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SPIER & MACKAY - Official Affiliate Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by spiermackay, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Stylish Dinosaur

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    FTFY
     

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    Isn't the price of S&M MTM trousers something rediculously reasonable, like $200? I would just go that route...
     

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    Is it ok to cut out the basting stitches when trying stuff on? Or does that count as "worn" for return purposes?
     

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    Something simpler and more mass appealing
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    maybe it's not the height so much as the design itself. the second button and flat end i think throw it off.

    FWIW, antonio came pretty darn close, but the devil (and his skill are in the details)

    i think with the size of the glen plaid, the proportions are a bit more balanced

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  6. Patrick R

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    On the topic of rise, here are some shots of my typical mid-rise (10.5”) Rota trousers. My Epaulet’s are typically a 10.75” rise. My Formosa’s are typically 10.5”. I have no interest in anything with a higher rise. As a tall and long-legged guy, any higher rise is pure clown territory for me. I’ll have to measure my Despos trousers tonight, I won’t be surprised if they are slightly higher, but that type of fit is impossible OTR or MTM.

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    Looks good, Mid rise works well with more closed quarter jackets
     

  8. Wilson13

    Wilson13 Senior Member

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    Yours look very good, and a large part is just stylistic preference. However, I will say that higher rise trousers are more comfortable for me because they seem to stay put better, they streamline any potential billowing of the shirt, and they do follow the contours of the body more closely, which I believe is a general principle tailoring.

    There’s room for both.
     

  9. Wilson13

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    Also, it’s worth noting that the 10.8” rise on the size 34 pants I tried on will naturally fit differently on someone that’s 5’10” than on my 6’3.5” frame.
     

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    Exactly. This is less than what all these high-rise OTR trousers sell for.

    Where are all these masses?

    Yes, these proportions are nice. They just need a flat front :)
     

  11. Patrick R

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    42L contemporary is the only 42L. I think it is a reasonably good fit for me overall. I think it is exceptionally good for OTR.
     

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    ooooh, can we get a pic of the full suit?
     

  13. hookem12387

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    If anyone has fit comments I’m all ears. Part of me thinks it’s perfect but part thinks it’s a little big(primarily shoulders). 2CF8795E-71DC-42AC-A8B0-A14D843483FD.jpeg 1392ED76-58B6-4EBE-8C58-43B53F5EBA83.jpeg Also, was anyone surprised by how dark the tobacco is in person?
     

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    We'll I guess you have to consider that's just the starting point for MTM and that wouldn't likely be even similar fabrics to those other brands at that starting price. The range is like $200- $500 CAD for trousers.
     

  15. Wilson13

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    You were hoping for burnt orange, weren’t you ;)

    Looks pretty good - maybe could slim just slightly. You left shoulder looks perfect, right one has a little bit of a divot. But I wouldn’t want more narrow shoulders if I were you.
     

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