No ingénues here— this short sleeve shirt with thin blue and white stripes is a powerhouse for your wardrobe! Featuring our new buttonless spread collar, it'll be gorgeous with a sweater or...
Equal parts forest and night sky, this short sleeve features a wild mix of colourful florals on a black background. 100% printed cotton poplin Gently tailored and relaxed PDL Alpha fit...
A darkly artistic floral print with a retro mood, this short-sleeve shirt will have you feeling at home with a guitar slung around your neck. 100% cotton poplin Gently tailored and...
This short sleeve shirt features our new buttonless spread collar and a simple white stripe on a sky blue background. Try it under your favourite sweater or blazer while you wait...
This bright and fun short sleeve shirt features a pattern of swirling red-and-blue florals with tropical birds on a white background. Classy enough for a place that has those big spherical ice...
This short sleeve shirt, named for Debbie Harry of Blondie, is bright and beautiful with a touch of old-school punk! Light denim-weight woven cotton in an engineer-style candy apple red stripe. Leave...
This short sleeve shirt, named for the extremely talented Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, is absolutely incomparable! Deep navy blue woven cotton with beautiful and unique white-stitched cross detail‚...
A butter yellow, electric blue, green, and orange cactus print straight outta Bikini Bottom. This shirt inspired ceramicist Ayumi Horie from Portland, Maine to design a tee shirt! Check out the...
A white and orange shirt with big, bold tropical leaves. This shirt inspired creative director and graphic designer Kelly Small to design a tee shirt! Check out the complementary tees here. 100% midweight...
This woven linen is an ultra-lightweight fabric in a warm beige that'll soften up with your skin's natural oils as you wear it. Enjoy with an ice-cold glass of sparkling wine. 100% ultra-lightweight linen...
A short sleeve you can wear to work or anywhere else - like a nice dinner, the more experimental the better. The stripes alternate navy and grey on white, giving...
Please see our size charts below. Looking for something you haven't found here? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll do our best to help or even add to this page if necessary.
Fit is incredibly personal - some like their shirts to fit snugly around their body while others prefer to wear them looser. We've provided a number of fit charts below to help you find your fit. Note that there are some variations in the way different fabrics will hang on your body, and some shirts will fit more snugly than others. We recommend always sizing up in flannel.
NEW - we've added a bust-waist-hip circumference measurement chart below. If you're at the top 1 - 1.5 inches of the bust range, you will likely have to release the box pleat.
Below are the flatlay measurement charts for our Alpha shirts. We have shown our measurements taken from lying the garment flat and measuring in inches. We recommend grabbing a shirt you own in similar fabric and comparing!
In between sizes? Go for the smaller one - there’s a pleat in the back of every PDL shirt that you can remove with a seam ripper - this will give an extra 1½ inches to prevent button-gape.
Note about sizes 18 and 20: We have released our NEW 18 and 20. When purchasing these sizes, please check the item description for whether they are "new" or "old" sizes.
If you were a size 20 in the old sizes, you are likely a size 18 in the new sizes. If you found the old 20 too small, give the new 20 a try!
All PDL Alpha fit shirts have the following features:
The box pleat at the back of every PDL shirt allows for a bit of flexibility in sizing.
If your shirt fits in the shoulders and arms but is a little snug through the bust, you can remove the pleat to gain an extra inch and a half in that area. Kindly note that shirts with the pleat removed are no longer eligible for exchange or refund.
To remove the pleat, you will need a seam ripper. This little tool comes with most sewing machines and sewing kits. Watch the video below to see how it's done:
If the shirt is too roomy around the hips, you can also extend the pleat to take the shirt in by 1 - 1.5inches from the waist down. This is a pretty simple sewing job if you have the skills. You'll need a sewing machine and an iron. Kindly note that all modified shirts are ineligible for return/exchange.
Watch the video below to see how it's done:
This size chart applies to our "camp collar" shirts. Kindly note that these shirts have no pleat! There's a bit of extra space in the bust and hips compared to our regular Alpha fit shirts. These were designed to be worn open, but you can button 'em up too.
Here's a rough translation chart between our button-up shirt sizes and our wondrous, pocketed, Alpha Jackets. Please note that a match on these charts will mean that the button-up and the jacket will be the same size; go up a size if you'd like a looser fit!
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