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RLBL Suit - Cuff or Not?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by whiskeylaureate, May 20, 2009.

  1. whiskeylaureate

    whiskeylaureate Senior member

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    I recently bought an RLBL suit off the buy/sell thread, and before I get it tailored, should I cuff the pants or not? I've never been one to cuff flat-fronts, but I've seen a few members do so with RLBL suits. Thoughts?
     


  2. MetroStyles

    MetroStyles Senior member

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    I recently bought an RLBL suit off the buy/sell thread, and before I get it tailored, should I cuff the pants or not? I've never been one to cuff flat-fronts, but I've seen a few members do so with RLBL suits. Thoughts?

    Whatever suits you. I don't.
     


  3. Mute

    Mute Senior member

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    Save the cuffs for pleated pants.
     


  4. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    I prefer cuffs, but it'll also look fine if you don't cuff the pants.
     


  5. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    cuff everything.
     


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    Kei-bon Senior member

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    theyare Senior member

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    earthdragon Senior member

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    I cuff , at 1.75" (everything).
     


  10. gumercindo

    gumercindo Senior member

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    I never cuff anything, but it depends on your style. RLBL is a bit on the slim side, so wouldn't slimmish pants look better uncuffed?
     


  11. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    Cuff, they hang better with cuffs.
     


  12. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    Cuff 5 cm just at the break point.
     


  13. dshin

    dshin Senior member

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    whatever you prefer. I personally dont cuff any pants. I am 5'8" and have short legs. So cuffs makes by legs look even shorter.
     


  14. bowtielover

    bowtielover Senior member

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    Lways a cuff, plain bottoms are too casual for a suit.
     


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    When I purchased/altered at the Polo Mansion the salesman/tailor both recommended cuff. I cuff everything. Just looks more finished to me. Keep in mind, if you cuff you can always swith to no cuff. Can't go the other way.
     


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