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New RLBL suit arrived... critique the fit (photos)

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Cripes, just realised that I forgot my PS!


Anyway, suit is an Anthony cut 2B navy pinstripe, size 40R. Fresh out of the box, unaltered. FWIW I am 6'0", 175lbs, 40.5" chest, 34" waist.

Any feedback would be welcome, both for the photos and my following comments.

I feel that I need to take the coat waist out about ~1" perhaps (as the suit is a drop 7). Ditto for the pants, which are a little snug at 33". This would be to correct for the tightness around my waist as evidence by the horizontal creases on the back.

I'm also a little concerned about the bunching at the rear upper bits of the sleeve - might this be due to my resting stance?

Thankfully though, the chest/shoulder/collar areas seems just right to me. In case anyone is wondering, the fabric is very soft, silky smooth to the touch and a beautiful shade of navy, and the (cream) pinstripe is more muted in real life (the flash brings it out a bit).


Pants are currently unhemmed: should I get them cuffed, or uncuffed?





And finally, the 'Holdfast pose'.


IMO relatively high scyes for RTW, but not the highest. All in all, I am happy with this RTW suit.


 

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looks nice! like you said, you will need to let out the waist probably at LEAST an inch.

other than that, don't wear a BD with your RLBL suit, just doesn't do it justice!
 

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jacket seems way too small around the waist. can you let that out a little? its getting all wrinkly in that area in the back.
 

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Yeah, def. let out the waist a bit. The sleeves have a pitch issue, but it's minor and probably only perceptible standing still at attention.
 

apropos

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Originally Posted by grimslade
Yeah, def. let out the waist a bit. The sleeves have a pitch issue, but it's minor and probably only perceptible standing still at attention.
My goodness - you've just 'solved' it. When I relax and let my arms hang down naturally, such that they curve a little bit more forward, the creases disappear! Good man!
 

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Originally Posted by stickonatree
looks nice! like you said, you will need to let out the waist probably at LEAST an inch.

other than that, don't wear that BD with your RLBL suit, just doesn't do it justice!


Fixed


J/k. Agree with what you and grim said, looks pretty decent otherwise.
 

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Looking very nice!

Let out a 1" on jacket waist should take care of those horizontal creases. I wouldnt worry about sleeve pitch so much; it's not that severe of a problem.

According to RL website says BL pants should be cuffed, between 1" and 1.5".
 

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Very nice, the fit is excellent. Does Corneliani make RLBL garments? Enjoy.
 

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Originally Posted by vitaminc
Looking very nice!

Let out a 1" on jacket waist should take care of those horizontal creases. I wouldnt worry about sleeve pitch so much; it's not that severe of a problem.

According to RL website says BL pants should be cuffed, between 1" and 1.5".


I prefer them uncuffed, personally.
 

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Why did you want a drop 7 if your drop is smaller if I may ask?
 

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All BLs are drop 7. But even though my pants say 31, they fit me and I'm a 32, albeit snugly.
 

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My BL suit pants are uncuffed, which is unusual for me.
 

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Originally Posted by MetroStyles
All BLs are drop 7. But even though my pants say 31, they fit me and I'm a 32, albeit snugly.
Yes I know about the suit's drop.
 

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