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Opinion needed. Rolls on suit jackets.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by MilanoStyle, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. MilanoStyle

    MilanoStyle Senior member

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    Guys,

    I noticed that when I wear suit jackets, I see small/medium ripples (rolls) on center - upper back (where neck ends) area.

    These suits have been altered and I did not notice this problem after the alterations.

    Does this mean that my neck/back postures are changing?
    Should I go for another alteration?

    Thanks.
     
  2. nmoraitis

    nmoraitis Senior member

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    This used to happen to me. I think it is because when I used to get my jackets altered I wore a shirt with a flimsy collar. So when I wore my jacket with a proper dress shirt, I found it pushed the material back creating a hump.
     
  3. nmoraitis

    nmoraitis Senior member

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    I forgot to mention that I would personaly go back and get it realtered. The back of a suit jacket looks much better if it is not full of bumps and rumples.
     
  4. MilanoStyle

    MilanoStyle Senior member

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    The roll is worse if I wear shirt with high neck collar such as Barba shirts. :\\
     
  5. nmoraitis

    nmoraitis Senior member

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    Than I suspect we both have/had the same problem.
     
  6. JR_Rider

    JR_Rider Senior member

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    What you are referring to is collar roll, if we're on the same page. You can take the jacket to a tailor and they can correct it for you. They basically take the collar of the top and cut a piece out of the top to make the back of the jacket tight and eliminate the collar roll.
     
  7. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Guys,

    I noticed that when I wear suit jackets, I see small/medium ripples (rolls) on center - upper back (where neck ends) area.

    These suits have been altered and I did not notice this problem after the alterations.

    Does this mean that my neck/back postures are changing?
    Should I go for another alteration?

    Thanks.


    What type of alterations were done? Maybe this is cause and affect. You fix one thing and another occurs.
     

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