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mossrockss

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Received my first Anglo Italian RTW jacket just before Xmas and I’m pretty impressed. I bought a pair of their C&J loafers last year but they didn’t work out for my wide feet, and their balmacaan raincoat earlier this year which I love, but I’d yet to try their tailoring.

The cut is full, with quite a bit of room in the chest and waist but I like it. The waist is a bit too roomy (ironic given that’s normally a bit slim for me in RTW) but nothing the tailor can’t amend. It’s full canvas, with a bit of handwork. I’m not overly concerned with that kind of thing but, for anyone that is, you get quite a lot of bang for your buck.

I really like the cloth. It’s spongey and tactile, as you’d expect. I’d actually ordered a swatch of it last year and had intended to have a jacket made up in it but my tailor persuaded me to go with something from a different bunch and I always kind of regretted it.

I’d left it a bit late to order for Xmas (it’s a present from my wife, who wanted me to have it on the day), but I emailed and Jake was very helpful, ensuring it was shipped in time, and was also really helpful on questions of fit.

Given the fullness of the cut, I’ve also ordered a size down, which I’m yet to receive, but I’m fairly confident this is the right size for me with some tweaks.

Giving serious consideration to their MTM programme next, if I’m able to get down to London in 2021.
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Looks perfect where it counts. Slimming the waist will be simple and make it very flattering.
 

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Looks fine. Take in the waist to give it some shape and shorten the sleeves a bit.

Are the arm holes cut high?

Probably the photo and the angle, but I am wondering if the gorge is cut high relative to the buttoning position. Could also be that I am imagining things.
 

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Looks fine. Take in the waist to give it some shape and shorten the sleeves a bit.

Are the arm holes cut high?

Probably the photo and the angle, but I am wondering if the gorge is cut high relative to the buttoning position. Could also be that I am imagining things.
The armhole is about standard for Italian made jackets I would say.

The button position is a little lower than usual, which is a feature of AI jackets. It certainly elongates the lapel, but I like that
 

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Beautiful jacket, I love their low buttoning point. Love the fabric too.

Like others said, take in the waist and sleeves a little bit and you’re good to go. Wear it in good health, looks great!
 

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Just received a very appealingly muted tie from Anglo-Italian. Have no idea when I will wear a tie again, but it looks wonderful on the rack in my closet, above my unworn dress shoes.
The price of shopping on line after a few delicious “beverages”.
 

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Just received a very appealingly muted tie from Anglo-Italian. Have no idea when I will wear a tie again, but it looks wonderful on the rack in my closet, above my unworn dress shoes.
The price of shopping on line after a few delicious “beverages”.
A path well trodden
 

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Can anyone who owns both Anglo-Italian and Drake's jeans comment on how they compare in terms of size? I wear a 33 in AI and I would like to find the corresponding Drake's size.
 

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Can anyone who owns both Anglo-Italian and Drake's jeans comment on how they compare in terms of size? I wear a 33 in AI and I would like to find the corresponding Drake's size.
I'd say the same, but I'm basing it off of the old Blackhorse Drake's jeans, not sure who makes them now (made in Portugal right?)
 

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Thank you! Actually for now I’m interested in the ecru jeans, which are still made in England. But for what it’s worth the size chart is identical to the new made in Portugal ones.
 

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Can anyone who owns both Anglo-Italian and Drake's jeans comment on how they compare in terms of size? I wear a 33 in AI and I would like to find the corresponding Drake's size.
I only have anglo so can’t comment on Drake’s but I’d be interested to hear your thoughts on how they compare if you end up ordering! I was thinking of getting the anglo dark wash, but then I’ve been looking at the Drake’s indigo ones too. Can’t really make a decision..
 

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I only have anglo so can’t comment on Drake’s but I’d be interested to hear your thoughts on how they compare if you end up ordering! I was thinking of getting the anglo dark wash, but then I’ve been looking at the Drake’s indigo ones too. Can’t really make a decision..
Sure! That’s actually one of the reasons why I want to try the ecru jeans, to figure out which ones I like more before ordering a dark wash.
 

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I'd say the same, but I'm basing it off of the old Blackhorse Drake's jeans, not sure who makes them now (made in Portugal right?)
By the way, can you please explain a bit more what your experience with the old BHL-made Drake's jeans is?
 

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By the way, can you please explain a bit more what your experience with the old BHL-made Drake's jeans is?
Sure - they're very well made, it's the BHL NW3 cut with a few extra details, primarily I think a little more of a taper, maybe some extra metalware and flourishes.
 

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Does anyone have the new desert boots?
They look the same as Drake's made by Astorflex.
 

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