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Base S is a very nice cut. I have no idea how anyone could consider it "boxy" -- it has natural, almost unpadded shoulders and nicely cut quarters. Armholes are fairly high, but not extreme. Waist suppression can always be adjusted by your tailor.
Quote: Originally Posted by pkiula (2) The shoulder padding is discerningly light. While this feels comfortable, it also leaves a crease on my shoulders. I have perhaps a slightly stronger-than-usual shoulder. Some cheap suits in the past have done this, formed an arching crease on the shoulders. But my Zegna, Corneliani, Canali, and some tailored suits dont do this. Any ideas? (3) How can I find out which line of Isaia it is? From the threads here,...
Quote: Originally Posted by mack11211 Which post merited the honorific? Ambassador. A minister/secretary wouldn't be addressed in that form.
Quote: Originally Posted by stant62 Isn't most of his stuff Zegna? Isaia, I thought. Certainly not especially "American" in styling or cut. Shoes could be C&J?
Quote: Originally Posted by Guero Ditto, and not a one of them has anything but a red Isaia Napoli tag. PC is right that they are likely from several seasons ago but they're by no means ancient. Besides, if you're buying classic styling, who cares? This. I really don't understand the obsession with "current season" labels when it comes to makers like Isaia, Kiton, etc. Surely the point of those brands is that their clothes stand the test of...
Quote: Originally Posted by amplifiedheat I don't know why this idea keeps sticking around, that jacket length has anything to do with your arms. Arm length varies. Some people have no arms at all, and still have a correct suit length. So I will say, yet again: If a suit jacket does not cover the bottom, it is too short. If it goes substantially beyond, it is too long. THIS. Questions about coat length always generate the worst, most...
Quote: Originally Posted by UrbanComposition A fine day for tweed... Holy shit, those are some lapels. Who's the maker?
Jesus -- that looks bulletproof! Nicely put together, though I'm not wild about the collar bar.
PM sent!
Quote: Originally Posted by NAMOR What does it mean when a jacket has unfinished sleeves? Can they be lengthen or shortened? Thanks Both.
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