I've recently gotten a job where the dress code is exclusively suits. This is my first full-time job, and as such I purchased 2 suitsupply suits which fit me very well. I also discovered an older suit that I'd bought prior to going to university, which I'd only ever worn around 2/3 times over the course of the following 4 years. Oddly enough, it was quite roomy, so I recently had it tailored with the intention of maintaining it as my 3rd and final suit to start my working life with.
I really think this one's a mixed bag. The pros are that I think it (always) fit me pretty well in the shoulders, which I've learned is the most important part of a suit's fit. I think the sleeve length is now ok, while the fabric along my back has been brought in considerably. I honestly have no idea why I'd bought such a (formerly) baggy suit when I was 18, but I think most of its proportions are OK now. However, compared to my other 2 (newer) suits, the length of this jacket is significantly longer, and the question I wanted to ask is: do you guys think - judging by the photos I've uploaded - that the jacket's length is a deal-breaker in adding it to the collection as the 3rd (and final "essential") suit?
I've been told that it would be almost impossible to shorten it, given how odd the pockets would look in comparison to the rest of the jacket. However, I've also been told (everyone who tells me anything about suits works at suitsupply, btw) that although this fit is a little bit ... less contemporary than what most people my age are wearing, it still 'fits' me well, and that it definitely shouldn't disqualify me from wearing it.
What do you all think? Your advice would be greatly appreciated. If need be, let me know if there's anything else you'd like me to upload to help you come to a decision.
P.S. I'm really sorry about how these images turned out (and about how they're being displayed). It somehow attached 4 and displayed 4 directly. If I'm home tomorrow (Friday) I'll be sure to tidy them up, though I think they should serve their purpose.
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