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HF: CANTERBURY

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by MilanoStyle, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. MilanoStyle

    MilanoStyle Senior member

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    Guys,

    What is the average drop size for CANTERBURY model of HF sportscoats? I have V shape torso and I found this beautiful 2 button HF in size 43R (my size), but I am wondering if this jacket has too much room in the waist.

    Thanks.
     
  2. johnnynorman3

    johnnynorman3 Senior member

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    Drop 6. You'll need a bit taken in.
     
  3. bry2000

    bry2000 Senior member

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    Actually, I believe the drop is 5. On the HF Canterbury and old Boardroom models, the drop on suits sized 43 and higher is 5. I am certain as it related to the Boardroom since I am wearing one 43R right now (my waist is 35/36, so I needed a lot of adjustments). Pretty sure as it relates to the C-bury.
     
  4. johnnynorman3

    johnnynorman3 Senior member

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    That might be true regarding the drop between pant and coat size. But I think the coat will still be a Drop 6, which means that it will have the same chest to waist taper as, say, a 40R Canterbury.

    In any event, I think the Canterbury is supposed to be more of a columnar silhouette, with slightly narrower shoulders than a typical Boardroom model. From what know from trying on Canterbury models, this makes it somewhat easier to take in the middle without destroying the intended silhouette.
     

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