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This is from a while back :) ... about 54 cm in the widest part

Since then, I've also tried 32. My conclusions:
High-rise dress pants - I take 30. The high-rise are cut a bit roomier, at least to my perception.
Regular rise dress pants, especially the fresco - I take 32. These seems to be cut smaller. Though I have a couple in 30 and they fit just the as good. Other then the waist, I find the differences to be very small
5-pocket- I take 31 if the size is offered. I tried 30. Much depends on tolerance. They can be tight in the waist, and unlike the dress trousers, there's no room to let out.
Denim - I took 31, should've taken the 30..

All contemporary fit (if it wasn't clear)
This is very helpful, thank you! I measure 56-57cm at the widest part of my thigh. Do you feel that you could fit in bigger thighs in your size 30 high rise trousers?
 

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Is anyone familiar with the VBC charcoal high twist in the MTO suits? Its fabric code is 695401/4 but I can't find it in the VBC catalog. It's pretty cheap which makes me afraid that it's also pretty cheap in quality. It seems like what I may be looking for, though, which is a suit to wear to funerals I have to travel to.
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Do you know if the full canvas upgrade can be applied to custom fabrics? I'd be really frustrated if the promotion expired while I was waiting on confirmation from CS.
It's applicable, yes. And the full canvas promo will run til July 6th.
 

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Is anyone familiar with the VBC charcoal high twist in the MTO suits? Its fabric code is 695401/4 but I can't find it in the VBC catalog. It's pretty cheap which makes me afraid that it's also pretty cheap in quality. It seems like what I may be looking for, though, which is a suit to wear to funerals I have to travel to.
I don't own any black/dark gray suits either as I don't really like that colour. Sounds morbid, but I'm now looking for a cheap black/gray suit for possible funerals as well.
 

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@DonRaphael do you know if S&M has changed the MTO factory or cut of the standard MTO suits?

reason I’m asking,In looking at my order from early January, the MTO suits are a bit roomier than that ones I have since ordered from mid-March on.. armholes on the mid-March ones-on seem a little higher (which I prefer) as well.

looking to place some MTO orders this weekend but wanted your feedback beforehand.
 

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@DonRaphael do you know if S&M has changed the MTO factory or cut of the standard MTO suits?

reason I’m asking,In looking at my order from early January, the MTO suits are a bit roomier than that ones I have since ordered from mid-March on.. armholes on the mid-March ones-on seem a little higher (which I prefer) as well.

looking to place some MTO orders this weekend but wanted your feedback beforehand.
My understanding is that last the armhole was revised last FW (or thereabout) by raising it 2 cm. There has been some complaint regarding this and my understanding is that Spier aims to lower the armhole again by 1 cm from the revised 2 cm raise starting mid SS this season or the coming FW in all their RTW. So all in all, 1 cm higher than the original cut, but 1 cm lower than the revised/new cut from FW last season.

I'm also planning on placing a couple of MTO orders and am unsure what to do.

The revised armhole that was raised 2 cm doesn't fit me well. It's restricting. And in addition to that, I believe Spier messed up the breast pocket position when they revised the armhole. It sits to high imo.

The old cut fits me well. So I'm not entirely sure I want to place an MTO order with the third iteration armhole (1 cm) but would welcome a higher armhole if it's not restricting or messes up the position. Of the breast pocket.
 
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My understanding is that last the armhole was revised last FW by raising it 2 cm. There has been some complaint regarding this and the plan is, starting the coming FW, the armhole will be lowered 1 cm from the revised 2 cm. So all in all, 1 cm higher than the original cut, but 1 cm lower than the revised/new cut.

I'm also planning on placing a couple of MTO orders and am unsure what to do.

The revised armhole that was raised 2 cm don't fit me well. It's restricting. And in addition to that, I believe Spier messed up the breast pocket when they revised the armhole. The breast pocket sits to high imo.
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The old cut fits me well. So I'm not entirely sure I want to place an MTO order with the third iteration armhole (1 cm).
Ok. I wear just the regular contemporary fit jacket. I can say all my MTO stuff has fit pretty well.. just seems like my first three MTO suits seem roomier than the latest ones. My main thing is I just want consistency.
 

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Ok. I wear just the regular contemporary fit jacket. I can say all my MTO stuff has fit pretty well.. just seems like my first three MTO suits seem roomier than the latest ones. My main thing is I just want consistency.
Probably, your last suit was made with the 2 cm raised armhole. In addition, bear in mind that there's an allowance of 0,25" margin of error for all half measurements, meaning 0,5" in total. If they've used a smaller blueprint, you could've receive a jacket that is 0,5" smaller in each instance. This is normal (0,25" margin of error) with most brands, I should add.
 

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Has anyone bought the short and long sleeve polos? How did you size in them? I'm usually 40F in jackets and I'm considering size M.
Do you mean this?

I’m a 40 R slim jacket. 15/35 slim shirt. I went with a medium for the long sleeve polos. A little roomy in the chest and neck, but a better sleeve length for me. I would go small if I had shorter arms or wanted a slim fit.
 

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Do you mean this?

I’m a 40 R slim jacket. 15/35 slim shirt. I went with a medium for the long sleeve polos. A little roomy in the chest and neck, but a better sleeve length for me. I would go small if I had shorter arms or wanted a slim fit.
Exactly. Thank you very much. I'm 40R 15,5 shirt. Could probably wear a 42R jacket as well. So M might do it for me. How's the length? Enough to tuck it in without it falling out during the day with high waist/rise trousers?
 

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Exactly. Thank you very much. I'm 40R 15,5 shirt. Could probably wear a 42R jacket as well. So M might do it for me. How's the length? Enough to tuck it in without it falling out during the day with high waist/rise trousers?
I'm a 38S, but broad with a 16.5/33 slim shirt and the M fits well for me, if a big fitted after the first wash. These things shrink quite a bit. They will likely not stay tucked in.
 

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I'm a 38S, but broad with a 16.5/33 slim shirt and the M fits well for me, if a big fitted after the first wash. These things shrink quite a bit. They will likely not stay tucked in.
Thanks for the response, appreciate it. I guess I'll have to air dry it then.
 

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