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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. texas_jack

    texas_jack Senior member

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    looks like a lot of shoulder extension and a pretty big chest - is that the case?
    That must be why I like it. Looks good.
     


  2. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    No, I like to be able to access my suit/pant pockets without unbuttoning the coat
    This is a drawback, I admit. Manageable though.
     


  3. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I'd say so...I asked for a more 'comfortable' fit. Mind you, it doesn't 'feel' big. The shoulder measurements actually match what I normally wear in RTW as well.

    Looks a bit too Hulkhogan-ish to me and makes you look quite top-heavy - but I understand that some people like and seek these proportions.
     


  4. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    Trini, love it. Would have prefered a smidge less shoulder extension. Whoever the tailor is, my suggestion would be to buy lots of fabric from me [​IMG] and use him often [​IMG]
     


  5. TRINI

    TRINI Senior member

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    Trini, love it. Would have prefered a smidge less shoulder extension. Whoever the tailor is, my suggestion would be to buy lots of fabric from me [​IMG] and use him often [​IMG]

    Thanks!

    And that's the plan! So now send me some of that plaid pants material!

    [​IMG]
     


  6. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    Thanks!

    And that's the plan! So now send me some of that plaid pants material!

    [​IMG]


    "denim" suits are trending hard right now.
     


  7. forex

    forex Senior member

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    It's here:

    [​IMG]

    Go.


    I like it Trini. However, I agree with with greg on the shoulder extension, maybe it is the pictures but seems a little top heavy. Also, are you going to try 3 button or going to stick to 2 button?
    Those lapels must be like 5"[​IMG]
     


  8. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    This is one of the best threads on SF. So many beautiful patterns and colors.
     


  9. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    "denim" suits are trending hard right now.

    You mean wool but similar to denim in color and the twill? (I hope so, otherwise I think of something with 8" lapels worn by The Ohio Players in the 70's. [​IMG] )
     


  10. TRINI

    TRINI Senior member

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    You mean wool but similar to denim in color and the twill?

    This one:

    [​IMG]
     


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    I like it Trini. However, I agree with with greg on the shoulder extension, maybe it is the pictures but seems a little top heavy. Also, are you going to try 3 button or going to stick to 2 button?
    Those lapels must be like 5"[​IMG]


    The buttons look too close together.
     


  12. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The buttons look too close together.

    Agreed.
     


  13. jamesbond

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    It's here:

    [​IMG]

    Go.


    Not a fan Trini, I liked your RL stuff much better. I remember you posting a pin-striped number with zero padding that I liked a lot.
     


  14. TheTukker

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    Looks a bit too Hulkhogan-ish to me and makes you look quite top-heavy - but I understand that some people like and seek these proportions.

    The buttons look too close together.

    I agree with these comments that the shoulders are a bit too extended for my taste and the buttons look a bit close together, but not problematic. Really dig the width of the lapels; does that match the width of the cuffs? And have you already identified the tailor?
     


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    I agree with these comments that the shoulders are a bit too extended for my taste and the buttons look a bit close together, but not problematic. Really dig the width of the lapels; does that match the width of the cuffs? And have you already identified the tailor?

    Cheers. He's a local guy I'm testing out.

    The buttons are about 1/2" too close so that will be corrected on the next commission.

    I'll probably have the shoulders in a bit and go 1/2" shorter on the jacket length as well.

    The cuffs are 2".
     


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