or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Classic Menswear › Indochino suits?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Indochino suits? - Page 117

post #1741 of 3215
Here's the remake. I had them lengthen the jacket 1", lengthen the sleeves .25", and let it out in the chest / waist a bit. I told them what was going on in the upper back, and they made it a little better, but it's still wrinkling. I think I'm going to take it to an alterations shop and have them take some extra fabric in at the collar. The pants were let out throughout the legs, lengthened a bit, and the rise / seat increased as well. Pics: Better, but still not perfect... what do you think?
post #1742 of 3215
Your trousers are too long, and your shoes need to be thrown away. Otherwise, I would say this is one of the best indochino examples I have seen.
post #1743 of 3215
Hah--yeah those shoes are awful. I didn't realize I still had them on when I took the pictures. Those are from 6-7 years ago (highschool timeframe), I just keep them for beater black shoes. I should have gotten the pants just unhemmed and had an alterations joint take care of it. They came too short last time, but there were also some other problems going on with the seat that were beyond alterations. I plan on having the hem angled, which should fix the break in the front Thanks for the input!
post #1744 of 3215
I think that is a great fit. Besides the trouser hem, I don't see much that could be improved for an online MTM suit.
post #1745 of 3215
Agreed, that's a huge improvement over the first go 'round.
post #1746 of 3215
@Acer - pretty good, that looks cool now! I see you went with the slanted pockets and pick stitching - not bad Agree that the trousers are quite a bit too long.

Re coupons because the question come up earlier - I had read on their Facebook wall that they are not planning on any coupons in the future. However, I looked back to last year and noticed that all coupons had expired around April as well. I don't know if it will happen again this year, but last year new coupons started showing up again around May. Also, given their 4$ million investment, I am rather sure that there will be some kind of a promo coming up - just my personal guess.
post #1747 of 3215
In order the linen, I am thinking about asking that they don't put a lining in the suit. I have never had an unlined suit before, nor have I even seen one. Has anyone does thing with an Indochino suit yet and if so how did it work out?
post #1748 of 3215
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoomDiggs View Post
In order the linen, I am thinking about asking that they don't put a lining in the suit. I have never had an unlined suit before, nor have I even seen one. Has anyone does thing with an Indochino suit yet and if so how did it work out?

I wanted a half-lined one but they said it's not possible - they advised me to use the tailor's credit if I want to have it changed.
post #1749 of 3215
@LorenzL - you seem to keep up with the founders on occassion...have you reached out to see if they'll shed any light on specifically what they'll use the $4mm for? New factory, new tailors, new QC managers, new advertising, new products?

Personally, I'd like to see them expand sport coat offerings.
post #1750 of 3215
Quote:
Originally Posted by CousinDonuts View Post
@LorenzL - you seem to keep up with the founders on occassion...have you reached out to see if they'll shed any light on specifically what they'll use the $4mm for? New factory, new tailors, new QC managers, new advertising, new products?

Personally, I'd like to see them expand sport coat offerings.

Would love to say that that's the case, but my information is mostly not from Indochino directly. They seem to try and avoid my blog as much as possible. Will still try to reach out to them and perhaps I get some info. If not, I have my eyes everywhere and if there is any information, I'll share it on the blog
post #1751 of 3215
My THIRD remake, with specification "Please do not change these measurements" because their tailors keep changing them inexplicably, messing stuff up.

Well, guess what--the tailor changed my measurements! Expanded arm, wrist, thigh, and knee, inexplicably. Now I have tree trunk arms on a really slim suit.

Also, one of my pants pockets was messed up in the sewing process and they accidentally attached the inside of the pocket to the lining, or where the lining is attached to the pants or something, because it feels like there is a tangled ball of fabric knotted up at the bottom of that pocket. It makes a weird bulge when I wear it.

This is literally COMICAL now. I seriously wonder if Indochino's tailors do it on purpose to guarantee themselves more work from re-make requests.
post #1752 of 3215
Ugh... the deeper one digs into this thread, the less enthusiastic one becomes about this whole indochino thing. I do not think I have the time or the patience to deal with this process. I really want a gray suit along the lines of "the ultimate gray", but I'll just have to search else where. Seriously - thank God for SF.
post #1753 of 3215
Quote in e-mail from Indochino regarding inexplicable adjustments to your measurements:

I am sorry, I am unable to guarantee the measurements will not be altered as this is a part of the tailoring process.

For example, I requested arms thinner on my remake. Their "tailoring process" made them even wider on the next suit. So... what's the point of tailoring again? Or "custom suiting" in general? This philosophy goes against the entire purpose of tailoring/adjusting/remaking. WTF
post #1754 of 3215
^ That's pretty ridiculous...I think at this point you might as well just return it and get your money back. I can't believe you had the patience to wait through 3 remakes and it's still not right!
post #1755 of 3215
So here's some before and after pics of my first suit and my remake. Pictures aren't great, but it's the best I can do for now. If I can get someone to take pics for me at some point, then maybe I can get some better shots up here. Regardless, I think the 2nd suit fits much better.

On the remake, first the jacket - I lengthened it by 2 inches, and reduced about and inch or so from both the chest and hip measurements. I also made the sleeve opening slightly narrower. And, it looks like they were able to fix the issue I had with the lapel roll. When buttoned, the roll now starts at the top button instead of the weird roll that the first one had, where it looked like a 3-button jacket where the top button had fallen off.

For the pants, I increased measurements in the seat and thigh slightly, and also shortened them just a tad.

After I got the remake, I then took it to my tailor to make some adjustments on the shoulder. I didn't like how there was no padding and it didn't help that they were roped shoulders either. So, my tailor put in a thin shoulder pad and fixed the shoulder so it laid flat.

Overall I'm pretty happy with the way the remake plus tailoring turned out. On to the pics...

BEFORE







AFTER





New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Classic Menswear
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Classic Menswear › Indochino suits?