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Love the denim shirts but anytime I buy one they always get ring around the collar much quicker than a regular dress shirt and look bad with the fading. Would that happen less if I got them dry cleaned instead of putting them in the wash?
 

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Navy Ulster:
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Anyone have anything made with the blue herringbone Harris Tweed? Looks like it’s a mix of blue and black… not sure if it would go ok with brown buttons and other khaki/brown shade trousers. I’m assuming at a distance it just looks like a navy jacket but wanted to see if there were any real life examples
 

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Love the denim shirts but anytime I buy one they always get ring around the collar much quicker than a regular dress shirt and look bad with the fading. Would that happen less if I got them dry cleaned instead of putting them in the wash?
Perhaps. But then you'd introduce new problems, such as cost, time, and general wear from too much dry cleaning.

Collar stains will happen eventually (and SM's denim may not be the most robust to stave off fading). Washing as soon as possible after wearing helps. I used to use the Laundress Stain Bar from J Crew until it was discontinued. It actually worked.

Currently started using aforementioned brand's Stain Solution as a replacement. Will report back.
 

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Love the denim shirts but anytime I buy one they always get ring around the collar much quicker than a regular dress shirt and look bad with the fading. Would that happen less if I got them dry cleaned instead of putting them in the wash?
I Use A Lil Baby (talcum) Powder Around My Neck Before Wearing, It Helps And You Look And Smell Fresh! Women, They Love To Come Up And Dust You Off A Little, It's Happened! :cool: :cool: :cool:
 

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What do you guys wear in peacoats? I fit well into a 38r slim for the neo cut. I was grabbing same 38 in the peacoat
 

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I was hoping someone could please help me out. S&M has two lines of suits that appear identical in terms of fabric, canvassing, fit, color, etc., but one is slightly more expensive:

1. https://www.spierandmackay.com/product/navy-7684-ns01-nt01
2. https://www.spierandmackay.com/product/navy--10005-00134-nsnt-ss23-111

Does anyone know the difference between these two?


Also, I was wondering if anyone has tried S&M's Dark Navy suits? What's it like? Is it too close to black. Thank you in advance for the help!
 

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I was hoping someone could please help me out. S&M has two lines of suits that appear identical in terms of fabric, canvassing, fit, color, etc., but one is slightly more expensive:

1. https://www.spierandmackay.com/product/navy-7684-ns01-nt01
2. https://www.spierandmackay.com/product/navy--10005-00134-nsnt-ss23-111

Does anyone know the difference between these two?


Also, I was wondering if anyone has tried S&M's Dark Navy suits? What's it like? Is it too close to black. Thank you in advance for the help!
Just buy the Neo cut and pay the extra money.
 

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Anyone happen to purchase this Sportcoat? I believe it was from F22, but the fabric is still available via MTO.
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For anyone who has the Mac jacket, is it true to size? Should I get a size down if I don't intend on wearing it over a sc?
TIA
 

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Fit looks good on you. Did you get your sc size? Could you share your thoughts on how it fits when not wearing a sc under it?
Thank you. I'm a 38 cont / 40 slim in sports coats. All 38 S&M coats are too tight for layering, usually because the armpit and arm width is too small. I can't for the life of me figure out why they cut the coats so small there, but I digress.

I did extensive research before choosing size and ended up with 40. I expected it to be oversized, but for me the Ulster fits like normal. The reason for this is that I think S&M coats in general are cut quite slim, and I've only really noticed this after venturing into coats from other brands.

I also have a S&M double breasted overcoat in 40, and I'm not able to wear a thick shawl cardigan underneath with it, because the cut is so slim. With the Ulster I'm able to do it. Shetland sweater with a shirt underneath like in the picture is no problem. Haven't tried with a sports coat, but the shawl cardigan takes up more room than a sports coat anyway, so should be fine.

I still would have liked more room in the arms. Which is why I'll go 41 in my MTO Ulster. My own preference has changed over the years to a more roomy, comfortable fit, which I believe is more flattering anyway. At least on overcoats.

I wouldn't recommend sizing down on the Ulster, but people obviously have different preferences and body shape. My guess is people also have different understandings as to what their "true size" is, and therefore have different references for what sizing up or down means.

This ended up being a long post, but I was quite confused with the sizing advice I read here earlier, so hope this helps others thinking about picking up the Ulster.

PS: The Ulster is actually the only garment someone has stopped me on the street to compliment me on. I love it!
 

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