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2 suits, 2 pants ruined - thoughts?

thecentennial

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OK, so in the last 2 weeks, both my new navy and charcoal suit pants have been damaged.

1) Navy - moth holes
2) Charcoal - slash in rear due to crawling through an unreasonably small hole in a wall..(dont ask)

What are my options for buying a new pair of pants for each jacket (presuming they cannot be repaired cost effectively).

I'm sure there are many different shades of charcoal and navy, with different weaves, weights etc. Would it be useful to send a swatch of each ruined pant to one of the sellers (eg. a panta/mabitex seller) and ask if they can match the material?

Any other suggestions? I dont want to fork out for 2 new suits...


Cheers guys
 

acecow

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Unless you remember where the suits are from, the store carries the same suits in the same fabrics and they sell separates you are out of luck.
 

thecentennial

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I know where you are coming from, and that way it would be a perfect match - though I would have thought a good search would come up with very similar matches.
 

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Even if you went to the same store and they offered the same cloth as suit seperates, there can still be a difference. You can find very slight differences between banches of the same cloth woven in the same pattern; however, one can argue that it can be very difficult to spot the differences.
 

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There's not much you can do. Go back to the store you bought the suits from or try contacting the manufacturer.

If you can't get new trousers, you might be able to wear the navy jacket as a blazer, depending on what it looks like.
 

Sanguis Mortuum

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Originally Posted by bigt
I know where you are coming from, and that way it would be a perfect match - though I would have thought a good search would come up with very similar matches.

You can't wear a suit and jacket which are 'similar', they must either match exactly or contrast enough to make it clear that they aren't intended to match. 'Similar' will just make it look like you got dressed in the dark and grabbed the wrong trousers.
 

thecentennial

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Looks like I'm in trouble then..fucking moths and sharp jagged half bricks
 

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At least those with the moth holes could be rewoven, depending on the size of the holes.
 

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