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To each their own, but regarding your comment about tension on the placket, I can confidently tell you there is none - the small is fairly roomy around my shirt waist. The reason for the curve in the placket, which I believe is what you’re referring to, is that the shawl collar is heavy, and when it’s worn open like this (top button or technically top two buttons undone) with the shawl sitting lower on the shoulder, the placket shifts accordingly. If I wear it buttoned up, the placket is straight. If I went with my usual medium, I think the fit would be extremely relaxed, and not very tailored looking; it all depends on the look you’re going for. All of that said, I will say this size down from my usual has everything shorter than I’m used to *in jackets*. This Small cardigan only extends to my wrists, whereas my contemporary jackets from Spier extend to my thumb knuckle region. Though I’m not sure comparing sweaters to jackets is helpful; just trying to help anyone looking for as much info as possible on sizing.
Thanks for the info. It’s great to get POV from many people. The cardigans overall look a bit too long in the body and possibly too short in sleeves to my eye. Still, I am tempted to add one to my wardrobe.
 

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I’m in the minority here clearly, but I think this is a little small/tight. See the tension on the placket when it’s buttoned up? Honestly think @c.bisesar ’s sweater fits better.
I don’t think that’s tension from being too small- it looks like it’s a combination of only two buttons being done and the weight of the cardigan. You can see some excess material in the chest, and that’s with what looks like an ocbd underneath.

edit: I should’ve kept reading apparently, I see @Poser Hoser said exactly the same thing I was thinking lol
 

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Are the covert fabrics available for MTO? I've always had issues w RTW fit and have completely dialed in my MTO fit.
 

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I don’t think that’s tension from being too small- it looks like it’s a combination of only two buttons being done and the weight of the cardigan. You can see some excess material in the chest, and that’s with what looks like an ocbd underneath.

edit: I should’ve kept reading apparently, I see @Poser Hoser said exactly the same thing I was thinking lol
Bang on, @orange fury ! Looking at all of the shots posted so far, it seems to me that if one wants a more tailored fit, they should size down; for a relaxed fit, stick with your usual size perhaps? I think the fit of @masernaut ’s cardigan is great, personally. Perhaps he could even just wash his and get the shorter length he’s looking for? And while I don’t think the fit of @c.bisesar ’s cardigan is too far off, what I notice is the drastic shoulder seam that extends below his armpits, which suggests to me that he could definitely size down.
 

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Thanks for the info. It’s great to get POV from many people. The cardigans overall look a bit too long in the body and possibly too short in sleeves to my eye. Still, I am tempted to add one to my wardrobe.
In a nutshell, that is what I'm experiencing. Short sleeves, long body. An ideal fit for someone who has a long torso but short arms!
 

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In a nutshell, that is what I'm experiencing. Short sleeves, long body. An ideal fit for someone who has a long torso but short arms!
I have a feeling the chunkyness of the sweater is what leans it to being too long, which is probably a good thing as it will definitely keep you warm looking at all of the pics lol
 

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I tried on high rise trousers once, and I just couldn't take myself seriously. I think others can look great in them, including many SF members who post fit pics. But as I mentioned in my last post, my social context (including the hyper-casual dress "code" at my office) makes the high rise thing unappealing to me. Mid rise all the way.
And it's fine if you have a high natural waist and want to wear a highrise except that most of the pics posted in SF looked dispropotionate without the shirt at least monotoned to the pants. Trend overshadows basic deficiencies reduction.
 

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I don't think this has been mentioned yet, but they just put up the Navy Polo Coat, a VBC Chocolate Flannel High Rise, and a Charcoal Covert High Rise for Pre-Order
 

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Emerald is up

I think it looks beautiful in the pictures. Just not sure if it's to bright or not. Having acquired the Drago Emerald Herringbone last season, I'm hesitant as this might be redundant in my wardrobe.
 

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