Well, I'm still shopping for a quality suit for my wedding. I've been checking out a lot of MTM options as well as the BB Select program (not MTM) and some ebay options from the likes of topshelfapparel. BB select was very reasonable, but not sure on quality. I could probably do a 3 piece 120s for around $1,100 (10% off promotion, plus 15% if open a BB card).
I tried on a PRL (Blue Label) suit in store the other day. I believe it may have been a Polo III. It was actually a 42 regular, with only a BOC lenght of just a tad over 30 inches, and it fit well. Problem was that it did not have peak lapel, and a MTM option, even with the promotion right now is within the $1,700 range for a base fabric.
Regarding Oxxford, I saw a 1220 model and a Type A model on ebay, NWT. I was wondering just how much difference in cut there are between the two. It apears the 1220, in the same short size lenght, is .5 inches shorter, BOC, and .5 inches smaller in chest. Shoulders were the same, leg opening the same (9 inches), etc. Other differences are hand padded lapel for type A, flat front pants for 1220. I understand the 1220 is supposed to be slimmer, but by how much? Do people size up from their normal size?
Anyone try both these Oxxford suits on, or have experience with both to comment on the differences? I'm a 42 short kind of guy, 36 inch waist, and aspiring to lose weight.