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Return blazer or visit the tailor?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Docker, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. Docker

    Docker Member

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    Hey, I am attempting to buy my first navy blazer and have bought this one online as the measurements were as near as I could find, upon arriving the sleeves are too long and the blazer is too baggy. Do you think I should return it or can a tailor do what needs to be done with this for a great fit?

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  2. cruizer

    cruizer Active Member

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    I'm sure your tailor can do the alteration for a small fee.
     


  3. Shirtmaven

    Shirtmaven Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    how tall are you?
    what size is that jacket.

    that jacket must be a long and you are a regular.

    those sleeves are a joke.
     


  4. Quadcammer

    Quadcammer Senior member

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    Another vote for returning. It's not just a matter of minor alterations, it's wrong in lots of ways.
     


  6. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Don't think you could go smaller in the chest and shoulder. Sleeves need so much cloth cut off to shorten you will probably lose the open vent if there is one. Can't tell about the length or the back, bad pictures to judge from. Styling is generic. Keep it if you like it or return it if you don't.
     


  7. bboysdontcryy

    bboysdontcryy Senior member

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    Hope will shortening the sleeves from the bottom affect the jacket vent?
     


  8. Nicola

    Nicola Senior member

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    Not the back vent. The sleeve vent.
     


  9. VinnyMac

    VinnyMac Senior member

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    Return it. It looks bad. I wouldn't waste money on alterations.
     


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