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Suit Pant Alterations Question

bcjohn

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I have three Oxxford suits that I spent a lot of money on. The jackets fit well, but the pants have never fit well. The rise is too long and they are too baggy, especially around the side seam pockets and in the legs. The pants have never looked of felt right to me. I have had the pants altered, but never to my liking. I would like the pants to have a slimmer, more "custom fit" look. I am thinking this may require substantial alterations or even a re-cutting of the pants. Do you think I can get the pants to fit the way I describe, or would the cut of the Oxxford suit or the amount of alterations necessary prevent this from happening? Assuming it's possible to do the alterations, can some recommend a tailor in New York City or Philadelphia who could do what I am looking for? Thanks.
 

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