Don't these measurements seem small for Brioni Parlamento 38s?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manhappenin, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Manhappenin

    Manhappenin Senior member

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    Chest: 19" Measured across the chest, (pit to pit)
    Waist: 38" Measured across (at center front button) then doubled
    Length: 29.5" Bottom of collar to bottom of the jacket
    Shoulder: 17" Measured across the shoulder, point to point.
     


  2. jeff13007

    jeff13007 Senior member

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    used suit? if so he could have had it altered. As for the shoulder measurements I've seen Brioni in 38R go from 17.5-18.5
     


  3. Manhappenin

    Manhappenin Senior member

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    No, it's new with tags on eBay. Seemed off to me. My brioni items are a different line though
     
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  4. Mute

    Mute Senior member

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    Forget the label sizing and determine if the measurements work for you. And yes, those are small for a 38s. They're on the smaller side of 36.
     


  5. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    Definitely more of a 36S than a 38S. The jacket waist measurement seems large compared to the chest, though, so I would definitely check with the seller that he knows what he's doing when measuring. Also, I just looked up the actual eBay listing, and there is no trouser waist measurement, so check it's not a mismatched suit. IIRC, though it's a long while since I looked, Brioni typically has a drop of 6, so the trousers should have a 32" waist if this is a 38 and a 30" waist if it's a mislabelled 36S.

    The label & suit both look legit though, despite the measurements being a bit off. The seller's photography/display/sales blurb could all use some finessing, but whatever...
     
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  6. Manhappenin

    Manhappenin Senior member

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    Thank you. Seller is looking into it. I size down to a 38s in the isaia base s so I'm thinking this might fit (normally 40s in zegna milano). We shall see...seller has a decent return policy.
     


  7. Manhappenin

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    Measurements were off as I expected. I want to pull the trigger but I'm concerned about the rise (which is apparently 10.5). It also looks a little higher to me. Don't want my short ass to look all frumpy with high rise + single pleat + my 30-31" waist. Not exactly sure about how this model fits. Here's the link if you have ideas (as compared to base S isaia, milano).

    http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewitem?itemId=290845142988&index=6&nav=SEARCH&nid=44480915266
     


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