Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. forex

    forex Senior member

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    I think that the jacket length is fine,it doesn't make you look short or anything. More importanly,how does it feel compared to your RTW stuff?
     
  2. TRINI

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    I think that the jacket length is fine,it doesn't make you look short or anything. More importanly,how does it feel compared to your RTW stuff?

    It feels good. I can feel it hugging my neck especially.

    Also, one of the biggest pluses for me is the back balance. A lot of my RTW had back balance issues where the vents splay open. It'd drive me crazy and I'd spend $$$$ to have the jackets taken up at the neck to correct.
     
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    I'd like to see a 3 to 2.5 with seksy roll,I think that would compliment those lapels. What are the prices like?
     
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    +1 on the lapels. All your adjustments should make the suit stellar. What's the lead time?
     
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    You know that if you take the shoulders in, you'll have to reign in that lapel width a little, right? Otherwise the lapels will cover 80% of your chest and will look out of proportion. They already look quite wide but will even moreso when shoulders are narrower.
     
  6. Manton

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    I like it Trini. Agree about toning it down a hair. Slightly less shoulder and spread the buttons out.
     
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    You know that if you take the shoulders in, you'll have to reign in that lapel width a little, right? Otherwise the lapels will cover 80% of your chest and will look out of proportion. They already look quite wide but will even moreso when shoulders are narrower.

    I like lapels that cover 100% of the chest.
     
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    ^[​IMG] Ed. I like it Trini. As everyone said, from your snapshot it looks a little wide on top especially with the narrow trou, but seems like a great start with the new tailor. I quite like the armscye shape and the bit of extension/droop. Boss combo with the tie and suede loafers, too.
     
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    It's ugly as sin

    I like it. From a distance.
     
  12. Eustace Tilley

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    It's ugly as sin

    +10
     
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    I like it. From a distance.

    Pretty from far but far from pretty ?
     
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    +10

    I'm with guys on that one.

    +11
     
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    Pretty from far but far from pretty ?

    Pretty much, yes.
     

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