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zalb916

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I recently purchased this overcoat. It appears a tad large. Obviously, the sleeves need to be shortened. The shoulders also seem a little wide, particularly on my right side where you can see a little dent on the sleeve when I raise my arms. Any thoughts on whether I can make it work, and, if so, what alterations should be done?







 

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The shoulders look fine to me. When deciding on an overcoat, to me at least, the most important criteria is comfort. Is it easy to put on/take off when wearing over a jacket? Is your movement constrained while wearing it? Also, having it too fitted will wrinkle what you're wearing underneath.
 

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Is that a Sartorio from Yoox? Out of interest, what size is it, and what size do you normally wear? It looks a little large, but you don't seem to be wearing a jacket underneath -- hod does it fit over a sportcoat?
 

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Originally Posted by literasyme
Is that a Sartorio from Yoox? Out of interest, what size is it, and what size do you normally wear? It looks a little large, but you don't seem to be wearing a jacket underneath -- hod does it fit over a sportcoat?

I actually am wearing a sport coat under it. It is a Sartorio from Yoox in size 50. That is my size more often than not, but I occasionally wear a 38/48, depending on the maker.
 

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I would take in the shoulders a bit, trim the sides slightly, and then thin out the sleeve. As a personal quirk, I'd probably also cut off an inch or two from the bottom of the coat. Including the sleeve length alterations you could get all that done at a good tailor in NY for about 150. Not sure if you could ever make the bat wings go away though.
 

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Originally Posted by zbromer
I actually am wearing a sport coat under it. ...
Then it's definitely one size too big. Send it back or sell it here or on eBay (you might even make a small profit as the last yoox price was great for an item like this).
 

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