Suit silhouette and shape

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by josepidal, Apr 29, 2006.

  1. josepidal

    josepidal Senior member

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    What exactly do people mean when they say a suit has shape or silhouette, and that the better tailors achieve this while worse ones produce a "shapeless" jacket? I don't quite understand how a jacket that simply fits might be done better by a better tailor, or at least can't tell from photos?
     


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    tiger02 Militarist

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    Some jackets fit like this ) (

    Some fit like this } {

    Stay away from ones that fit like this | |
     


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    Stay away from ones that fit like this | |


    Or if you must wear these please post on the trad forum.

    Perry
     


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    Or if you must wear these please post on the trad forum.

    Perry

    Please!!!
     


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