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post #27631 of 33125
Asking for a friend how he should let his pants altered:
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Dont think it warrants a question in the tailor's thread.
post #27632 of 33125

Maybe let out the seat and shorten the length?

post #27633 of 33125

Anyone know where I can find a double-breasted suit in XXS (34" with 28" trousers) for a decent price as I am rather tight on budget and I am not really able afford a MTM suit although I can save up.

If anyone knows where I can find a XXS Double breasted suit in the following measurements please get in contact.

Thanks

 

Basic measurements

Chest 34"

Waist 28"

Sleeve 24"

Jacket Length 29"-30"

Inseam 32"

Outside leg "40

post #27634 of 33125

Hello all,

 

I am newb here, 25 year old medical student looking to build a wardrobe.   I recently purchased an MTM dress shirt and an OTR blazer.  I was wondering if you could give me some feedback on the fit.    I am 5'5 and stocky so most of my clothes make me look boxy if I don't get them tailored correctly.

 

The jacket has some obvious divots/ripples in the shoulder area, and I know that is usually the most difficult area to deal with. 

 

 

  

 

 

The shirt feels good around the body area but I'm thinking the sleeves could be worked with.  

 

 

Thanks in advance. 

post #27635 of 33125
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Re-post it here for some very experienced and excellent tailor advice: http://www.styleforum.net/t/265924/the-tailors-thread-fit-feedback-and-alteration-suggestions
post #27636 of 33125
I am attending my cousin's engagement party this Saturday evening (indoor event). So far I am going to wear my Howard Yount light grey trousers, with a light blue shirt, purple pin dot tie, and a navy blue blazer.

For shoes I am debating between black AE Park Avenues, brown AE penny loafers, or brown AE wingtips. I know for weddings rule is to wear black shoes mostly but is this true for engagement parties as well?
post #27637 of 33125
I'd go with brown shoes for that outfit - black may be alright, but black shoes strike me as more for a suit than a jacket and dress pants.
post #27638 of 33125
Hey guys!

So I just got back from my second fitting with SS (made to measure program), and was hoping for your advice. Thoughts about the fit / cut of this suit? This is for my wedding this memorial day -- outdoors, but my fiancee has a fairly formal dress.

I'm thinking about doing a lilly-of-the-valley lapel flower (single flower, tucked into the buttonhole) and considering maybe a white linen pocket square as well. I'm going to wear the shoes included in the pic and a similar black belt. The last picture is of the tie I'm leaning towards. I will get a better-fitting white shirt for the wedding.




post #27639 of 33125
The sleeves look a little long, and possibly your shirt sleeves are too short. The pants are way too long, but I assume you already knew that. The jacket also pulls a little in the front, suggesting it might be a little tight.
post #27640 of 33125
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Originally Posted by msulinski View Post

The sleeves look a little long, and possibly your shirt sleeves are too short. The pants are way too long, but I assume you already knew that. The jacket also pulls a little in the front, suggesting it might be a little tight.

Thanks! I think it's more likely that the sleeves are too short, but I'll try to wear a better shirt when I go back. That's funny about the pants -- somehow in person they seemed to fit much better (one of my friends actually thought they might be too short), but in these pictures they do look obviously too long.

What do you think about the cut? Does it look sharp/flattering? I had basically wanted the Napoli in a different fabric, which isn't what I got, so I'm trying to decide still how much I like it.
post #27641 of 33125

Are these too tight in the arse region?  I'm thinking the back rise can use an extra inch or 2.  

 

 

post #27642 of 33125

Gents,

Just looking for some clarification regarding fresco fabrics, specifically two-fold and three-ply Fresco.

 

Firstly, are these two different weaves or is it describing a single weave which is made of two-fold and three-ply (ie warp and weft)? I thought folding was simply an alternative to spinning in the reverse direction when plying yarn so would two-fold be 4-ply in that case.

It seems easy to come to the wrong conclusion which is why I have posed the  question.

 

Cheers,
HPH

post #27643 of 33125
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Originally Posted by abl View Post

Thanks! I think it's more likely that the sleeves are too short, but I'll try to wear a better shirt when I go back. That's funny about the pants -- somehow in person they seemed to fit much better (one of my friends actually thought they might be too short), but in these pictures they do look obviously too long.

What do you think about the cut? Does it look sharp/flattering? I had basically wanted the Napoli in a different fabric, which isn't what I got, so I'm trying to decide still how much I like it.

The cut looks pretty good, but they might need to let it out slightly to eliminate the pulling. It would help if you could provide a picture if the back with the jacket buttoned.

As for the sleeves, you want to show about one quarter to one half inch of shirt cuff with your arms at your sides.

For the pant length, I prefer the front to just slightly rest in the shoe. Then they can angle the hem downwards towards the back to cover any exposed sock, and so the pant leg just covers the top of the heel of the shoe. It is up to you though, but what you have now is way too long
post #27644 of 33125
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post #27645 of 33125
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Originally Posted by bklyndoc12 View Post

Are these too tight in the arse region?  I'm thinking the back rise can use an extra inch or 2.  







Are those new? If so I think they will probably stretch out a bit with some wear. I think they look great. It's a personal gripe of mine how almost all brands make all their pants so low rise. censored.gif
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