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My.Suit - any opinions? (MTM suits for $495 and up)

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my brother got one, the jackets are patialy fused the fabric is ok, if you are looking for a fashion forward suit that will get complements from 95% of humanity go for it, but as far as it being a truly good suit, id say no and you wont find much love for them here on SF
 

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I walked around their shop near Union Square (I think), and I was not overly impressed with the suits and jackets they had on display, the tailoring was off but a lot. When I say that I mean the flap pockets on the jackets were not even close to even on the sides of the jacket. If someone had a right arm about 3 inches longer than their left if would have been a balanced look; my thought was, "if this is their display model or the best work they want to show off.....I am not even going to consider it". I did like the pattern on some of their fabrics though, there were a few cool ones if you wanted to do a "bold" suit.
 

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I went into the White Plains store. All the fabrics were Super 150s and up, so I didn't see the point in looking into them further.
 

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Originally Posted by in stitches
my brother got one, the jackets are patialy fused the fabric is ok, if you are looking for a fashion forward suit that will get complements from 95% of humanity go for it, but as far as it being a truly good suit, id say no and you wont find much love for them here on SF

Not sure what "patialy fused" means.

So this is good for a beginner such as myself?
 

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Originally Posted by Johnny24
I walked around their shop near Union Square (I think), and I was not overly impressed with the suits and jackets they had on display, the tailoring was off but a lot. When I say that I mean the flap pockets on the jackets were not even close to even on the sides of the jacket. If someone had a right arm about 3 inches longer than their left if would have been a balanced look; my thought was, "if this is their display model or the best work they want to show off.....I am not even going to consider it". I did like the pattern on some of their fabrics though, there were a few cool ones if you wanted to do a "bold" suit.
Which patterns are you referring to? I tend to be traditional, but would consider something different and "bold". BTW, there are a few locations in Manhattan, including one on Madison Ave. - near all the glitzy designer stores. I've passed it may times, but always thought it would cost thousands being on Mad. Ave. I sure was surprised when I checked the website!
 

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Originally Posted by Matt S
I went into the White Plains store. All the fabrics were Super 150s and up, so I didn't see the point in looking into them further.

Why is that? Is 150s considered poor quality?

I should mention that I've never spent much more than $200 on a suit - usually from dep't stores such as Macy's and Syms, on sale or clearance. So this would be a big step up for me.

Thanks for all the replies so far!
 

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not a great garment, but if you are a tough fit, then a good, but inexpensive starting point.
your experience will depend on the salesmen. I was in the store once, listening to a salesman give all sorts of confusing information
 

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Originally Posted by zipzap
Not sure what "patialy fused" means.

So this is good for a beginner such as myself?


sorry partialy fused (1/2 canvassed) is what i meant. it refers to the construction of the jacket, a better jacket will be fully canvassed, that is to say it has an inner canvass that holds the shape of the jacket which is sewn in, a fused jacket is glued on the inside, which can over time show bubbling and is generaly of lesser quality and wont last as long

as far as it being good for a beginner thats up to you the more you learn the more you will tend not to want to settle for something you have come to think less of

edit: im no expert im sure part of my definition is off im too lazy to really get into it but the point is the same
 

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This site is awesome! Though probably not the most trusted, I suggest just buying each garment individually.
 

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Originally Posted by in stitches
sorry partialy fused (1/2 canvassed) is what i meant. it refers to the construction of the jacket, a better jacket will be fully canvassed, that is to say it has an inner canvass that holds the shape of the jacket which is sewn in, a fused jacket is glued on the inside, which can over time show bubbling and is generaly of lesser quality and wont last as long

as far as it being good for a beginner thats up to you the more you learn the more you will tend not to want to settle for something you have come to think less of

edit: im no expert im sure part of my definition is off im too lazy to really get into it but the point is the same


Thanks. As I said, it would be a big step up for me, so I don't need the best for $10,000.
 

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Originally Posted by Hammertym3
This site is awesome! Though probably not the most trusted, I suggest just buying each garment individually.

Yes, the site is cool. It lets you choose all the features online and save it for when you come in for measurements.

I plan to buy only 1 suit at first (although I'm still thinking about it).
 

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Originally Posted by zipzap
Which patterns are you referring to? I tend to be traditional, but would consider something different and "bold".

BTW, there are a few locations in Manhattan, including one on Madison Ave. - near all the glitzy designer stores. I've passed it may times, but always thought it would cost thousands being on Mad. Ave. I sure was surprised when I checked the website!


They had some jackets on the racks that were somewhat "noticeable" to say the least, I wouldn't do anything that makes you look like you are on your way to a Vegas stage, but something in a bolder check or plaid would be a nice option, but only if you have the basic suits nailed already. Don't jump off with something you can't get away with wearing twice in a week.
 

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Originally Posted by zipzap
Thanks. As I said, it would be a big step up for me, so I don't need the best for $10,000.

you can do a lot better than mysuitny for a lot less than 10k, but for the options you get and if you like the style give it a shot, not my thing but to each their own
 

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Originally Posted by zipzap
Why is that? Is 150s considered poor quality?

I should mention that I've never spent much more than $200 on a suit - usually from dep't stores such as Macy's and Syms, on sale or clearance. So this would be a big step up for me.

Thanks for all the replies so far!


The super number means finesse of the fibres. Higher numbers are finer, which means softer but wrinkle more and are less durable. This has NOTHING to do with quality. I find Super 120s to be a good balance of finesse and durability, though I Prefer super 100s. I want any suit I purchase to last as long as possible.
 

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