My Only Four Suits: Keep, Tailor, or Trash? (Photos)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by stephen, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. pitboss12

    pitboss12 Senior member

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    Mauby - your avatar is the only reason I watch womens volleyball.

    The vintage suit looks good in the torso, but the sleeves may be a little short.
     
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    crpz32 Senior member

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    what possessed you to get 4 grey suits?
     
  3. RedLantern

    RedLantern Senior member

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    I don't know if a tailor can open the quarters of a suit, but your suits look boxy to me due to the closed quarters.
     
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    I'm the least partial to #3... I think it's not as good as the others.
    I'm all for cuff but I think that the ebay vintage sleeves are a tad short. When wearing something like that (statement), it's got to fit very very well. Also, that pattern definately has the most character.
    Length of the jacket is a tad short, but closer to where it should be as compared to the other three, which IMO are all a bit too long...
    But my overall thoughts are they're all passable, not overly great or bad.
    As for the tie, change it up to navy, burgandy rep, etc...
     
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    maxnharry Senior member

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    Eh??!

    Yes-I vow to stop drinking before I visit SF. Apologies for the previous post.
     
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    Yes-I vow to stop drinking before I visit SF. Apologies for the previous post.

    You were drunk at or around 2:30PM?? Holy crap, I generally wait until atleast 5:00PM to start....kudos to you, sir.
     
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    vitaminc Senior member

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    I don't know if a tailor can open the quarters of a suit, but your suits look boxy to me due to the closed quarters.

    thats due to his posture; he is standing very erect with arm/hand hanging irregularly...

    tailors can open up quarters of a suit to a certain limit (by buttoning positions). but one other cause is that he has a pronounced chest throwing off the balance of the suit.
     
  8. MrDaniels

    MrDaniels Senior member

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    I thing they're good and would hold on to them (though you need to stop buttoning the top button on the 2B - button the bottom).

    What are you trying to do to this person?
     
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    # 1, 3, and 4 look ok. not perfect, but not too bad.

    That vintage one looks amazing, I love the fit of it except for the sleeve length which looks a tick on the short side. Still, just a great looking suit all around if you ask me.
     
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    bowtielover Senior member

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    I would definatley keep that 2nd suit and perhaps the 4th. the second dosen't look lik eit needs much done to it and the forth is a nie suit. There all nice but since they are close to the same color and style as ne another I would not keep all of them.
     
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    Zenny Senior member

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    IMO All the suits could stand to be taken in slightly at the waist, apart from the TaT.
     
  12. maxnharry

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    As I take another look, keep buttoning the upper, but I agree that you may want to branch out into another color like Navy. Also, stay away from Ravi. I did some business with him in the past and despite seeming to listen to the things I asked for, nothing turned out well.
     
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    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    In general, I think more open quarters would look better on you.
     
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    Probably not what you want to hear, but I would toss them all.

    You're tall and thin, there's a ton of RTW that would look great on you.

    lefty
     
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    I know you probably like it, but I wish there were a law against pink ties. Get yourself a burgundy tie with some sort of paisley or chequered pattern on it. Maybe a burgundy plaid for the ebay outfit.
     

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