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I think it works better on thin guys with the right shoulders. Basically, shoulders that aren't too sloped and are significantly wider than their hips.How would you describe the body type that works and the ones that don't?
I am not a fan of the "classic" unstructured and short fit on my build: sloping shoulders, long torso.I think it works better on thin guys with the right shoulders. Basically, shoulders that aren't too sloped and are significantly wider than their hips.
If your shoulders are sloped, narrow, very forward, or if you have a pear-shaped body, I think those unstructured jackets look ... not great. Not that clothing has to be flattering, but then you have to have something about you that makes the outfit look cool. When a jacket is shorter, it can accentuate the hips and make you look heavier than you are. A shorter jacket also typically means a higher buttoning point, which accentuates the gut. And unstructured jackets are going to reveal your shoulders like a shirt, which doesn't look good on every build.
Conversely, if you have a classic tailored jacket, padding can help build up the shoulder. You can also use padding and canvassing to widen the chest and shoulder line, which makes the waist look smaller by comparison. And a longer jacket will cover your hips better, helping to create a longer line and hide some weight.
it was a relic from the #menswear era and my view of how things “should fit” is a bit different now, mainly because i wore a lot of things that were too slim or tight. This always seemed ok but I just need a bit of reassurance that while slim, it’s not skin tight or unflattering.I would definitely keep it. The pockets look a little flared but seems great. Why are you considering gettting rid of it?
I really like it, which is why I was trying to make sure it isn’t like awkwardly slim. I think it’s comfortable but like I said, coming from a time when I definitely wore things too tight I just needed some confirmation that it’s the good slim, not the bad slim.Like others said I think its up to you.
Would you wear it? Is it comfortable? Do you like it?
It's most definitely a slim fit but that doesn't mean an automatic throw away.