How does Carhartt Fit?

Glik's Carhartt Fit Guide

Carhartt above all else is known for its high-quality products and sturdy workwear. However, recently Carhartt has been seen being worn by celebrities and is a major staple in city streetwear across the globe. If you have been eyeing those super cute Carhartt beanies and t-shirts like we have, keep reading!

While there are so many different products that Carhartt offers, there are three main fits that Carhartt utilizes: Original Fit, Relaxed Fit, and Loose Fit

Glik's Carhartt Fit and Sizing Guide Chart

From Left to Right: Relaxed Fit Men’s, Loose Fit Men’s, Original Fit Women’s, Relaxed Fit Women’s (Photos from

Original Fit: The garment should be a generally loose fit. This should not be form-fitting. Ideal for base layers.

Relaxed Fit: The garment should be looser fitting in the arms, chest, and stomach area. Expect a slightly oversized, slouched look. Ideal for layering over another piece or for oversized fashion.

Loose Fit: The garment should be a very loose fit. Expect extra room in the arms, chest, and stomach areas. Ideal for top layers and for activities that require mobility. Ideal for an extra-oversized look. 

Women's Carhartt Size Chart

carhartt womens tshirt and tops sizing chart

Most Carhartt women’s products sold at Glik’s are original or relaxed fit women’s. For the best fit, measure and find your size according to the size chart above. When in doubt or between sizes, generally we recommend sizing down for Carhartt shirts, sweatshirts, and outerwear.

In the photos below you can see the true difference in fit and size from traditional brands. The model is wearing a size small in both images but achieves an oversized look with Carhartt!

glik's carhartt women's tshirt sizing comparison

Men's Carhartt Size Chart

carhartt mens tshirt and sweatshirt sizing guide

Carhartt Men’s items are usually original fit, relaxed fit, or loose fit. Choose your fit based on how much of an oversized look you are aiming for. Utilize the size chart above to properly measure and find your size. When in doubt or between sizes, we generally recommend sizing down for Carhartt shirts, sweatshirts, bottoms, jeans, and outerwear

In the photos below you can see the differences in fit and sizing between Carhartt and the other traditional-sized brand. The model is wearing a size medium in both photos but the medium is much more oversized in Carhartt’s sizing versus traditional sizing.

glik's men's carhartt tshirt sizing comparison


Cold weather is coming quickly! Warm up with cozy layers from Carhartt! Check out all of our Men’s, Women’s, and Youth Carhartt items at! Be sure to show us how you style your Carhartt on Instagram! Tag @gliksofficial to be featured!

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