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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by David Reeves, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. David Reeves

    David Reeves Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Nah, you talkin crazy man.....
     
  2. David Reeves

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    Tailcoat fitting

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    Forward fitting size 34 chest, height 6 ft

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    I thought I was skinny...
     
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    Fitting wearing tee shirt?
     
  6. David Reeves

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    I have overcome greater adversity.
     
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    Hes a bit younger than you clee ;)
     
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    I've always found the biggest challenge with a "drop 10" client is they either want to show off their fitness, in which case you have to talk them out of an ill-proportioned result, or they want to hide it all together and you have to give shape to an empty sack.

    Looks like you've got that balance spot on, masculine without either of the above issues.
     
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    For that particular client it looks like the chest is a bit tight as there is some bowing. I'd prefer to the collar and lapels to cover more of the chest more like it appears on the athletic client in the 3 piece fitting.
     
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    Difficult though, here we have a relatively wide neck and shoulders in relation to the very slim chest and body. If anything the chest is built up, the suit is mainly hanging from the shoulders and the structure is giving him shape. With the Athletic client the suit is the opposite he's going for that Daniel Craig look (I suspect) the suit is quite close everywhere, except actually, in the waist area as more suppression there would look rather strange.
     
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    Interesting, so it isn't a matter of just extending the pattern more towards the center line? Kind of like extending the lapels closer to the center and adjusting the location of the roll line?
     
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    No because you have that anchor point of the neck at which the coat hangs on. Does that make sense? I am decreasing the neck circle a touch though and this will draw the coat in a little more.

    You are also seeing a lower button fastening on this one, which will show more shirt but I am content with where it is in relation to the whole coat.
     
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    decreasing the neck circle, does that essentially "straighten" the neck point?
     
  14. David Reeves

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    If the neck circle is too big the collar will stand off. The whole garment should hug and hang from the neck and shoulders.
     
  15. David Reeves

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    Black Mohair

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    Try on for George Glasgow of Cleverley.

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    William Halstead makes a 100% mohair. I have a suit made in it.

    The fabric is not stiff at all. In fact, it resembles more a worsted in its dryness and stiffness.
     
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    What color did you do?
     
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    They only make it in a dark navy which looks black. I suspect it's intended for tuxedos.
     
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    Do you experience with Scabal's Cannes fabric? Silk, linen and mohair blend.
     

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