Thoughts on pattern matching issue - Luigi Bianchi Mantova

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by thegreatgatsby, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. thegreatgatsby

    thegreatgatsby Senior member

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    Dec 31, 2010
    677 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10065
    Just curious to know if I'm expecting too much from a suit I just bought.

    I don't have any pictures. It's a prince of wales Luigi Bianchi Mantova suit.

    The patterns don't match up over the two outside flap pockets, nor does it match up underneath the arms (which you can't see when the arms are down).

    It's an off the rack suit, and I got it for under $400, but is this lack of match-up a deal breaker for anyone else, or am I being too particular?

    I have a Brioni POW suit with perfect pattern matching at all points/seams/pockets, but that's a suit of a different class. [And while I like the Brioni, I prefer the unstructured and unlined fit and feel of the LBM suit].


    Would you return?
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2016

  2. Seamless

    Seamless Senior member

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    Jun 23, 2014
    Overland Park
    Under 400 I wouldn't expect a lot more. Most won't notice. Even the eidos stuff on here has poor pattern matching and strange sleeve pitch in most guys. Wear it if you like it.

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