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Ezio

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So I got my camel topcoat today! First impressions:

1) This is a goddamned gorgeous colour and design, and throwing it on feels super comfy, albeit a bit roomy. The length is quite nice (pretty perfect length to me, I think), and I really dig the lapels. It's light, but warm, which is fantastic. Wearing it is like wearing a bathrobe, but in the best way possible, cause it's so light and it feels nice.
2) The fit seems off to me. What do you guys think? The underarm area in particular looks very odd to me. Can this be fixed by a tailor? The shoulders fit okay, a little loose, but it's comfy which is more important. I've lost a bit of weight, so buttoning the coat is comfortable, but this excess fabric in the chest/underarm area makes me feel a bit self-conscious while wearing it. The sleeves are a bit long, so I'll have to get those shortened a bit. Took a few pics:

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Thoughts? I really love the coat, but this is definitely bugging me.
 

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So I got my camel topcoat today! First impressions:

1) This is a goddamned gorgeous colour and design, and throwing it on feels super comfy, albeit a bit roomy. The length is quite nice (pretty perfect length to me, I think), and I really dig the lapels. It's light, but warm, which is fantastic. Wearing it is like wearing a bathrobe, but in the best way possible, cause it's so light and it feels nice.
2) The fit seems off to me. What do you guys think? The underarm area in particular looks very odd to me. Can this be fixed by a tailor? The shoulders fit okay, a little loose, but it's comfy which is more important. I've lost a bit of weight, so buttoning the coat is comfortable, but this excess fabric in the chest/underarm area makes me feel a bit self-conscious while wearing it. The sleeves are a bit long, so I'll have to get those shortened a bit. Took a few pics:

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Thoughts? I really love the coat, but this is definitely bugging me.

It almost looks too big. The shoulders are pretty wide. The sleeves are also super long.
 

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How do you guys find the tolerances of S&M? I ordered 3 custom shirts, they sent me one to get the fit down. I have been going back and forth with them for a while now, at a fault of both of ours... I am busy with meetings during the day which has made me miss a call or two, but in general I also cannot get them on the phone to discuss fit, regardless of when I call... and I call a lot more often than them, and I have been trying to schedule a time to talk rather than just randomly call but can't get that addressed via email. I get it, people are busy. This wont stop me from being a customer, rather just a side note.

However, the shirt I have is off by over an inch in the hip measurement, and ~5 of the measurements are off by over 1/2 an inch and up to almost an inch. Some I consider pretty important, like the collar and shoulders. These measurements shouldn't off by that much, the shirt either wont fit or will look sloppy IMO.

I figured this was a one off, but I bought some chinos from them and I am very happy for the price point. The measurements were on, so I ordered 2 more. These new chinos are ~3/4" smaller in the waist than the previous pair I bought.

TBH this is making me hesitant to order more. I am going to have to return the two chinos and I am concerned about the existing shirts on my order (and what I wanted was to buy 8-10 shirts once we got my measurements right).

I get that there will be natural tolerance differences in these clothes, and I accept this, I am not here to 'complain', but if the measurements are all over the place I feel it probably makes more sense to buy from a different mtm shirt retailer rather than get everything tailored.

Is it possible to get some insight from other members here who often order from S&M? What should I expect?
 
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Anyone take pics in the new side tab trousers yet? How are you guys liking them?


@Burzan @FlyingHorker Did you guys get your new shirts yet?

Nah not yet. I actually have not received shipping notification. Rick just mentioned the factory was shipping it to them soon so I guess I am waiting for SM to receive it before it comes my way.
 

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Hi guys, been lurking this thread for a while now, figured it was about time to say hello and ask a few questions...

I'm looking to grab one of the non-preordered tobacco fresco suits for my wedding this summer, will be my first SM purchase. In the sad event that I manage to miss it, has Rick mentioned anything about wool-linen blend suits coming this season as well?
 

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Maybe try it with a jacket underneath so see how it fits.

Yea, you need to wear more than a henley underneath. Try it with an actual jacket and retake the pics.

Challenge accepted!

Apologies for the blur, washroom was still steamy from the shower haha.

Putting on a dress shirt and suit jacket, the coat definitely becomes more snug and doesn't seem as billowy/loose as when I just threw it on casually. Arms are still a bit long though. How does the chest/underarm area look now?

Also, I did double check the shoulders, but with a suit and without, the shoulders on this coat still feel fine to me. 44 Contemp suits fit great shoulder-wise on me, but the 46 on this one doesn't feel horrible baggy or ill-fitting on the shoulder to me. The issue is around the chest/underarms when I'm not wearing the suit jacket.

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