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Lower buttoning stance would be fantastic, it's my main gripe with their jackets.
although a classic since day one, mine are functioning buttonholes ..... always and forever. had they omitted this ..... i'd have locked down a jort & la spalla every season.
 

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Lower buttoning stance would be fantastic, it's my main gripe with their jackets.
The button stance on my Custom Made suit was lowered about 1-1.5 inches from an OTR Lazio in the same size. It looks awesome. Highly recommended.
 

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The button stance on my Custom Made suit was lowered about 1-1.5 inches from an OTR Lazio in the same size. It looks awesome. Highly recommended.
I also noticed a lower button stance on my custom made suit as well, but I wouldn't say it's that much of a difference. Did you shorten your jacket by 1-1.5 inches?
 

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Just pulled the trigger on this:
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Wow, looks like the old Mercer? Does a three-roll give at least the impression of a lower stance? I probably skipped this model while browsing because it looked too short in the first stock photo on the guy (as per usual) https://us.suitsupply.com/en_US/jackets/navy-havana-jacket/C1514I.html?cgid=Jackets&prefn1=colorID&prefv1=blue&pdp=true

Damn, full canvas, nice pattern, great fabric mix, Hudson-ish lapels (??). I need to be talked out of this.... Just when I had my sights set on the next outlet... Can I justify spending $699 plus tax on this one jacket rather than getting 2-3 so-so jackets??

Unrelated, but is NZ still the least-hit Corona country? Are people wearing masks and is everything open?
 
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I just looked through my closet and I actually have an old Washington-half that has a similar pattern and fabric mix from EThomas albeit a couple of shades lighter color....

I need to be content and hope people don’t have the money, and this will end up in the (January?) outlet. I would definitely keep an eye for it there...

And now I am thinking it will probably be down to only like $499 instead of the 50%. They have been stingy with discounts on Jorts and higher-end Havanas... I wish I had never seen your post..
 
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I just looked through my closet and I actually have an old Washington-half that has a similar pattern and fabric mix from EThomas albeit a couple of shades lighter color....

I need to be content and hope people don’t have the money, and this will end up in the (January?) outlet. I would definitely keep an eye for it there...

And now I am thinking it will probably be down to only like $499 instead of the 50%. They have been stingy with discounts on Jorts and higher-end Havanas... I wish I had never seen your post..
This will hit the outlet imo
Their stock isn’t moving like it usually is and higher price items aren’t selling anywhere
 

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Wow, looks like the old Mercer? Does a three-roll give at least the impression of a lower stance? I probably skipped this model while browsing because it looked too short in the first stock photo on the guy (as per usual) https://us.suitsupply.com/en_US/jackets/navy-havana-jacket/C1514I.html?cgid=Jackets&prefn1=colorID&prefv1=blue&pdp=true

Damn, full canvas, nice pattern, great fabric mix, Hudson-ish lapels (??). I need to be talked out of this.... Just when I had my sights set on the next outlet... Can I justify spending $699 plus tax on this one jacket rather than getting 2-3 so-so jackets??

Unrelated, but is NZ still the least-hit Corona country? Are people wearing masks and is everything open?
According to their CS it does have a lower button stance. Pretty sure all their models are wearing a size too small, I’m also convinced the model’s static shots are photoshopped to remove any signs of pulling, wrinkling etc. I think you should just buy it mate and be done with it!

I don’t know if we are the least hit but no new cases for 12 days in a row and only one known active case! Everywhere is open but with protocols in place. I feel like a privileged a-hole when watching the news lately..

photos mandatory
You know it
 

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just curious ..... does anyone of average height take the risk of sizing up one, but going with the short model .... i.e. 38reg to 40short ?

i'm 5'10 with a slightly shorter torso. could always get away with my usual size, but could never live with hacking the sleeves, so i attempted this size-up with a jort some years back to get around the functioning buttonhole issue. the added room in the shoulders & chest was actually fantastic and the sleeves barely needed to be touched. however, my seat was definitely not completely covered. not schoolboy blazer short, but i felt just a bit of bum was a bridge too far, so i sold it.

i'm probably just cursed to custom MTM, but i'm not letting a tailor take apart a pleated shoulder to raise to the sleeve, only to lose width i need going RTW.
 

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Does anyone know how SS comes up with the measurements on their website?

I was browsing it just now and happened to see that they list a chest measurement of 48.4" for the Jort in 46R. This seems a little off to me just based on feel so I pulled my Jort out and measured the chest. At MOST, the chest measures a little over 23" across, meaning maybe a bit over 46 around. Just to be sure I measured my Lazio/Hudson too and got the same result vs the website. There is no way I could pull or stretch the jacket to get anywhere close to 48" with the button done up. Does this seem right?

Just to be sure I measured the BOC, which seems to be about right as per the website, so I know my tape measure isn't off by 2".
 

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