Shoulder shape/width

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by itsstillmatt, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I voted for choice one, but I prefer no padding, natural shoulder, with no extension. Or whatever this is:

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  2. Soph

    Soph Senior member

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    I voted for choice one, but I prefer no padding, natural shoulder, with no extension. Or whatever this is:

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    Excellent dimple also, very understated.[​IMG]
     


  3. kshah

    kshah Senior member

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    Little padding, with lots of roping.

    However, when I wear my PZ suit with a heavily padded Roman shoulder, I always get plenty of compliments. The effect is there.
     


  4. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Thanks, Soph. I appreciate a good dimple [​IMG]

    Manton, I like the shoulders on your suit. Would that be classified as a British Drape?
     


  5. Dragon

    Dragon Senior member

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    I`m not a fan of droopy extended shoulders on myself, but I like seeing them on some people.
     


  6. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    I thought the shoulders on Whoopee's Hong Kong suits were rather nice.
     


  7. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Would that be classified as a British Drape?

    Well, there's no extension and a classic English drape would have at least an extra 1/4", and usually more like 1/2". That coat is intended to look more Neapolitan.
     


  8. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

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    I can't look at that pic with that tie so damn askew.
    Those photos make me feel a lot better about the fact that I've bever worn the tie clip I picked up two years ago.
     


  9. fighetta

    fighetta Well-Known Member

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    You do realize that this coat does not fit, don't you? You are not supposed to see your arm or shoulder popping out from under the coat. Look at Manton's and you will get an idea of how the shoulder and sleeve should lay without puckers or ripples.
     


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    philosophe Senior member

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    Drizz, is that a Brioni? It looks great.
     


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    i like both soft with a touch of extension and also the way Manton discribed too

    for me it depend on how i want the overall look i like Mantons way for business/ citty suits and with a touch of extension for my sport coats and odd JKT's, this is so for work i still have a moderate level of cleaness in the chest but also have the comfort of the drape. and with the extension i can pop a jumper or some more layers on underneth if needs must!
     


  12. Huntsman

    Huntsman Senior member

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    Oooh, shoulders are one of my favorite parts of a coat. I prefer a little extension and a little rope -- say, Kilgours.

    Regards,
    Huntsman
     


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    A Y Senior member

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    [​IMG]

    More than any other picture I've seen, this picture is the closest to capturing what I love about the Rubinacci drape, both on the chest, and at the sleeve seam. Seeing it in real life is even better as the three-dimensionality makes it even richer.

    I agree that Edmorel's jacket appears to be too tight, but that picture's small and dark, so it's hard to tell what that dimple under the sleevehead really looks like.

    --Andre
     


  14. LSeca

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    I do think ones genetics, build and posture has a lot to do with how each style can look. For instance, drizzt3117 prolly has the biggest drop from shoulder to waist of any on the forum, he has large and muscular shoulders. I would think very minimal or no padding would be the most appropriate, but his padded Brioni models tend to look the by far best on him.
     


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