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

  1. p.henrik

    p.henrik Senior Member

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    Looking forward to your blog post Was thinking of dropping by ss this weekend to browse fabrics and place an order if I see what I like.
     


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    It was a fun experience I am gonna do a write up of the MTM shirting as well. Should it get an article of its own or should I just throw it in before the final thoughts.
     


  3. ALange

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    So I couldn't resist and finally splurged on a Navy La Spalla. I absolutely love the fabric as well as the details in the stitching and shoulders. I am going to bring it in for tailoring but wanted to get some feedback on the overall fit. Here are my observations: Sleeves too long, pants too long and pants need to be taken in. One thought I had was that it may be a tad on the short side but unsure if its a deal killer. Another thing I noticed is that the left lapel sits awkward due do the 3rd button hole. Is this something to be expected in a 2.5 button suit?
    The suit is size 38 regular and I am 5'9" 165 lbs with a medium to slim build. Any and all feedback is greatly appreciated
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  4. mimo

    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    Is there any resource online to view SS's full range of available suiting/jacketing cloths?
     


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    Looks nice, but how are you going to shorten the sleeves with the working cuffs? From the shoulders will be expensive, and not all tailors can mimic the shirt shoulder.
     


  6. ALange

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    I was able to shorten the sleeves on the Napoli and the La Spalla is a tenth of an inch shorter so I'm hoping it can be done. When buying the Napoli the SS salesman said they don't recommend taking off more then 3/4 of an inch. Ill see what my tailor says.
     
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    I have a grey la spalla (which I love) and the lapels sit very nicely. But I agree, they don't seem lay properly.

    I was also able to have sleeves shortened by 1/4 of an inch with no issues.
     
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    I don't think they post just the cloth other than clicking on a specific product. You learn a little more about the cloth there and an unclose shot but that is all I have been able to find.

    I tried on a Havana in 40R and can give you my measurements as the 40R was a little tight.

    6'1"
    39" chest
    33" waist
    25" should to waist (sleeves on jacket were a little short)

    I would try to order 2 or 3 jackets and just return the ones that don't fit.
     


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    Why not give it an article on its own. The more posts the better. Assume there's quite a bit to be said about fabric options, workmanship and fit.
     


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    Ok, so I'm buying some suits for an upcoming internship in a law firm (not very conservative, but requires a professional appearance all the same). I've had the chance to visit one of the stores here in Europe, and I've decided to get a York style suit in blue, which fit rather well. I'm hesitating about my other choices…I know the Napoli is very popular here, but I wasn't a fan of the high button position (as a matter of interest, which suits have the lowest buttoning positions?).

    I've been thinking about a Washington in dark grey with a light stripe as seen here — http://eu.suitsupply.com/en_IE/suit...refn1=styleFit&prefv1=Contemporary-Washington. What do people think?
     


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    The Washington is a 3-roll-2 so the second button from the top is actually a bit lower than the first from the top on their two-button suits/jackets, but if you want a significantly lower button stance, the only fit that'll please you is the York.

    This suit is a bit lighter in color, and the stripe is more noticeable, but I think it's still pretty conservative and business-appropriate.
     


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    It's all a bit too tight, the buttoning point is very high, and the lapels are too slim. Those things are personal taste, so that's ok, but know that the overly skinny look is going to look dated very quickly.

    What's not ok is the way the sleeves drape, and the wrinkles in the chest and the lower back area. The suit makes you look a lot heavier than you are. This might be resolved by letting out the jacket, but I'd still be worried about the chest area. The wrinkles in the sleeve might be caused by the sleeve pitch being off, so I'd ask them to take a look at that as well.

    Sadly, MTM is only as good as the person taking the measurements. I would not be satisfied with a result like that, but I'm glad you like it.
     


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    Yeah I mentioned in the post about how I need to take it back to have a few things changed. Unfortunately I kind of rushed the post because of scheduling conflicts so I didn't get a chance to have all my issues addressed before the photos were taken.

    The lapels are 2.75 on my mtm. I find that I am drowning in suitsupply's normal 3.5inch lapels.
     


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