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Delivery day, new cord shirts, knit polo and light brown polo coat came in today. I love them all. The cord shirt feels very cozy and buttery smooth, I'm a 38S Slim so went with 15 slim and it was great, hoping the sleeve length will shrink by half in for it to be perfect.

Went with Medium for the knit polo and it fits great without being too slim, that collar is something else!!!

And lastly, sized up to 40S in the polo coat and it is much better for the shoulder and back compared to 38S I had last time. The brown heringbone looks incredible and reminds me of the mndyed check M&E sportcoat in term of color tone. I'll probably return it to get the balmacaan though but this is definitely a buy for anyone wanting a polo coat.

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One thing I noticed after buying a new overcoat is that it benefits from longer sleeves. Why? Noticeably warmer wrists.

IMO, S&M's polo coats have sleeves that are too short.

My polo coat is about the same length for sleeves, but I'm probably going to get it lengthened in the future to cover half my hand.
 

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Delivery day, new cord shirts, knit polo and light brown polo coat came in today. I love them all. The cord shirt feels very cozy and buttery smooth, I'm a 38S Slim so went with 15 slim and it was great, hoping the sleeve length will shrink by half in for it to be perfect.

Went with Medium for the knit polo and it fits great without being too slim, that collar is something else!!!

And lastly, sized up to 40S in the polo coat and it is much better for the shoulder and back compared to 38S I had last time. The brown heringbone looks incredible and reminds me of the mndyed check M&E sportcoat in term of color tone. I'll probably return it to get the balmacaan though but this is definitely a buy for anyone wanting a polo coat.

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I agree, those cord shirts are just so soft and very nice wearing
wore my navy full canvas once to a Christmas party last year, should probably just let it go.
I think it would be nice for a one suit collection, but you could probably make a nice Full Canvas Suit in MTO at that price point, no? Guessing the fabric must be nice for that price point OTR, though
 

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wore my navy full canvas once to a Christmas party last year, should probably just let it go.
Nah. You’ll need it one day. The pants also work well as separates with a blazer or hopsack sc.
 

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What are you talking about???
Unless you wear clown shows with padded soccer socks I do now know how you think it will not go over the shoes...
Maybe you care to post a picture of your type of contemporary hemmed trousers so we can see what you mean?
We are very far from too slim trousers, style matches with his age we can guesstimate. Maybe people need to stop comparing how things fit without giving comparison examples... Yeah, for a 70 year old, his trousers are definitely too slim fit. For an average office job and to look professional without looking older than your boss, they look spectacular
These are very slim to the point where I thought they were khakis or 5 pockets. That leg circumference at your ankle is very tight IMO. Perhaps it's an illusion without a hem, but it looks like those can barely make it over your shoe tops.
 
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Not sure I'll be keeping this one, but I wanted to post another reference picture for it as others have told me on IG that it seems different from the site pictures.
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I like that sc. Not everyone in your collection should be exactly the same. I love the neo cut as much as the next person but I also love more traditional looking jackets( flap pockets and some light padding in the shoulders).
 

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What are you talking about???
Unless you wear clown shows with padded soccer socks I do now know how you think it will not go over the shoes...
Maybe you care to post a picture of your type of contemporary hemmed trousers so we can see what you mean?
We are very far from too slim trousers, style matches with his age we can guesstimate. Maybe people need to stop comparing how things fit without giving comparison examples... Yeah, for a 70 year old, his trousers are definitely too slim fit. For an average office job and to look professional without looking older than your boss, they look spectacular
It really depends on how you want to wear it. Slim could work if you want to wash and wear the pants with no crease like a pair of khakis or 5-pocket pants as he said. That sounds like heresy, but I've washed wool with Eucalan with good results.

If wearing with a tucked in shirt and/or sports coat, I'd probably prefer a fuller cut overall.
 

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Not sure I'll be keeping this one, but I wanted to post another reference picture for it as others have told me on IG that it seems different from the site pictures.
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Is you right shoulder dropped? Never noticed this in other pics you have posted but the collapsing in the chest seems more prominent / noticeable on this jacket..or perhaps just due to the different pose?
 

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It really depends on how you want to wear it. I've washed wool with Eucalan with good results.
Could you elaborate on the eucalan? Genuinly interested! Didn't even dare to think they could be home washed
 

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What are you talking about???
Unless you wear clown shows with padded soccer socks I do now know how you think it will not go over the shoes...
Maybe you care to post a picture of your type of contemporary hemmed trousers so we can see what you mean?
We are very far from too slim trousers, style matches with his age we can guesstimate. Maybe people need to stop comparing how things fit without giving comparison examples... Yeah, for a 70 year old, his trousers are definitely too slim fit. For an average office job and to look professional without looking older than your boss, they look spectacular
Lol, relax man. I gave him my feedback and he took it like an adult. There's pics in this thread of my clown shoes, padded socks, and 70 year old grandpa body so I'll refrain from posting again...
 

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Lol, relax man. I gave him my feedback and he took it like an adult. There's pics in this thread of my clown shoes, padded socks, and 70 year old grandpa body so I'll refrain from posting again...
Haha I did chill down. Im annoyed though with everyone giving advice without giving context makes no sense. We also tend t forget people on style forum do dress more conservatively (quite an euphemism), and while I love the resulting fit on some people (fuller cuts, high rise) I know sometimes it just would not work for me (and gf would nicely make fun of me in my old man clothes. :p ).
Donegal fabric though remains gorgeous!
 

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Could you elaborate on the eucalan? Genuinly interested! Didn't even dare to think they could be home washed
I washed a hard finished worsted wool robe that was fairly scratchy in a hand wash with Eucalan. It came out fuzzy and no longer hard finished, and softer and less scratchy.

Did the same thing with an angora blended scarf. Came out mostly the same, no colour running, a bit less scratchy.

I've never done it on a pair of trousers though.
 

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Is you right shoulder dropped? Never noticed this in other pics you have posted but the collapsing in the chest seems more prominent / noticeable on this jacket..or perhaps just due to the different pose?
This is my first contemporary jacket, but I’m thinking it’s just the way I was standing. It looks much better on when I’m not trying to take a pictures.
 

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