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post #6121 of 12473
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Originally Posted by Nathan84 View Post
 

Wearing navy pure VBC wool Havana jacket.

Actually sleeves will be a bit lengthened (approximately half inch)

 

 

I won't lengthen your jacket sleeves, they are just fine. You'r shirt sleeves are a bit to long, I would shorten them a bit.

post #6122 of 12473
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Originally Posted by LEgoiste View Post

Wore my Copenhagen linen suit (also, SS linen tie) yesterday...



I'm going to have the sleeves shortened a little bit.

 

How much inch is the leg opening? They look verry tight

post #6123 of 12473
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Originally Posted by Jeroen Vriend View Post
 

 

I won't lengthen your jacket sleeves, they are just fine. You'r shirt sleeves are a bit to long, I would shorten them a bit.

He's right make sure all your shirts are the perfect length, so that your not altering your jacket so much. Remember there is only 3/4 of an inch to be shorten or lengthen in our sleeves from the wrist. 

post #6124 of 12473

Soho is a more generous fit than the madison. It also sits higher on the waist. 

post #6125 of 12473
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Originally Posted by MrTopCat View Post
 


48 looks best.

 

Both trousers seem to be excessively tight around the inner knees, perhaps there is room to let some fabric out?

 

EDIT: D'oh, just realised you were talking about the jacket, nevermind!

Plus he's wearing jeans lol, and you can't let out a thigh or knee.. ever. But i do agree the 48 looks best your not a 50 bro.

post #6126 of 12473
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Originally Posted by ryanohare View Post

The one just off Jermyn St?? I've been to about 10 SS stores around the world, and no store quite embodies shite service like that London one. Typically aloof middle-England wankers. You work in Suit Supply dude, your shirts are 40 quid, you're not Agnelli.

I agree. Both the west end and city one (think employees alternate work at both). Sales reps think they're too cool for school, but don't have a clue about fabrics or fit.

I tend to order online from the EU site or in person in Amsterdam if I'm visiting because of that and the better pricing (same euro as pound pricing so it's about 20% cheaper).
post #6127 of 12473
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Originally Posted by Spex View Post

That is disappointing. Wouldn't that defeat the purpose of linen trousers? 

What did you expect instead? Silk runs hot (and more expensive), cotton is not really used as lining (think it would run hot ans not be good lining), some use bemberg (a cellulose composite) which is arguably better than poly. Don't think half lined poly will add much heat.
post #6128 of 12473
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Originally Posted by p.henrik View Post


What did you expect instead? Silk runs hot (and more expensive), cotton is not really used as lining (think it would run hot ans not be good lining), some use bemberg (a cellulose composite) which is arguably better than poly. Don't think half lined poly will add much heat.

What about viscose? I've always thought Viscose was more breathable, but not as strong as, polyester.

post #6129 of 12473
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Originally Posted by p.henrik View Post

What did you expect instead? Silk runs hot (and more expensive), cotton is not really used as lining (think it would run hot ans not be good lining), some use bemberg (a cellulose composite) which is arguably better than poly. Don't think half lined poly will add much heat.

 

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Originally Posted by MacGuffen View Post
What about viscose? I've always thought Viscose was more breathable, but not as strong as, polyester.

 

I think bemberg and viscose are similar fibres (I'm sure somebody else could explain that better), and yeah, I would have expected them to use bemberg if it is known to breath better and presumably feel cooler in the season when linen trousers would normally be used.

 

According to the inner-pocket tag the lining of the jacket is 77% cotton, 22% modal (another type of cellulose fibre) and 1% polyester. I assume this refers to the non-shiny/non-slippery almost see-through thin fabric which lines the inside of the body of the jacket. The jacket arms, on the other hand, are lined with a shiny fabric that looks and feels identical to the presumed polyester half-lining fabric in the trousers.  Or could the percentages on the tag refer to the average fibre content of  two different fabrics used in lining the jacket?

 

As I mentioned above, the trouser pockets are clearly not of the same fabric as the half-lining in the leg (and they feel like either cotton or possibly cotton with some minor synthetic admixture), but the tag in the trouser mentions nothing about this.

