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Thanks guys. Personally I think the taller the wearer the more important it is for a suppressed waist to sit low - in other words, I'm not a big fan of this look: http://www.yoox.com/us/41457322GM/item?dept=men#sts=sr_men80&cod10=41457322GM&sizeId= I think it looks unbalanced on somebody as tall as that model. Also, the same coat appears to be available on YOOX US (not on the European YOOX sites...
Currently thinking about getting this cashmere coat from last autumn/winter: ...but new to RO and have a few questions: - his leather jackets always seem to run very skinny; are his wool/cashmere coats equally close-fitting? - is it just me or is this coat quite high-waisted? The belt seems to be higher than where most people's natural waist would be any input much appreciated
Jacket looks great to me. Imagining that jacket one size down feels uncomfortable.If those are "baggy pants" to you, you haven't seen baggy pants yet.
As with everything discussed in this forum, it's a question of value-for-money, which so many people on SF keep forgetting.I trust Chan makes better shirts than Sam's (haven't tried Chan), but at a completely different price point as well. I have a Sam's shirt which cost next to nothing - something like the equivalent of 30 euros, if I remember rightly - and while the fit is questionable, the fabric and the construction are not bad at all considering the price. So my...
You would probably elicit more favourable replies (or more interest anyway) with these items in the streetwear forum. Having said that, I am generally an admirer of all things Alex Wang but not sure about those shoes (are they even from a collection since he took over?).
Perhaps that I stopped thinking in extremes. A few years back, my options were more limited (not least financially speaking), and I have always been a difficult fit, so I preferred getting inexpensive suits from tailors in Asia who would give me a good fit - albeit made from cheap-ish fabrics - over getting a truly awful fit (possibly butchered even further by bad alterations) in an equally inexpensive department-store suit made from marginally better fabric. Nowadays, my...
I used to think like this; I don't any moreit's *at the very least* fit=fabricbut probably evenfabric>fit
I see what you mean but I think I'm going to keep it precisely because I don't think I can do better at this price point. Certainly not in terms of fabric, and in terms of fit, only if I commissioned sth bespoke.The least expensive no-name tailors I have access to locally take around 1,100 EUR for an SC and that's working with adequate - not outstanding - Scabal fabrics. In fact, I gave one of them a go once for a pair of trousers (at 250 EUR) and while the result is...
yeah that's the thing w/ being tall and slim - it's a size M which is the best compromise I can get in anything RTW. smaller and it's really way too short, larger and it's way too large everywhere. it was marked down from 1,859 to 740 EUR, so I guess at that price point I can live w/ the compromise. It's not Thom Brown-ish short anyway. What with most guys my age running around in fashion-forward cuts way shorter than this...
Alexander Wang wool-mix sweater don't know what season it's from infact it's YOOX and I hope it's genuine! on the fence about the fit anyway his sizes can be frustrating sometimes
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