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This looks really nice. My only thought by this and the sizing chart is that they are considered a longer cut of peacoats? My option is narrow shoulder (chunky sweater) with perfect length or perfect shoulder with longer length
The picture and angle is misleading. The peacoat is not much longer than a sportcoat.
 

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With that being said, I HATE how the chinos shrink in the wash, even with air drying afterwards. Constant across makers, btw. Dockers would be the only positive data point here, actually. But that's before they started adding this stupid stretchy stuff.
I pretty much only wear LL Bean chinos and have never had an issue with shrinkage. I started wearing them in high school and kept trying various other brands, but they either shrank, were wildly inconsistent with sizing, were a pain to iron, or were super expensive. Never had an issue with LL Bean.
 

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@vriche @nqtri

An update to my MTO jacket experience - after some time wearing it and some steam to the shoulders/yoke, everything is now perfect. I had thought the waist was too large but actually it was because the jacket wasn't sitting on my shoulders right (sitting too high, and what I perceived to be the waist measurement was actually not). Turned out that the yoke/shoulders were a little tight (not sure if the lining, or the fabric just needed to relax) and needed to loosen up a bit with some wear. When that happened, the jacket settled out incredibly and everything is fantastic.

I should've known better but I've been so anxious about it coming that I forgot to let it settle. So just a word to the wise.
 

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I received the trousers for the Medium Grey VBC today and noticed that the waist was a little smaller than what I’m used to. I’m a 36 but always buy a 38 since I wear suspenders but on these trousers, I can wear them without suspenders it seems like. I didn’t notice that the legs were any slimmer though.
waist was close to too snug on mine in my usual 32, similar issue I had with the covert twills. I would suspect it’s the fit of the “high rise” pants, but my BG flannels fit amazing, so I don’t know. I ordered the 33 last night, so we’ll test it out
 

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Seems too bombproof to me.

I don't know how people wear these inside, they're basically outerwear.

The new Zanieri glen check coat is 520gsm, while the gray Harris Tweed sports coat is 500gsm.
Exactly. I returned the Abraham Moon (430 gsm) because it feels like an overcoat. This isn't specific to SM, but a lot of these heavy tweed sportcoats are just impractical if you're looking for a F/W sportcoat that you can be comfortable sitting around in all day at, like, a conference or something.
 

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That picture looked overexposed to me. I ordered the green harris tweed check and had to return it because the shoulders on the jacket I got were cut too wide but the fabric and color were gorgeous. Lemme see if I have a pic

ETA: yes found a pic. Please excuse the bathroom selfy and the batman boxers lol. Should provide a good depiction of the color though.

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Thanks so much for the pic, of course when I went to buy it in 38R last night it was sold out !!!!! Also, I really appreciate pointing out the boxers, don't think I would have caught that on my own 😂
 

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After getting stung by the dreaded Houston Chill™️ during a business trip yesterday, I mustered up the courage to pull the trigger on the Harris tweed.

Despite the hate for the heavy fabric here lately, I like being able to use a jacket as a jacket. An added plus is that I don’t have to worry about my jacket as I jump in and out of cabs or if someone smashes it in an overhead bin while I’m traveling. Maybe those in warmer climates should try pairing it with fresco pants and let some heat out the undercarriage 😂
 

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Thanks so much for the pic, of course when I went to buy it in 38R last night it was sold out !!!!! Also, I really appreciate pointing out the boxers, don't think I would have caught that on my own 😂
sorry bud, that might’ve been me- I pulled the trigger on the 38R last night and saw this morning that it was sold out. Who knows though, I might still get an OOS message lol
 

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How do you guys see what the flash sale is?
 

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If anyone wants to pop me a dm me a referral code, I'm about to make my first order.
EDIT: Got it, thanks guys!
 

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