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Is this jacket too short???

Nick2310

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I bought this Caruso 3 button blazer on ebay some time ago and did not really wear it since then because I am still unsure about the length. In my opinion it is just the length that is "O.K." to wear but I dont feel too confident with this.

Appreciate your honest opinions!
 

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Other photo from back.

(I also like the fit that eg De Petrillo blazers have. I have seen that these are "kind of" the same length?)
 

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It is definitely a shorter jacket and I would prefer it longer for at least 5 cm (2 inches), but I think it is still "O.K." length as you said.

Agreed. To me it's definitely too short, but it's intended to be that short, so if you like it... It's the modern length in Neapolitan tailoring, whose I'm not a fan. Complementary to that are ridiculously narrow and short trousers.
 

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How does it look buttoned? I wonder whether the buttoning point is high and the body a little tight, but hard to tell unbuttoned.
 

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I think the bigger issue is the buttoning point looks a bit too high to me (although yes the jacket is too short).

I’d agree with you that it looks “ok” and most people wouldn't bat an eye - but the more important question is how you feel about it. If you really like it in and arent bothered by the length then keep it and enjoy wearing it. If it bothers you then return/re-sell and invest in something that you really feel good in.
 

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Even for people who like a shorter jacket this should be around 1" longer
 

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I think the bigger issue is the buttoning point looks a bit too high to me (although yes the jacket is too short).

I’d agree with you that it looks “ok” and most people wouldn't bat an eye - but the more important question is how you feel about it. If you really like it in and arent bothered by the length then keep it and enjoy wearing it. If it bothers you then return/re-sell and invest in something that you really feel good in.
It would even be short for the late Pee Wee Herman:
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