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post #2806 of 3209

As promised (even if it was a while ago)

Here is a full shot of my suit, although it be a terrible one.

Only thing I had done out of the box, was slim the leg opening a bit.

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post #2807 of 3209

The jacket's on the tight side, and I think you could have done without the slimming.

post #2808 of 3209
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Originally Posted by Chase H View Post

The jacket's on the tight side, and I think you could have done without the slimming.

 

Yes, what's odd is usually the jacket drapes much better...

pic for comparison

http://i1304.photobucket.com/albums/s526/kyleisraaddd/C03280BD-789C-44D8-BEB7-9CA84137708B-4363-0000070CE5BA32F8.jpg

 

 

and the leg opening was fine before, but it's really just a person preference. Was 8.5", I took it down to 7.5"

 

Thank you for your input though, good sir :)

post #2809 of 3209
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Originally Posted by GloStiX View Post

I think part of the measurement issue everyone is having here is that it is not in IC's business interest to make their "algorithm" clear to an outsider.
i.e. your measurements are the ingredients, they don't want to make their recipe public:
"chest +x inches, waist +y inches" etc.

Add that to their tailors' stubbornness/inconsistency, and you get the end result which is near impossible to nail down exactly the dimensions you want.
I had a suit made FOUR times. None of them were consistent, in measurement *OR* design. At least 1 piece (jacket or pants) of each suit came with some kind of quality defect, like a tangled up ball of lining in a pants pocket, jacket pocket lining the wrong color, etc.
So that perfect suit you are imagining in your heads when you order:
-will you get the sizing exactly how you want?
-will you get a glitch-free product?
The probability of both these events lining up is quite small.

This makes sense for the body measurement part of the process, but it doesn't make sense when you're dealing with garment measurements. If I tell you that the chest of my jacket is x inches, then there's not much room for interpretation or applying algorithms. I think that the stubborn/ill-managed tailor segment may be more on point.

post #2810 of 3209
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Originally Posted by Kyle is raaddd View Post

 

Yes, what's odd is usually the jacket drapes much better...

pic for comparison

http://i1304.photobucket.com/albums/s526/kyleisraaddd/C03280BD-789C-44D8-BEB7-9CA84137708B-4363-0000070CE5BA32F8.jpg

 

 

and the leg opening was fine before, but it's really just a person preference. Was 8.5", I took it down to 7.5"

 

Thank you for your input though, good sir :)

Oooh, that looks much better. Was this after a remake?

post #2811 of 3209
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Originally Posted by Chase H View Post

Oooh, that looks much better. Was this after a remake?

Oddly, no.
Same jacket, no alterations, different day.
post #2812 of 3209

I mean, did you ever get a remake on it, or was that the original suit?

post #2813 of 3209
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Originally Posted by nc2cali View Post

Hey Vinny keep us posted on how everything goes with your order.  I haven't gotten my updated garment measurements yet so I have yet to reach that point.

Here's the email that I got from Indochino. To summarize, the measurements that you see in your profile don't necessarily match the measurements of the garment that you receive. Don't pay attention to those numbers. Just indicate how much of an adjustment you want for the next garment (based on how it fits).

 

Bold added for emphasis.

 

Emma replied:
 

Hello VinnyMac, (EDIT)

Thank you for your email.

I am sorry for the delayed response. We are currently receiving a high volume of emails, and are doing our best to reply as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience at this time.

The measurements in your profile refer to the pattern that the tailor uses, not necessarily to the physical jacket itself. If that pattern is off, we need to know which areas to increase or decrease based off of the fit of the suit you first received. We consistently find that the +/-" method more efficient in resolving fit issues.

If you are confused, a good way is to ignore the start and finish numbers that you come up with, and concentrate only on the adjustments. For example, if you wish to increase the Sleeve measurement by 2 inches, please indicate Sleeve Length: +2". If you wish to decrease the Chest measurement by 1 inch, please indicate Chest Size: -1" and so forth.

I hope this helps.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Regards,

Emma
Concierge Service

 

 

IC needs more support rep's like Emma. Why didn't I get that response the first time? Hopefully, this will clarify for other members.


Edited by VinnyMac - 11/29/12 at 8:42am
post #2814 of 3209
Good that emma cleared things up. But what a HORRIBLE system. If the measurements you see on their site is not indicative of actual physical measurements then don't show it to us...especially not in numbers and inches!! It does nothing but lead to confusion. They should just leave it as "chest measurement + your adjustment" or something like that.

Hope that made sense
post #2815 of 3209
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Originally Posted by charliebrown2 View Post

Good that emma cleared things up. But what a HORRIBLE system. If the measurements you see on their site is not indicative of actual physical measurements then don't show it to us...especially not in numbers and inches!! It does nothing but lead to confusion. They should just leave it as "chest measurement + your adjustment" or something like that.
Hope that made sense

 

...agreed. I don't know wtf they were thinking. I can only assume that this is a cause of some of the ill-fitting suits that I've seen here. If I see differences between my actual sizes and the sizes that are on my profile, then my inclination will be to make the numbers match. If the numbers on the profile don't matter, then just hide them.

post #2816 of 3209

Is a pity that Indochino is obsessed with the skinny/narrow silhouette.

It  would be interesting see a new Indochino collection more classic in fit and shape,with traditional size lapels,full cut trousers with pleats and right rise and lenght.

post #2817 of 3209
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Originally Posted by Kyle is raaddd View Post


Oddly, no.
Same jacket, no alterations, different day.

The second pic looks good, it must be the way you were moving in the first pic. Looks like you were turning quickly.

post #2818 of 3209
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Originally Posted by carpu65 View Post

Is a pity that Indochino is obsessed with the skinny/narrow silhouette.

It  would be interesting see a new Indochino collection more classic in fit and shape,with traditional size lapels,full cut trousers with pleats and right rise and lenght.

They offer pleats (which I think look bad, but to each his own), and you can customize the rise and length. I'm not a huge fan of the lapels, I will admit. What do you mean by "more classic in fit"?

post #2819 of 3209
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. What do you mean by "more classic in fit"?

 

 

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post #2820 of 3209

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