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Help needed. New Suit from Indochino - What needs to be altered?

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By chance does the suit have low arm holes? It might account for the extra fabric. But in general the sleeves look like they were cut too big near the armpit area. Hopefully someone else can comment on the rest, I suspect the jacket might be too short, but my suit knowledge is limited.
 

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from what i understand, high armholes are standard on all IC suits.

i'm not too versed in this area, anyway i can check to see if that's indeed true?

thanks for the help.

from what you guys can see, is it possible for the tailor to salvage this suit and make it look presentable like the picture below (fit wise)?

 
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from what i understand, high armholes are standard on all IC suits.

i'm not too versed in this area, anyway i can check to see if that's indeed true?

thanks for the help.

from what you guys can see, is it possible for the tailor to salvage this suit and make it look presentable like the picture below (fit wise)?


No, I don't think so. I would say the length is about an inch too short. Also, when you compare your jacket with spookers, you'll notice the button stance is lower on his, giving a more slimming affect. Also, the lapel width is narrower on the IC jacket which, to my untrained eye, has the opposite of slimming the torso if not in proportion to the shoulder and chest dimensions. At least that's been something that I've noticed comparing my IC suit to my Benjamin.
 

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anything I can do about the shoulders and arms around the bicep area? seems have some excess fabric there
The jacket is (besides being way too short) too small in the shoulder area, your own shoulders are bulging out at the sides and that creates the weird things that are going on there. Nothing to fix, I think. The fabric looks cheap, too. Avoid Indochino is my best recommendation. It will never look anything like SpooPoker's excellent suit, even if this IC suit fits perfectly.
 

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Thanks for the feedback.

I guess i'll throw the idea of coming close to Spoo's jacket fit out the window but for the time being, I'd still like to salvage this suit, got it for a decent price.

So far I have the following alterations to be made:
  • +1" on the jacket lenght
  • Lower button stance 1"
  • Shorten sleeves .5"

also, the left lapel is not staying flat against my chest when buttoned. what can be made to fix this?

Is adding .5" to each shoulder reasonable?
 
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Thanks for the feedback.

I guess i'll throw the idea of coming close to Spoo's jacket fit out the window but for the time being, I'd still like to salvage this suit, got it for a decent price.

So far I have the following alterations to be made:
  • +1" on the jacket lenght
  • Lower button stance 1"
  • Shorten sleeves .5"

also, the left lapel is not staying flat against my chest when buttoned. what can be made to fix this?

Is adding .5" to each shoulder reasonable?

I wouldn't add .5" to each; that's quite a bit and, with IC's notorious unpredictability, you risk it swinging wildly to far in the other direction. Maybe try .5 in total as I've found that it doesn't seem to take much in changes to linear dimensions to make a difference in fit. Did you go with narrow lapels? If so, then go normal. Lowering the button stance by an 1" might be too much. If you lengthen the jacket, then that should bring the button stance down as well, so you shouldn't need to lower it that much further. Best of luck, cross your fingers and let us know how it turns out.
 

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anything I can do about the shoulders and arms around the bicep area? seems have some excess fabric there
The jacket is (besides being way too short) too small in the shoulder area, your own shoulders are bulging out at the sides and that creates the weird things that are going on there. Nothing to fix, I think. The fabric looks cheap, too. Avoid Indochino is my best recommendation. It will never look anything like SpooPoker's excellent suit, even if this IC suit fits perfectly.
Are you sure about the shoulders? From the back photo it almost looks like they might be too small and that the bulging is really just extra fabric. But its hard to say from the photos.


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Are you sure that's your suit and they didn't mess up the order? It looks ill-fitting.
 

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I wouldn't add .5" to each; that's quite a bit and, with IC's notorious unpredictability, you risk it swinging wildly to far in the other direction. Maybe try .5 in total as I've found that it doesn't seem to take much in changes to linear dimensions to make a difference in fit. Did you go with narrow lapels? If so, then go normal. Lowering the button stance by an 1" might be too much. If you lengthen the jacket, then that should bring the button stance down as well, so you shouldn't need to lower it that much further. Best of luck, cross your fingers and let us know how it turns out.
thanks for the tip. i'll opt for a remake with .5 correction total on the shoulders and no lowering button stance, and adding 1 inch to the length. here's to hoping for the best.

no,these are the normal lapels, not the slim ones.
 
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