Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers review

Looking to compare Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers shirts? Below you’ll find Charles Tyrwhitt (sometimes referred to as CT shirts) reviewed and compared with Brooks Brothers shirts. The review covers the prices, quality and sizes of Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers shirts and contains detailed garment size information unique to this website. This should make it easier for you to find a shirt that fits you. You can purchase Charles Tyrwhitt direct from the retailer by clicking on the images below.

Charles Tyrwhitt UK SiteCharles Tyrwhitt US Site
Charles Tyrwhitt Shirts 4 for £100Charles Tyrwhitt - Shirts 4 for $199

Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers – Review of pricing

When comparing the pricing of Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers, Charles Tyrwhitt shirts are typically cheaper than Brooks Brothers. Brooks Brothers typically charge around $90 for a shirt in the US. On their UK website they are charging around £100 for their shirts.  If you are shopping from the UK I recommend you switch to the US site and compare prices, taking into account shipping. The range is also better on the US site. For example, there are many more Extra Slim Fit shirts on the US website than the UK website.

Charles Tyrwhitt’s prices vary a lot, but there are almost always deals such as 4 for £100 or shirts for $29.95. Customers rarely pay full price for a Charles Tyrwhitt shirt.  Any pricing data I put here would soon be out-of-date. Instead click here for for the latest discount and voucher code information I have. Brooks Brothers often have sales related to the US holidays, like Labor Day, so if one of them is coming up it may be worth delaying your purchase.

Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers – Review of quality

I don’t think there is much difference in quality when you compare Charles Tyrwhitt vs standard Brooks Brothers shirts. (I haven’t bought one of the more expensive Brooks Brothers shirts, like the Golden Fleece range, so can’t comment on their quality compared to Charles Tyrwhitt.)

New Brooks Brothers non-iron shirts are superior to new Charles Tyrwhitt non-iron shirts, if you judge them by the amount of ironing you need to do. When I took my Brooks Brothers shirts out of the washing machine I could put them on a hanger and they dried wrinkle free.  I couldn’t do that with my Charles Tyrwhitt non-iron shirts, even when I first bought them. However, having now washed the Brooks Brothers shirts more than half a dozen times I need to iron them like any other shirt and there is little differences between the two brands.

Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers – Returns policies

Charles Tyrwhitt win the comparison of the returns policies of Charles Tyrhwitt vs Brooks Brothers.  Charles Tyrwhitt have a great returns policy:  six month no quibble refund policy. Brooks Brothers will accept a return if the shirt is in the original condition within 90 days.

Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers – Review of fits and sizes

The four tables below will let you compare the different shirt sizes of Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers. All sizes are in inches and all the measurements are garment sizes.  In early 2013 Brooks Brothers removed the detailed size guide they had on their website and Charles Tyrwhitt went from measuring chest sizes by the garment size to giving a “to fit chest” measurement. Following feedback, I’ve put the actual garment size data in the tables below as this makes a straight comparison easier.  Charles Tyrwhitt updated their sizes in January 2015 and the sizing in the tables below reflects those changes.

As an introduction, the picture below compares Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers differences on width and length between a Charles Tyrwhitt extra slim fit and a Brooks Brothers Slim Fit shirt, for a 16.5 inch collar size. As you can see, the Charles Tyrwhitt is much shorter.  On the sides the gap between the Brooks Brothers and the Charles Tyrwhitt is about an inch, so that means the total difference in four inches, which fits with the tables below (46 inches vs 42 inches).Brooks Brothers vs Charles Tyrwhitt shirts

  • Generous cuts (i)– Classic Fit Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers Traditional Fit
  • Generous cuts (ii)– Classic Fit Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers Regular Fit shirts. As of January 2015, the Brooks Brothers Regular Fit is now called the Madison Fit.
  • Slimmer cuts – Slim Fit Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers Slim Fit shirts.  As of January 2015, the Brooks Brothers Slim Fit is called the Regent Fit.
  • Slimmest cuts – Extra Slim Fit Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers Extra Slim Fit.  As of January 2015, the Brooks Brothers Extra Slim Fit is called the Milano Fit.

