This step-by-step guide proves you don’t need to go to the dry cleaner to keep your sweaters soft.
Albert Karoll, the owner of Richard Bennett Custom Tailors & Shirtmakers in the Loop, has witnessed the shift in men’s clothing from baggy to streamlined. So he has also witnessed the pitfalls. One of the most common scenarios goes like this: a client wants a look that a GQ model pulls off but doesn’t realize the model is 6'2" and 174 pounds. The result is an outfit that's too tight. And as Karoll observes, "Too tight looks like Pee-wee Herman, and nobody wants to look like Pee-wee Herman." With that in mind, here are Albert’s tips for making sure a modern fit conforms to your body: