T-shirts for Tall Men: Guide to Wearing & Shopping

The ultimate Tall Men t-shirt guide for your shopping and wearing peace of mind.

Best T-shirts For Tall Men

Mens Tees

Welcome to your guide for shopping for the best fitting and most comfortable t-shirts for Tall Men. The days of wearing a tee that comes up to your belt buckle or billows off your waist like a sail are over. I have put together a list of the best t-shirts for your day to day wear or a crisp tee for a night on the town.

This is the T-shirts for Tall Men: Guide to Shopping & Wearing.

This article will give you all you need to know about finding that elusive perfect-fitting T-shirt. I have weeded out the Big & Tall focused brands that make T’s ill-fitting for us Tall lean, Tall athletic and Tall skinny men.

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How to Style a Plain T-shirt

Style your plain t-shirt with your favourite pair of denim jeans (use our guide to find the perfect pair for you) and either a pair of low Converse Chuck Taylors or leather boots laced up.  

Being a Tall Man, you probably are like me and wear subtle clothes that don’t make you stand out more than you already do. Finding the right t-shirt brand that fits your body will make any combination of clothes look good, especially these classic jeans and a t-shirt.’

You may find that you have stretched out your t-shirt after wearing, use our article to find out how to properly shrink your shirts.

How to Fold T-shirts

Here is how to fold your tall t-shirt if you are packing it for a flight or do not hang them up in the closet.

  1. Lay the shirt face down on a flat surface. 
  2. Smooth the fabric out to remove any wrinkles 
  3. Fold the shirt sideways into thirds to bring the sleeves in
  4. Fold the sleeves back in 
  5. Fold the shirt in half from the bottom up
  6. Repeat folding the shirt in half to reduce its size

Tall Men Clothing

To help you find all your tall men’s clothing needs with ease, I have created these other articles.

T-shirts for Tall Men

My Tall brothers, feeling happy and confident in the t-shirts you own and wear is the cornerstone of our fashion struggles/success. 

Below you have the top Tall Men brands that are making it easier every day to feel confident in the bodies we were given. I suggest you shop around until you find that perfect fit and then buy one in each colour, giving you options throughout the week. 

Following the Tall Men brands, you will find the Big brands that have grown their men’s lines to host Big & Tall lines inside them. I have picked out the Brands that are adapting those Big & Tall lines to fit the more athletic, lean or skinny men like us. 

Here is where to buy T-shirts for Tall Men.

Tall Men T-shirt Brands

American Tall

American Tall has their t-shirts under the “tees + tanks” tab. Their shirts come in three different ‘fits’: slim-fit. modern-fit, regular-fit. You will also find a selection of performance t-shirts for your more athletic outings.

TallSlim Tees

TallSlim Tees has a variation of lengthy shirts that are sure to fit the “tall and thin.” Coming out of Colorado, TallSlim Tees ranges their tall and slim tee line from 6’0 to 7’0 tall.

2Tall

2Tall is a leading United Kingdom brand in the market of Tall Men clothing and carries a line of t-shirts that are 4inches longer than the standard men’s line. 2Tall has a range of colours and styles from subtle to flashy.

Son of a Tailor

Son of a Tailor is a clothing-tech company out of Europe. They have created a zero waste system where they hold zero inventory waste, but make each piece as ordered. They have sizing systems set up, but for us Tall Men they have a ‘Free Remake Guarantee’ they stand by.

Navas Lab

Navas Lab creates T-shirts with antimicrobial elements to them. The fabric is a lightweight heathered viscose material that they say is ‘anti-stink.’

Big Brands with Tall Men T-shirts

Eddie Bauer

Eddie Bauer will have some t-shirt long enough for Tall Men.

Banana Republic

Banana Republic will have some t-shirts in their new Tall Apparel shopping line.

T-Shirts for Tall Men FAQ

To shrink a t-shirt you need to use either hot water or hot air to shrink the cotton fabric of your tee. Using both hot water and hot air, as in washing machine and dryer, will shrink your shirt the most. Sometimes up to 2-3x smaller.

Shrinking your t-shirt in the wash is the most effective way to shrink your shirt. When using the washing machine be sure to turn on the hot water button. The heat from the washing machine will shrink the cotton of your t-shirt.

To wash a t-shirt you first want to find same coloured clothing articles to wash it with, Wash whites with whites, darks with darks and colours with colours. Next read the care label on your shirt and wash it in either hot or cold water. Always use a capful of detergent to thoroughly clean your t-shirt.

Yes you can tailor a t-shirt. The best use of a sewing kit or professional tailor is to get them to take in the chest or waist to make your t-shirt not sit baggy on your torso. And also to shorten the length of the shirt if it is too long.

To wash your t-shirt without shrinking it you will want to use only cold water. Hot water will cause the fabric to shrink, while cold water will not have the same affect on your shirt. Be sure to still use detergent when washing it in col water.

To make a t-shirt tighter you have 3 options. You can take your shirt to a tailor, secondly you can alter it yourself or lastly you can shrink your t-shirt. All of these options will tighten your shirt.

Tall Paul
Tall Paul
I am 6'7 (203cm) / 235lb (106 kg) model and ex-athlete. Since I was a teen I had trouble finding clothes. I was too tall for off the rack and was too lean for Big & Tall.

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