The Tailors' Thread: Fit Feedback and Alteration Suggestions

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by emptym, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. StormRider

    StormRider Senior member

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    I recently took the plunge and just got my first MTM shirt. Ran it through the washing machine and line dried.

    I want to order more, but want to get your thoughts on the fit before doing so. I'm quite happy with the shirt, but I'm new to MTM shirts, and want to know if there is any improvement I can make to the shirt.

    Thanks.

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  2. PASstudy

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  3. Liquidus

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    Thanks, I will try a 36 and report back. I think the chest will be too tight though as my chest measures 37-38".
     


  4. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    next time please button up your shirt collar .
    the pictures dont show much. but from your description you have a right low shoulder.
    the hip on the same side as the low shoulder usually is high.
    i cant see the back problem. can you take a larger better lit picture?
     


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  7. hoth

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    I apologize for the poor camera and the slightly odd angled pictures.

    I'm thinking that the pants need to be shortened and the jackets sleeves shortened 3/4" as it goes past the joint in my wrist. But I'm still learning, so I could use some advise.
    Thanks!

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  8. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    the cuff is too large, if the circumference were smaller, it would not slide down past the base of your thumb.
    when you order again tell them about this and send them the first picture.
    you also have a low right shoulder. check the tutorials on how to measure.
     


  9. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    first make sure that the shirt sleeves are at the base of your thumbs.
    then the coat sleeves should show a quarter to half inch of shirt sleeves.
    just take a bit off the trouser length.
     


  10. a tailor

    a tailor Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    the jacket needs the sleeves to be shortened. the trousers dont have enough outlet to ease the gaping pockets. the waist can be let out and also the crotch. the cut off cloth from the bottom can be used to add even more to the crotch/thigh. if this is suit separates, thats where the jacket and trousers are sold separately, then you could get a larger trouser.
     


  11. StormRider

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    A tailor, thanks for the feedback. Will definitely reduce the cuff size on my next order. I didn't even know my right shoulder is lower all these years [​IMG] BTW, how are the other aspects of fit such as chest, waist, seat and arms?

    Thanks again.
     


  12. shano

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    Can you offer some feedback on what should be done with my suit. It is my first MTM which I brought offline, it feels snug (especially the pants) so is there anything I can do about that? and where the pants sit feels quite low. Looking at the photos of me in it, it looks bigger on then it feels if that makes sense? Thanks in advance
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  13. Liquidus

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    Which is a better fit? Thanks.

    Howard Yount's Made in USA line in a size 30. Compared to Italy line, this has a higher rise, slightly smaller leg opening. Unhemmed. The way the front seat sinks inward bothers me. There's less pocket pursing.
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    Howard Yount's Made in Italy line in a size 30. Hemmed. Cleaner looking front, but more pocket pursing.
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  14. MikeMcMan

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    Thank you, a tailor!

    I went ahead and purchased a larger sized trouser.

    Besides shortening the jacket sleeves - does anything else need to be altered?

    Thanks again for your very helpful input!

    -Mike
     


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    Tried to take better pictures of the charcoal suit in Napoli fit, which seemed the best fit in my opinion:
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    So, what could be done to improve the fit (apart from shortening the pants which are obviously too long)?
     


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