How to choose the right size when shopping for a shirt?
According to human anatomy, as the neck’s circumference increases, all other sizes such as chest, waist, shoulder and sleeve length also increase normally. Therefore, when the measurement set for shirt sewing is prepared, the neck’s circumference is taken as the basis. In the size charts given by producers, the neck size is actually the size of the product itself.
The neck size of the shirt has to be larger than the circumference of your neck. You should not wear a shirt with a tight neck, since this would adversely affect your blood circulation.
In order to find the neck size most appropriate for you, you have to measure the circumference of your neck as follows. Stand upright and have a friend pull the measuring tape around your neck at the level of your Adam’s apple, along the line of shirt collar as shown on below photo. Put your index finger inside the tape and read the measure. While taking the measure, your chin should not be oriented up or down.
EMNANA neck sizes start from 38 centimeters, and extend up to 46 centimeters with increases of 1 centimeter steps. In this way, EMNANA makes sure that its clients find the most appropriate size for them by choosing among 9 different neck sizes.
Most companies acting under the influence of commercial concerns such as stock cost, use the commercial size chart which combines two neck sizes. You can see below the table comparing the EMNANA size chart with the commercial size chart.
|EMNANA Size chart||38||39||40||41||42||43||44||45||46|
|Commercial Size chart||S||M||L||XL||XXL|
When you purchase a product manufactured based on the commercial size chart, you cannot be sure of the neck size. For instance, for a large (L) size shirt, the neck size can vary from 40,6 cm to 42,4 cm.
For the same neck size, EMNANA offers three types of fits as follows:
- Slim Fit
- Regular Fit
- Comfort Fit
If you are within normal statistical range of body sizes, you will notice that a slim fit shirt is cut closer to the body and drape around the body without being too tight, making your body lines more apparent. A regular fit shirt will hang loosely around your body, without being too baggy. Comfort fit and regular fit are two similar fitting styles that are different from the slim fit style. Both these styles hang loosely around your body, without being too tight; however, comfort fit allows more room than regular fit.
You can see the fitting style of a shirt on the shirt’s own product page, at top of properties column.
By choosing among the 9 different neck sizes and 3 fits we offer, we hope that you will be able to find the men’s shirt which suits your anatomy and your preference.
Please see below the table showing the body measures of EMNANA’s different neck sizes and fits.
Slim Fit Shirts
Regular Fit Shirts
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