Critique the fit of Suit Supply Sportcoat

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by blc456, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. blc456

    blc456 Senior member

    Messages:
    113
    Likes Received:
    3
    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2009
    Hi All,

    I ordered this jacket from Suit Suppy the other day and wanted to get feedback on how it fits. This is right out of the box without any tailoring done. It is usually pretty tough to find things that fit me, but I am actually pleased with how this fits. I think the shoulders may be a bit big and the left sleeve needs to be let out a bit (They have working buttonholes but there is fabric and it should only need to be let out a little bit).

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated! :)

    Don't mind the rest of my outfit, it just happened to be what I was wearing.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     




  2. ter1413

    ter1413 Senior member

    Messages:
    18,315
    Likes Received:
    1,948
    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2009
    Location:
    Central Booking
    Overall..not bad at all...That left sleeve is a little short...
     


  3. Superfluous

    Superfluous Senior member

    Messages:
    3,058
    Likes Received:
    200
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Location:
    Dallas
    I was expecting much worse entering the thread. Not bad.
     


  4. CYstyle

    CYstyle Senior member

    Messages:
    1,219
    Likes Received:
    24
    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2009
    your left sleeve because of your posture, your left shoulder is lower, and you have a stooped posture and lean kinda left, can't see too well but could be your right hip is higher. Because your posture the collar area is a little off why there are those lines on the upper back, and the shoulders are a bit wide.

    I was expecting a lot worse as with most online MTM suits. Overall it's much better than what the general public wears. Find a good tailor to clean it up a little, but more importantly have him measure you as well so you can compare your measurements, and you can include it in your notes for future orders to the factory can make adjustments for your posture etc. so the balance and fit will be better.
     


  5. blc456

    blc456 Senior member

    Messages:
    113
    Likes Received:
    3
    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2009
    It wasn't MTM, its just a 40L off their website.
     
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2012


  6. Maccimus

    Maccimus Senior member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    119
    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2008
    Location:
    Shanghai


  7. ter1413

    ter1413 Senior member

    Messages:
    18,315
    Likes Received:
    1,948
    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2009
    Location:
    Central Booking
    

    keep buying from there if you are getting a good price....
     


  8. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

    Messages:
    14,736
    Likes Received:
    2,329
    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2009
    Not bad at all!

    Really been meaning to try out Suit Supply now that there's an NYC store. Are their jackets half canvassed?
     


  9. hrb

    hrb Senior member

    Messages:
    550
    Likes Received:
    6
    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    post this in the indochino thread as reference point for alternatives..
     


  10. bluesman528

    bluesman528 Senior member

    Messages:
    130
    Likes Received:
    4
    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2011
    
    In the case of the Washington and Roma cuts, definitely yes, these cuts are used for their suits, too. Some odd jacket cuts are completely unconstructed, though. The OP's jacket is a Washington cut (Drop 8, 3 roll 2 buttons, peak lapels), here with Wool-Cashmere fabric. Quite nice RTW fit, I think.
     


  11. I am DIL

    I am DIL Senior member

    Messages:
    1,460
    Likes Received:
    155
    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2011
    Location:
    8====D
    That's a pretty good fit. Do most 40L's of the rack fit you fairly well?
     


  12. GasparddeColigny

    GasparddeColigny Senior member

    Messages:
    173
    Likes Received:
    19
    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2010
    Nice SC, the back can be taken in a bit, it's pretty clean from the front.

    I have a suit by Suitsupply in the washington style, quite a similar fabric as wel. It cost me €300,- with about € 100,- in alterations and it is pretty much spot on. I would suggest people check out the brand before trying trying online suit MTM. There's too many variables involved in suitmaking, you're bound to trip up somewhere, as is apparant all to often in the Online MTM-fit-critques on SF.
    I can't yet comment on Suitsupply quality, I haven't had my suit that long, in this price range it might be smart to stick to the heavier wools.
     


  13. blahman

    blahman Senior member

    Messages:
    4,559
    Likes Received:
    371
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2010
    Location:
    3rd Rock From the Sun
    


    Exactly. It takes 3 or 4 tries to get an online MTM shirt right based off measurements from a well enough fitting shirt, let alone going online MTM suits. It bewilders me how people can jump straight into and continue wasting so much time and money on online MTM from the likes of Indochino all the while getting poor fitting suits order after order, remake after remake. Instead of all that trouble, might as well just go back to off the rack with alterations or if you are really that hard to fit go to a reputable store and do a proper made to measure.
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2012


  14. blc456

    blc456 Senior member

    Messages:
    113
    Likes Received:
    3
    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2009
    

    This is correct. It is the Washington cut and is half canvassed. It is a 90%wool/10% cashmere blend.

    '
    Most 40L's off the rack are a bit big on me. This is by far the best 40L OTR that I have tried.
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2012


Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by