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Suitsupply NYC

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by musicguy, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. chocsosa

    chocsosa Well-Known Member

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    That looks good steffan.. Ill post mine today when I get it from the tailors.. Mine was a Napoli cut.. it fits very well.. the only part that does not fit as well is the sleeve pitch.. its off a little bit.. Zero Neck, I was under the impression that the Washington was a little slimmer than Napoli.. atleast what I was told by customer service when I gave them my measurements.. Does anyone have experience with their shoes? In terms of construction.. what brand of shoe would you compare it too? Are the shoes slim and tapered or are they along the styles of Allen Edmond's?
     
  2. sns23

    sns23 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, according to the website, the Washington is the slimmest cut
     
  3. bapelolol

    bapelolol Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have experience with their MTM program?
     
  4. zero neck

    zero neck Well-Known Member

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    Steffan that looks like a good fit.

    @Chocsosa - not sure if Washington is slimmer than Napoli - my statement was made based on what I tried on at the NYC store. The reason is, I'm broad in the shoulders and have gained some weight in the last few months - so i'm about 5'10, 190-200 lbs fluctuating. I have a serious belly right now.

    The Washington and the London were the only Suit Supply cuts I could fit into - And I didnt find either to be slim cut, more so a traditional cut. Napoli and Sienna cuts were cut, at least, slimmer in the shoulders, such that I couldnt even really fit into one.

    For reference purposes, i fit into the 44s in both Washington and London suits, whereas I would normally wear (in boss or some other regular otr brand) a 42r or 43r.

    Not sure if any of that helps tho.
     
  5. chocsosa

    chocsosa Well-Known Member

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    Yea I purchased the Napoli cut in a 46L which I am typically and it fit well in the shoulders.. the only problem that I have is the sleeve pitch..I am more of an athletic physique with broad shoulders decent sized chest and a flatter slimmer waist..a 46inch chest and 38 waist.. so I wonder how the Washington cut would fit me.. but it does help@ Zero Neck.. thanks!
     
  6. Sigmax

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    I am not terribly sure if this will be helpful but I have been researching Suitsupply's models trying to decide which model I am going to go with. After emailing customer service a number of times here are the measurments for a 42s and a 44 that they have emailed me. All of which is approximate I am sure.

    Waist Sleeve Chest Shoulder Width
    Napoli 42S 39,0 33,9 45,7 19,4

    Washington 42S 40,2 33,1 44,9 18,9

    And the second set that you need to convert from cm:

    42S Waist: 102,0 Sleeve: 62,1 Chest: 114,0 Shoulder Width: 48,0
    44S Waist: 106,0 Sleeve: 63,0 Chest; 118,0 Shoulder Width: 49,0

    Because of the number of suits I need I am leaning towards the napoli but my eye keeps going back to the tom ford-like Washington. However I am not sure if the Washington is a little fashion forward for my job as a IT account rep and I have not seen one in the wild outside of their website.
     
  7. zero neck

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    When I tried on the Washington it did not seem to me to look fashion forward, because it's not as tapered as some of their other cuts. The one thing that did seem a bit forward about the Washington, however, was the high button stance . I think it would depend on your shape how fashion forward the Washington model looks. I happen to fill it out, and it didnt seem very slim cut to me. I tried the 44s.
     
  8. jpcdmd

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    I have two 1/2 Washington sportcoats and the white double-breasted, peak lapel sportcoat that is currently on their site. I've also ordered and returned a London suit. I am 6'2", 195lbs, athletic with a muscular chest, normally size 42, with a 33 or 32 waist. Suit jacket yoke width of 19". Pants 32(or 33)/34.

    The size 42L Washington sportcoat was too tight in the armpits and shoulders, and a bit too long for my tastes (I feel they are longer than a normal Long). I ended up settling with the 44R for my Washington sportcoats. The armhole is high but not tight. I took them all to my tailor to have the waist suppressed even further. Thats it for the tailoring, everything else was perfect. Actually the white DB jacket, although it has the same peak lapels as Washington, is cut larger....I took a 42R in that.

