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٭٭٭ No Man Walks Alone - Official Affiliate Thread ٭٭٭ (a.k.a. I shouldn't have slept on it)

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Here's hoping that these work out! These are my first pants purchases since losing weight throughout the pandemic. Ironically, I bought my "old" size in two of these in the hopes that I needed to size up due to the slimmer fit and waist measurements.

I feel like if you needed to grab a few pairs of pants for an all-new post-weight-loss spring and summer wardrobe, you couldn't do much better than this trio.
 

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I asked on slack but since we are asking whether clothes are too big, thoughts on this jacket?

I’m Leaning towards too big, but this fabric is really interesting and this is a size S😢. Worn here with big straight leg pants and sleeves rolled inward maybe a couple inches.

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I asked on slack but since we are asking whether clothes are too big, thoughts on this jacket?

I’m Leaning towards too big, but this fabric is really interesting and this is a size S😢. Worn here with big straight leg pants and sleeves rolled inward maybe a couple inches.

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If you get the sleeves shortened I think you are good. It’s a bit roomy but I like the vibe for this piece. Especially with the outfit you have on and the dimensions of the pants.
 

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I asked on slack but since we are asking whether clothes are too big, thoughts on this jacket?

I’m Leaning towards too big, but this fabric is really interesting and this is a size S😢. Worn here with big straight leg pants and sleeves rolled inward maybe a couple inches.

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I’m in the same camp as this looks good. I think shortening the sleeves a little bit is all it needs and will help a lot.
 

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I asked on slack but since we are asking whether clothes are too big, thoughts on this jacket?

I’m Leaning towards too big, but this fabric is really interesting and this is a size S😢. Worn here with big straight leg pants and sleeves rolled inward maybe a couple inches.

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It looks too big. Too much extra fabric bunching up above the pockets to the shoulders. Try buttoning it and moving around and see how it fits.
 

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It definitely looks better with those pants than the ones in Slack. How does it compare width-wise to the Bangs 18 East shirt? I think that one looks on good on you, and is similarly oversized, and so maybe it's just a question of how you pair it/layer with it.
 

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I asked on slack but since we are asking whether clothes are too big, thoughts on this jacket?

I’m Leaning towards too big, but this fabric is really interesting and this is a size S😢. Worn here with big straight leg pants and sleeves rolled inward maybe a couple inches.

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To me, the shoulders look way too big, but I haven't seen any other fit pics of this so maybe that's the vibe it's intended to have.
 

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Oh it definitely fits bigger and there’s a lot of room. But I didn’t buy it to be like a replacement for an classic chore coat or a field jacket. It’s definitely casual casual or something to add to a casual classic outfit to change up the vibe completely. That probably makes more sense in my head, lol. It’s definitely an experiment for me.
 

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I don't recall if anyone answered this, but yes, definite shrink on these. I washed cold hung dry and I would say these went down half a size in every direction.
Oh, wow, thanks. I ordered a pair, and they're in transit. The ones I got last year mostly shrank in length. A half size would be fine, but the inseam of the ones from last year probably shrank a couple of inches. I'll have to see what the inseam is like on these new ones.
 
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It definitely looks better with those pants than the ones in Slack. How does it compare width-wise to the Bangs 18 East shirt? I think that one looks on good on you, and is similarly oversized, and so maybe it's just a question of how you pair it/layer with it.
oops sorry I missed this with the multi quote. I’d say it’s similar fit To the bangs shirt, which I got in a medium. The bangs shirt is a shirt shape though so it definitely works more obviously to me.
 
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I asked on slack but since we are asking whether clothes are too big, thoughts on this jacket?
Looks way too big to my eye.

Personally I think the over-sized, relaxed etc. look works best on bigger guys (and maybe the 18-30ish y/o demo - regardless of size).

If you're thin and taller than average (and esp with spindly arms and legs like myself) you might end up looking like a scarecrow in some of these clothes.

That being said I have a lot of vintage camp collar style ss shirts and they look fine in a relaxed cut- but baggy long sleeves just don't work for me.
 

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It looks a tad big and long but if you dig the fabric and cut, since it’s the smallest size available, I’d say definitely worth wash and dry hot to shrink it. It certainly won’t get bigger!
 

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Any more plans for different easy type pants coming up?

I want something with linen and/or wool/silk (not plain cotton) with an elastic waist and a drawstring for comfort. In olive green or navy. Some cool stuff so far, though i'm pretty tall and need at least a 32" inseam and everything so far is super short. I like the idea of the Sage De Cret olive cargos, but they're way too short. I'm looking for a relaxed fit for summer, ideally 13.5+" thigh.
 

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