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post #1276 of 14479
I forget who said this, but any shirt worth buying is worth tailoring.
post #1277 of 14479
Yeah you definitely need to tuck the oxfords. I am also looking for decent untuck shirts.

Question: how do you tailor your tuck shirts into untuck shirts? What do you ask the tailor? Is there a standard length from your waist to end of the shirt for untuck shirts?
post #1278 of 14479
I reckon Uniqlo will be fine

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post #1279 of 14479
700

here's the tasmanian wool suit in navy with slim fit jacket.

sorry for the flip flops, was just trying to let SFer know the fit of this suit. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

didn't even have time to get the jacket's sleeves hemed.
post #1280 of 14479
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Originally Posted by chiggah View Post

I reckon Uniqlo will be fine

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dude how tall are u and what size is that?
post #1281 of 14479
That's not me lol

Just from a friend's blog - 180cm with sz 49 TOJ bomber and Medium Uniqlo

Why ? does it look too big or ?
post #1282 of 14479
Anyone have any idea what size the +J Premium Down Parka I should be grabbing? I'm 5'10 and 135. Mostly worried about the length. I'm leaning towards a medium (from asia).
post #1283 of 14479
What do you usually wear in Uniqlo? I'm 5'11 and 150 and I usually wear a large. Mediums fit a little snug but are usually a touch short in the sleeves.

FYI, I buy all my Uniqlo when I'm in Asia, so ^ is Asian sizing. In America I usually wear smalls or mediums. I find size small dress shirt to be similar in fit to mediums, or a little slimmer than a slim fit Large in Uniqlo.
post #1284 of 14479
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Originally Posted by McCurry View Post

Yeah you definitely need to tuck the oxfords. I am also looking for decent untuck shirts.

Question: how do you tailor your tuck shirts into untuck shirts? What do you ask the tailor? Is there a standard length from your waist to end of the shirt for untuck shirts?

There's no exact science to it; I just try the shirt on at the tailor's and show them where I want it hemmed. You want it short enough that it doesn't hang down below your crotch but long enough that you're not going to flash skin every time you sit down, move your arms, &c. You can also have your tailor decrease the difference in length between the front and the side of the hem so you don't get the Band of Outsiders effect where it's really long in the front and really short on the side.

The picture chiggah posted looks great. If you're really nervous about getting your shirt hemmed, just bring in a picture like that to show them how you want it to fit (or bring with a shirt that you already think is a good length to wear untucked).
post #1285 of 14479
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Originally Posted by notwithit View Post

There's no exact science to it; I just try the shirt on at the tailor's and show them where I want it hemmed. You want it short enough that it doesn't hang down below your crotch but long enough that you're not going to flash skin every time you sit down, move your arms, &c. You can also have your tailor decrease the difference in length between the front and the side of the hem so you don't get the Band of Outsiders effect where it's really long in the front and really short on the side.
 

 

Yes.

Also, consider tailoring it a tad slimmer than usual, poorly fitting shirts tend to stand out more when untucked.

 

I think these guys do it pretty well:

Outlier
 

post #1286 of 14479
+J premuim down parka looks nice.
This might do for Chicago winters.
Anyone doing pick ups for these?
post #1287 of 14479
OMG tomorrow is the day!!
post #1288 of 14479
Are you guys gonna buy immediately tomorrow ?
post #1289 of 14479
^ yep. I'm looking to see whether the +J trench coat feels solid enough to shield me from this terrible new york rain.
post #1290 of 14479
^

Awesome. Lining up proxies now.

If you could guys could give a few quick thoughts on the collection (especially the trench shog[1].gif) tomorrow that would be awesome.

Sucks that we don't have any Uniqlos here.
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