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What do you think about this blazer?

Angel91

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Hello everyone,
I’m sorry if I’m using the term blazer wrong. Maybe I should say sport coat.
I’d like to know how do you feel about this one.
I want an versatile navy sport coat that I can wear to dress up a bit, but I don’t want anything too formal.
this is a loro piana very light blazer, totally unstructured.
It’s very comfortable and airy, but I suppose the fact that it has no structure makes it drape a bit worse.
would you guys be satisfied with how it looks? Thanks
 

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Phileas Fogg

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The drape in this case is not so much influenced by the construction as an unstructured jacket can/should drape well.
In your case, the jacket is too tight and it’s pulling from the fastening point.
 

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Aha, and that’s probably why those wrinkles above the button are there, right? It’s weird because the jacket didn’t feel tight at all... is it something fixable or should I choose a different jacket?
 
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Aha, and that’s probably why does wrinkles above the button are there, right? It’s weird because the jacket didn’t feel tight at all... is it something fixable or should I choose a different jacket?
the jackets needs to be let out. It’s fixable assuming there’s enough material for that. The shoulders fit well.

Another problem I’m seeing also, which may not be fixable, is the high button stance. The jacket may want to drape, but it’s hung up on the high button stance.

I think one of the tailors may want to chime in with more expert observation.
 

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You mean the button should be lower? I’m sorry but I’ve recently become interested in this world and there’s a lot I don’t know.
 

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You mean the button should be lower? I’m sorry but I’ve recently become interested in this world and there’s a lot I don’t know.
yes. The button stance seems high. I’m not sure this is something that can be altered.
 

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yes. The button stance seems high. I’m not sure this is something that can be altered.
I've had this situation with a jacket; it wouldn't drape properly because of the high button stance. I had it let down a bit, which involved lengthening the entire jacket to get a lower button stance (it also lowers the pockets). I understand this is pretty serious work, and would make sure I get a quote for how much it will cost.

I had it done on a bespoke jacket with plenty of extra fabric, I dunno of most off-the-rack jackets would have enough fabric for it.
 

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