Moving Button on a 2 Button Jacket

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by emc894, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. emc894

    emc894 Senior member

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    Something got lost in translation with my tailor and the buttoning point on my newest 2 button suits is now about 1.75-2 inches above my belly button, about 1.5 inches higher than I would like.

    Is there any way to change this? I have 4 suits and a jacket like this and it starting to drive me crazy.
     
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    breakaway01 Senior member

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    Unfortunately not, since the buttonholes have already been cut.
     
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    12345Michael54321 Senior member

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    Clarity of communication is key between tailor and customer. It's not like failing to clearly communicate with, say, your wife or your mistress. That's usually no big deal. But your tailor deserves to know precisely what it is you want him to do for you.

    Not much you can do about the existing harm, but learn from your past mistakes. Don't repeat them into the future.
     

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