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hermes man

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hi guys i am a size 44 euro

and most boutiques in my country only cater size 46 onwards

however they do offer alteration service which they will send to some local tailors..

and i wanted to get a suit from Prada so i need to ask .. does it really possible to alter a 46 jacket to fit my body?

will it look weird? or it will fit perfectly if not perfect then nicely is also enough ...

i dont want to spend 2.5k$ on a suit that make me look bad!

thanks in advance ..
 

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Giorgio Armani offer made-to-measure. Prada may also offer MTM (not quite sure)

Why not do that? why settle for something pre-made and try to adjust to fit you?


Too expensive for you?
 

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Zegna su Misura?
 

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unfortunately none of the fashion forward brands offer MTM here in my country except Ermenelgildo zegna and brioni maybe.. but those brands are too expensive for me and they are not really popular here ..

and i am not going to buy elsewhere.. (travelling cost could have been better spend on more clothes!)
 

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Originally Posted by hermes man
hi guys i am a size 44 euro

and most boutiques in my country only cater size 46 onwards

however they do offer alteration service which they will send to some local tailors..

and i wanted to get a suit from Prada so i need to ask .. does it really possible to alter a 46 jacket to fit my body?

will it look weird? or it will fit perfectly if not perfect then nicely is also enough ...

i dont want to spend 2.5k$ on a suit that make me look bad!

thanks in advance ..


Yes and maybe yes.
I know some jacket sleeves cannot be altered and I suspect the length of the jacket as well.

It may still fit you 'nicely' after alteration but it depends on your body shape and the style of the Prada suit. I tried some Prada suits before and didnt find them really slim fitting.

In truth, I have shortened the sleeves of many jackets before, I have 'expanded' the sleeves before and no one commented on my jacket length being too long.
 

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Originally Posted by hermes man
and i wanted to get a suit from Prada so i need to ask .. does it really possible to alter a 46 jacket to fit my body?

I'm pretty sure Prada do size 44. It may be harder to find than larger sizes, though I thought smaller sizes are more common in Asia...
 

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Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum
I'm pretty sure Prada do size 44. It may be harder to find than larger sizes, though I thought smaller sizes are more common in Asia...

Not in malaysia though.. i think in singapore ,japan and hk do have.. But i i feel more comfortable spending in my own country , just doing my part as a citizen to generate the country economic growth
 

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Originally Posted by Jangofett
Yes and maybe yes.
I know some jacket sleeves cannot be altered and I suspect the length of the jacket as well.

It may still fit you 'nicely' after alteration but it depends on your body shape and the style of the Prada suit. I tried some Prada suits before and didnt find them really slim fitting.

In truth, I have shortened the sleeves of many jackets before, I have 'expanded' the sleeves before and no one commented on my jacket length being too long.

oh they are not that slimfitting? Ive always though they are though .. So altering a size 46 jacket to fit size 44 person and still looking good is possible?
 

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