He wrote that same chapter in one of his other books too. I forget if it was Elegance or another one.
Zoot requires a very extended shoulder and I think that + a normal amount of drape is the problem moreseo than the amount of drape. I mean practically speaking, there a limit to how much cloth you can work in there.
At any rate I was being facetious but I do generally think that most guys who aren't straight up obese or