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I have recently moved from San Diego to Washington DC. I am 6'2", 180lbs. My suits are 38L-40L, so it's hard enough to find suits and shirts, but at least a tailor can work miracles (I haven't found a tailor in the MD/DC area yet, but that's another thread). I haven't found the perfect shirt for my body yet - CT slim fits are still quite blousy, and Thomas Pink slim fits, while pretty good, are still egregiously overpriced.

However, my question today is mainly for warm weather clothing. "Normal" sized sweaters and coats simply don't fit me. The body either sags off of me, or the sleeves are practically 3/4 length. The only store that I have found that fits me well are the Medium Talls offered by Banana Republic/Gap. I would like to have a few more options, but I never have time to go to a mall and find stores that fit me.

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Now that I think about it, I guess this can be updated slightly. I am biased a bit towards online shoppes - I actually rather enjoy going out and shopping, but I really never have time for it these days. I have had some luck with H&M, but I have to go to big stores to find my sizes and some of the clothes tend to fall apart frighteningly quickly.

In addition to the cold-weather clothes, other things that are difficult to find include items like pajamas and athleticwear. Would you believe that neither Adidas nor Nike offer warmup style mesh pants in long/tall sizes? I wonder how Yao Ming gets his?

I'd like to avoid a typical "Big & Tall" type store unless someone can really vouch for the quality.
 

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Among these only J Crew and BR offer slim and tall sized sweaters. Lands End and LL Bean are cut like tents: "Be a smart buyer - in the tight economy, get more shirt/ sweater for your money..."
Thanks for the help guys. I didn't realize that the choices were so limited for tall guys. When I was younger I just wore larges and didn't even notice the excess sweater. Seems like an opportunity some manufacturer should be capitalising on!
 
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