread collar, but really, it’s subjective. Try shirts with each of these collars to figure out what you like best. Don’t forget, you can always go to a tailor for a second opinion if you’re not sure which way to go.

Simply Be Menswear

Erichnpitcher asked: I am wondering if you have reviewed the site simplybe? I have ordered from them a few times and the quality and style of their stuff is great! Photos to come.
We’re big fans of Simply Be and their UK site, Jacamo. In fact, they wrote us a guide to layering for fall that could come in handy right now. The clothing I’ve gotten from them is of great quality and fits well. They offer a pretty wide variety of clothing in extended sizes, so the website is well worth a stop. We’re looking forward to seeing your photos!

Expert Tailoring

Witzwurst asked Matthew: Hey Matthew — can you recommend anyone in Boston for jean alterations?
Matthew Says:
Try Best Fit Tailoring at 268 Newbury Street, or Newbury Tailoring Company at 376 Boylston St for high quality tailoring and alterations.

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Expert tailoring photo from cuttlefish on Flickr.

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anthonymg Same here. Sizes run the spectrum since they're not universal, so sometimes a 42 fits and sometimes a 46 fits. I feel you on being on the line - you can't go to a lot of the mainstream stores and find what you're looking for, but you also can't find the styles you want at B&T unless you really search. Have you checked out Nordstrom.com or Macys.com? Both offer sizes to something like 60 waist and 5X shirts with styles from well known brands. I've been really happy with what I'm finding at those places. Hope this helps!
Chubstr
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Chubstr,  I find that Sizes vs fitment to be wide open when it comes to clothes for my body type.  I am 6'3" 320lbs  Which for my style ends up being a 40"x32" waist slim fit,low rise jean and anything from a 2XLT to a 4X depending on the cut of the shirt.  See the problem a guy like me has is what I call the "in-betweener"  I can't shop at most normal stores because everything is "FAT man in a little shirt" and then stepping into a Big and tall store (read: Conservative and Frumpy) and I'm the guy that is now tall enough, but not wide enough. Destination XL has done a good job re-branding themselves with more fashionable clothes, but they still are not fashion forward enough for me.
anthonymg
anthonymg Thanks for the comment Anthony! If you can tell us what your sizes are, we can point you in the right direction. We definitely try to feature clothing in sizes as large as we can find them available, but sometimes they are difficult to find. You'll see a lot of options on the site that go to 5X or 6X. This particular post is a reader photo submission, so this guy has shared specifically what he's wearing and where he got it, which isn't always available in every size. Since it's a reader photo submission, the clothing is based on the size of the gent in the photo. Hope this helps! Check out our resources section and feel free to tell us your sizes and what specifically you're looking for and we'll help you out. Thanks for checking out Chubstr!
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