So who makes the best sweaters?

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  1. bohemianmidnight

    bohemianmidnight Senior member

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    I am a very slim guy with about a 35" chest and finding a well-fitting sweater is a bitch! Who makes sweaters with the highest arm-holes and slimmest bodies and arms?
     
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    Personally I like Banana Republic's sweaters, but I'm no expert. I don't have a lot of sweater buying experience across a lot of vendors, just know that BR is pretty reliable for fit and style, fairly slim and sophisticated and contemporary.
     
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    I'm slim, but not quite as slim as the OP.

    The quality is very iffy, but the FCUK sweaters I've tried were very slim fitting. Moving upmarket, Agnès B also does knitwear for skinny guys.
     
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    Robert Senior member

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    Margiela & Jil
    all you need



    Ha ha, sure, if you've got several hundred bucks to spend on a v-neck, yeah, top choice. I think there are more practical alternatives that still look good, frankly.
     
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    Margiela & Jil
    all you need


    qft

    Band of outsiders new scottish cashmere is amazing.
     
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    qft

    Band of outsiders new scottish cashmere is amazing.

    Is BoO scottish cashmere sold anywhere in L.A.? Or online...
     
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    jet Persian Bro

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    Ron herman has three different colors, 944.
     
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    I am trying to find a Robot Chicken Sweater that one of the writers in the Season 2 DVD had. It will probably suck, but... its Robot Chicken, and I still want it!
     
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    it doesn't get any better than jil. margiela is great, but it all fits too large for me even in the smallest size. jil in a 44 is perfect though.
     
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    Margiela is pretty sweet and I probably prefer it over my Jil knits.

    BoO's sweaters are good? They're last couple seasons of knits have been pretty shitty. Haven't seen any of the new stuff.
     
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    Quality wise? Loro Piana.


    Personally, I like NDG and Wings and horns. XS wings and horns should be fine on you.
     
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    Ballantyne, fuck all the designer noise.
     
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    I am a very slim guy with about a 35" chest and finding a well-fitting sweater is a bitch! Who makes sweaters with the highest arm-holes and slimmest bodies and arms?

    you're not going to get a good answer with that question. What style are you looking for? solid jersey knit v-necks? chunky? cashmere, cotton, wool, etc? narrow it down.
     

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