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Love the styling, especially the lapels.

Thanks!

The factory calls the stitching that holds together the collar and lapel "duck stitch" (which you can see in some of the close-up photographs above) because of the ... well, they say it is because it is how duck's feet cross over each other when they waddle. I'm not so sure. I do take etymology quite seriously, though, so I do have a habit of sucking the fun out of these conversations!
 

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Paul, I was going to ask via email, but thought that others might benefit from my question.

The SB jacket in XL for a 44 chest has a chest measurement of 23" p-p. The corresponding p-p in the pyjama top is L for a 42 chest. I would expect the SB jacket to be cut looser to account for an undershirt and a dress shirt underneath.

Could you explain the differences in sizing of these two pieces. Also, 18" seems narrow for the shoulders on the SB size XL. I typically see 19" shoulders for a 44 chest size.

Thanks!
 

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The SB jacket in XL for a 44 chest has a chest measurement of 23" p-p. The corresponding p-p in the pyjama top is L for a 42 chest. I would expect the SB jacket to be cut looser to account for an undershirt and a dress shirt underneath.

Could you explain the differences in sizing of these two pieces. Also, 18" seems narrow for the shoulders on the SB size XL. I typically see 19" shoulders for a 44 chest size.

Hi there. Thanks for asking the question (and making them public — much better!)

The pyjama has an easy and relaxed fit, without much shape in the body. It's devised as a louche, comfortable style. The SB jacket, in comparison, has more shape in the body and is intended to cast a slimmer profile.

I've never found the SB jacket particularly slim in the shoulder, and we haven't changed the block for quite a few years. Everyone's mileage will vary, of course, especially with a tailored style where the expectation of a precise fit is higher.

Here anyway are some recent shots of the current iteration, which is a size M (a 40) on a man who has a chest of 38. Yes, I know — there's a discrepancy there, much to my chagrin, but the larger size is all I had to hand at the time. This look is arguably too large for a smart, tailored look, but seems to work (a) in linen, and (b) with just a t-shirt underneath.

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I know this sz 40 is to your chagrin but I really like the relaxed look it gives!
Esp in this photo...
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Hi there. Thanks for asking the question (and making them public — much better!)

The pyjama has an easy and relaxed fit, without much shape in the body. It's devised as a louche, comfortable style. The SB jacket, in comparison, has more shape in the body and is intended to cast a slimmer profile.

I've never found the SB jacket particularly slim in the shoulder, and we haven't changed the block for quite a few years. Everyone's mileage will vary, of course, especially with a tailored style where the expectation of a precise fit is higher.

Here anyway are some recent shots of the current iteration, which is a size M (a 40) on a man who has a chest of 38. Yes, I know — there's a discrepancy there, much to my chagrin, but the larger size is all I had to hand at the time. This look is arguably too large for a smart, tailored look, but seems to work (a) in linen, and (b) with just a t-shirt underneath.

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Hi, quick question, what are the pants that the model is wearing in these pictures? Thanks for the info!
 

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