Van Heusen Men’s Poplin Fitted Shirt Review

Van Heusen Men’s Poplin Fitted Shirt: QUICK OVERVIEW





What We Like

  • Machine Wash
  • High-quality poplin blend
  • Pocket at chest

What We Don't Like

  • Cannot be worn without an undershirt

Finding enough dress shirts to fit every season, every work event, and every occasion can be a difficult task. There are dozens of different companies, fits, and material types to consider when trying to choose what will work best for you.

When considering lightweight shirts that can be layered under a suit or worn in hot weather conditions, a poplin shirt like the Van Heusen Men’s Fitted Shirt being reviewed below may be a great option.

Let’s explore more about the fit, quality, and style of this interesting dress shirt.

Van Heusen Men’s Poplin Fitted Shirt Review

Van Heusen Men's Poplin Fitted Solid Point Collar Dress Shirt, Flame, 17.5' Neck 34'-35' Sleeve

Van Heusen is one of many brands that is growing in popularity for various dress shirts, pants, and other work-wear pieces. This particular poplin fitted shirt is one of many options that come in modern, standard, and even plus size cuts from Van Heusen.

This is a lightweight shirt that does not wrinkle. It is made for easy wearing and a comfortable fit for those who are looking for a slim fit top.

Who is this product for?

Van Heusen slim fit shirts are great for anyone who wants a soft, lightweight dress shirt that won’t feel too warm or too thick during a long, hot day.

This is also a great choice for anyone who wants a shirt that fits slim around the waist but still leaves plenty of room in the chest and arms. The fit is quite slimming and comfortable for anyone who wants their shirt to look great without restricting their movement.

This shirt is not a good choice for anyone who prefers to wear their shirts without any undershirt as it is made of poplin, a rather thin material. This shirt is best worn with an undershirt if you do not want anything to show through.

What’s included?

Nothing is included with this shirt other than the shirt itself. It does not have removable collar stays.

Overview of features

This Van Heusen poplin dress shirt is made from a high-quality poplin blend that is 65% polyester and 35% cotton. The combination makes for a very soft, comfortable shirt that does not easily wrinkle. You could even toss this shirt on straight out of the dryer without needing to do any ironing.

The slim fit style of this shirt falls somewhere between a traditional fit and a very modern, ultra-slim fit shirt. This is a great choice for anyone who wants a more modern, fitted look without needing to look like the most fashion-forward person around. Overall, the fit can be best described as fitted rather than slim fit.

For those who fall into standard sizing, the sleeve length and shoulder width are both well-fitted in regard to the overall shirt size. This makes it easy to find the right fit without having to buy and try on many different shifts in this particular style.

There are a few things worth noting that might make this shirt a not-so-great choice. As it is made of poplin, the shirt is rather thin and cannot be worn without an undershirt. Additionally, each shirt is made a little differently without accuracy. So, if you order more than one, you may find they are not exact replicas of each other.

Another point worth noting about these shirts is that the cuffs may fit a bit tight around the wrist, particularly if you prefer to wear a large watch.

How to make the most of your shirt

Taking care of this shirt is easy. Since it is a wrinkle resistant shirt it can be washed with cold water temp, tumbled dry, and then hung up. If you don’t use a dryer, hanging the shirt to dry is also an acceptable way of caring for the shirt.

That’s it. Who could ask for an easier dress shirt?


For anyone who prefers to have a shirt that has a bit more weight to it, Van Heusen also makes a sateen regular-fit shirt that shares the same quality as the Van Heusen slim fit poplin shirt but in a different fit and material. In fact, Van Heusen makes a wide variety of different fits and materials, so many people can find a fitting choice among their many options.

If you would prefer to try another brand but still like slim fit shirts, the slim fit dress shirt from Marquis Signature has a higher percentage of cotton than the poplin variety from Van Heusen.


The Van Heusen Poplin Slim Fit shirt is a modern looking, well-fitting shirt that many men may find to be a great option to add to their work wardrobes. The lightweight material makes it possible to wear year round while the overall fit makes it very comfortable to wear.

Overall, this shirt from Van Heusen is a solid option that many people may find very appealing as their next clothing investment.


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