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Sportcoat fit question...

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Sorry for the shitty pic, i *think* this SC fits pretty decent, but wanted to check everyone elses opinion to see if theres anything that should be nipped/tucked/lenghened/shortened/made totally awesomer...etc. I know the pic isnt the best, but its all i got folks.

Please ignore the chin pubes...ive yet to shave this week.
 

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Love it. Fits great. I'm a fan of slightly shorter jackets (less than traditional length), but other than that great!
 

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No way to gauge length from this shot. Everything else looks good and fits like it should.
 

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From what I can tell, coat looks on the short side, but otherwise looks like a nice fit.
 

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thanks fellas....the length is fine...i tend to prefer them just a hair shorter than it should be...maybe half an inch than what Ive read is typical. (whatever typical is)

just a side note...this is a bespoke hand sewn sportcoat made by a local tailor....blue herringbone..fully canvassed of course. Great pricepoint...scored it for 3 bucks at a local thrift store. didnt even take it to a tailor yet.
 

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Originally Posted by DerekS
thanks fellas....the length is fine...i tend to prefer them just a hair shorter than it should be...maybe half an inch than what Ive read is typical. (whatever typical is)

just a side note...this is a bespoke hand sewn sportcoat made by a local tailor....blue herringbone..fully canvassed of course. Great pricepoint...scored it for 3 bucks at a local thrift store. didnt even take it to a tailor yet.


For $3 I'd say it's worth every penny! Terrific find.
 

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Originally Posted by DerekS
thanks fellas....the length is fine...i tend to prefer them just a hair shorter than it should be...maybe half an inch than what Ive read is typical. (whatever typical is)

just a side note...this is a bespoke hand sewn sportcoat made by a local tailor....blue herringbone..fully canvassed of course. Great pricepoint...scored it for 3 bucks at a local thrift store. didnt even take it to a tailor yet.


Wow, it's surprising you haven't even had that tailored yet...I think the fit looks really spot on. Whoever had that made originally must have been almost the exact same size as you.
 

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yeah i was pretty stoked. fits better than most of my tailored coats
 

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Quite possible that it fits you better than the person who commissioned it.
 

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wish i knew who he was....id go offer cash for all his sportcoats haha.
 

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It looks very good; any flaws it may have are probably small enough that we would need full length shots from front and back with a timed camera (so your arm isn't raised) to be able to see them.
 

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Maybe it's just a shadow, but the top of the dart on the right side looks like its not sewn or pressed properly.
 

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Originally Posted by pnin22
Maybe it's just a shadow, but the top of the dart on the right side looks like its not sewn or pressed properly.

thte little nipple needs to be pressed out....spot on...thanks for the heads up....hadnt even noticed.
 

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