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I need some sizing help. I have dropped 30 lbs since October which is necessitating a complete wardrobe overhaul. I used to wear a 44 jacket but went by a tailor and SuitSupply this weekend and discovered I am now a 40. I was able to find product measurements for the SuSu Havana jacket and see that it is identical to 40 at SM. I'm not finding any product measurements on the SuSu shirts however. I tried on a 15 3/4 Slim shirt at SuSu. Any ideas what this would translate into at SM?
 
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I need some sizing help. I have dropped 30 lbs since October which is necessitating a complete wardrobe overhaul. I used to wear a 44 jacket but went by a tailor and SuitSupply this weekend and discovered I am now a 40. I was able to find product measurements for the SuSu Havana jacket and see that it is identical to 40 at SM. I'm not finding any product measurements on the SuSu shirts however. I tried on a 15 3/4 Slim shirt at SuSu. Any ideas what this would translate into at SM?
Your best bet is probably 16 slim, maybe extra slim. I take a 15.5 slim most times, but can get away with a 16 extra slim, thus, a 16 extra slim is probably too fitted for a 15.75 slim. For reference, I take a 15.5 slim in SuitSupply, so the two brand’s slims are pretty similar. I’d start with 16 slim, as the extra slim would probably just toe the line of too tight. You can always fine tune by adding darts.
 

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Had to look formal and conservative today so tried this suit combination for the first time. Guabello navy hopsack. I've actually had the trousers for a while. Then one day it dawned on me that I don't have the basic navy jacket or suit in my rotation and it might be a good idea to get this purchase out of the way to move further forward. So I started to look around and noticed that the same fabric was being offered as a jacket in both standard and Neo cut as well as DB, which will enable me to assemble a suit with the trouser. I went with the Neo 38 slim. Pretty happy with the fit unbuttoned but when buttoned, it seems a bit tighter around the waist than my other Neo jacket in the same size, forming a slight X crease. So I'm planning to let the back out a little more.

Shirt is the purple label royal twill. I think I'm getting the hang of ironing unfused collar little by little. It drove me absolutely crazy the first time I tried lol

Do the jacket sleeves look a little long? I've noticed that my arms are not the longest so figured that not too shortening them would be better for me proportion-wise although the chance of shirt cuffs showing gets slimmer this way.

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Had to look formal and conservative today so tried this suit combination for the first time. Guabello navy hopsack. I've actually had the trousers for a while. Then one day it dawned on me that I don't have the basic navy jacket or suit in my rotation and it might be a good idea to get this purchase out of the way to move further forward. So I started to look around and noticed that the same fabric was being offered as a jacket in both standard and Neo cut as well as DB, which will enable me to assemble a suit with the trouser. I went with the Neo 38 slim. Pretty happy with the fit unbuttoned but when buttoned, it seems a bit tighter around the waist than my other Neo jacket in the same size, forming a slight X crease. So I'm planning to let the back out a little more.

Shirt is the purple label royal twill. I think I'm getting the hang of ironing unfused collar little by little. It drove me absolutely crazy the first time I tried lol

Do the jacket sleeves look a little long? I've noticed that my arms are not the longest so figured that not too shortening them would be better for me proportion-wise although the chance of shirt cuffs showing gets slimmer this way.

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For business wear, your sleeves are appropriate. Contrast your sleeve against the ocean of men with fabric hanging down to their fingers, and you’re miles ahead without any alterations. It looks like the shirt cuff is sitting properly, so I might shorten the sleeves 1/4”, but it’s a pretty tiny alteration — and I find after you get moving throughout the day it’s not noticeable. A touch more shirt looks good in outfit photos, but in reality, when you’re reaching, walking, etc. there isn’t a super noticeable difference. How many times do you stand straight up with your arms at your side?

Love this outfit though, I will have to get me one of those shirts! The collar size is fantastic without being overly spread.
 

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Had to look formal and conservative today so tried this suit combination for the first time. Guabello navy hopsack. I've actually had the trousers for a while. Then one day it dawned on me that I don't have the basic navy jacket or suit in my rotation and it might be a good idea to get this purchase out of the way to move further forward. So I started to look around and noticed that the same fabric was being offered as a jacket in both standard and Neo cut as well as DB, which will enable me to assemble a suit with the trouser. I went with the Neo 38 slim. Pretty happy with the fit unbuttoned but when buttoned, it seems a bit tighter around the waist than my other Neo jacket in the same size, forming a slight X crease. So I'm planning to let the back out a little more.

Shirt is the purple label royal twill. I think I'm getting the hang of ironing unfused collar little by little. It drove me absolutely crazy the first time I tried lol

Do the jacket sleeves look a little long? I've noticed that my arms are not the longest so figured that not too shortening them would be better for me proportion-wise although the chance of shirt cuffs showing gets slimmer this way.

