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Hey, guys.

Just FYI, with the new lockdown restrictions that went into effect for Toronto & Peel Region, unfortunately both of our retail stores will be closed until further notice. If you have any garments that were being altered in the tailor shop, we will contact you to arrange a curbside pickup appointment once the work has been completed.

The lockdown shouldn't affect our online operations, so website orders will still be packed & shipped as per normal. Michael & I will continue to monitor the customer service email inbox and respond to inquiries as quickly as possible.

Thank you for your patience & understanding, and please stay safe!
Hope you guys are safe. Wish our governments did a better job of handling the pandemic.
 

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Are the arms a bit loose/baggy for anyone?

I got a suit from the sale and it fits me well besides the arms, a bit too loose.

Can I tailor this or is it not worth doing?
 

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@SpierTeam when will you guys get the extra slim fit chinos back in stock? I've been waiting for the past 4 months.
Yes, same. Last I heard the spring/summer lightweight chino’s were due about 2 weeks ago and nothing yet, and no word on normal weight staple chino’s. I am guessing maybe December with the 5 pocket cords??
Are the arms a bit loose/baggy for anyone?

I got a suit from the sale and it fits me well besides the arms, a bit too loose.

Can I tailor this or is it not worth doing?
I believe a tailor can slim the sleeves, yes
 

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Does the "anti-pill" treatment on S&M sweaters really work?
I think you may have some better replies from others, but I'll throw in my $0.02. I have two of their v-necks from their first generation of knitwear. They weren't advertising any anti-pill treatment at the time, but 3-4 years and hundreds of wears later, the sweaters have no pilling anywhere. I can only assume they've gotten better since they started advertising the anti-pill treatment. More recently I've gotten one of their regular cardigans, and this too has zero pilling. In my admittedly less than expert opinion, whatever they're doing to their thinner knits works, at least better than the vast majority of the other knitwear I've worn.
The new shawl collar cardigan is a rather different animal. I've worn this very, very heavily the past 2-3 weeks, and I don't think the anti-pill treatment works as well here. That's not to knock the product, it's probably the single most comfortable piece of clothing I own, and it feels likely to stand up to what will doubtlessly be tremendous use and abuse for many years to come, but it's definitely not looking new anymore. There are some pills (not to any egregious degree, but noticeable if you're looking for them), especially under the forearms from sitting at my desk typing, and in general the sweater appears very slightly fuzzy, in contrast to the pristine yarns/ribs present when I bought it. I don't really have much to compare it to, but I feel like this may just be the natural outcome of the thicker and more plush yarns.
Sadly, I have no experience with the turtle necks or cable knits (yet, I'm sure I'll eventually remedy this), which should fall somewhere in between the shawl collar cardigan and the crew/v necks, so I can't really weigh in on them.
Hope this helps.
 

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Are the arms a bit loose/baggy for anyone?

I got a suit from the sale and it fits me well besides the arms, a bit too loose.

Can I tailor this or is it not worth doing?
Yes, this is a notorious problem with S&M. I recently had a tailor take in the bicep area and the end result was good.
 

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Yes, this is a notorious problem with S&M. I recently had a tailor take in the bicep area and the end result was good.
I wouldn't mind if the biceps were even larger, tbh.
 

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Looks like the white OCBD has been restocked for those that we’re looking for a plain white one!
 

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Looks like the white OCBD has been restocked for those that we’re looking for a plain white one!
Yes, I'd like one! I have a S&M order arriving on Wednesday. Is anyone keeping track of how many drops there have been this month? This is like the fourth or fifth one. I really wish they would just drop all the new stuff at the beginning of the month or something. This trickle out approach is killing me.
 

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As I wait for S&M BF sell I have a question for people familiar with Suit supply. I know it always a repeated question but how does suit supply havana compare with S&M contemp SC size? I reviewed the size chart and the measurements looks the same but I would love somebody personal opinion. I wear a size 44r in S&M. I was gonna grab this too but the matching trousers seem to run much smaller than S&M trousers. Is there much luck with letting out their trousers in the seat and thighs?
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As I wait for S&M BF sell I have a question for people familiar with Suit supply. I know it always a repeated question but how does suit supply havana compare with S&M contemp SC size? I reviewed the size chart and the measurements looks the same but I would love somebody personal opinion. I wear a size 44r in S&M. I was gonna grab this too but the matching trousers seem to run much smaller than S&M trousers. Is there much luck with letting out their trousers in the seat and thighs?View attachment 1503016
IME: Havana is shorter in length, tighter in shoulders and chest.
 

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IME: Havana is shorter in length, tighter in shoulders and chest.
100% agree. The only jacket that came close to a SM Contemporary for me was the Jort. Button placement and lapel width were also two critical features of the Havana that fell short when compared to SM equivalents.
 

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