Feedback on a new suit.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by nekostyle, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. nekostyle

    nekostyle Active Member

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    Hello all,

    Hoping for a critique of this suit (done in HK, with in-person measurements and two fittings). Some issues already apparent to me but would be grateful for objective feedback from the experts.

    Many thanks!


    (photos removed from first post to avoid the dreaded "Sorry, but the thread you linked does not exist." error)
     
  2. nekostyle

    nekostyle Active Member

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    Here are the pics.
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  3. nekostyle

    nekostyle Active Member

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    Have lightened the photos a bit for clarity. It is actually a darker grey (not that it's relevant to the fit, as I understand). Will primarily be for business settings.
     
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    nekostyle Active Member

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    Bump - photos now visible (I hope).
     
  5. Quadcammer

    Quadcammer Senior member

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    shoulders are screwed
     
  6. red81

    red81 Senior member

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    yeah, seem too wide, makes the sleeves drop down weird.
     
  7. johnnynorman3

    johnnynorman3 Senior member

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    Shoulders don't look too wide -- the wrinkling in your tricep area is a sleeve pitch issue (but my guess is that this is not to your 100 percent natural posture and so the pitch issue is not as great in real life). Pitch issues can be fixed by a really good tailor if necessary.

    Overall I think this looks pretty darn good. You should really get some better shoes for the suit though. Lace up captoe oxfords perhaps. Once you get the right shoes picked out, you will know if the pants need to be shortened a touch.
     
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    +1. jacket/suit looks ok..but kinda plain.
     
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  9. nekostyle

    nekostyle Active Member

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    Many thanks for the comments so far. Glad to hear that the suit is outdoing the shoes so far (not a high bar, I know...)
    I had also been wondering whether the wrinkling is a shoulder width issue or something that would be better fixed by rotating the sleeves a few degrees clockwise.
    What you see in the photo is actually my natural posture, so would welcome further thoughts on how to rectify.
     
  10. Veremund

    Veremund Senior member

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    I'd say your pants are far too long. There shouldn't be any break whatsoever on the back of the leg, and just a slight slight break in the front, if at all.
     
  11. Victor Elfo

    Victor Elfo Senior member

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    The front is pretty good, but far from bespoke quality. It's lifeless, no contours or shape.
    Aside from the wide shoulder that others members pointed already, those quarters are really closed, something that I'm not fond of. Also, the lower back is tight, resulting in the vents problem; the sleeves needs to be rotated; trousers are too long, even with this unnatural posture, there's a lot of wrinkles everywhere.
    The issues are simple and your tailor should be able to fix them.

    btw: burn those shoes
     
  12. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

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    Balance is off. The jacket is too long in the back and short in the front, causing all sorts of problems - shoulders aren't located where they should (they aren't too wide), the front below the button is flaring and the back is bunching. The whole coat needs to be "rotated".It can be done if your tailor left enough outlet, but will be costly. Trousers seem long as well.

    It looks like they took your measurements right but didn't care to account for your erect posture.

    For more info on balance:

    http://www.styleforum.net/t/236057/balance-explained/0_30
    http://www.styleforum.net/t/44021/balance/0_30
     
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  13. Dr No

    Dr No Senior member

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    Jacket length is not short. Trousers are not short. Stop this nonsence about shorter jackets, they look ridiculous!!
    Overall suit look fine!
     
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    Exept for the shoulders a bit wide the rest seems to be just fine
     
  15. RDiaz

    RDiaz Senior member

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    nobody said it was.

    jacket is unbalanced, not short. And trousers are long, not short.
     

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