This is a Zegna suit and I'm trying to figure out what are these little bumps near the lapel.
How do I fix/remedy this to make the suit look "normal"?
Thanks for all of your help!
Here's my first post. I've been reading avidly for about 9 months, but I finally have something that calls for posting.
I'll be grateful for any suggestions about fit revision for this blue shirt which was made by Luxire. (The white one—from Modern Tailor—is included just for collar comparison.)
My primary concern is the collar; my main motivation for walking the MTM path is to get a couple of shirts that I can comfortably wear a tie with without having the shirt be a tent. I don't wear a tie very often, but I think that I would if I had some shirts that were suitable.
Wearing the blue shirt makes me very stiff-necked. I don't feel or look comfortable in it. My Adam's apple is well below the rim of the collar. It seems to me that if I just asked for the collar to not be so tall my problem would not be addressed; what I seem to most need is for the stand to be…well…closer to my belly button. But I acknowledge that I comment from a place of ignorance.
Might anyone suggest what sorts of directions I should include in my next order so that I can get closer to a comfortable collar?
I include the white shirt photo because its collar already is much more comfortable than that of the blue shirt. My Adam's apple can be free of the buttoned collar when I wear the white one. I don't believe that there is much difference in the height of the collar stands, but the hole for my neck is lower in the front on that white shirt.
Thank you all for being such a font of wisdom!
I certainly welcome comments about things other than the collar, too!
EDIT: I've realized that the name for what I need modified is "neckline"; I think I need a lower neckline. Help!
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x-post from the Luxire thread:
have a couple of questions about trouser measurements. I genuinely don't have any trousers whose fit I'm satisfied with to measure, so I'm going to try to change measurements from my best alternative for an order at Luxire. Currently I get the most wear out of RTW BB gabardines which I size up and then have altered to fit. The problem with these pants (and all other RTW I've found) is that they fit too tight OTR in the crotch/seat when I choose the correct waist size. I can justify sizing up and altering when I'm buying on sale <$100. However I want to branch out with a couple of pair of flannels and at $250 for BB I decided it doesn't make sense to settle for a compromised fit. So my question is: if I take the measurements from my best fitting pair per Luxire's measurement guide, would adding 1" to the front and back rise be sufficient to allow the extra room I'm looking for? I understand that they won't fit perfect the first order, but if I can find the right fit I'll likely order my trousers MTM from moving forward. Thanks in advance.
Got this jacket as second-hand, but it seems that it will require some heavy alterations. It's an unlined unstructured SuitSupply Copenhagen in 42R. Can a tailor do anything for this jacket that wouldn't bump the price excessively (more than $100). The arrows highlight the issues I'm seeing.
My first question is: is the jacket just too small?
My guess is that my chest is too big and it causes the weird rumpling below the armpits, and my arms are probably too big for the sleeves and shoulders extend too far.
Forgive me for the dreadful picture, but I was in a hurry and had no access to a proper dress shirt, so I was stuck wearing a polo. I will get more pictures later.