SPIER & MACKAY - Official Affiliate Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by spiermackay, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Ebichuman

    Ebichuman Senior member

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    Same here! The striped linen is stunning... Risk, is it best to wait for restock or PM you as you suggest to Jamie above?
     


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    MTO'd the striped linen in a popover with a custom collar, feel like that thing is going to be a winner.
     
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    Has anyone gotten custom pants done? I"m thinking about doing a MTM pair for summer, just like how you can customize things like how Luxire does it
     


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    No, but I have been thinking about it for Fall/Winter.


    I have both the S&M fits. I like them both.

    However the perfect fit for me would be the slim fit, with an extra 0.5" in the thigh, seat, and hips. No other complaints. They actually don't measure that different on paper. The slim is so close to fitting how I want it to, just a bit too tight. Maybe I could take in the waist on a 33 and it would work? I might try that with a pair first.

    The contemporary is a great fit and still on the slim side I would say, I just want a bit more tapered leg.




    I find the J. Crew Bowery Slim to be right between these 2 in terms of fit. I actually take a 31 in J. Crew & 32 in both S&M.

    It fits me great, I like their cotton/linen and chambray (more BC than dress). I buy S&M for wool.
     


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    Hi,

    I am interested in one of your shirts. I'm curious about the shirt measurements. Are the measurements posted taking into account shrinkage when washing? I'm interested in a size 16 dress shirt, but the waist and sleeve length are a little big but if it shrank an inch in the waist and sleeve length, it would be a perfect fit. I can't do the 15.5 because the chest would be way too small.
     


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    I'll answer for Rick because he has said it to me before and in this thread before..


    Shrinkage is about 2% or 1/4" in body length, sleeve length, and a hair in the neck. Based on washing cold, hanging dry.
     


  7. spiermackay

    spiermackay Affiliate Vendor Affiliate Vendor

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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The cut looks significantly better than that of your last batch. Looks like you've lowered the button stance, fixed the front balance issue, and eliminated the vestigial top button (awkward when it is too high).

    [​IMG]
     


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  10. spiermackay

    spiermackay Affiliate Vendor Affiliate Vendor

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    All changes that came with the Model 2. Also includes a single piece collar construction and back leaning shoulders. [​IMG]
     


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    I ordered mine within 10 minutes of these being posted!
     


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    the pictures of the sportcoats look great but they look much better in person especially when you get a better idea of the texture, i highly recommend dropping by the shop if you can to check them out in person.
     


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    From my 12+ shirts experience, this really depends on the fabric. All my shirt shrunk at least 1/4inch with some shrinking 3/4inch in body and sleeves. All of them have been washed cold, hung dry.
     


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    The measurements are the actual garment measurements. They do not account for shrinkage. Shrinkage is anywhere between 1-3%, 2% being the average. Most fabric will only shrink in the body length, sleeve length and collar. Rarely, in the chest or waist, but again, depending on the weave, it may slightly.
     


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