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Caruso Blazer fit help - Keep and alter or send back/sell

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by customking, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. customking

    customking New Member

    Aug 13, 2016

    I have been lurking here for a while and its a good place to learn, thanks all.
    Since I find it hard to buy nice clothes localy where I live I often tend to buy things online which sometimes mean that you need to chance a bit when it comes to sizining etc.
    I just bought the below blazer which probably was a bad decision, feels like jackets and blazers are things you should try before buying.

    Anyway, I got the blazer in the pictures(Caruso 44L) and Im trying to find out if I should keep it and go to a tailer or simply return/sell it. Both returning or selling would probably be a loss of about 50-100 USD but thats at least better than wearing something with a bad fit.

    I would be happy to hear your thoughts on the fit and if it can be altered to look good.
    The biggest problem I seen is that the shoulders maybe are a bit to wide? Not terribly wide but still too much?
    There is also some bunching in the neck as you can see on the pictures but I think this is something that can be fixed?

    The shirt and trousers in the pictures is not something I would typically wear it with.

    Thanks in advance for all help.





  2. DandySF

    DandySF Senior member

    Sep 24, 2003
    San Francisco
    It's simply too large. It appears you recognize you've made a mistake with this purchase. Don't waste $$$ on alterations. Figure out how to get rid of it and find something that fits.
  3. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Senior member

    Apr 17, 2012
    It looks like a suit jacket anyway. Return it.

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