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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

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

  1. MGoCrimson

    MGoCrimson Distinguished Member

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    I have rather large arms and fit into all the usual Italian makers pretty easily. (Attolini, Brioni, Boglioli, Canali, Corneliani, Cucinelli etc)
     
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  2. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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  3. Pliny

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    I cuff acc. to the shoes size/style/mass: Chunky shoe = broader cuff and hem :: sleek shoe = narrower cuff and hem.
     


  4. ridethecliche

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    Yeah, the bbgf I have is just about right, but going to be small by the time I'm done.


    I'll check them out, but I think I'll have issues. I couldn't bend my elbows in the PRL db i tried. It might have been a slimmer fit though...
     


  5. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    I went with the cheaper option....it all depends on your budget, RTC.
     


  6. MGoCrimson

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    I do get a significant amount of sleeve ripples? wrinkles? if I bend my arms, but not much to be done about that

    BB Madison armholes are MASSIVE btw
     
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  7. ridethecliche

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    I like what I have and I have no problems going used. I think I'll be a 42R by that time, so it should even out with the chest and the sleeves being wider. This is a 41R jacket.

    The drop will be more of an issue then, I think I'll stay around a 31-32 waist.

    Thanks!

    I was pretty sad about those DB's today though. 60 bucks was an awesome deal for them. Oh welllzzzzz :/

    Yeah, I get the ripples too, but that's not the biggest issue. I think the ripples at the sleeve/pit interface are because of lat flare.

    The bbgf is a pretty good spot. I"ll check some of their other fits as well.

    Thanks!
     
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  8. MGoCrimson

    MGoCrimson Distinguished Member

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    Hammered bridal suite selfie with massive arm ripples. And the closest I've come to taking a fit pic


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  9. MGD83

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    My arms are 17" in circumference - I have all of my jackets made for me. Not sure if there's many here in the same boat. I'm curious to know if there is though.
     


  10. MGoCrimson

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    Mine are 17" circumference flexed. If yours are 17" relaxed... mirin hard.
     


  11. MGD83

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    Same here - around 17" flexed possibly a touch more
     


  12. DonRaphael

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    I'm unfortunately playing in that league as well. In fact, I'm pretty sure I've got 17" covered by a margin... [​IMG]
     
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    Are you guys still talking about arms, or are you boasting of other body parts now?
     


  14. The Noodles

    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    Looks like u need to start posting on waywrn. I think you'll look fine.
     


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    Interested to see even one of you back your 17" arm claims with photos
     


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