- Feb 1, 2011
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I'm looking to buy a trenchcoat, but i'm not sure what size to get. I have a 43" chest, so i'm thinking about getting a size 42 which is actually 46" around. Thoughts?
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You should never buy clothing without having tried it on in a store. Different brands have different cuts, I have worn suits from size 36 to 40 which fit me perfectly.
I wear a 38R tailored to around a 35 (shoulders are disproportionally wider than my chest) and I have a size small trench tailored in the chest like my jackets. If you find a trench with traditional chest sizes, go with whatever size jacket you wear, as in if you wear a 44R, get a 44 in the trench.