    I originally ordered the London suit in 42L, my normal size. It fit great in the shoulders, had more room in the sleeves than the Washington. Armholes were larger too. Trousers waist was about 1" too big. Jacket was too long for me though. I returned the suit and thought about ordering a 42R but passed as summer was coming and it would likely sit in my closet.

    Washington is definitely slimmer than the London. I would say the Long is good for someone above 6'2" tall, unless you're 6'2" with short legs and need an unusually long jacket. I'm assuming the Longs are designed for taller northern European/Scandinavian guys who are routinely over 6'2" tall.
     
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  9. newintown23

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    I am very familiar with SS and its sizing and cuts. I have spent many hours in the store on 2 occasions. The washington model is without a doubt the most slim fit. Next is the lazio... The napoli is a very conservative cut compared to the rest of the line, but in my opinion better than the sienna due to the arm holes being higher. Be very careful with the sizing of these suits. They are very odd and there is a good chance you will be something other than you typically are when it comes to the sizing. It is way off and the consistency of the sizing is awful.
    You can try on 42 jackets all day long and each one in the same model will be different. I am a big fan of RLBL and it is by far the best fitting suit OTR for me, and the jacket on my RLBL is 1 inch shorter. I also wear a 42R and i am comparing this to a 40R in the napoli...
    The selection in the store is scarce compared to what you can get online, so IMO your better off ordering online. The next thing to consider is the tailor in the store. Yes, she may do it all day long, and it may be cheap, but i think most people would prefer their own tailor.

    I have an interesting way of looking at this. If you order online you save the tax, and its free shipping. SO.. The money you save on using their tailor as opposed to yours, is made up on the tax buying online, so its a wash... I ordered the Napoli online the other day, and it arrived yesterday in a 40r, and im kicking around returning it and getting something off of ebay instead, or even trying the 40S.. Again keep in mind i wear a 42R in every other suit i own, and have never wore a 40S in my life. So again, keep an eye on the sizing.

    Another thing that sucks about SS is the nicer fabric is only available on the Sienna. I would prefer better than 110s, as it doesnt have the nicest hand, and would not mind paying a premium for the nicer fabric on a different model.
     
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  10. CousinDonuts

    CousinDonuts Well-Known Member

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    +1 here. I own a solid brown as part of a 7 suit rotation. I don't wear it during the winter, and I only every other week. You will get more miles out of a grey. I filled in the other solids first (navy, charcoal, mid grey), then pinstripes (navy, grey), then a glen plaid grey, then the brown.
     
  11. GirouxAJX

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    Can anyone give lapel widths for the Napoli, London, or Washington lines? Thanks!
     
  12. newintown23

    newintown23 Well-Known Member

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    I'm going with a MTM... What do you all think a good thread count would be for a suit which will be worn once or twice a week, from a durability and longevity standpoint. Many people say to stick with the 110s or 120 highest.
     
  13. dieselman89

    dieselman89 Well-Known Member

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    I have been debating b/t BB, SuitSupply and Kent Wang. SS has a great return policy but I only see Washington and Napoli listed online. Am I missing something?
     
  14. phoenixrecon

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    suits dont have a thread count
     
  15. zero neck

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    they arent showing the fall/winter '11 line up of suits anymore, which contained the other cuts. There will probably be other cuts available when they release their fall/winter '12 lineup.
     
  16. steffenbp11

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    I think their summer/spring collection is selling out fast. I bought a wool/linen blend Lazio a few weeks ago that is gone now... I wanted to buy a wool suit in the same cut, but none are available at the moment.

    @ Diesel: 110 is often recommended for suits that are used often. It's sturdy a´nd durable. Higher thread counts are more luxurious, but also more vulnerable to wear and tear,
     
  17. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone tell me the p2p and shoulder and length on a typical 40R jacket? (Washington, etc)
     
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  18. dieselman89

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    Gotcha, thanks for the reply. I emailed them about a few suits, I want a medium shade charcoal with no-sheen. Waiting to hear back from them. I would prefer the Washington fit but the grey one is way too trendy.
     
  19. blc456

    blc456 Well-Known Member

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    If you click on the size guide button next to the dropdown where you choose the size, it usually has detailed measurements for that particular cut.
     
  20. jrd617

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    Oh cool. I didn't see that. A couple months ago that feature didn't exist. Thanks
     

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