Originally Posted by wsblend
Thanks, all, for the replies. I read every post- good food for thought. I'm looking at the BB and JAB suits as well to see if I can find something without a pattern. The 38L is elusive, though. 40L's are more universally available but should I stay away from a 40L if the 38L is my genuine size?
Probably so, yes. Sizing's not uniform, so it can't hurt to try on some 40Ls. But I'd avoid suits where they shoulders are too wide or it seems like the chest will need to be taken in substantially.