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

  • Side Tabs

    Votes: 132 69.8%
  • Belt Loops

    Votes: 57 30.2%

  • Total voters
    189
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wilcthree

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Returning to a full day of Zoom meetings. Posting some quick and dirty shots of recent SM wares that I’m sporting today as I excitedly look forward to ending the day with Taco Tuesday.

Sportcoat: SM Neo Brown Gun Check
Shirt: SM Lightweight OCBD
Trews: SM VBC High RIse Fresco Light Gray
Shoes: Yanko Reverse Kudo Suede Dark Brown

Notes: If I were to take these pictures again or wear a similar combination, I'd opt for a light blue shirt or one with more blue in it. The white seems to wash me and the sportcoat pattern out. I'd also go with a shirt that has a better collar roll; even after ironing the underside of the collar, I can't seem to get the lightweight OCBDs to roll as well as others. Also, I'm trying to up my photo game so please bear with the awkward posing, lighting, positioning, saturation, etc.
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ericgereghty

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Is this a Rolex dealership?

Currently at six suits and four sport coats. Hopefully solaro will be lucky number eleven.
Your mohair fresco photos pushed me to buy one (then a second lol). I don't imagine I'll need the same push for the solaro, but I suppose it couldn't hurt.
 

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So ordered a pair of the linen pants and wondering, do you all have these dry cleaned once before hemming to take care of any shrinking beforehand? Not sure how much these shrink with dry cleaning.
I don't dry clean anything in 100% linen, wool, or cotton.

I always throw the pants in the laundry, at 30C gentle wash, iron it, and then go for hemming. With mixed materials, like linen/cotton, or wool,silk, linen combos, washing needs to be really gentle at 20C to avoid damage. In my personal experience, linen/cotton mixes are most likely to shrink length-wise.
 

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Need some help with sizing here, ordered the moss green fox air in 38L contemporary and feel it might be a tad too long in the body? I do know that the sleeves need to be shortened and maybe have the waist let out a tad, just unsure about the length. Also added a couple of shots with 38R sport coat for comparisons sake (definitely need the waist let out there).
thanks in advance!

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Need some help with sizing here, ordered the moss green fox air in 38L contemporary and feel it might be a tad too long in the body? I do know that the sleeves need to be shortened and maybe have the waist let out a tad, just unsure about the length. Also added a couple of shots with 38R sport coat for comparisons sake (definitely need the waist let out there).
thanks in advance!

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I think the long looks better.
 

apd90700

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Need some help with sizing here, ordered the moss green fox air in 38L contemporary and feel it might be a tad too long in the body? I do know that the sleeves need to be shortened and maybe have the waist let out a tad, just unsure about the length. Also added a couple of shots with 38R sport coat for comparisons sake (definitely need the waist let out there).
thanks in advance!

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Moss green does appear long in the body. The pants are flirting with negative break territory [style preference -- looks good no break or negative if you like the style], which combined with the length of the jacket does throw off the proportions. Makes your torso look longer and legs shorter.
 

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Need some help with sizing here, ordered the moss green fox air in 38L contemporary and feel it might be a tad too long in the body? I do know that the sleeves need to be shortened and maybe have the waist let out a tad, just unsure about the length. Also added a couple of shots with 38R sport coat for comparisons sake (definitely need the waist let out there).
thanks in advance!

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The length looks good, for both pieces, but if 38R avoids shortening the sleeves, then that could be a better option. Did you measure the actual length on these two to see the difference?
 

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What are you doing w/ your arms? You're probably between an L and an R, and your drop shoulder is very accentuated w/ the tweed, don't know if I would keep that unless you have a skillful tailor.
 

wilcthree

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Need some help with sizing here, ordered the moss green fox air in 38L contemporary and feel it might be a tad too long in the body? I do know that the sleeves need to be shortened and maybe have the waist let out a tad, just unsure about the length. Also added a couple of shots with 38R sport coat for comparisons sake (definitely need the waist let out there).
thanks in advance!

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Go for the long and work out the break situation so the proportions between trouser and suitcoat harmonize and read as singular. The 38R looks to be cinching upwards when buttoned.
 

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I know people have experience washing the Sondrio linen-cotton from searching this thread, but my searching failed to find out whether people experience shrinkage (cold wash, hang dry).
Is anybody able to speak to this? TIA
 

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