He might be not a English native speaker, like me, although I know he has at least a house in the US and we communicate by English. He may confuse "stiffer" for "thicker". But I really doubt about a half canvas suit could drape and fit better than a full canvas suit.
Thank you guys for making it clear to me.
Anybody please tell me that if the Madison roomier than the Soho? I want to buy a Soho as my first double breasted jacket but size advisor told me my size is 23 which is no longer in stock. I take a look at the product dimension on their website and size 24 seems to big at the chest (107cm).