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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?
Maybe they were thinking the paper chinos or something being seasonal…
 

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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?
Almost all S&M products are "seasonal" in that they're released one season and never again. They've issued I think seven rounds of chinos in the short time I've been a customer. They're never quite the same and they don't reuse the previous season's product codes. This is the current iteration, also available in high rise:

https://www.spierandmackay.com/product/navy---garment-dyed-chino-ry-3064-ny-chn-01-fw22-880
 

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Necessary assumption in this is that the size charts are inaccurate, at least for some of the shirts. But really we’re just speculating!
What you surmised definitely is not the case, unless these linens I got DRAMATICALLY shrink (I cold wash and hang dry) in the wash. They're definitely slimmer, but not at the old ES level.
 

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Hi Guys, Any suggestions as to how to fix this issue . Is it the canvas at fault or just poor workmanship
 

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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.
Thanks for the input… didn’t even think about resale. If it’s expensive to tailor I’ll probably just keep with the faux buttons
 

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Are the custom suit timelines accurate? I'm thinking about ordering a custom suit but I don't want to have a long wait like I had for another custom order in the past.
 

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Question regarding the cotton shawl cardigan for any who have it. I am thinking of sizing down as I know heavy cotton knits can stretch quite a bit through wear. I like a trimmer fit for cardigans. I am thinking either size down (my chest is 40", so get a small with a size chart listing of 36-38" chest) and shape/lay flat to dry or take my regular size (medium, size chart list of 40-42") and hope to hell it shrinks into the fit I want.

Thoughts?

Hello all, I'm looking to pick up these cotton shawl collar cardigans. Does anyone know if I need to size down, like I heard you do for the wool versions? I'm normally a 36s in sportcoats and generally a size small unless it runs big

Answering my own post and others:
I did size down on the cotton cardigan (normally a medium, took a small). Happy with the fit of the small. It is a trim fit but that is what I wanted as I don't like the baggy cardigan look. Sleeves and body length are good with the small; time will tell if the cotton stretches over time/wears.
 

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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...
That gives me hope. I was really disappointed that they didn't have the extra slim fit this year
 

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Almost all S&M products are "seasonal" in that they're released one season and never again. They've issued I think seven rounds of chinos in the short time I've been a customer. They're never quite the same and they don't reuse the previous season's product codes. This is the current iteration, also available in high rise:

https://www.spierandmackay.com/product/navy---garment-dyed-chino-ry-3064-ny-chn-01-fw22-880
I have no idea why they do this. If they sell out frequently, why not replenish frequently? It would be nice if they settled on a definite model and then have another line they could make changes to. I tried to purchase a pair last year and they sold out. Never replenished, and I got stuck with this year's.

I would say the chinos from this year are significantly different than last year's, not moderate. I especially hated the zipper.
 

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I have no idea why they do this. If they sell out frequently, why not replenish frequently? It would be nice if they settled on a definite model and then have another line they could make changes to. I tried to purchase a pair last year and they sold out. Never replenished, and I got stuck with this year's.

I would say the chinos from this year are significantly different than last year's, not moderate. I especially hated the zipper.
The SS22 models are my favorite so far:

 

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Are the custom suit timelines accurate? I'm thinking about ordering a custom suit but I don't want to have a long wait like I had for another custom order in the past.
Not a suit but the last MTO sport coat I ordered came about a day after the delivery window which I thought was pretty good
 

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Anyone have anything in the Minis fabric below? Thinking of getting a sport coat for the fall if there’s a full canvas promo anytime soon. Just wanted to see how it looks in real life.
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I recently ordered the full-canvas, navy hopsack neo-cut SS from the preview section (hence no full description). When I received it I noticed the cuffs appear to be functional, but no buttons included or button holes. Is this normal and do I need a tailor skilled enough to cut button holes? When I emailed CS about it, I just got an order notification for buttons, but no explanation. Also, it looks like the lapel creases as a three three button, rather than a 3 roll 2.
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https://www.spierandmackay.com/product/navy-hopsack---neo-cut---full-canvas-4200042701-nesc-01-ss23
 

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