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Anyone else have a really tall husband who hates to buy clothes?
DH is 6'5 and hates shopping because nothing is ever long enough so he ends up in Gap tshirts and Paul Smith jeans and nothing else. Does anyone have any suggestions for other brands that might work? Our last shopping trip lasted 15 minutes before he insisted we start shopping for me (not that I really minded that!).
Some of Boden's trousers come unfinished so you can hem them to the required length. My husband is 6'10" with a 38" inside leg and there's just enough length to hem them for him. Happily MIL does this as I can't sew at all!
I have one of these - he's 6'5" and a slim athletic build. He won't try things on in a shop either, so ends up buying things that then hang off his shoulders in a shapeless fashion. He does quite like fat face though - they have good hoodies/jumpers etc as they are not XL = fat sized.
Formal wear, try TM Lewin, they do a shirt with a long body/sleeves.
Levi 501's come in a 36 inside leg. DH has just discovered Helly Hansen workwear trousers come in a Long fit too (depends on the kind of thing you are looking for - these are sort of "contractor" trousers). Never wears formal stuff so can't help there!
It has been suggested to DH that he goes shopping in Amsterdam where there are a lot more tall (Dutch) people and consequently better choice - I'm still awaiting the forthcoming mini break
Had forgotten about Land's End and the boden unhemmed trousers, thanks. We also found some Paul Smith stuff at one of those outlet mall places.
My OH is 6.4 he tends to stick with Paul smith jeans or 501's. He wears a lot Of Hackett too their tops tend to be long, ted baker if they have the bigger sizes in and Ralph Lauren have brought a new range out 'golf t-shirts' (still in block colours) that are longer too
My H is 6'4" with broad shoulders, but slim. He's just discovered Boden for trousers, and is DELIGHTED, it's been such a problem for years. Tops are Abercrombie/Hollister/Superdry, and Superdry jumpers.
Suits he has made to measure, and either has a few shirts thrown in, and supplements with Thomas Pink slim fit with longer arms, and has recently been pleased with Charles Tyrrwit with same shape: slim and long arms.