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I would like to suggest our suit collection. Jimmy Au's for Men 5'8" and Under. We've been carrying short (5'5" to 5'8") and extra short sizes (5'2"-5'5") in suits and sportcoats since 1975 including slim fits starting at a 34xs and 34sh. Our entire collection is trimmer fit. Just another option you might want to consider as this would be a logical thread for me to promote our collection. You don't even have to come to Beverly Hills to try something on. Give us a call, we...
It depends on the cardigan. A trimmer fitting cardigan can enhance height while a fuller cut can make one look shorter. Cardigans of the 90s ran fuller than the current trend, which are trim in the body and sleeves. The latest styles are very trim and shorter so it will not make a shorter man look shorter.
The failings of most short size suits are that they are just regular size suits with the length and sleeves shortened; giving the appearance of a fuller body and armhole. A properly scaled short size coat should have a trimmer body, not just a shorter waist, but also a slightly shorter chest and higher armhole. How tall are you? If you are 5'8" with a longer torso and shorter legs, a 40R may be better, but if you are built with longer legs and shorter torso, a 40SH is...
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