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Have you tried Cavour? Haven’t tried them myself but they have a thread here and the suits look pretty good, though the trousers seem to run a little slim based on measurements.
 

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I tried taking some photos without holding the phone. I dont notice any collar gap or any real problem in the shoulders? And a suit true fit should be measured with arms straight along the sides, correct?
 

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Yes looks okay in a static pose. In my experience, though, a jacket that fits well should never have a gap appear with moderate movement (holding up a phone, shaking hands, driving a car). Of course we’re not talking about playing basketball in a suit.

If you do move your arms around and a collar gap appears, does it go away on its own when you stop moving, or do you have to pull your lapels down to make the gap disappear? I think the latter would be unacceptable.The former would not be my preference.

I think this jacket looks just a little snug in the chest. The lapels bow a little on the frontal view and pop off your chest a bit on the side view.
 

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I tried taking some photos without holding the phone. I dont notice any collar gap or any real problem in the shoulders? And a suit true fit should be measured with arms straight along the sides, correct?
Looking at it from the side, I think it's more obvious that it's too slim a fit for you. I don't think you should be able to see the contours of your muscles in a suit. It should hang cleanly and create smooth lines. I would go for something with a fuller cut if I were you. If it's for summer, maybe spend a little time shopping around?
 

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The collar gap is difficult to assess from the photo, but the trapezius area is something that would bother me a little. I also think the sleeves are too tight for your "guns".

In my experience, the trap dip is sometimes caused by square shoulders, prominent shoulder bones, or tailor's adjustment of the cloth under the neck with the view of removing a horizontal back roll, the one thing that guys with athletic built often have on their RTW suits.

In terms of returning it or keeping it, I would let your confidence be the guide.
 

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As others have said, that coat is too tight on you.

If you have a keen interest in clothes, I would return that and find something better. If you're just looking to get a suit for work purposes and don't want to look like a fool to the average person, I think that suit is serviceable. In the US, many young people wear suits that are too tight for them and I don't think the average person notices.
 
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Once again I would like to thank you all for the replies. Quite surprisingly, I visited the store that I bought the suit from in a last hope that the jacket that I had purchased simply was faulty. And it was. I tried on the same size and it fit completley different in the neck, which is now as straight of a line as it can be (alteast for an OTR-jacket). The store of course didn't charge me for switching the jacket. So now I am very pleased with how it looks.

I will post a picture here to showcase the difference. As for the remarks regarding my "guns", yes, most suits are too tight for me in the arms. This one, however, even if it may appear so in the photos, is not. It fits very comfortably. I might end up taking up the sleeves a tiny bit and possibly take in the mid section, but overall, I am very pleased.
 

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