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Tailored Peacoat

Prestosmp

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Looking ahead to the upcoming late fall/winter season I will be in need of a new and more tailored Peacoat. Does anyone have any suggestion of what brands make a more fitted style of Peacoat? Traditionally most that I have encountered are the straight fit and a bit box-ish.
 

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I bought the J Crew one and got a tailor to take in the sides.
 

Prestosmp

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Originally Posted by wetnose
I bought the J Crew one and got a tailor to take in the sides.

Do you have a picture of it?
 

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Isaia did a very fitted one a few years back with high arm holes, horn buttons, and contrast stitching. It was part cashmere. I don't know if they have one in their current fall/winter line-up, but the one they did 3 or 4 years ago was very well done.
 

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Has anyone actually had a tailor make them a peacoat? This would be one way to approach this
 

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Going MTM/bespoke for a peacoat seems wasteful when they're so inexpensive. I'd be inclined to get one of the typical Schott or Sterlingwear (or vintage/surplus) peacoats and have a tailor go to town on it. $150-200 for the base coat, and then another $100 or so to have a good tailor hack a bunch of material out of the sleeves and sides.
I recall the Sterlingwear authentic being 20% nylon; you'd probably want to stick with pure wool. Also NB there's a giant Peacoat thread on the Streetwear and Denim subforum.
 

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Originally Posted by arc
Going MTM/bespoke for a peacoat seems wasteful when they're so inexpensive. I'd be inclined to get one of the typical Schott or Sterlingwear (or vintage/surplus) peacoats and have a tailor go to town on it. $150-200 for the base coat, and then another $100 or so to have a good tailor hack a bunch of material out of the sleeves and sides.


I recall the Sterlingwear authentic being 20% nylon; you'd probably want to stick with pure wool.

Also NB there's a giant Peacoat thread on the Streetwear and Denim subforum.


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