Here Are the Best Shirts for Tall Guys Over 6' (That Actually Fit!)

Here Are the Best Shirts for Tall Guys Over 6' (That Actually Fit!)

When it comes to finding the best shirts for tall guys, finding the right fit is more of a challenge than it should be. A man in a great-fitting shirt looks effortlessly cool, so we assume that finding the shirt should be effortless as well. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case.

Unless you were born to fit regular-sized clothing, getting a great shirt that fits well when you’re a 6’+ man is more work than it seems. And if you’re over 6’5”, forget it – you probably won’t fit into most of the sizes available at traditional malls or big box stores anyway. Tall shirts for men offer the best fit, but they can be a challenge to find. We at American Tall know this struggle better than anyone, which is why we’ve compiled a list of the best shirts for tall guys, plus info on what to look for in the perfect fit. Let’s get started!

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How You’ll Know When a Tall Shirt Fits

Life is too short to suffer through shirts that pinch under your arms or ride up at the waistline. Today, we’ll delve into the secrets of finding the best tall shirts for men that are over 6’, and show you our tricks for ensuring that you get the right fit every time. It’s much simpler when you know what you’re looking for.


There’s one simple trick to get a great fit on both tees and collared shirts. Just take a look at the seam of the shirt that sits along your shoulder.

If the shirt is made using traditional construction (ie, it’s not a raglan or drop-shoulder sleeve), the seam should sit exactly at the edge of your shoulder. If it’s closer to your ear, or drooping off your shoulder down towards your elbow, the shirt does not fit correctly.


Tall men’s shirts are made to conform to taller guys’ extended measurements, including their longer torso lengths. Typically, a taller shirt has longer arms, but it should also have a longer torso. The shirt should be long enough to cover your waistband, but shouldn’t stretch too far beyond it or you risk looking sloppy.


If you’re wearing a collared shirt or long-sleeved top, the sleeves should always be long enough to cover the center-back part of your hand. Any shorter and the top will ride up uncomfortably when you move. When shopping for men’s tall shirts, this is an important aspect of fit to get right.


Unless you’re playing a sport or going to the club, your shirt should never be so tight that it clings to every curve of your body. A great shirt outlines your body neatly without being too loose, or too tight.
Here Are Some of the Best Tall Men’s Shirts to Help Build Your Wardrobe
There are so many shirts to choose from, but every guy should have at least a few staples that fit well and can be worn on multiple occasions.

Here are some of our favorites...

A Casual Button-Up


When it comes to the best shirts for tall guys, a casual button-up is a wardrobe staple. Perfect for those spontaneous evening plans or laid-back weekend outings, our red plaid shirt stands out in the crowd. Crafted with 100% washed cotton, it promises a soft touch against the skin, ensuring comfort without compromising on style. Its versatile design complements a range of outfits, making it an essential pick for tall men looking for shirts that suit their stature.

A Great Tee


Tees are the backbone of a man's wardrobe, and when you're tall, finding the right fit can be a challenge. Enter our Regular Fit V-Neck tee – a perfect blend of style and comfort. While grey remains a timeless choice, diversifying your collection with whites, blacks, and other shades ensures you're ready for any occasion.

Designed specifically for men over 6’, this tee promises a fit like no other, making it one of the best shirts for tall guys. Want more info on tall men’s tees? Read our guide to the best t-shirts for tall skinny guys

A Chambray Dress Shirt


Chambray is the unsung hero of fabrics – offering the sophistication of denim but with a relaxed vibe. Our Chambray Button-Down Shirt for Tall Men is a testament to this. Tailored for the tall frame, this shirt, like any great dress shirt, effortlessly transitions from a day at work to a night on the town. Its lightweight nature ensures comfort, making it one of the best shirts for tall guys who refuse to compromise on style.

The Perfect Polo 


Polo shirts have always been synonymous with timeless elegance, and our classic black polo is no exception. Designed with the tall gentleman in mind, this shirt boasts an embroidered logo, adding a touch of sophistication. Whether it's a casual day out or a semi-formal event, this polo is versatile enough to fit the bill. Its rich color and impeccable fit make it a top contender in the list of the best tall shirts for men. Check out this blog to see our list of the best polo shirts.

A Staple Henley


Henleys have a unique charm, blending casual with chic, and our vintage blue slub henley is a perfect example. Made for the taller frame, this shirt promises a fit that's both flattering and comfortable. Its vintage wash gives it a distinct character, ensuring you look good whether out on the town or relaxing on the couch. For tall men on the hunt for the best shirts that truly fit their stature, this henley is a must-have.

Shop the Best Shirts for Tall Guys at American Tall

At American Tall, we carry a variety of tall men’s shirts that were designed specifically for guys over 6’, who often have trouble finding well-fitting shirts from traditional retailers. 

Shop our full collection of menswear today to find staples to make any tall guy look his best.

Shirt FAQs for Tall Guys

Which type of shirt is best for tall guys?

A shirt that complements the tall frame without being too tight or too loose. Polos, henleys, and casual button-ups are great choices. Dive into our guide on sizing tall clothing for more insights.

What looks good on a tall guy?

Vertical stripes, monochromatic outfits, and well-fitted clothes that highlight the tall frame without exaggerating it. Check out our blog on slim tall men's clothing for style tips.

What size shirt is best for a 6-foot man?

It varies based on body type and brand. However, a size between L and XL is often suitable. Always refer to the specific brand's size chart for accuracy.