Three Bespoke DBs, Three Different Countries

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  1. mccvi

    mccvi Senior member

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    I like B, but the shoulders need to be extended a bit and the sleeves lengthened a touch.

    Something about the combination of the shoulders and sleeve length make it look like your busting out of the jacket (even though the chest, while very fitted, seems well done).
     
  2. yachtie

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    longer? [​IMG] His coat already looks longer than the midpoint of his neck-to-hem measurement
    Broad guys benefit from a slightly longer jacket. The guidelines are just that, guidelines.
     
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    mccvi Senior member

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    Those sleeve heads seem problematic (not all). What is the preference towards shorter sleeves?
     
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    No guesses for who the tailors are?
     
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    B is so Italian it looks silly. The adlocutio is therefore entirely appropriate.
     
  6. gdl203

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    Broad guys benefit from a slightly longer jacket.
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    The guidelines are just that, guidelines

    Seriously though, I'm not taking about guidelines, but simply about basic proportions. Missing the half/half proportions make the legs look short IMO. That's especially noticable on coat C.
     
  7. yachtie

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    ^ The guidelines are just that, guidelines Seriously though, I'm not taking about guidelines, but simply about basic proportions. Missing the half/half proportions make the legs look short IMO. That's especially noticable on coat C.
    To your eye. I think dropping the buttoning stance would be a bigger improvement though. Smaller cuffs as well.
     
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    Any opinions on the SBs among themselves and how they compare with the DBs?

    Another picture of the Zhongshan Zhuang -
    [​IMG]
     
  9. Sanguis Mortuum

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    Oh my god.


    Oh, and B for me.


    You know, I immediately thought of you (no homo) when looking at B, it is very much like your usual silhouette.
     
  10. yachtie

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    Any opinions on the SBs among themselves and how they compare with the DBs? Another picture of the Zhongshan Zhuang -
    The picture is a little too dark to see details, Mr.Chairman.
     
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    The picture is a little too dark to see details, Mr.Chairman.

    I know, but that's how it looks in real life. Essentially a Second World War Wermacht uniform, civilianised. I instructed my tailor to go for Chiang Kai Shek-style scalloped pocket flaps.

    Anyhoo...
     
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    B is so Italian it looks silly. The adlocutio is therefore entirely appropriate.

    B's an A&S, in Harrisons 12oz flannel glen plaid, cut by John Hitchcock.
     
  13. Ich_Dien

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    B's an A&S, in Harrisons 12oz flannel glen plaid, cut by John Hitchcock.

    Same thing, same thing.
     
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    [​IMG]

    1. Extended the shoulders.
    2. Lowered the buttoning point.
    3. Decreased the spacing between buttons.
    4. Lowered the gorge.
    5. Widened the lapels.
    6. Shortened the length.
    7. Slimmed the trousers.
     
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    Needs a shorter jacket, right?
     

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