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buy normal size AND one size bigger, Update given.,
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This review is from: Russell Athletic Men's Dri Power Crewneck Sweatshirt (Apparel)
to sum it up...i wear large, i NEVER wear a medium, saw reviews about size so i ordered a large and a medium. the medium fits better and i swim in the large. i'm a guy, 5'10", 175lbs. sportin' a little belly. the only problem i have with my medium is that i find the sleaves to creep up on me at times, like they're a little too short. but wait!... i have VERY broad shoulders and have always had a problem with sleaves creeping up...so i would say disregard this part of the review unless you have really broad shoulders. in summary, i wear a large, NEVER EVER a medium, i bought both and decided the medium fit me better. i already have a previous sweatshirt that i swim in, and am tired of that look, so medium for me!
UPDATE: After one full year of wearing this Medium sweatshirt, I am buying another Medium, only because I need another color for variety.
This sweatshirt fits me perfect. I wear this sweatshirt ALOT and after a year, it's showing no signs of wear, although it probably has thinned out a little, not as thick and fluffy as when it was new. I would say my earlier comment about the sleaves can be disregarded. I made this comment after swimming in XL sweatshirts for years (I apparently thought that was a normal fit). I would say this Medium fits my normally Large upper perfectly.
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Initial post: Feb 12, 2013 1:37:11 PM PST
Great review....medium sounds perfect for my husband - you're a guy, right? ;)
In reply to an earlier post on Feb 12, 2013 2:26:07 PM PST
yes, guy here, 5'10", 175lbs.
Posted on Feb 7, 2014 4:32:34 PM PST
Im 5'10" 150 lbs male slim build what size do you recommend?
In reply to an earlier post on Feb 7, 2014 5:13:54 PM PST
I'm 5'10", 173 lbs., male, broad shoulders with a small belly there. I normally only wear size Large tops, but with this sweatshirt a Medium fits me perfect. I did buy both to compare, one Large and one Medium. I SWAM in the Large. So, to my disbelief, I am wearing a Medium sweatshirt that fits me perfect. This sweatshirt is the ONLY Medium I own. Oh, did I say?, I SWAM in the Large.
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