1. And... we're back. You'll notice that all of your images are back as well, as are our beloved emoticons, including the infamous :foo: We have also worked with our server folks and developers to fix the issues that were slowing down the site.

    There is still work to be done - the images in existing sigs are not yet linked, for example, and we are working on a way to get the images to load faster - which will improve the performance of the site, especially on the pages with a ton of images, and we will continue to work diligently on that and keep you updated.

    Cheers,

    Fok on behalf of the entire Styleforum team
    Dismiss Notice

Suitsupply NYC

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

  1. feeble

    feeble Active Member

    Messages:
    35
    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2015
    Personally I'd go with option 2, it's more of a mid-grey which will give it more flexibility. You can probably wear this in 3 season (maybe not winter) and it'll be fine at the wedding.

    Some would say don't wear a Sienna to job interviews, it does stand out a bit because of the cut and ticket pocket. Imo it's great for interviews, you want to look professional and frankly everyone looks good in a suit cut to their shape. No one wants to wear a boxy old suit that looks like crap.

    Option 1 would also be very nice but you could probably only wear that in spring and summer. Not as versatile.
     
    phsiao08 and clarksdb like this.
  2. MrSuited

    MrSuited New Member

    Messages:
    4
    Joined:
    Yesterday
    Hi Everyone, I just joined Styleforum and this is my first post. I really want to share this beautiful Grey Washington suit and also get some opinions on how it fits.

    FullSizeRender (1).jpg

    FullSizeRender (2).jpg

    FullSizeRender (3).jpg

    FullSizeRender.jpg
     
  3. Michael81

    Michael81 Senior member

    Messages:
    313
    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2016
    Location:
    Finland
    Some problems with sleeve pitch on your left arm, and the right sleeve might need shortening, but otherwise a decent OTR fit. Obviously the trousers have to be shortened as well.

    I have the same suit.

    1010878.jpg
     
    MrSuited and eddiemczee like this.
  4. jbarwick

    jbarwick Senior member

    Messages:
    2,980
    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2012
    The sleeve pitch issue, while usually an expensive fix, is worth it. I've had a couple jackets adjusted while shortening the sleeve from the shoulder and it makes me love the jacket even more!
     
  5. Michael81

    Michael81 Senior member

    Messages:
    313
    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2016
    Location:
    Finland
    That's the thing about alterations. They're a bitter pill to swallow, but you end up maximising your utility in the long term. You'll wear something which fits perfectly and looks great a lot more than something which doesn't.
     
  6. Michael81

    Michael81 Senior member

    Messages:
    313
    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2016
    Location:
    Finland
    I should add, that Washington has been heavily altered: the sleeves have been taken in from the shoulder and the padding has been reduced in order to move the seam closer to my natural shoulder for a slightly less structured look. It's also been taken in at the chest and waist, and the sleeves have been tapered. Expensive, but the results speak for themselves, I think.
     
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2017 at 9:46 AM
  7. Gabru

    Gabru Senior member

    Messages:
    636
    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2014
    Just received this MTM sport coat from Suit Supply. Tried on quickly and am pretty happy with the fit and quality. Will post more pics sooner..
    IMG_7916.JPG
     
    h3ro and jbarwick like this.
  8. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

    Messages:
    5,433
    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2011

    Nevermind. Good fit!
     
  9. MrSuited

    MrSuited New Member

    Messages:
    4
    Joined:
    Yesterday
    Thanks for the feedback. Will definitely talk to my tailor about the sleeves. I'm also thinking about having the jacket shortened by a quarter or maybe max half an inch, but I'm worried about throwing off the proportions of the jacket. I'm not very tall, so I need to be careful with jacket length.

    Michael, I noticed that the length of your jacket seems kind of long. It goes past your thumb and even your knuckles. Is that how you like the length? I think it looks good on you given that you look like a pretty tall guy.
     
  10. clarksdb

    clarksdb Senior member

    Messages:
    2,475
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2010
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
    I wouldn't shorten it even if you aren't tall it looks the right length. Don't fall for the short jacket fad that has currently been going on.

    Michael's is a bit longer but I am 6'0" and personally prefer a bit longer length on myself too.
     
  11. Michael81

    Michael81 Senior member

    Messages:
    313
    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2016
    Location:
    Finland
    @Mr. Suited: Your jacket looks fine. Modern RTW jackets are way too short anyway (and consequently button stances are too high). The problem is more acute for me because I'm 6"2. I'm a 48L but I buy a 50L to get a bit of extra length and a lower, neutral button stance.

    In #menswear, there is only one rule you should never break: always cover your ass. Short jackets will look dated soon enough. The Washington has classic proportions. You're better off leaving them alone
     
  12. Ballon DOr 09

    Ballon DOr 09 Member

    Messages:
    16
    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2017
  13. vriche

    vriche Senior member

    Messages:
    343
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2013
    Location:
    New York
    I think it's the angle from where the pictures were taken that gives you that illusion.
     
  14. MrSuited

    MrSuited New Member

    Messages:
    4
    Joined:
    Yesterday
    Yeah, that angle definitely makes the peaks look higher. This is a different angle.

    IMG_0678.JPG
     
  15. MrSuited

    MrSuited New Member

    Messages:
    4
    Joined:
    Yesterday
    Does anyone else have this brown check Hudson jacket?

    IMG_0557.JPG
     
  16. monkeynuts

    monkeynuts Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    83
    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2013
    I have a Havana navy blue sportcoat and love it. Out of all my sportcoats, it sees the most use.
     
    phsiao08 likes this.
  17. ShawnBC

    ShawnBC Senior member

    Messages:
    1,506
    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2014
    Location:
    Qu├ębec, Canada
    Thanks but you do realize I posted this almost 3 years ago, right? It was in Spring of 2014, if I recall.
     
  18. feeble

    feeble Active Member

    Messages:
    35
    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2015
    On the SuSu website with Sienna suits, the pockets are slanted, but then when you click through the photos and it takes you to the last one they're straight pockets.

    Is this just to show you what it could look like or are the new Sienna suits all straight pockets?

    Also, has anyone ever had slanted pockets changed to straight, is this even possible?
     
  19. feeble

    feeble Active Member

    Messages:
    35
    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2015
    Quick follow up

    Did my second fitting today, jacket was perfect. No alterations needed. The trousers were a bit short. When I did the initial fitting I said I wanted a slight break. The pants ended above the ankle, a fair amount. It's "no break" to the extreme. I think maybe the salesman went with a very European length as all the salesman over there wore their pants in this manner. They also wore loafers with no socks.

    They're going to lengthen the pants and they'll be done in a week.

    Overall still a great process and I'd highly recommend it. MTM starts at $999 in the US. If you're RTW option needs a significant amount of tailoring ($200+) strongly consider MTM especially if you're getting something in the Suit Up line. The price difference is very reasonable and you get a full canvas jacket.
     
    Gabru likes this.

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by