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Just got clothes back from the tailor, what's the verdict?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by aberrant, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. atila

    atila Well-Known Member

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    The only reason you overreacted was because of some of the ridiculous responses in this thread.

    You don't need to size down, and like you said, you plan to fill in a bit so your 42 is fine - honestly it looks good in the picture. The waist IS a bit big and the pant length is a tad too baggy/long but those are easy fixes. The jacket is fine in the chest and in the shoulders and anyone who is telling you otherwise probably expects you to return it and purchase a $4,000 suit.
     
  2. reidrothchild

    reidrothchild Well-Known Member

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    The Fitzgerald blazer is a nice piece. Which size are you modeling in the pics? 41 or 42? The whole outfit looks acceptable in these pictures and fits better than what 90% of the suit-wearing population has on, not to mention what kids your age are wearing. So don't stress or feel ripped off if you keep it. That being said, it looks like you've got room in the shoulders to size down a hair. Definitely plenty of room in the waist. Don't worry too much about getting bigger at the gym. Building muscle will mostly make you thicker. You'd have to add a ton of weight before your lats and deltoids grow enough to make your shoulders significantly wider. I think the legs of the pants could do with a bit more taper as well. Getting the perfect fit and building a wardrobe is a process. Don't expect to hit a grand slam on your very first at bat, especially since it sounds like you expect your body to be changing dramatically in the near future.
     
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  3. Master Shake

    Master Shake Well-Known Member

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    Take in the waist a tad, shorten the pants so that there is not so much of a break, and you'll be in the top 1 or 2%.
     
  4. Bowtiedlad93

    Bowtiedlad93 Well-Known Member

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    +1
     
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  6. mossrockss

    mossrockss Well-Known Member

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    Am I the only one noticing the vent that's popping open?

    It could be due to posture, but bring that up when you take it back to the tailor.
     
  7. jamesny

    jamesny Well-Known Member

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    My observation is pretty much the same as everyone else's. The waist and pants are too loose. Just have it trimmed a bit.
     

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