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So one thing that's been bothering me with all these drops is the lack of light grey trousers. I see there is one light grey flannel, but that's without the side-tabs. But even then, there's worsted light greys and all kinds of others missing. And these tend to be sold out very, very quickly. I hope Rick is working on delivering more light greys.
I would actually urge you to take a second look at those gray VBC ones available RTW. Unless my monitor is playing tricks on me, it's the same fabric that I had made into a suit last year. The trousers turned out to be so versatile that I actually had a second pair made. The fabric is gray-ish, but there's a tinge of tan to it, which allows it to look just as good with a blue blazer as it does with a brown guncheck or something in olive, green, etc. It also works with a white or blue shirt, but can also go with a more colorful gingham or tattersall if you want to do the Cordings look, something that a true light gray might not do as well. I originally was leaning heavily towards the light gray, which I actually think S&M had last year, but the guy steered me towards this one and I am glad he did.

Re: the side tabs, I guess if you are a purist then yea, this might not work, but if you really want to, a tailor can take the material left over after hemming and make the straps for you that way.
 

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I would actually urge you to take a second look at those gray VBC ones available RTW. Unless my monitor is playing tricks on me, it's the same fabric that I had made into a suit last year. The trousers turned out to be so versatile that I actually had a second pair made. The fabric is gray-ish, but there's a tinge of tan to it, which allows it to look just as good with a blue blazer as it does with a brown guncheck or something in olive, green, etc. It also works with a white or blue shirt, but can also go with a more colorful gingham or tattersall if you want to do the Cordings look, something that a true light gray might not do as well. I originally was leaning heavily towards the light gray, which I actually think S&M had last year, but the guy steered me towards this one and I am glad he did.

Re: the side tabs, I guess if you are a purist then yea, this might not work, but if you really want to, a tailor can take the material left over after hemming and make the straps for you that way.
already sold out in my size. Never fails..
 

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I think my problem with this piece is it has summery colors in a wintery cloth, making it appear a little incongruous. It needs either the same colors in a summery cloth, or more autumnal colors in the same cloth.
nailed it, a bit more "brown" would probably do it
 

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Anyone got the rust donegal? Any fit pics? And, what would you pair it with? Thanks 🙏
 

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Question. I have the Dark denim version. Is the inside of these pants not another color? How did you get a cuff with the same outside color?
It’s a good question. A tailored cuff isn’t made by rolling the pant leg up. A piece is taken off the bottom, flipped around, and then sewn back on with the outside of the cloth facing out.
 

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i can’t easily reconcile why the fits shown here are so different than this one from the Spier site. Is the model wearing a really small size? Most of the pics here show a longer cardigan and a much lower neck opening, too. Thoughts anyone?
Many possibilities. This is a proto or design sample photographed as I doubt the image was shot a week ago. Could be a bit different than the production. We don’t know his measurements or size/specs worn.
Has anyone measured their sweater against the published specs? This heavy of a sweater would likely grow a bit. This model looks taller and bigger than the model in the ecru sweater. Stylist also usually do things like clip the middle back to make a garment look more fitted.
Rick replied to someone's comment on instagram who asked about this model's specs. The model in this photo apparently wears a 40R Slim suit, and is wearing a Medium in his Heathered Cream Turtleneck photo. So, my guess would be he is wearing a Small in this photo as it isn't loose looking like it was designed to be, so must have sized down for photo purposes.
 

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Rick replied to someone's comment on instagram who asked about this model's specs. The model in this photo apparently wears a 40R Slim suit, and is wearing a Medium in his Heathered Cream Turtleneck photo. So, my guess would be he is wearing a Small in this photo as it isn't loose looking like it was designed to be, so must have sized down for photo purposes.
I am a 40R slim too so that info on the turtle neck is good to know. I wonder if the specs of the jersey cardigan are the same as last year. I am thinking the perhaps it is the one sweater that is undersized and not a good style to judge sizing on. I returned my first batch of mediums as they were far too small. The large jersey cardigans on me are still a slim fit and I am 6' 1" 160ish pounds. 32 waist.
One of my medium chunks will be here tmrw if I am lucky. I will try to measure the length straight out of the box.
 

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I am a 40R slim too so that info on the turtle neck is good to know. I wonder if the specs of the jersey cardigan are the same as last year. I am thinking the perhaps it is the one sweater that is undersized and not a good style to judge sizing on. I returned my first batch of mediums as they were far too small. The large jersey cardigans on me are still a slim fit and I am 6' 1" 160ish pounds. 32 waist.
One of my medium chunks will be here tmrw if I am lucky. I will try to measure the length straight out of the box.
The merino cardigan from last year was too small on me too, had to return. I’m a 44L and took my usual XL. The cable knit sweater on the other hand is bordering on too big at XL so I’m curious if anyone getting their chunky cardigan has one to compare.
 

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Thanks. This is news to me. I always thought they turned it up.
It’s a good question. A tailored cuff isn’t made by rolling the pant leg up. A piece is taken off the bottom, flipped around, and then sewn back on with the outside of the cloth facing out.
Well, when your tailor do the cuffs, don't know if I'm going to explain it well, the inside fabric should stay inside.
Just watched the process on Youtube🤯
 
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