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Tux shoulder padding adjustment


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Jan 28, 2020
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Hi All,

Looking for some advice on possibility of alterations on a tux. Basically, the shoulders on the tux are a bit stronger than I'd like and I want to make them softer. Not completely removed, but replace with less padding. I've read that it's essentially a case-by-base basis whether or not it would work depending on the existing fit.

The first 3 pictures are of the current shoulders. I do plan on dropping another ~15lbs or so.

The last picture is of a different tux which is basically a perfect fit for me (unfort I can't find matching pants for it so it's not an option). In addition to the shoulders, seems like the arms are a bit slimmer, maybe armholes are higher as well, I can't tell exactly why it fits better, it just does.

A semi-related note, would any of these be considered "midnight blue"? I can't figure out the difference between navy and midnight.


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