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I don't think so, but to each their own, I guess. I can't bring myself to wear high rise trousers, especially if I'm not wearing a jacket—feels too Urkel. But I like the clean look of side tabs.
Agree, to each their own. To me, side tabs are more formal, as are a higher rise. I might worry that side tabs on a lower rise creates a "formality mismatch." I also personally am tall with a long torso, so I appreciate that high-rise trousers make my legs look longer, regardless of whether I'm wearing a jacket. I basically prefer high-rise anything all the time. Trousers, chinos, jeans, etc. It's the way pants were classically worn and, in my mind, for good reason, as pants look best when they accentuate the natural waist.
 

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Just got the shipping notification on my sweaters :-D

With these being machine washable (and lay flat to dry), is any shrinkage to be expected? My experience with merino wool is limited to some sweaters from the Bay which all shrunk 0.5-1 size after a wash and flat dry.

Seems like the sizing for this S&M release is more TTS so I'm trying to figure out how I should judge which size I got and figure out if I should exchange for something smaller. I'm a 40R and went with L, however my stomach isn't always a 40R...
 

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Just got the shipping notification on my sweaters :-D

With these being machine washable (and lay flat to dry), is any shrinkage to be expected? My experience with merino wool is limited to some sweaters from the Bay which all shrunk 0.5-1 size after a wash and flat dry.

Seems like the sizing for this S&M release is more TTS so I'm trying to figure out how I should judge which size I got and figure out if I should exchange for something smaller. I'm a 40R and went with L, however my stomach isn't always a 40R...
I’m curious to see sizing as well. I’m a 38R and S&M suggested (confidently, I might add) via PM on Instagram that I should order a small, though I’m a medium in the merino sweaters. I haven’t received a shipping notification, but I’ll update when it comes in
 

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Last years Moon guncheck, looking forward to wearing this years soon!

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Well done ny friend.

I have this SC as well and love it. Looking forward to hear your thoughts on this year's iteration of thus jacket. I've abstained from acquiring it as I'm afraid it'll look to similar. Also, the mentioning of black in it kind of put me off. Love to hear your thoughts on both those matters once in your hands.
 

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Hey guys, whats the sleeve length on some of the sportshirts like the madras where i cant choose the length?
 
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Hey guys, whats the sleeve length on some of the sportshirts like the madras where i cant choose the length?
So usually if you click the size chart, there should be a sleeve length measurement there. However, on my phone right now, it seems it is not on the madras size chart. So, click on the denim sport shirt size chart, as it is on there, and they should be the same sleeve length
 

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So usually if you click the size chart, there should be a sleeve length measurement there. However, on my phone right now, it seems it is not on the madras size chart. So, click on the denim sport shirt size chart, as it is on there, and they should be the same sleeve length
Found it. Thanks!
 

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Just got the shipping notification on my sweaters :-D

With these being machine washable (and lay flat to dry), is any shrinkage to be expected? My experience with merino wool is limited to some sweaters from the Bay which all shrunk 0.5-1 size after a wash and flat dry.

Seems like the sizing for this S&M release is more TTS so I'm trying to figure out how I should judge which size I got and figure out if I should exchange for something smaller. I'm a 40R and went with L, however my stomach isn't always a 40R...
Please post your thoughts on sizing when they arrive. I too am.one of those guys that is a 40 but maybe not always a 40 around the middle 😣. It can make sizing tricky.
 

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I don't think so, but to each their own, I guess. I can't bring myself to wear high rise trousers, especially if I'm not wearing a jacket—feels too Urkel. But I like the clean look of side tabs.
I wore side tab high rise with double pleats flannel trousers yesterday and I felt very much like Urkel yesterday. The jacket wasn't worn 95% of the day yesterday as I was in the office. I'll have to see if I can get used to it.

How many times did you try the trousers before moving on?
 

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I wore side tab high rise with double pleats flannel trousers yesterday and I felt very much like Urkel yesterday. The jacket wasn't worn 95% of the day yesterday as I was in the office. I'll have to see if I can get used to it.

How many times did you try the trousers before moving on?
Curious for all the people that feel this way...how much longer is the rise on the "high rise" than what you normally prefer? For a pair of dress trousers, 11" is pretty much the absolute minimum rise I am interested in. So the S&M high rise are, for me, basically just "normal rise".
 

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For those of you with side tabs on the trousers, I have a question. I know they function to adjust the waist, but how much adjustment is able to be cinched down? Is it like an half an inch in the waist or maybe an inch?
 

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Curious for all the people that feel this way...how much longer is the rise on the "high rise" than what you normally prefer? For a pair of dress trousers, 11" is pretty much the absolute minimum rise I am interested in. So the S&M high rise are, for me, basically just "normal rise".
I'd say that I like my trousers to sit just below my bellybutton, which means the rise is probably 10-10.5". I think there are a number of factors that contribute to whether high rise trousers are advisable (e.g., jacket vs. no jacket, age and stage, body shape, work environment, etc.). For instance, if one has a doughy midsection, then by all means go high rise, as the low rise chinos with the spare tire over the top isn't a good look.

But personally, I'm not trying to radically deviate from the norms of dress within my social milieu, and high rise pleated trousers would certainly put me out on the margins.
 

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