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i did the same thing. I bought the guabello hop sack jacket and decided to buy the pants to act as a suit in case I ever need to wear one. The fit looks good. You could shorten the sleeves but if you left them like that I don’t think it looks bad.
 

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Had to look formal and conservative today so tried this suit combination for the first time. Guabello navy hopsack. I've actually had the trousers for a while. Then one day it dawned on me that I don't have the basic navy jacket or suit in my rotation and it might be a good idea to get this purchase out of the way to move further forward. So I started to look around and noticed that the same fabric was being offered as a jacket in both standard and Neo cut as well as DB, which will enable me to assemble a suit with the trouser. I went with the Neo 38 slim. Pretty happy with the fit unbuttoned but when buttoned, it seems a bit tighter around the waist than my other Neo jacket in the same size, forming a slight X crease. So I'm planning to let the back out a little more.

Shirt is the purple label royal twill. I think I'm getting the hang of ironing unfused collar little by little. It drove me absolutely crazy the first time I tried lol

Do the jacket sleeves look a little long? I've noticed that my arms are not the longest so figured that not too shortening them would be better for me proportion-wise although the chance of shirt cuffs showing gets slimmer this way.

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Like most people on this forum I like to show some cuff, but if you are in a conservative professional environment you should leave the sleeves where they are, provided the length on your left sleeve is the same (my left arm is .5 inch shorter). High rise trousers and neo are already a bit of a statement for a conservative office.
 

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touch more shirt looks good in outfit photos, but in reality, when you’re reaching, walking, etc. there isn’t a super noticeable difference. How many times do you stand straight up with your arms at your side?

Love this outfit though, I will have to get me one of those shirts! The collar size is fantastic without being overly spread.
You're absolutely right. As a someone who's fairly green in this journey, I tend to sweat on one of these things from time to time. It's good to be reminded once in a while that I don't live in some sort of menswear lookbook of world. Love the size of the collar and the way they sit as well. Very rewarding shirt to wash and iron all by myself!

i did the same thing. I bought the guabello hop sack jacket and decided to buy the pants to act as a suit in case I ever need to wear one. The fit looks good. You could shorten the sleeves but if you left them like that I don’t think it looks bad.
Thanks for the endorsement. I gotta say it feels strangely good when you realize that an item you thought you're only going to wear as a separate could easily be turned in to a part of a suit all of a sudden!

Like most people on this forum I like to show some cuff, but if you are in a conservative professional environment you should leave the sleeves where they are, provided the length on your left sleeve is the same (my left arm is .5 inch shorter). High rise trousers and neo are already a bit of a statement for a conservative office.
Actually my office is quite relaxed. As long as you wear something that has a semblance of having collars and lapels, you're pass, and most of my colleagues do manage just as much lol But even then, high rise with pleats, 2 inch cuffs and big lapels are quite a stand out.
 

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I mentioned mostly switching to Proper Cloth before but...




Fresh out of the box. This is also a cooper collar, the placket and collar is all completely one seamless piece. They pretty much nailed it. Fingers crossed nothing happens post-wash!

Shout out to Prabh, from S&M, for working through this with me.

I requested "Cooper collar" in the notes section.

 

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I mentioned mostly switching to Proper Cloth before but...




Fresh out of the box. This is also a cooper collar, the placket and collar is all completely one seamless piece. They pretty much nailed it. Fingers crossed nothing happens post-wash!

Shout out to Prabh, from S&M, for working through this with me.

I requested "Cooper collar" in the notes section.

wow that turned out great, congrats
 

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Help! I need too know where you measure your trousers for your inseam?

Now I Start at the top (Crotch)
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S$M Hemmed At 34inches,
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And end here at 34inches
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This is over 34inches (35)?

Asking for a 34 inseam, Fold to cuff at 2.5 inches = 31.5 inseam?
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32 1/8 inseam???




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This shoul be at 31.5
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I've pinned up to the 2.5 cuffs and this is the result!
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Now, I may be wrong and it won't be the last time, but where do you tape your inseam from? If I'm wrong, I can't use their service and If I'm right they can have the $8, because now they have to go the tailor again $15 and a week out!

Am I missing something here?
 

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Help! I need too know where you measure your trousers for your inseam?

Now I Start at the top (Crotch)
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S$M Hemmed At 34inches, View attachment 1570221
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And end here at 34inches
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This is over 34inches (35)?

Asking for a 34 inseam, Fold to cuff at 2.5 inches = 31.5 inseam?
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32 1/8 inseam???


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This shoul be at 31.5
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I've pinned up to the 2.5 cuffs and this is the result!
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Now, I may be wrong and it won't be the last time, but where do you tape your inseam from? If I'm wrong, I can't use their service and If I'm right they can have the $8, because now they have to go the tailor again $15 and a week out!

Am I missing something here?
Are you adding 2.5 inches onto your inseam for the cuff? If so, you don’t need to do that.
 

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