 

There have been other cases discussed in this thread where SuitSupply haven't declared the exact fabric content on the website. In this case, I wonder if even the tags inside the garments tell the whole story.


Edited by Celadon - 7/14/14 at 1:32pm
post #6130 of 12473

I've worn my fully linen Havana for an outdoor wedding when it was 90 degrees out. No problems with overheating and certainly no issues with the trouser lining.

post #6131 of 12473
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Originally Posted by patliean1 View Post
 

I've worn my fully linen Havana for an outdoor wedding when it was 90 degrees out. No problems with overheating and certainly no issues with the trouser lining.

 

Thanks, that's good to know. Suitsupply's suits and jackets are affordable and fit me well out of the box (arm length is perfect), so I will probably continue to buy from them and will try to live with any issues I can't do anything about.

post #6132 of 12473
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Originally Posted by Celadon View Post


I think bemberg and viscose are similar fibres (I'm sure somebody else could explain that better), and yeah, I would have expected them to use bemberg if it is known to breath better and presumably feel cooler in the season when linen trousers would normally be used.

According to the inner-pocket tag the lining of the jacket is 77% cotton, 22% modal (another type of cellulose fibre) and 1% polyester. I assume this refers to the non-shiny/non-slippery almost see-through thin fabric which lines the inside of the body of the jacket. The jacket arms, on the other hand, are lined with a shiny fabric that looks and feels identical to the presumed polyester half-lining fabric in the trousers.  Or could the percentages on the tag refer to the average fibre content of  two different fabrics used in lining the jacket?

As I mentioned above, the trouser pockets are clearly not of the same fabric as the half-lining in the leg (and they feel like either cotton or possibly cotton with some minor synthetic admixture), but the tag in the trouser mentions nothing about this.

There have been other cases discussed in this thread where SuitSupply haven't declared the exact fabric content on the website. In this case, I wonder if even the tags inside the garments tell the whole story.

This got me checking my ss linings. My last one has bemberg jacket lining and 60/40 viscose/poly trousers lining. Pretty sure sleeves are the same as trousers. one of my 3y old has 100 poly, so yes no way they take sleeves into account, but this is getting overkill IMO. Fwiw I haven't notices any difference in breathability between my various lined trousers, so wouldn't worry about it.
post #6133 of 12473

For sale: All linen brown/navy PoW Soho suit, in 40R. Less than 9 months old! 

It's a slightly heavier linen, so it doesn't wrinkle as much, and you could wear it in spring/fall as well. It's located in NYC for another 3 weeks, so cheap shipping for Americans! PM me for more info/measurements.

 

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You can easily wear it as an odd jacket as well, or even without a tie, making it extremely versatile.

 

 

It's not a brown as the suitsupply website shows:

http://us.suitsupply.com/en_US/suits/soho-brown-check/P3546.html?start=1&cgid=Suits&prefn1=collection&prefn2=styleFit&prefv2=Contemporary-Soho&prefv1=Spring%2FSummer

post #6134 of 12473
About to order my first SS suit, but the measurements seem larger than what I'm used to, especially shoulders and chest. Should I just disregard their measurements and go with my usual size?

I guess with free returns I can just get two sizes...
post #6135 of 12473
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Originally Posted by NaTionS View Post

About to order my first SS suit, but the measurements seem larger than what I'm used to, especially shoulders and chest. Should I just disregard their measurements and go with my usual size?

I guess with free returns I can just get two sizes...

 

More like the contrary. Disregard your usual standard size and base your choice on the shoulder width in the measurements section. Because everything else can be tailored to an extent, except for shoulder width. 

 

Best bet is to measure your shoulder width (or have someone do it for you as it's tough to DIY) from shoulder bone point to shoulder bone point, where a good fitting shirt usually connects the sleeve to the yoke/body and choose the size that has this shoulder measurement or just the next size up. 

 

IMHO.

 

EDIT* and as you mentioned, you can always order two sizes if you're undecided and return the least-fitting one. 

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