Got a new suit but don't know about the fit!

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  1. its299792458mps

    its299792458mps Active Member

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    Hey, I recently got a tweed suit off ebay and the length is a little longer than usual. Wondering if it looks too long and if i should return it. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] thanks in advance!!!
     


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    GradSchooler Senior member

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    Doesn't look too long at all. Unless you're one of those Thom Browne weirdos...
     


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    Doesn't look too long at all. Unless you're one of those Thom Browne weirdos...

    Yep. Definitely not too long. I think it looks nice. Is it straight from the bay or did you get it tailored already?
     


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    ebmk3891 Senior member

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    the jacket looks too large (shoulders, sides). Length appears to be fine, but a full length shot (head to toe) would be a better way to tell.
     


  5. CYstyle

    CYstyle Senior member

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    Length for the most part is personal preference. I personally like mine slightly shorter than where yours is, but only .75" shorter.
     


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    Gwarg Senior member

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    Not too long at all!
     


  7. Patek

    Patek Senior member

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    I too like mine about .5 shorter. However, this depends on your body type.

    Post full-body pictures please.
     


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    chenzhongbi Senior member

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    Not too long at all!

    +1
     


  9. zerostyle

    zerostyle Senior member

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    Hard to tell with these photos.

    Can you take a shot with your whole body extending down to your shoes? It helps to better see the ratio of torso:legs.

    That length looks like how a "regular" usually fits me. I like mine to run about 0.5" shorter than what you are showing here, but it's kind of hard to tell. The third picture makes the coat look particularly long on you, but the jacket is kind of angled.
     


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    MBreinin Senior member

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    Does not appear long. Better pictures are needed.

    Mike
     


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    pebblegrain Senior member

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    looks okay, but definitely on the long side of preference
     


  12. The_Foxx

    The_Foxx Senior member

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    I like the suit-- looks like a nice 'bay find! Wonder if there is a way to have a good tailor narrow the lapels a bit, and get you a better fit in the body/ waist. I think that suit would look great that way.
     


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    Zackb911 Senior member

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    I believe the rule of thumb is to your knuckles with your arms hanging down. Looks just about there in the first pic, the others it's a bit longer but that could be your stance. I'd say it looks fine and is worth keeping.
     


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    Length is good
     


  15. its299792458mps

    its299792458mps Active Member

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    Thanks for the feedback! Feeling a little more confident about it now.

    I finally took some full length pictures.

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    What do you think?
     


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