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How to Measure your Shirt Sleeve Length

Posted by MICHAEL MEIK

How to Measure your Shirt Sleeve Length

It is best to have another person present, who would do this measurement for you. Stand straight and make sure your arm is bent slightly, then place the leading edge of the measuring tape at the center of the back of the neck, where the collar touches the shirt. Run the measuring tape over your shoulder, down the back of the arm passing over your elbow, to a 1/2" below your wrist bone. Do not adjust for shrinkage.  We will do that for you. If you do not have anyone to help with body measurements, take one of your dress shirts that fits you perfectly, button it up and spread it out face down on a flat surface. Place the leading end of the measuring tape at the center of the back, just below the collar band. Run the measuring tape along the top of the shoulder and down the sleeve to the end of the cuff. Make sure the sleeve firmly away from the dress shirt body as in the diagram below. Do not stretch the shirt sleeve, but be sure it is fully extended. Do not add extra to account for shrinkage. We will do that for you.

How To: The Three Stair Pocket Square

Posted by MICHAEL MEIK

How To: The Three Stair Pocket Square

  Pockets Squares have now become an elite fashion status for Grown men. It holds the pedigree to embark the style which is classic and sophisticated at the same time. There are different ways through which a person can carry a pocket square. Whereas, The Three Stair Pocket is by far the most unique and difficult way to carry a pocket square. Following are the 8 easy steps to make a perfect "Three Stair Pocket Square"  Lay the pocket square flat in front of you in a diamond shape. Fold the top peak under and smooth the shape keeping the top edge sharp. Take a section one and a half inches down from the top edge. Using your pointing finger and thumb the up creating a crease that lies about half an inch from top edge. Keeping the previous fold in place using your index fingers create another fold using your pointing finger and thumb. This edge should be folded up so it is the same distance from the previous fold as the previous fold is from the top edge. This should leave you with three even steps.   Flatten and smooth shape. Flip pocket square over and flatten and...

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