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Suitsupply NYC

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by musicguy, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Kroaker

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  2. ericH123

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    I purchased 3 blazers to try on - the Paris blue plain linen (Copenhagen fit), Havana blue plain linen and Havana navy plain pure wool. The Paris is way too short and the material flimsy. I love the Havana jackets, but plan to keep only the linen one since I already own a worsted wool blazer.

    The Havana jacket fits great (38R) with the exception of the sleeves. I need to have about 1" taken off, which means shortening from the shoulder due to the functioning buttonholes.

    Has anyone had a Havana jacket altered this way successfully? Any advice before I bring it to the tailor?
     
  3. destiny7

    destiny7 Well-Known Member

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    I ordered suit supply there were no custom charges. However I wasn't happy with the fitting. Had to pay a visit to Magic Tailor in Toronto
     
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    Care to mention what suit it was? pics? details
     
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    Great addition to the board. thanks for sharing. weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
     
  6. Ilovelobbs

    Ilovelobbs Senior member

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    I picked up 2 suites (last season), 2 jackets and 5 belts for €285 in their
    retail outlet in Roermond. Pics to come shortly..

    Full retail would have set me back €1175...
     
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  7. patliean1

    patliean1 Senior member

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    No sarcasm there (rolls eyes)
     
  8. CousinDonuts

    CousinDonuts Senior member

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    For those of you with Napoli suits, have you noticed any puckering like I have on the front side of my left shoulder? I just noticed this today. It's right where the fabric starts to roll off the roping. I wonder if I just need to get the suit pressed, or if this has always been there and I missed it. Maybe it has a little La Spalla to it. For the record, I bought this suit around Feb 2012 and wear it about once a week or every other week.
     
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  9. VinnyMac

    VinnyMac Senior member

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    It looks like a wrinkle.

    EDIT:

    I just went to the SS site. I'm not familiar with the brand, but from what I saw/read, my guess is that most of the suits are fused. The $999 suit says that it's fully-canvassed.

    Thoughts? How do you know?
     
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  10. Monkeyface

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    All suits and jackets are half-canvas, only the La Spalla is full canvas.
     
  11. MisterFu

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    Inconsistent sizing isn't just a problem within a suit line, it appears to be a problem within a single suit. In a hurry, and not wanting to spend either the money or the time on my usual MTM fair for a new linen suit, I ordered the Blue Check Lazio linen 3 piece suit (46L) ( http://us.suitsupply.com/suits/suit-blue-check-lazio-p3548i/P3548I,en_US,pd.html?start=14&cgid=Suits ). I got the suit today, and tried it on - the experience went something like this:

    Pants: Surprisingly, perfect; the rare slender and tapered fit that drapes nicely - just needs to be hemmed.
    Vest: Pretty darn good - no alterations needed.
    Jacket: Sleeves, perfect; length - a bit short by my standards but not bad; then I tried to button it - wtf?! It was too tight when it should be a full size and a half larger than my actual measurements (I bought the size up for sleeve length, not chest and waist dimensions). So I got out my tape measure and, sure enough, the vest is right, but the jacket is simply not cut correctly. I believe it was intended to be the indicated size given that all other measurements match the SS sizing guide exactly and if it followed the sizing ratio properly it should fit me with room to spare.

    It's too bad because, for the money, it really is a quite a nice suit. The linen is really terrific, the fusing is lightweight, the half canvas gives it nice lapel roll and drape that, from a few feet away, make it look like a more expensive suit. Unlike a lot of linen suits I have looked at lately, it doesn't feel over constructed and heavy. It's also disappointing because it fits well in most other regards. I am still trying to make up my mind on whether I'll return it outright or try an exchange.
     
  12. PapaRubbery

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    ^^ Email/call customer service, and get them to exchange the jacket if it's too small?

    Can you let out the waist of the jacket at all?
     
  13. MisterFu

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    First I think I'll try the exchange route (hopefully they can just do an exchange on the jacket as the vest and pants are fine).
     
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    I wonder if they are reselling altered clothing as new... seems suspicious to me.
     
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    Tried on their linen pants. Quality was nice, but wasn't thrilled with the fit. Was nice through the seat and waist, but too billowy below the knee to justify the price with tailoring.
     
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    Anyone have SS chinos (Porto-fit)? Are they tts or overly slim? What about the rise? How would they fit someone with some muscle on their thighs? Thanks!
    -K
     
  17. MisterFu

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    So I took the suit over to my tailor and it appears we may have found some of the missing inches in the jacket: there is at least 2 1/2 + inches of usable material to let out the jacket from the sides (which is a full inch more than is normally found US RTW, according to him). I asked him your question and he doesn't think it was previously altered, he just thinks they sewed the side seams on the tight side. He felt the sizing issue was an easy fix given the extra material (which I found surprising). We'll find out next Friday when I pick it up (I guess I have committed to owning this suit).
     
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    I can attest to that.. I had to let out the sides by almost that much and lengthen the sleeves by an inch and a half..but their sizing is inconsistent.. I have one suit (blue napoli) made in switz with lower armholes, higher buttoning stance.. and the gray one made in china with higher armholes, a lower button stance..so that could be annoying
     
  19. MisterFu

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    Lengthening the sleeves must have been a challenge given the surgeon's cuffs. Did they have to do it from the shoulder? The recent obsession with placing finished working and "fake" surgeons cuffs on OTR items seems misguided to me. Having the sleeves unfinished and allowing you to opt for working cuffs after length and alteration requirements have been established, seems to be a more rational approach (and a good way to up-charge customers for more alterations).
     
  20. BeraQueezy

    BeraQueezy Senior member

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    If I picked up a suit (NY location) but they did not have time to do the adjustments I wanted before they closed, would they ship it out to me upon completion? (I live in NJ)
     

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