Feedback on blazer length

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Rankiz, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. Rankiz

    Rankiz Senior member

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    Just bought a Harris tweed blazer. It is too wide, but I will take it to the tailor tomorrow. So except the width and a little too long sleves, do I need to shorten anything? I'm not sure if the blazer's length is too long or not, what do you think?

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  2. sm31

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    Too big, too long; doesn't fit.
     


  3. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    Maybe too 1970s perhaps? Dig the large lapels and pocket flaps though. Don't know what a tailor could do, that jacket seems huge on you.
     
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  4. Rankiz

    Rankiz Senior member

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    That is why I thougth on doing some alliterations. As the shoulder width is not too wide, but is the length really way too long?
     
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  5. Artking3

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    The shoulder width is too wide, the jacket is too long. You should have went down a size.
     


  6. ethan

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    ^agree. I think you should have went down two size instead.
     


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  8. Rankiz

    Rankiz Senior member

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    This was 38R, since I'm 5'6 ft high, I need 36S or 36R? Or cold I use both?
     


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    36S, almost certainly. Some 36Rs could work, depending on the cut and your body proportions. But 36S is probably your real size.
     


  10. andrewgreg

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    +1, this applies to most US brands(BB RL)

    some european fashion brands may cut their blazer very short, but that varies by style.
     


  11. connor09

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    the jacket should just be long enough past the butt..and it is too big for your body type.
     


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    too big and too long. take it back.
     


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