Rated 1 out of 5
by SharpDrezzedMan Clearly not athletic fit.
I had purchased a dozen of these Stafford athletic fit dress shirts a decade ago. Awesome shirts, fit was great and I wore them everyday for work. These shirts last a long time, but unfortunately the elbows now have holes in them and the collars are fraying at the edges. I decided to go with Stafford athletic fit again for my work attire, WOW is all can say in regard to how the designers at Stafford think a dress shirt should fit an athletic male body. Hey, Stafford designers, athletic fit means roomy in the chest and shoulder and tapered at the waist. These new Stafford athletic fit shirts are cut for beer drinking champions and all you can eat buffet destroyers. The new Stafford athletic fit clearly does not have a tapered waist. The body of these new shirts are as wide as the shoulders and fit like a 50 gallon garbage bag. I would have to go up 2 pant sizes to tuck all the extra fabric from the tails of these shirts into my pants. For the love of all athletic men who have a hard time finding dress shirts that fit well, please bring back the old athletic cut design and burn these new shirts. I will be looking elsewhere for my dress shirt needs. Thank you for ruining a perfectly good shirt. The attached photo is of an old blue Stafford athletic fit dress shirt laid over the top of the new white Stafford athletic fit dress shirt. Both of these shirts are the same size and style with the button collar. Anybody see a difference? Good luck trying to pass off these new shirts as athletic fit.
November 16, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by shoppennynomore no longer fit
My mistake, I went to a Penny store nearby to get the dress shirts I have been wearing for decades and of course they only had one since inventories appear to be disappearing lately (not due to sales). I spoke with a clerk and I commented about the inventory and she offered to tell me that they also changed the sleeve cut and that it was a 'tailored' fit. I bought the one shirt then went back to work and ordered several more on line. When I got them I was very disappointed to find out that the tailored sleeve really meant that the shirst are impossible to move in. My forearms were literally wrapped tight by the sleeve. They are very uncomforatable and my forearms are not big by any means. I'll need to return all the shirts and find a new source going forward. Pennys has been a huge disappointment in last couple years and I can't afford to buy what I thought would be a consistent product only to find they change things up in a bad way. Do not but stafford shirts!
October 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by EarlofWinchester A well-tailored addition to my wardrobe
Following a recent work reassignment requiring business dress on a daily basis, I rapidly became aware that it was time to purchase new dress shirts. After checking out various offerings online, I clicked on an ad for the Stafford brand, having worn it in the past. I ended up purchasing multiple shirts, largely due to the clear pictures on the Penneys website, permitting me to see the obvious attention to detail in tailoring. In addition, I liked the availability of sizes (I'm a big/tall customer) and the overall color/style palette, although yellow was strangely not a color choice.
Despite selecting standard shipping, the shirts arrived more quickly than estimated; they were exactly as advertised. The shirts fit very well around the neck and shoulders, the shirt tails are properly long (allowing me to move around in them without fear), the sleeve length is exactly what I want, and I've noticed no shrinking or fading in the wash. I'm very happy with my purchase!
October 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jcdollar Great shirt for the price
I bought the athletic fit thinking that it would fit better than fitted, but it is too wide in the shoulder and arm area and doesn't cut in enough in the waist area for being "athletic." I am 6'2" and 190 lbs.
May 18, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by TheRightLook Repeat Purchase
This is my second purchase of the Stafford travel pinpoint Oxford dress shirt. Each time I've been very satisfied with the fit, size, style, colors, and the specifications (ex. button down collar and front pocket). The orders have been delivered on-time, each shirt has been the correct one, so far the color has held up after several washes, and the shirts have not shrunk. Overall I like the look of the shirts for the professional appearance on the job or a casual dress look for a night out with my wife.
April 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by cooster Nice Shirt Great Value
Can't beat the price on this neato shirt!. Have my closet stuffed with these things.
May 5, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by LuvMyHusband Great shirt!
These shirts are such easy care and they stand up to frequent wearing.
May 5, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by capttris Best trim fit shirt I own!
I only buy trim/slim fit/fitted, no-iron shirts, and they are hard to find and often expensive. I have may high-end brands and these Stafford shirts actually fit me better and look better than most other shirts that I own, that are more than DOUBLE the price.
I hope JCP continues to offer these shirts for years to come!
April 21, 2016