Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    ^ Wow, talk about a great fit!

    Great pickups
     
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    Betelgeuse Senior member

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    The shoulders look like they fit very nice.
     
  3. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    Am I right in thinking the suit is a little too short in the length itself? I don't care if it is, I'm still going to wear it and love the shit out of both. They both feel amazing. I actually might sleep in them tonight with it being -5 by me. Do you guys notice anything besides the sleeves that I should work with the tailor on?
     
  4. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    A picture taken from a better angle and distance would help to tell if the suit is the right length. Can you get someone to take it for you in natural light?

    The low height of the camera and that remote control pose is making things hard to see

    Like this

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  5. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That you in the pic JRD.

    Jungle really you need a full length shot to judge length best (including feet). But if it doesn't cover the seat, PROBABLY too short.

    I started a thread on jacket length where Despis and other tailors weighed in last year. "Right rule"
     
  6. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Better pic than first. Full length.

    You know I wonder if Voxs jacket is a touch short there. I'm finding his legs heading towards too long in appearance relative to jacket. Not that they look like stilts. But perhaps he isn't that tall in real life?

    Still it isn't by any means obviously too short.
     
  8. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    JUngle.
    Sleeves unfinished? Tad short but I expect room to lengthen. Looks like a keeper. Does it lie flat on the chest? Stay on your neck when you move your arms etc? Nip waist perhaps and take a shot in better light with auto flash.

    U happy huh? Nice clothes will do that.
     
  9. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    I'm uploading some right now, not natural light but all the lights on in my living room. Sorry for the undershirt only shot. Excuse the pant legs too. Everything is unfinished as it is. There looks to be about an inch to let out in the sleeves but I think the sleeves may be good. Everything else feels like it fits really well. My right shoulder slouches a little due to an old hockey injury which I think is apparent in this picture.

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  10. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Looks pretty darn good

    Length looks good to me, based on where the knuckles are falling (very close to where the coat ends -- a good thing)

    One minor nitpick: does the jacket look like it's flaring a little at the hips? Maybe the tailor can let it out a little?
     
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    Is this CBD? Forgot I had these.
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  12. jungleroller

    jungleroller Senior member

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    I have birthing hips and a big ass. could be that.
     
  13. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Not really. I think of black captoe or a very dark brown captoe when I think CBD (or "U(ltra)CBD")

    Those are more of a medium brown
     
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  14. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    My 2 cents.

    Shoulder look clean (extended shoulder there).

    I actually think the length is fine from the front although you're shooting a little down from the camera. But seems to me balanced (leg/torso). Does it just barely cover your seat?

    Button stance looks at your natural waist, a nice sharp V in the lapel. The sleeves look ok here, right at the wrist (was the shirt in the last pic too long in the sleeve?). Maybe hip could give you more room?

    But really, overall a nice fine. You feel happy, yes?
     
  15. TweedyProf

    TweedyProf Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    JRD and I had the same thought.
     

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