Fit on tweed sports jacket

Discussion in 'Menswear Advice' started by TheLostSwede, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. TheLostSwede

    TheLostSwede Active Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm here again asking your advice on the fit of this jacket. Would you say it's an acceptable fit?
    I know it's a casual jacket so fit doesn't have to be perfect but I wanted to check first so it's not completely bad. I can still return it if needed.

    I think shortening the sleeves to show some cuff would be a good idea maybe?
    Perhaps tighten it slightly in the waist?

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  2. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    The jacket looks okay. It's a bit large in some areas, but not by a lot (probably 1.2 to a full size, judging solely from the amount of excess through the upper back, and it's much easier to take in a jacket than to let it out.
     


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    12345Michael54321 Senior member

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    It looks quite good, particularly if - like me - you prefer a more traditional fit, rather than a slimmer, more modern fit.

    Other than perhaps very slightly shortening the sleeves (an extremely simple and inexpensive alteration), I'd say you're good to go.

    I wouldn't tighten the waist.

    I don't care for how it looks with blue jeans, but that's a matter having nothing to do with the fit of the jacket.
     


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    Hi, thanks for your comments.
    I'm planning on having a tailor shorten the arms since I like to show some cuff. While I'm having it altered, would it be a good idea to have it slightly taken in at the chest or back?
     


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