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marchello

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I have 2. This is the herringbone in size
40:
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This is the camel in size 38:
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for reference, I'm 5’10.5”, 155-160, and wear a 38R Contemporary Spier jacket. I feel like both fit, though the herringbone feels like it has more room for movement with a jacket underneath. That said, I’ve hesitated to size up on the camel because of the pliability of the fabric- since it’s not as stiff as the herringbone, I’d be concerned the markers of a jacket that’s too big (divots in the shoulder specifically) would be more pronounced.

Also, @MacGuffen: not the brown one, but still both coats you referenced
Any chance you could share with us how the neopolitan jacket in size 38R fits on you? I literally have the same specs as you and wear a 36R and wonder whether I should size up.
 

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Any chance you could share with us how the neopolitan jacket in size 38R fits on you? I literally have the same specs as you and wear a 36R and wonder whether I should size up.
Sure! Neopolitan is my favorite style, here’s a couple pictures I was able to find. Reminder for reference: I’m 5’ 10.5”, fluctuate between 155-160 lbs, 38 chest, 32 waist/inseam, 34.5” sleeve, 15 neck. All jackets/suits are 38R Contemporary.

Charcoal Neo suit (circa 2018):
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Solaro suit (SS2019):
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Flannel suit separates (FW2019):
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Harris Tweed jacket (FW2019):
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Hopsack blazer (SS2019- probably my most worn jacket):
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Bonus- since people have commented on the camel overcoat, a couple extra photos. I wish it were a couple inches longer (6”-12” realistically), but I still like it a lot:
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Sure! Neopolitan is my favorite style, here’s a couple pictures I was able to find. Reminder for reference: I’m 5’ 10.5”, fluctuate between 155-160 lbs, 38 chest, 32 waist/inseam, 34.5” sleeve, 15 neck. All jackets/suits are 38R Contemporary.

Charcoal Neo suit (circa 2018):
View attachment 1479941View attachment 1479942
Solaro suit (SS2019):
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Flannel suit separates (FW2019):
View attachment 1479944
Harris Tweed jacket (FW2019):
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Hopsack blazer (SS2019- probably my most worn jacket):
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Bonus- since people have commented on the camel overcoat, a couple extra photos. I wish it were a couple inches longer (6”-12” realistically), but I still like it a lot:
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Do you make any alterations to the jackets in that size?
 

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Do you make any alterations to the jackets in that size?
nope, only alteration is hemming the pants. After discovering S&M’s Neo, I have a very hard time justifying MTM/MTO (outside of fabric selection).

I’ll add that Neopolitan jackets are slightly longer than the standard jackets. 38R is borderline too short for me in the normal jacket, though it works. 38R Neo is the perfect length, and 38L Neo is too long for me. I haven’t tried 38L on the regular jackets, though I have one I’m looking at.
 
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Also, for anyone interested- navy shawl cardigan ordered. I gave my measurements to S&M via PM on Instagram and they seemed very confident that a small was the proper fit (even though all my merino sweaters from S&M are medium...), so I’ll post pics/impressions when it comes in.
 
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Sure! Neopolitan is my favorite style, here’s a couple pictures I was able to find. Reminder for reference: I’m 5’ 10.5”, fluctuate between 155-160 lbs, 38 chest, 32 waist/inseam, 34.5” sleeve, 15 neck. All jackets/suits are 38R Contemporary.

Charcoal Neo suit (circa 2018):
View attachment 1479941View attachment 1479942
Solaro suit (SS2019):
View attachment 1479943
Flannel suit separates (FW2019):
View attachment 1479944
Harris Tweed jacket (FW2019):
View attachment 1479945View attachment 1479946
Hopsack blazer (SS2019- probably my most worn jacket):
View attachment 1479950
Bonus- since people have commented on the camel overcoat, a couple extra photos. I wish it were a couple inches longer (6”-12” realistically), but I still like it a lot:
View attachment 1479948View attachment 1479949
Wow, I like to think the Neo cut fits me perfectly OTR, but after seeing these pictures, I realize not. Thanks for the pictures!
 

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Sure! Neopolitan is my favorite style, here’s a couple pictures I was able to find. Reminder for reference: I’m 5’ 10.5”, fluctuate between 155-160 lbs, 38 chest, 32 waist/inseam, 34.5” sleeve, 15 neck. All jackets/suits are 38R Contemporary.

Charcoal Neo suit (circa 2018):
View attachment 1479941View attachment 1479942
Solaro suit (SS2019):
View attachment 1479943
Flannel suit separates (FW2019):
View attachment 1479944
Harris Tweed jacket (FW2019):
View attachment 1479945View attachment 1479946
Hopsack blazer (SS2019- probably my most worn jacket):
View attachment 1479950
Bonus- since people have commented on the camel overcoat, a couple extra photos. I wish it were a couple inches longer (6”-12” realistically), but I still like it a lot:
View attachment 1479948View attachment 1479949
I have always been hesitant on the Neo jackets as I take the 36R Slim normal cut, but I think I should give it a try now. Just have been weary and figured the wider lapel and shoulder, along with tad extra length would be an issue.
 

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I have always been hesitant on the Neo jackets as I take the 36R Slim normal cut, but I think I should give it a try now. Just have been weary and figured the wider lapel and shoulder, along with tad extra length would be an issue.
I'm a little less bullish on Neo than many here because I think the lapels can be a little too much. I'm all for a wide lapel, but damn. I probably prefer the standard lapels, though I do like the character of 3-roll-2
 

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I'm a little less bullish on Neo than many here because I think the lapels can be a little too much. I'm all for a wide lapel, but damn. I probably prefer the standard lapels, though I do like the character of 3-roll-2
Agreed, especially with the beautiful natural shoulder the wide lapels stand out a little too much for my liking.
 

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I'm a little less bullish on Neo than many here because I think the lapels can be a little too much. I'm all for a wide lapel, but damn. I probably prefer the standard lapels, though I do like the character of 3-roll-2
I really like the look of it on the suit, however may stick to normal for Sport Coat's. Dunno, depends if something pops up mainly that I really like in a Neo, like another Harris Tweed lol
 

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I really like the look of it on the suit, however may stick to normal for Sport Coat's. Dunno, depends if something pops up mainly that I really like in a Neo, like another Harris Tweed lol
Speaking of which, is Rick doing any Harris Tweed OTR this FW?
 

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Speaking of which, is Rick doing any Harris Tweed OTR this FW?
Don't think so, seems the odd time they re-do fabrics every 2-3 years so maybe FW21 or FW22 they may do another Harris Tweed? I love the stuff, but I don't got the funds to pay the price tag in MTO for it lol. I almost bought it as it was in my size this Summer, but got the Peacoat instead. Kind of regret, but also wanted the Peacoat lol
 

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Agreed, especially with the beautiful natural shoulder the wide lapels stand out a little too much for my liking.
Yes and I think in addition to the width of the lapel, the gaping gorge is just a tad loud for me. The standard lapels are nice because they are still nice and broad and classic without too much noise.
 

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