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Isaia Label Question

Buck Rogers

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Quick Question:

I am looking at buying an Isaia sport coat online and I am concerned because the label does not match the measurements - I would attribute this to tailoring, but the measurements are too big not small.

The pictured label says 54 and then also has an 8R under "drop". I have an Isaia suit jacket that has the exact same label, in the Base "S" and it fits great - this says Base "S" on the label as well. My questing whether or not the R in 8R means "regular" as my regular suit jacket is labeled the same?

Any thoughts?

The jacket measurements online are:

Chest: 22.5
Length: 31.5
Sleeves: 36.6
Shoulders: 18.5

These feel totally wrong to me based on the label and compared to my suit at home with the same label.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

GiltEdge

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R is indeed Regular length. In terms of the drop, it's telling you the trouser cut is regular, which would make sense if the jacket length was R too .
 

tim_horton

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Originally Posted by Buck Rogers
Quick Question:

I am looking at buying an Isaia sport coat online and I am concerned because the label does not match the measurements - I would attribute this to tailoring, but the measurements are too big not small.

The pictured label says 54 and then also has an 8R under "drop". I have an Isaia suit jacket that has the exact same label, in the Base "S" and it fits great - this says Base "S" on the label as well. My questing whether or not the R in 8R means "regular" as my regular suit jacket is labeled the same?

Any thoughts?

The jacket measurements online are:

Chest: 22.5
Length: 31.5
Sleeves: 36.6
Shoulders: 18.5

These feel totally wrong to me based on the label and compared to my suit at home with the same label.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!


Sounds like the sleeves were a bit undermeasured and the coat length was a bit overmeasured, but not dramatically so...

Is the suit advertised as new or as altered?

If unaltered, do you know your sizing in Isaia S Type? If not, i wouldn't use Ebay to experiment. Try one through Sierra Trading Post, which has a good number of Isaia suits and has a very liberal return policy.
 

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