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This looks nice. Is the body short enough that this looks better on high rise pants or is it a normal length?Yes, I have the beige and green gun club and I’m quite happy with it. I generally take a 36s slim in Neo sport coats and I purchased a 36 in the flight jacket. It fits well and leaves room for a sweater underneath.
The length is definitely shorter, so it should work well with high-rise pants but also won’t look out place with jeans. The size chart appears to be accurate.This looks nice. Is the body short enough that this looks better on high rise pants or is it a normal length?
Press it so the crease is right above the seam. It’s not creased correctly.I received my first SM shirt in my typical shirt sizing. it fits nicely everywhere but the collar--the neck size is right, but the back of it won't stay under a suit jacket and just seems like there isn't enough fabric? it won't cover the collar stand no matter what I've tried
Not sure if this is just the way this collar is, or if I got a weird cut. It's the white royal twill with Italian spread for reference. Any thoughts?
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I have a small update. Rick told me that I am not measuring the trousers correctly, as if there is some magical technique. So I did exactly what I was told and got exactly the same measurement that I got last time.Be very careful with custom orders.
The trousers just came in with 2" off at the hip. The brown trousers are from a local tailor, and the hip on this pair is supposed to be (and measures) 20.25" half. The navy trousers are what I received this morning, and this pair is supposed to be 20.5" half at the hip.
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S&M also altered the suit before they shipped it to me. Rick had the audacity to tell me that it's just off by some factory tolerances, which is supposed to be 1.5 cm from what I can tell.
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But there is absolutely no fabric left in the seat.
So I guess it's actually at least 3" off?
This is my 4th MTM suit -- not MTO, as I actually travelled to Toronto to do an in-store fitting. And I've had issues every single time (the hip being one of the issues, of course). I paid for alterations because it is normal for things to be off slightly. I am not sure what to do with the pending orders, but depending on what happens next, I might have to jump ship and try to find another store. I cannot recommend the MTO/MTM program as is.
I will keep you posted.
I think the fit and the model (and the price) are all spot on. I just hope for a bit more traditional colors next spring - aside the green one these are all a bit too much for my taste
There's one in grey as wellI think the fit and the model (and the price) are all spot on. I just hope for a bit more traditional colors next spring - aside the green one these are all a bit too much for my taste
I've always been critical of S&M's MTO/MTM programs. Quality control has never been great.I have a small update. Rick told me that I am not measuring the trousers correctly, as if there is some magical technique. So I did exactly what I was told and got exactly the same measurement that I got last time.
Except this is how much I have to bend the measuring tape to get the 20" as expected:
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Can someone help me figure out how to get the extra 2"? The trousers are supposed to be 20.5" half at the hip, and Rick told me he measured the trousers himself at the store, and there was a 1.5 cm discrepancy. Maybe he opened up the pleats? I am not even sure why I am arguing with Rick about this at this point.