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it is very nice, i recommend. here is a 38 slim, and although it has some stretch given the fabric, going to return for a 38 contemporary
Just curious! What about the fit don’t you like? I always contemplate trying contemporary fit
 

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Just curious! What about the fit don’t you like? I always contemplate trying contemporary fit
I just have bigger chest and back. The slim cut fits, but it is definitely fitted. I prefer the contemporary because it has more room so I can move around more freely, without feeling the pinch of the fabric stretching when something is fitted
 

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it is very nice, i recommend. here is a 38 slim, and although it has some stretch given the fabric, going to return for a 38 contemporary
This looks great! Can you comment on the texture and weight of the fabric? How scratchy/soft does it feel? How heavy/warm? Again, looks terrific.
 

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This looks great! Can you comment on the texture and weight of the fabric? How scratchy/soft does it feel? How heavy/warm? Again, looks terrific.

it is a little bit scratchy to the touch, but nothing that would bother you, part of the charm. I only own three S&M jackets the Sandrio checked linen from SS2020, the Navy Guabello hopsack SS2020 and this jacket. This Abraham moon fabric is definitely the nicest from those three. I live in LA, so it is warm enough for the winter season 60s-50s. The jacket is not heavy to me, from heaviest to lightest Houndstooth -> linen -> hopsack

if you're on the fence I think it's a great buy.
 

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Threw on the S&M full canvas Neo suit for my doctoral dissertation defense today. First time wearing this suit and the occasion calls for something special.

Tie is Drakes for Paul Stuart. It’s one of my favorite foulards.

Trews could use a bit of work to drape cleaner, especially behind the knee.
Looking sharp man. Thoughts on letting out the waist of the jacket? Looks to be pulling a bit.
 

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it is a little bit scratchy to the touch, but nothing that would bother you, part of the charm. I only own three S&M jackets the Sandrio checked linen from SS2020, the Navy Guabello hopsack SS2020 and this jacket. This Abraham moon fabric is definitely the nicest from those three. I live in LA, so it is warm enough for the winter season 60s-50s. The jacket is not heavy to me, from heaviest to lightest Houndstooth -> linen -> hopsack

if you're on the fence I think it's a great buy.
Thanks! By the way, sounds like you own three stone-cold Spier classics. That linen jacket is excellent, too.
 

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Anyone know what the sleeve length is on the 16 wide blue shirt that recently dropped?
 

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Anyone else have bicep areas that are too loose?
This, to me, sounds like you think a jacket sleeve should be snug around the upper arm? I get the sense that many people think that tailored clothing should be form fitting. I think that tailored clothing should be cut to flatter your body. If you have skinny legs or arms, why call attention to that with skinny jacket sleeves and trouser legs? I want my jacket sleeve to hang cleanly, and to accomplish that there has to be some room between my arm and the jacket sleeve.

And if the goal is to wear form-fitting clothing, why aren't dress shoes designed to fit the shape of your foot precisely? Those would be very odd looking shoes indeed.
 

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How much did it run you?

I am contemplating returning it, but not sure yet.

Anyone else have bicep areas that are too loose?
It was like $80 but I’m in Australia so all tailoring is expensive.
 

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Got my slate blue check suit in today (went with contemporary fit). Blue is more pronounced than online images show, in a good way though. Loving the look of it and subtlety of the pattern. Will take better pictures tomorrow when there's some natural light.

Some quick fit pics. Unbuttoned for first two, buttoned for last. Would appreciate guidance on where adjustments should be made. Upon first glance, the sleeves probably need to be shortened some.
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What size is this?
 

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This, to me, sounds like you think a jacket sleeve should be snug around the upper arm? I get the sense that many people think that tailored clothing should be form fitting. I think that tailored clothing should be cut to flatter your body. If you have skinny legs or arms, why call attention to that with skinny jacket sleeves and trouser legs? I want my jacket sleeve to hang cleanly, and to accomplish that there has to be some room between my arm and the jacket sleeve.

And if the goal is to wear form-fitting clothing, why aren't dress shoes designed to fit the shape of your foot precisely? Those would be very odd looking shoes indeed.
Before we get into casting aspersions on taste, can we realise that people are talking about different tailoring, not different end results?

We all buy different sizes and cuts and have different bodies. When I say ‘baggy’ you are thinking of how your suits fit and you say they are not baggy. But maybe I have smaller arms and they fit looser than yours.

Look at @FlyingHorker picture above. That’s fine - I would not tailor them. But that is not how mine look, so I do tailor them.

It’s possible we’re all looking for a similar end result, but some sizes/cuts/body shapes take tailoring to get there and others do not.
 

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