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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by earthdragon, Nov 18, 2008.

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  1. Selvaggio

    Selvaggio Senior member

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    I think the length looks just right. I know everone's proportions are different, but I always look for a jacket to end near the major finger joints on me. Yours finishes at your knuckles. Looks right to me.
     


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    ^^ The thing is, I have super long monkey arms, so I think that rule of 'thumb' (ha ha) doesn't exactly work for me...
     


  3. quar

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    Looks very good.

    Not really a typical odd jacket though. Looks like a suit jacket.
     


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    quar Senior member

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    Actually, I used to wear the old made-in-Japan Osaka suit, and my 38R always bugged me because of the short sleeves, and the fact that the button-holes came pre-opened.
     


  5. Henry Carter

    Henry Carter Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Knowing Herringbone, there is probably a pair of odd trousers you can buy with the same fabric.
     


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    Henry Carter Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Yeah not bad at all. Is this a new blazer or something for A/W? Care to share fabric, price, details etc as I'm in need for winter.
     


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    Any sydney users going to see Gordon Yao either today or tomorrow?
     


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    Not sure on where the jacket fits into Herringbone's lineup, but the SA (in Melbourne) told me it's the last 38R they have, so they've probably been around for a while. You can't really see on my crappy picture, but it's a herringbone pattern. It's super 120s, $500, patch pockets. Really nice jacket.

    I'm a shade over 5'10" btw, so if you're a little taller I think it would be perfect length-wise.

    @ Quar: agree it would be fine for a suit jacket.
     


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    Thanks Charlie's Wardrobe, appreciate your help. That is the joys of putting multiple listing up on ebay, you lost the plot after a while.

    Listing fixed now.

    Thanks again, hopefully these shoes can find a loving home with an owner who has both a nice soul and nice soles.
     
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  11. ColdEyedPugilist

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    Fit looks really good, mate.

    You're probably right about the lingth; I'm about the same height; a shade under 5'11, and I always found the Osaka 38Rs just a smidgen too long.

    But hey, it is RTW, and for RTW, HBone always fit me best!

    (Just don't do MTM or bespoke, otherwise your eyes will be opened... and you can never go back to RTW :embar:)
     


  12. Prof. B. Bear

    Prof. B. Bear Senior member

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    Do the math test. Get your height in inches, divide by 2, take 4 = "correct" jacket length. I'm having the same issue though. Recently bought a blazer that I thought was a little long but turns out I've just been used to shorter jackets (it's 32 inches long and I'm 6'0).

    Also ordered my first CottonWork shirt due to Charlie's WAYWRN posts. Simple twill white and used my best fitting shirt as a measurement guide. Was $63 incl. monogram.
     


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    Thanks Selvaggio, Plestor and Blahman for your replies.
     


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    Plus shell is hotter on the foot than calf leather.
     


  15. Henry Carter

    Henry Carter Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    @ prof B bear. Good stuff, let us know how it goes. One thing I would recommend is emailing them with your order number and asking for the softer collar interlining, as the standard is stiff as buggery. Personal preference of course but I tend to get a sore neck with really stiff collared shirts and these are nice and soft this way.
     
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