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Got my Oatmeal Linen Rota easy pants over the weekend and they're fantastic. This is my 3rd pair of their easy pants and every time, I'm so impressed by how they nail this shape. Head and shoulders above all the other ones I've tried.

One question, though, - the waist definitely fits me better if I use the second button, but that creates a sorta weird flap across the crotch. If I want to use that button, should I have a tailor take them in a bit to avoid that? Or is the button just there as decoration and not meant to be used?
 

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Got my Oatmeal Linen Rota easy pants over the weekend and they're fantastic. This is my 3rd pair of their easy pants and every time, I'm so impressed by how they nail this shape. Head and shoulders above all the other ones I've tried.

One question, though, - the waist definitely fits me better if I use the second button, but that creates a sorta weird flap across the crotch. If I want to use that button, should I have a tailor take them in a bit to avoid that? Or is the button just there as decoration and not meant to be used?
How did you size compared to other Rota/easy pants. I have the first gen Rota easy pants where I had to size up and just ordered the same Oatmeal Linen in my normal Rota size.
 

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Sized up just like w/ the other easy pants. I've done that for every pair of easy pants - not just the first gen.
Interesting. I'm usually the opposite and have to size down for other brands easy pants. This to prevent them from falling down when I carry my iphone in my pockets
 

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Got my Oatmeal Linen Rota easy pants over the weekend and they're fantastic. This is my 3rd pair of their easy pants and every time, I'm so impressed by how they nail this shape. Head and shoulders above all the other ones I've tried.

One question, though, - the waist definitely fits me better if I use the second button, but that creates a sorta weird flap across the crotch. If I want to use that button, should I have a tailor take them in a bit to avoid that? Or is the button just there as decoration and not meant to be used?
The second button is for decoration / as an extra button if needed. It cannot really be used to fasten the trousers tighter. If you need a smaller waist, I would recommend sizing down. Most alteration tailors don't like altering the waist of trousers with an elastic band
 

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I'll be putting up the summer tailoring pre-orders tomorrow but thought I'd give a quick preview here as we just took pictures on the roof - very sunny today so we had to hide in the shade...

Dark tobacco brown linen suit

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Navy 4-ply Ascot suit

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Gray stripe SB peak lapel suit in Drapers Supersonic tropical wool

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M&E wool/silk/linen summer gun check sport coat

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Dark taupe grey hopsack sport coat


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Classic wool Solaro belted field jacket
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Drapers dark green wool "seersucker" chore jacket

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The second button is for decoration / as an extra button if needed. It cannot really be used to fasten the trousers tighter. If you need a smaller waist, I would recommend sizing down. Most alteration tailors don't like altering the waist of trousers with an elastic band
I’ll confess I’ve been using the second, apparently decorative, button for two seasons now!

Huh. Not sure I can size down to a 50 in Rota. Need to consult my tailor!
 

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I’ll confess I’ve been using the second, apparently decorative, button for two seasons now!

Huh. Not sure I can size down to a 50 in Rota. Need to consult my tailor!
If the way it lays doesnt bother you, keep doing what you’re doing. It’s just that the fly will be a little askew if you use the farther button
 

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If the way it lays doesnt bother you, keep doing what you’re doing. It’s just that the fly will be a little askew if you use the farther button
Usually worn with untucked linen shirt anyway. 😎
 

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I'll be putting up the summer tailoring pre-orders tomorrow but thought I'd give a quick preview here as we just took pictures on the roof - very sunny today so we had to hide in the shade...

Dark tobacco brown linen suit

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Navy 4-ply Ascot suit

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Gray stripe SB peak lapel suit in Drapers Supersonic tropical wool

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M&E wool/silk/linen summer gun check sport coat

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Dark taupe grey hopsack sport coat


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OK here we go

Summer 2024 Tailoring capsule

Deadline is April 23
As usual, preorder discount is 15% and code PREORDER15

If there is interest in the grey stripe suit in notch lapels instead of peaks, we can do it. Just let us know
 

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OK here we go

Summer 2024 Tailoring capsule

Deadline is April 23
As usual, preorder discount is 15% and code PREORDER15

If there is interest in the grey stripe suit in notch lapels instead of peaks, we can do it. Just let us know
OK here we go

Summer 2024 Tailoring capsule

Deadline is April 23
As usual, preorder discount is 15% and code PREORDER15

If there is interest in the grey stripe suit in notch lapels instead of peaks, we can do it. Just let us know
@gdl203 , do you know how long it takes your team to process LuxeSwap credits? I was notified of one last Wednesday. Any chance I can use that to make a Carrara preorder?
 

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@gdl203 , do you know how long it takes your team to process LuxeSwap credits? I was notified of one last Wednesday. Any chance I can use that to make a Carrara preorder?
Typically 2 or 3 days? Yes you definitely can use it for preordering
 

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