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  1. lee_44106

    lee_44106 Senior member

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    I'm 5'9.

    Would this length:

    (back) top of collar to bottom: 27"

    be too short? Even if I wore it as a blazer?

    Are blazers usually worn shorter than if I'd wear it as a full suit?


    Yes, too damned short.

    Unless you are going with the PeeWee Herman look, or unless you are so grossly disproportional as a 5'9" that you have super short torso and long legs (like a 32"-34" inseam)
     


  2. MalfordOfLondon

    MalfordOfLondon Senior member

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    I'm 5'9.

    Would this length:

    (back) top of collar to bottom: 27"

    be too short? Even if I wore it as a blazer?

    Are blazers usually worn shorter than if I'd wear it as a full suit?


    That measurement is really short. I'm 5'9 and the shortest measurement (excluding collar) I can get away with on a traditional cut would be 29".

    27" including collar would look very short indeed unless you're going for a Thom Browne / Fashion Forward cut.
     


  3. Trompe le Monde

    Trompe le Monde Senior member

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    pls buy a new camera...
    has nothing to do with the camera dude asks about the lenth of a jacket and posts a dark photo in front of a dirty mirror centered around his crotch.... im dumbfounded
     


  4. alliswell

    alliswell Senior member

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    Your tailor will be able to make it up from the picture. You'll have to tell him whether you want shoulder pleats or a box pleat at the back, but that's the same call you'd make on any regular shirt.
     


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    Is this for a costume party? Why on Earth would you want to dress like a third world dictator?
     


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    Agreed - at 5'9, I find that 29" length (BOC) is the perfect length for me. Even 29.5 looks long. However, I don't think I could go much shorter.
     


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    Sausages sells under sausages234, I believe.
     


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    Question about shoe sizing:

    I'm closest to a 9D USA sizes. (Allen Edmonds / J&M / etc). Oddly, Florsheim Imperial is rather long for me in a 9D.

    For conversion to UK sizes - some say -0.5, others -1.

    Would I most likely be an 8F or 8.5F in Loake1880 / Herring shoes? From one or two other threads I found it seems like they run pretty large and should stick with an 8F.
     


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    Patek14 Senior member

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    has nothing to do with the camera

    dude asks about the lenth of a jacket and posts a dark photo in front of a dirty mirror centered around his crotch.... im dumbfounded


    Actually it was the camera. Thanks for the useful post. You've really been useful today.
     


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    onix Senior member

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    Question about shoe sizing:

    I'm closest to a 9D USA sizes. (Allen Edmonds / J&M / etc). Oddly, Florsheim Imperial is rather long for me in a 9D.

    For conversion to UK sizes - some say -0.5, others -1.

    Would I most likely be an 8F or 8.5F in Loake1880 / Herring shoes? From one or two other threads I found it seems like they run pretty large and should stick with an 8F.


    I am US 8D on most brands, and Loake 1880 7F was quite snug (yes I read those threads before, that's why I order 7F). After several wears, the shoes form better, but still not as perfectly comfortable as I want. So if you're a "smaller" 9D, get 8F; a "larger" 9D, get 8.5F; a perfect 9D, decides between whether you want to wear thick socks/tongue pad or bring the shoes out for some minor stretching.
     


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    black loafers and blue jeans, Good or Bad? I thinking of wearing them with a mid to darker blue jean good or bad and whats a good shirt a polo or dress shirt?
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  12. RangerP

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    What would be the easiest way to find a DISCOUNTED Canali Milano suit in a 38R...when these are not even available in my City at all...

    Feel free to PM me too!

    Thanks!
     


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    Hi everybody, first post here...glad to have found this forum! What's the opinion on Bruno Magli shoes? I saw some in the $396-$495 range on zappos and they look quite nice. Looking at oxfords to wear with suits.


    Thanks
    J
     


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    terrible lighting? - yes.
    filthy mirror? - yes.
    jacket length too short? - maybe. You need to post pics of your entire body to get a feel if that length works for you
     


  15. amadar

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    do not wear black shoes, in any style, with blue jeans.
     


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