East Sicily Tailors

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  1. alexSF

    alexSF Senior member

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    Even Italian tailors? It would be strange, being the most common word.
    The front parts of the jacket are called in italian "quarti anteriori" or simply "davanti".

    Anyway, UrbanComposition, great report and amazing jackets especially the DB.
    I have no doubt Arrigo's DB cut "doppio uso" was influenced by a great client like @carpu65 a real connoisseur
     
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  2. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Senior member

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    He dresses really well. One of the best posters on the board, although I don't think he posts much here nowadays.
     
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    Those skinny pants though...
     
  4. bry2000

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    Was really referring to the jacket. I like a fuller trouser also.
     
  5. vida

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    Interesting you say that about a structured shoulder because I thought the same. However, UC seems to have an athletic build which would usually suggest the exact style he is wearing. Is there something I'm not seeing?
     
  6. UrbanComposition

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    A slight shoulder extension usually does the trick for me; the way the sleeve is attached is less of a factor.
     
  7. bry2000

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    I suggested a structured shoulder based on the fit of his fresco suit jacket. I am sure the jacket is quite comfortable and the most important thing is that UC is happy.

    But the fresco jacket gives the impression of really sloping shoulders. If one has sloping shoulders, a more structured shoulder could be a good choice. I don't know if UC has sloping shoulders or not, but the jacket (based on the photo) gives that appearance.

    I get the sense that UC is relatively fit so I am not sure this cut is the most flattering for his build -- sloping shoulders, excessive drape, where the waist is nipped a bit to give the jacket a modicum of shape. This is just my observation and I am just offering a constructive comment and not looking for an internet fight.
     
  8. vida

    vida Senior member

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    Got it. I was just interested in your opinion because I see it the same way, but could not determine why.
     
  9. UrbanComposition

    UrbanComposition Senior member

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    I may be in the minority, but I can appreciate built-up and natural shoulders, as long as it's not too exaggerated on either extreme. I have and like both but feel more "me" with a natural shoulder. Padding seems artificial to me and if the cost of a natural shoulder means less of an ideal shape, I'm OK with that. My body is V enough as it is.
     
  10. bry2000

    bry2000 Senior member

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    In that case, you don't need a structured shoulder. But perhaps, look at the other examples of the soft shoulder treatment that DWW posted (among other examples) for less extreme examples.

    Also, in my view, the heavy drape of the jacket obscures your level of fitness. That's all.
     
  11. vida

    vida Senior member

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    I thought you were pretty fit. Your clothes look sharp...and I'm envious of your trip to Italy!
     
  12. UrbanComposition

    UrbanComposition Senior member

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    That's not drape.

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  13. gusvs

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    Thanks @dieworkwear However, the first example is actually not Liverano, it is Sartoria Corcos. The blue suit is Liverano though.
     
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    Whoops, thanks for the correction!
     
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    In that case, Liverano is clearly a step above Corcos and Guida.
     

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