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I’ve never had cuffs on suit pants before but I’m giving it a shot. Should I do 1.75 or 2 inch?

My tailor prefers 1.75" for suits and dress trousers, but 2" for more casual trousers.
 

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I’ve never had cuffs on suit pants before but I’m giving it a shot. Should I do 1.75 or 2 inch?
I'm 5'9 and do 1.5 inches on my Chino. I'll measure my old suit to see what they did last time. I haven't worn that suit in 4 years. Thanks for the reminder.

Iay try 1.75 on another pair of Chino but I really don't think there is a big difference between that and 1.5 inches
 

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Ok, just on feel test (as mentioned, don't care enough to measure and it isn't overly problematic on my end) this season's shirts are cut distinctly slimmer than previous. My slim linen shirts feel more like extra slims of yesteryear...
 

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Agreed- and yet the contemporary still fits me like a mumu.
There's a definite difference, I'd say. My new linen shirt (unwashed so presumably with as much baked in shrinkage allowance as you would expect) is slimmer across the shoulders/chest and through the arms than my well washed one from last year.
 

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There's a definite difference, I'd say. My new linen shirt (unwashed so presumably with as much baked in shrinkage allowance as you would expect) is slimmer across the shoulders/chest and through the arms than my well washed one from last year.

This makes me think of the size naming consolidation notion raised earlier in this thread. Is it possible that Spier is predominantly re-naming fits?

New slim = old ESF
Contemp = old slim
Classic = old contemp (for instance?)

All of the above, possibly with minor fit modifications from the old measurements.

If so, this would lead to a great deal of confusion as old product is phased out….it would be handy if someone @spiermackay commented!
 

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putting together a MTO suit order and i’ve been figuring out sizes and features I want… what are the pros and cons of functioning/surgeon cuffs? I have my sleeve length down pretty close so i don’t think i’d need any major sleeve alterations
 

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This makes me think of the size naming consolidation notion raised earlier in this thread. Is it possible that Spier is predominantly re-naming fits?

New slim = old ESF
Contemp = old slim
Classic = old contemp (for instance?)

All of the above, possibly with minor fit modifications from the old measurements.

If so, this would lead to a great deal of confusion as old product is phased out….it would be handy if someone @spiermackay commented!
No, if you go by the chart that would not be correct. Contemp is def not old slim.
 

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putting together a MTO suit order and i’ve been figuring out sizes and features I want… what are the pros and cons of functioning/surgeon cuffs? I have my sleeve length down pretty close so i don’t think i’d need any major sleeve alterations
Basically functional cuffs are a PITA to tailor to length- very expensive. If you're confident about your sleeve length, the only downside will be on the resale.
 

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I wanted to buy a pair of regular navy chinos but it's out of stock. I emailed CS, they said it's a seasonal item. So unless someone returns my size I'm sol. Shouldn't chinos be an all year round staple?
 

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