Generous Cuts (i)- Classic Fit Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers Traditional Fit

Charles TyrwhittBrooks Brothers
Collar SizeSleeve LengthsChest Measurement (Garment Size)Waist Measurement (Garment Size)Collar SizeSleeve LengthsChest Measurement (Garment Size)Waist Measurement (Garment Size)
14.532*,33*41.754114.532,33,3447.543.5
15.032*,33,34,3543.754315.032,33,34,3549.545.5
15.532,33,34,35,36,3745.754515.532,33,34,35,3651.547.5
16.032*,33,34,35,36,3847.7546.7516.032,33,34,35,3653.549.5
16.533,34,35,36,3849.548.7516.532,33,34,35,36,3755.551.5
17.033,34,35,36,37,3851.550.7517.033,34,35,36,3757.553.5
17.534,35,36,3853.552.7517.533,34,35,36,37,3859.555.5
18.035,36,37,3855.554.7518.034,35,36,37,3861.557.5
18.5Not availableNot availableNot available18.534,35,36,37,3863.559.5
1937,3859.558.751935,36 and 3765.561.5
203763.562.52036 and 3769.565.5

*- These sizes, although on the size guide, were not available when I checked the site in September 2016.

Generous Cuts (ii)- Classic Fit Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers Regular (Madison) Fit

Charles TyrwhittBrooks Brothers
Collar SizeSleeve LengthsChest Measurement (Garment Size)Waist Measurement (Garment Size)Collar SizeSleeve LengthsChest Measurement (Garment Size)Waist Measurement (Garment Size)
14.532*,33*41.754114.532,33,344542
15.032*,33,34,3543.754315.032,33,34,354744
15.532,33,34,35,36,3745.754515.532,33,34,35,364946
16.032*,33,34,35,36,3847.7546.7516.032,33,34,35,365148
16.533,34,35,36,3849.548.7516.532,33,34,35,36,375350
17.033,34,35,36,37,3851.550.7517.032,33,34,35,36,375552
17.534,35,36,3853.552.7517.533,34,35,36,37,385754
18.035,36,37,3855.554.7518.034,35,36,37,385956
18.5Not availableNot availableNot available18.534,35,36,37,386158
1937,3859.558.751935,36,376360
203763.562.52036,376764

* – This size, although in the size guide, this size was not available when I checked the site in September 2016.

Slimmer Cuts – Slim Fit Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers Slim (Regent) Fit

Charles TyrwhittBrooks Brothers
Collar SizeSleeve LengthsChest Measurement (Garment Size)Waist Measurement (Garment Size)Collar SizeSleeve LengthsChest Measurement (Garment Size)Waist Measurement (Garment Size)
14.532,3340.253714.532,33,3442.538
15.032,33,34,3542.253915.032,33,34,3544.540
15.532,33,34,35,36,37444115.532,33,34,35,3646.542
16.032,33,34,35,36,38464316.032,33,34,35,3648.544
16.533,34,35,36,38484516.532,33,34,35,36,3750.546
17.033,34,35,36,37,385046.7517.033,34,25,36,3752.548
17.534,35,36,385248.7517.533,34,35,36,37,3854.550
18.035,36,37,38*5450.7518.034,35,36,37,3856.552
18.5Not availableNot availableNot available18.5Not availableNot availableNot available
19Not availableNot availableNot available19Not availableNot availableNot available
20Not availableNot availableNot available20Not availableNot availableNot available

*- This size, although on the size guide, was not available when I checked the site in July 2016.

Slimmest Cuts – Extra Slim Charles Tyrwhitt vs Brooks Brothers Extra Slim (Milano) Fit

Charles TyrwhittBrooks Brothers
Collar SizeSleeve LengthsChest Measurement (Garment Size)Waist Measurement (Garment Size)Collar SizeSleeve LengthsChest Measurement (Garment Size)Waist Measurement (Garment Size)
14.532,3337.534.514.532,33,3439.537
15.032,33,34,3539.2536.515.032,33,34,3541.539
15.532,33,34,35,36,3741.2538.515.532,33,34,35,3643.541
16.032,33,34,35,36,3843.2540.516.032,33,34,35,3645.543
16.533,34,35,36,3845.2542.2516.532,33,34,35,36,3747.545
17.033,34,35,36,37,38*47.2544.2517.033,34,35,36,3749.547
17.534,35,36,38*49.2546.2517.5N/AN/AN/A
18.0N/AN/AN/A18.0N/AN/AN/A
18.5N/AN/AN/A18.5N/AN/AN/A
19N/AN/AN/A19N/AN/AN/A
20N/AN/AN/A20N/AN/AN/A

*- This size, although on the size guide, was not available when I checked the site in September.

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