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Black tie fit critique

montymarvin

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Hi,

I am trying to figure out which alterations I need for this outfit. Currently, I am thinking shirt sleeves -0.5", trousers -0.5". Not sure about jacket length (and others). What do you think?

Thank you!

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Shawl Lapel

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Pants adjustment sounds right. I think the sleeves are personal preference but I'd let out the jacket sleeve as opposed to raising the shirt.
 

bensm1th

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jacket sleeves are too short. To me they are way too short. I'm a 40L, and a jacket looks like that if I get a 40R. In other words, to me, it look a size off.
 

montymarvin

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Thanks, guys. Will post an update once the alterations are done.
 

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Sleeve pitch causing quite a bit of wrinkling down the arm, and letting out the waist a touch might ease the lower back wrinkling.
 

a1s2d3

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Hi,

I am trying to figure out which alterations I need for this outfit. Currently, I am thinking shirt sleeves -0.5", trousers -0.5". Not sure about jacket length (and others). What do you think?

Thank you!

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I would not go to a long size to lengthen the sleeves as it would make the rest of the jacket (front, back, buttoning point) drop, I would just let out the sleeve or get a different jacket. Not sure of the cause of the wrinkly sleeves but I'm guessing it is because the fabric is light weight.
 

mux8

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Jacket shoulders kinda look too large.
 

c_omeara

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Lengthen sleeves at least 1/4", I might even push it to 1/2". Shoulders are too large on the jacket, try going a size smaller, if you're 40, try a 39 if you can find it, fairly difficult however to find. I might even push a 38 and let out the sides a tad. I would also suggest a slightly smaller bowtie, although it might be fixed by straightening the bowtie a bit, making it look neater and more presentable.
 

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