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Slim Fit vs Regular Fit? Here are the Differences!

Sometimes we have a hard time finding clothes that fit our body. This is a little more difficult if you are overweight or underweight. That's why regular fit and slim fit clothes are designed to look more stylish according to your height and weight. Now let's see what regular fit slim fit means and what are the differences between them.

Regular Fit What Does Slim Fit Mean?

The difference between a regular fit and a tight fit is how much the garment hugs your body. Slim fit clothes are tighter and fit your body shape more tightly. Regular fit is more abundant than slim fit clothes. Even if you are overweight, you can move more comfortably in normal and regular clothes.

Many different clothes can be regular fit slim fit. Everything from suits to casual t-shirts is produced for a different size. This article will show you what to look for when buying clothes and which one is right for you.

Slim Fit Regular Fit Difference

There are obvious differences between a skinny fit jean or a slim fit jean and a regular straight cut jean when you put them both side by side. This applies to both the upper body t-shirt sweat and the lower body, ie trousers. Even if the waist and inseam measurements are the same, the garments will differ in key points. The photo below shows what these key points are.

regular fit and slim fit
What is the difference between regular fit and slim fit?

What Does Regular Fit Mean?

Whether it's a shirt, jeans or a suit, the regular fit size is designed to fit the average body type. Regular size clothes look looser and straighter and wider than other cuts.

The arms, legs and waist in normal standard fit regular fit clothes are of uniform size. That is, the shapes do not shrink. Waist shaping is also almost nonexistent. Tube-leg pants or loose t-shirts are examples of regular fit.

Regular fit The clothes will fit a wider variety of body types than other cuts as they are wide. It's a great cut for larger or more muscular bodies, especially if you have broad shoulders or broad hips.

what is regular fit
Regular fit on the right, slim fit on the left

What Does Slim Fit Mean?

Slim fit clothes are clothes that hug your body and are tighter. In tight fit trousers, the legs taper towards the ankle, the sleeves taper towards the ankles, and the side seams taper towards the natural waist. However, wearing a slim fit t-shirt does not mean that the skin is muscular and tight. It just makes the body look more tidy.

what is slim fit
What is slim fit

For example, the slim fit shirt is a good t-shirt cut model for thin people because it is very narrow. While normal fit jeans make your ankles look looser, slim fit jeans can be a better option for thin and thin legs. In the same way, slim t-shirts can make your arms look more muscular, while normal cut t-shirts can make you look weaker because they are loose.

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Volkan Dinçer, a graduate of Marmara University BESYO, was born in 1992. Volkan, who started sports at a young age, worked as a PT in various fitness centers after graduation and currently continues to work as a personal fitness trainer in a gym.

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