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Should we do Side Tabs or Belt Loops on High-Rise Moleskin Trousers?

  • Side Tabs

    Votes: 127 71.3%
  • Belt Loops

    Votes: 51 28.7%

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breakaway01

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Anyone own the Sondrio blue check seersucker from last year? Wonder if it fits tighter like some of the other seersucker jackets
I don't have that particular jacket but I have the navy seersucker suit from last S/S. I wouldn't say that it is physically smaller than my other S&M suits/trousers but cotton does not stretch much at all, unlike wool. This may lead to the perception that it fits tighter, especially if you normally choose a trimmer fit in wool or linen. Note that the Sondrio seersucker is a stretch cotton fabric, so maybe not an issue at all.
 

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Anyone own the Sondrio blue check seersucker from last year? Wonder if it fits tighter like some of the other seersucker jackets
I do and it does seem to fit a bit more snug than my 46R suit jackets. I've checked, and it's not because of my extra COVID poundage either. ;)
 

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To the ones who have bought the Quest cotton trousers... do they fit as normal? I ask cause when I got the Pontoglio cords, I went with my regular size but those were like 1" short at the waist.
They fit the same as my other high rise pants, which all fit slightly slimmer at the waist than the same size in regular rise.
 

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For those interested in real life pics of MTO fabrics. Just took delivery of this.

The tweed is compact and kind of smooth rather than spongy (I am not sure if these are the correct terms..), and it feels nice.

In light of recent discussions (edit: regarding ivy style choices in MTO), I would probably have opted for 3/2 in standard cut with flap/patch and swelled edges if I were to do it again. However, I am happy with how this turned out, and look forward to wearing it when FW comes around
 

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Bidouleroux

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@spiermackay

Back on the underwear discussion; it seems like anytime someone posts/buys "cream" trousers there are several other posters who either ask about the opacity or claim it's too much to get past.

I've dabbled in the dark arts of men's "flesh-toned" underwear. I was surprised Uniqlo didn't make any, and the options on Amazon and elsewhere are... at best not great, and worst nearly pornographic.

An S&M flesh-tone boxer-brief may not be the underwear what we want, but the underwear we need.

(understood there are a range of flesh tones, but many female underwear brands address these opportunities)
That would be nice. And even for undershirts there's not an abundance of choice. Light grey is generally the least worst option.
 

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For those interested in real life pics of MTO fabrics. Just took delivery of this.

The tweed is compact and kind of smooth rather than spongy (I am not sure if these are the correct terms..), and it feels nice.

In light of recent discussions, I would probably have opted for 3/2 in standard cut with flap/patch and swelled edges if I were to do it again. However, I am happy with how this turned out, and look forward to wearing it when FW comes around
I like this as is personally. I know the flap/patch is part of the ivy aesthetic, but their general square shape with flap add too much bulk around the waist area and looks bad IMO.
 

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Just received the quest cotton trousers. Look and feel great. Question for @spiermackay , given the polished finish, any tips on pressing these? Simple pressing cloth at low heat should do the trick? I have had back luck with pressing the cotton/linen trousers in the past...
 

Brennenman

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Anyone own the Sondrio blue check seersucker from last year? Wonder if it fits tighter like some of the other seersucker jackets
Yeah I got one not to long ago, and It was a tad bit tight, it was my first piece fromS&M so i just thought it was because I didn’t know my size
 

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They fit the same as my other high rise pants, which all fit slightly slimmer at the waist than the same size in regular rise.
Gotcha. My concern is that, for example, the wool/cotton were perfect in my size. The cords, on the other hand, were around 1" shorter at the waist. Had to let them out. And since they are cotton, that might not be the best hehe
 

BomTrady

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For those interested in real life pics of MTO fabrics. Just took delivery of this.

The tweed is compact and kind of smooth rather than spongy (I am not sure if these are the correct terms..), and it feels nice.

In light of recent discussions, I would probably have opted for 3/2 in standard cut with flap/patch and swelled edges if I were to do it again. However, I am happy with how this turned out, and look forward to wearing it when FW comes around
No offense to S&M, but this dude looks great in everything he wears. In fact @JIMIG, you can stop pretending like you're looking for fit advice with perfect pictures of spectacular classic tailoring. The jacket is very nice, nevertheless.
 

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