HERE is a great explanation of why I have divots (indentations) in the shoulder of my topcoats. It has nothing to do with the width (or bulk) of the shoulder pads:
Here are pics of the sizes 40R and 38R topcoats, with and without suit jackets on. I wore khakis so you could better see the length of the topcoat in relation to its sizes.
Size 40R topcoat WITH suit jacket...
Originally Posted by Holdfast
I certainly don't think there's anything wrong with getting coats in two different sizes, depending on whether you intend wearing them with a jacket underneath or not, if you want...
Originally Posted by Ianiceman
I always thought a Chesterfield had a fly front and contrast velvet collar.
Anyway to your point, the clue's in the name - a top coat is supposed to go over a suit or...
Originally Posted by Scottyb06
Personally, I'd only wear a topcoat if also wearing a jacket/suit. When not wearing a jacket/suit, I'd wear my peacoat or a non-topcoat. Of course, others may do...
Hi all. Here's my question -
Have any of you bought TWO topcoats / overcoats in the same model but DIFFERENT sizes? If yes, are we being a bit impractical?
I wear a 38R suit, so I needed a 40R topcoat in this slim fit topcoat...