2" should be enough, perhaps it's just the perspective of the photo then.
The suit is very nice indeed. Is that one of your Partenopea's?
Edited by EliodA - 1/31/15 at 6:40am
I am considering it, but I'm a bit worried about the chest and shoulder construction. It's not easy to construct a shoulder like this, and if they don't get it right, it'll look seriously off. The fact that they're still not consistent with shirred shoulders on shirts makes me hesitant.
If it turns out right I'll have the deal of a lifetime, because I could basically order nearly any suit for for $800-900 including fabric. If they get it wrong though, I'll be stuck with a $600 closet ornament.
They have a test jacket, but that one doesn't have canvassing, so it doesn't tell me much about the way the chest will look.
Very interesting, thanks for letting me know! Would you mind posting a pic or two of the jacket you have now, and perhaps keep us posted on the results of the second jacket? It'd be much appreciated!
I placed an order for the discounted indigo Sashiko fabric. I'm thinking of either replicating my Valstarino, or have them use those measurements, add a bit of length, and make it into an Arnys Forestiere. Tough choice!
Anyway, a question for all the Noodlers: A kind of arnys signature was the two tone lining, the red and yellow being the classic, but they've used other colours as well. Which two colours should I go for with an indigo cotton fabric? Here are two examples:
If you are going to wear a white shirt, which is fine, go with the plain cap toes to keep the level of formality consistent.
White is more formal than blue.
And if you want to be very formal...your shirt should be french cuff and you would wear a black, midnight/navy, grey or silver tie and black plain captoe oxfords.