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Black Pinstripe What Color Vest

powers.sm

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I have a RLBL black pinstripe that I would like to pair with a gray flannel (slight herringbone) vest. Is this workable?

I got the suit tailored and its still a bit big in the chest; so, I am thinking that I can live without the skin-tight look I prefer, if I can throw a vest on underneath. I should probably just have them take in the chest again, but, I don't want to wait another three weeks.
 

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Originally Posted by powers.sm
I have a RLBL black pinstripe that I would like to pair with a gray flannel (slight herringbone) vest. Is this workable?

I got the suit tailored and its still a bit big in the chest; so, I am thinking that I can live without the skin-tight look I prefer, if I can throw a vest on underneath. I should probably just have them take in the chest again, but, I don't want to wait another three weeks.


I don't think it would look horrible, but it is not the best choice. I would post pictures to get people's opinions of the jacket without the vest to see if it is indeed too big. My guess is it is ok as a vest doesn't add that much girth at all.
 

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Three weeks to take the chest in? Why?

Definitely tailor it again if it still looks big. As for the vest, dont do it, IMO.

Good luck
 

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I had it done at the Mansion and thats how long they had it the first time. I would go back, because I hope that I wouldn't have to pay a second time.
 

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Originally Posted by powers.sm
I had it done at the Mansion and thats how long they had it the first time. I would go back, because I hope that I wouldn't have to pay a second time.

You definitely don't have to go to the mansion for something like that. I would only go there if I was getting a MTM suit.
 

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Unfortunately I don't have a digital camera available. But, if I may describe the fit: it fits well in the waist, but under the arm there is a bit of a bulge, especially if I move my arms forward. It has a pretty deep gorge and wide lapels, which made one of the folks at RL say that I shouldn't slim it down anymore.
 

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