Customer Review

Reviewed in the United States on May 30, 2020
I am 6’4” and 195 lbs so I need a large size for most shirts. I need it for the length, but not the width, so shirts this size tend to bow out at the back and make me feel a bit like I am wearing a tent. I prefer polos made of a very thin, breathable and moisture wicking fabric. A decent looking shirt you can wear on hot and humid days without any undershirt and stay comfortable. Old Navy makes a fantastic version, very similar to the ridiculously priced Under Armor version, and I was hopeful that this Amazon version would compare. It does, but has a few drawbacks. If this sounds like you, keep reading. If not, thanks for getting this far.

I’ll keep this brief with a list of pros and cons below. Suffice it to say, I like the polo enough not to return it, but it is still a step below some of the shirts produced by other outlets.

1. It is far from wrinkle free, though I’m not sure it is even touted to be. It does tell me, though, that this fabric won’t be as soft as I prefer.
2. The color is a little darker (I got the coral) than it seemed in the picture, but not terribly so.
3. The “slim fit” is what drew me in and while it better than most, the back still bows out a bit
4. The fabric is clearly moisture wicking, but not the light fluffy kind. I know I’m starting to sound like a snob, but if you know what I mean, you know what I mean. Sometimes a shirt feels heavy when you sweat in it. The idea of the moisture wicking fabric is to pull that sweat away as fast as you produce it to aid in the evaporative cooling taking place on your body. This shirt doesn’t feel heavy, but I’m not sure how long it will stay that way on a really hot and humid day.

1. Price. For $15, I can become blissfully ignorant to the cons listed above.

2. Fit. It isn’t perfect (Yes, I know this is listed as a con too), but if you have a tall, lanky body type like me, a large will fit you better than your average polo. After a trip or two through the dryer, probably even more so.

3. Convenience. Now that I know this is a good fit for me, I can try all the different colors I want from the comfort of wherever I choose to be with my phone.
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