American Apparel sizing??

July 11, 2010 @ 20:37:08
How do american apparel tshirts fit? I am 6' tall and usually get a medium or large depending on the brand so what size should I get for an average fit (not too tight, not baggy)?

Also where can I buy online other than the aa website?
July 11, 2010 @ 21:52:02
How do american apparel tshirts fit? I am 6' tall and usually get a medium or large depending on the brand so what size should I get for an average fit (not too tight, not baggy)?

Also where can I buy online other than the aa website?


Try a large out if you wear medium and don't really want a tight fit. AA t-shirts are a little longer then some other t-shirts are.
July 11, 2010 @ 22:20:05
i bought a medium, im 5'8, its still kinda long on me.
Medium if your looking for a slimmer(not skin tight just slim) fit overall. it should still be long enough for your height.
large if your looking for a reg fit.
July 11, 2010 @ 22:48:01
aa can fit pretty weird sometimes. long torso, short sleeves

i'm 6'1, 160. i have a medium in their shirts, but it shrinks like a bitch in the wash, so def get a large.

for hoodies, i have a medium as well, but i wish it was a large.
July 12, 2010 @ 07:23:36
aa can fit pretty weird sometimes. long torso, short sleeves

i'm 6'1, 160. i have a medium in their shirts, but it shrinks like a bitch in the wash, so def get a large.

for hoodies, i have a medium as well, but i wish it was a large.


Try line drying them or maybe your dryer is set to high, so they don't shrink as much or at all
July 12, 2010 @ 07:24:51
im 5' 8" 145 and the mediums fit me really well not too slim but not long/loose at all

this is after multiple machine washes though
July 12, 2010 @ 15:38:21
i think aa t-shirts look better when worn tighter than your average t-shirt but definitely pick one size up for hoodies/cardigans/sweaters
July 12, 2010 @ 19:22:55
im 5'8, and i wear a medium in general tees.

For Their Raglan tees should i size up to a Large or stay at a medium?
July 12, 2010 @ 21:27:55
Does anyone know if gotapparel.com is legit? They have wholesale aa tshirts for cheap even though aa no longer allows the wholesale of blanks.
July 13, 2010 @ 08:36:42
Does anyone know if gotapparel.com is legit? They have wholesale aa tshirts for cheap even though aa no longer allows the wholesale of blanks.


Never seen them before, even if their really selling blanks that cheap. Knowing AA banned selling blanks only shows they don't care and their service may be just as bad
July 14, 2010 @ 00:20:36
If you usually get a medium or large; I'd get a large so there is room for shrinkage depending on what the material the shirt you buy is made of.
July 14, 2010 @ 03:16:36
i'm 6'0 and i rock a large in AA

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November 01, 2010 @ 00:10:54
I was thinking about getting the 3 pack button ups. Anyone had their button ups? I'm 5'7 about 150 I usually get a medium in most companies. Will these shrink a ton?
November 02, 2010 @ 22:53:30
all of their stuff fits pretty inconsistently. ive had stuff thats true to size, and stuff that runs small. everything is a slim fit(longer than most brands, but less wide). if your in between sizes id defiantly go with the bigger size.
November 03, 2010 @ 09:35:29
for me, AA is usually right in the chest but wayyy too long. blah.
November 03, 2010 @ 17:13:45
Sudo-hijack:

Anyone know if alternative apparel fits the same as AA? Mainly their hoodies.
June 06, 2011 @ 11:58:24
Sudo-hijack:

Anyone know if alternative apparel fits the same as AA? Mainly their hoodies.


I wanna know the answer for this question, only for the tees. alternatives look like they fit shorter and im tall and slim so thats no good, don't wanna shell out for american apparel shirts tho plus the alternatives look softer and they have the heathered ones.
June 06, 2011 @ 12:10:08
They cater to skinny hipsters. So a large is really a small
June 06, 2011 @ 16:58:32
They cater to skinny hipsters. So a large is really a small


yea, lemme be clearer. Wat i wanna know is if an alternative apparel medium shirt is comparable to an american apparel medium shirt if someone with experience in both can help me out there.
June 06, 2011 @ 17:56:21
Hey man they are pretty similar. I own my own brand and use AA instead of Alternative Apparel. Check this out.

Alternative Apparel = Weird torso/sleeve sizings, Torsos are too long sometimes. They shrink into strange fits. High arm pit holes. To answer your question, the fit will be close to it except for the above listings. hope that helps
June 06, 2011 @ 21:07:44
Rock one size up for the hoody's. I usually wear a L, but in AA I get XL.
June 06, 2011 @ 21:45:34
Rock one size up for the hoody's. I usually wear a L, but in AA I get XL.
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June 06, 2011 @ 21:51:57
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June 06, 2011 @ 22:52:10
They run tight
June 06, 2011 @ 22:55:15
yeah they run tight
June 07, 2011 @ 14:01:04
shit is too thin
June 07, 2011 @ 22:52:08
I was thinking about getting the 3 pack button ups. Anyone had their button ups? I'm 5'7 about 150 I usually get a medium in most companies. Will these shrink a ton?


they shrink but it depends on the material, if you're looking at the oxford shirts they only shrank a bit for me but the chambray shirts shrank quite a bit
June 08, 2011 @ 04:01:14
i wear XL but i guess now i will be needing a bigger sizes !! or will have to work out!
June 08, 2011 @ 18:35:29
Hoodies run a bit small imo
June 08, 2011 @ 20:05:38
Runs fairly homo. Unless you like it that way. Go a size bigger. Not sure on the crewneck sweater doh.

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