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Critique this double breasted suit fit

HomerJ

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Purchased this Corneliani back in November. Finally got it altered today.

First a small picture to assess proportion. Jacket looks long but I'm mostly torso; short limbs.. what can you do.



Larger version on the left. Taking a self portrait off a mirror didn't turn out so great (I don't think I could post side or back pictures of any quality). Picture on the right was taken when I first received it and shows the details better.

So, opinions please.

 

Master Shake

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Looks great.
 

alliswell

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Alterations are perfect. Nice job. Is it the camera angle or do the peaks seem low on your chest?
 

HomerJ

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Originally Posted by texas_jack
Looks great. Don't button the bottom button.

Check. I didn't know that about DB's when that picture was taken.

Originally Posted by letmebefell
Alterations are perfect. Nice job. Is it the camera angle or do the peaks seem low on your chest?

I like this alterations person. I have seen higher peaks, up to the shoulder level.
 

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That's a great suit.

I purchased a DB 6x1 glen plaid Corneliani with heavily roped shoulders back in the late '90s and hadn't worn it in years. However, my tailor greatly reduced the padding, created a new hand-sewn button hole so I could wear it as a 6x2 and moved narrowed the front buttons' stance away from a "keystone" look. Now I have a new, contemporary DB Corneliani, looking similar to the OP's suit.
 

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other than being too low, something about the collar/lapels look off to me. the length of the jacket is also a tad long for my tastes, but that may be a stylistic choice on your part. great fabric though and nice waist suppression!
 

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The waist suppression looks good.

Also agree the jacket is a little bit longer than what I prefer.

Can't see the break on the pants very well in the photo.

Very nice suit.
 

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HomerJ - I was under the impression that you were young... a student even?

This suit makes you look like you're 57 years old IMO
 

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Bravo! Better a touch too long than a touch too short.
BTW, you could have it shortened a touch.
 

acidboy

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I don't know... jacket seems like it needs a little more waist supression.
 

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Originally Posted by HomerJ
I'm 29 in graduate school.
At your age, I'd go for a tighter fit. But this certainly isn't sloppy...
 

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