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5' 7" what's your jacket length?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by stylenewbie, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. andyw

    andyw Well-Known Member

    Aug 13, 2006
    I'm 5'-8" and usually end up around 28.5" plus or minus a quarter inch. I take my time in the mirror and it usually requires two fittings for my tailor to get it right. For me I need to take into account the degree of waisting in the jacket and how my lower back and butt is silhouetted, and the trimness of the trousers at the thigh. It's all by eye for me, and I have taken the jacket back for tweaking after wearing it a while and noting the look from 20 feet away. It's all about balance.
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2011
  2. facet

    facet Well-Known Member

    Sep 2, 2009
    28.25-28.5", using Despos' method. Using this guy's method, from the BOC, it's a little shorter.
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2011

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