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  1. Souper

    Souper Senior member

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    I have an overcoat with extra fabric. Is it possible to add a breast pocket? How much fabric will I need?
     
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    Hello! Newbie here

    I got a white shirt I really like at nordstrom rack 2 years ago. It cost me $30 + $34 for altering. Shirt fits really well but its now falling apart and I need to get a new one. I checked the local nordstrom rack but they didn't have what I'm looing for (size 17" neck, 36" sleeve, white, NO pleats or darts, straight collar, long sleeve, 100% cotton, preferably barrel cuff [but will accept french cuff] shirt). I checked ebay and they have a few shirts that may fit what I'm looking for but I'd really like to get an inexpensive shirt.
    So where can I find a shirt with the specifications I'm looking for for cheap?


    tl;dr: I am looking for size 17" neck, 36" sleeve, white, NO pleats or darts, straight collar, long sleeve, 100% cotton, preferably barrel cuff (but will accept french cuff) shirt for cheap. The fit doesn't make too big of a diffence because I will get it tailored to a very slim fit. Where can I find this?

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    edit: shirt will be tucked in, not left out



    Any particular brand of shirt you're looking for or any white shirt with your specifications will do?
     
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    I have an overcoat with extra fabric. Is it possible to add a breast pocket? How much fabric will I need?

    I would think that would throw off the look of the coat but not entirely certain. Hopefully Despos could answer that.
     
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    Suits are based on your chest. So in theory a 40 chest means a 40 jacket. Start with that then try things on.

    IMO, the shoulders would take importance
     
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    its a basic double breasted peak lapel cashmere overcoat. I'm trying to decide if I want a chest pocket or not- im leaning towards yes, for functionality.


    So, can a tailor just use my extra fabric to add a pocket , or is it more complicated than that
     
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    [​IMG] Are these boots leather? Plastic? Is it a stupid question to ask just by looking at that picture?
     
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    [​IMG]

    Are these boots leather? Plastic? Is it a stupid question to ask just by looking at that picture?


    Looks like corrected grain
     
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    Any particular brand of shirt you're looking for or any white shirt with your specifications will do?

    Any brand is fine.

    thanks for the reply
     
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    [​IMG]

    Are these boots leather? Plastic? Is it a stupid question to ask just by looking at that picture?


    From this image, they seem to be in leather. The way they shine though could indicate some patented leather.

    Adrian
     
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    Any brand is fine.

    thanks for the reply



    I'd go look at Bloomingdales and Barney's and buy on sale because they have what you're looking for.
     
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    Looks like corrected grain

    I think you're right, they look like leather but with an almost plastic quality. Hrmph, might be returning these
     
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    There are a couple of shirts - mostly two-ply. I'm trying to understand the analysis of whether it is worth spending $50-75 to have the yoke reduced, shirt taken in, and the sleeve trimmed. As mentioned, they are two-ply nearly all from Bloomingdales msrp around $100. Thanks. If needed, pictures can be posted ;P
     
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    Anyone know how Sebago sizes compared to fx. Vans, Converse, Toms, Tiger of Sweden or Schmoove? I am looking at a Sebago dockside boat shoe.
     
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    Anyone know how Sebago sizes compared to fx. Vans, Converse, Toms, Tiger of Sweden or Schmoove? I am looking at a Sebago dockside boat shoe.

    I don't wear any of those other brands, but Sebago docksides fit true to size. I wear loafers in 8D and my Docksides are 8M (D & M being the same width)
     

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