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Cardigans look good on everyone. Are the buttons a tad big or is it just me?
 

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Cardigans look good on everyone. Are the buttons a tad big or is it just me?
This is not your dad's shawl cardigan. This is chunky.

I would say bigger buttons are part of the style for this type of cardigan, as you can see here. The chunkier the cardigan, the bigger the buttons you can get away with. Maybe you could reduce the diameter of the button a bit if it was leather, but otherwise this feels just right to me.
 

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1.1 kg of shawl collar wool goodness arrived here in Norway today. I wear 40l contemporary SCs unaltered and 36 inch shirt sleeve and bought a large cardigan. Really happy with the size and i really need the large sleeve length.

Its navy and I dont see the purple hue mentioned earlier.
So the cardigans are 1kg+? Kent Wang's cardigans are around 1kg so this would mean that they're the same weight?
 

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I'm planning to swap the buttons to smaller, horn ones too. These seem decent: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/8-Dark-Brown-Buffalo-horn-Buttons-coat-jacket-sizes-13-16-7-8-1-inch-cb461/293548410569

Can someone actually help measure the diameter of the current buttons on the cardigan? Just want to make sure I don't order bigger or same ones.
They're supposed to be 28mm (source) but I measure them to be more like 26-27mm. However, I don't have a caliper so take that with a grain of salt.

Anything 1" (25mm/40 ligne) and under should be smaller though.

They're plastic because they're big? Huh?
Rick was saying the buttons ended up being plastic because they "didn't come even close to the [minimum order] quantity required" for genuine horn buttons in that size.
 
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Grey Moon PoW from 2018, Botto Giuseppe high rise flannels (best flannels I’ve ever tried and relaunched this season) and purple label Italian collar shirt - this will be my go to collar for any future MTO shirts, its perfect.

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Looking great, mate. Have you considered a combination in which you try to bring out the pink in the jacket?
 

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I'm planning to swap the buttons to smaller, horn ones too. These seem decent: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/8-Dark-Brown-Buffalo-horn-Buttons-coat-jacket-sizes-13-16-7-8-1-inch-cb461/293548410569

Can someone actually help measure the diameter of the current buttons on the cardigan? Just want to make sure I don't order bigger or same ones.
Sir, I believe those are plastic as well

Real horn
 
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