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  1. F

    Fit of suit jacket

    Hi all! I have a few questions about the fits of a few Suitsupply Lazio jackets. Context is that it’s for my wedding, and will be part of a three piece suit that I want to be able to use for interviews, on the job, etc. in the future. In the pics I have a vest to mimic the vest I’ll have for...
  2. U

    Sleeve Pitch Alterations on RTW Jackets

    Hi all, I've been hopping around different stores trying out suits/sports jackets, and I find that half of the time there's significant bunching at the back of the sleeves, even when it fits at the shoulders. This is likely due to my erect stance at rest. When asked about alterations, someone...
  3. J

    Puzzle: Lengthening Functionally Cuffed Sleeves

    Hi all, I posted this over at MFA, and a couple people said I should ask here. There are more details there, but basically I took out the sleeve of my Brioni sport coat almost two inches (still shows at least a half inch of shirt cuff), and now the buttonholes are three inches up the sleeve. I'd...
  4. americanninja

    Tightness in Upper Arms of Shirt and Suit Jacket - How to Fix?

    So I'm looking for an explanation on what causes the pulling effect on the upper arms of dress shirts and suit jackets. I have a few tailored shirts that has this happening, but the tailor says it's normal and if he changes anything it's gonna be baggy and not look good. However, I'm wondering...
  5. Mikeyyip

    What should be the right sleeve length for a sport coat/blazer

    Hey, I know this question is asked often and read some post already but, I'm still confused on how should the length of the sleeve be. I've heard from retail shops where by they said the proper length should be "half-knuckle", I assume what the staff meant was half the palm? Also, from online...
  6. stuarts8

    Is it Ok to wear French cuff shirts with the sleeves rolled up ?

    Seasons Greetings all. Just wanted to know if it is ok to wear French cuff shirts with the sleeves rolled up ? If so which method is best , 1. with the cuffs folded back twice. 2 .Rolled up above the elbow. in addition to which I usually leave the cufflinks in If I roll the sleeves up as I find...

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