What suits are slim fitting? Have low-rise pants? Are very modern and sleek?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by sdsurfer, May 20, 2006.

  1. Edward Appleby

    Edward Appleby Senior member

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    If you let some alterations tailor start fucking around with the rise and pleats on a Kiton, I will fight you. [​IMG]

    Seriously though, if you're set on the modern look, go Jil Sander, Costume National, etc., like everyone else said.

    If, however, you're not set on something terribly fashion forward, but just want a nice slim fit, take a look at Borrelli and Attolini.
     
  2. Arethusa

    Arethusa Senior member

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    Jil Sander is making sack suits right now.
     
  3. Edward Appleby

    Edward Appleby Senior member

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    Jil Sander is making sack suits right now.
    Are you cereal?
     
  4. Arethusa

    Arethusa Senior member

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    Huh?
     
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    dusty Senior member

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    Yes he is cereal:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Jil Sanders currently isn't making anything.
     
  7. Edward Appleby

    Edward Appleby Senior member

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    Huh?
    Al Gore on Sout Park- "No one will take me cereal!"

    As for the Sander Sack, to quote another animated character "Gah!"
     
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    LabelKing Senior member

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    How about extreme British bespoke?

    That will leave no victims behind with its explicit waist and concave shoulders.
     
  9. sdsurfer

    sdsurfer Active Member

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    If you can afford to buy Kiton/Brioni and screw around with it, do go with MTM or bespoke.

    Well what I was planning on doing is buying a Kiton or Brioni second hand so I wouldn't be spending as much money on it (probably around $1K).
     
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    Jovan Banned for Good

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    I have to throw out Thom Browne's name here. and why take pleats out? You should have a few classic-cut suits to fall back on certain occasions or when you get older. I don't think low-rise looks good on 40-50 year old, and a Kiton will last a lifetime.
    All things considered, yes, but he is definitely looking for a younger look right now. Let him. You only live once after all, and no one says he can't hand down those younger looking suits to his kids later. As for Thom Browne, he makes a quality product, but the price is a bit exorbitant and I should also mention the trousers are quite high waisted.
     
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    Raf for Jil Sander doesn't really have a sack suit in mind, just that loose clothes are a signature aesthetic of his.

    At last sack suits are fashion forward.
     
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    tiger02 Militarist

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    Isaia has the cut and quality you are looking for, Kemosabe.
     
  13. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Raf for Jil Sander doesn't really have a sack suit in mind, just that loose clothes are a signature aesthetic of his.

    At last sack suits are fashion forward.


    Yup. Yamamoto has a similar aesthetic, though with completely different roots.

    Re. an earlier question about low rise pants going "out". Flat front pants sit more flatteringly on the hips than the natural waist, while pleated pants look better worn higher. A skinny guy looks better with flat front pants, while, in general, a more generously built man look better with pleats, as long as he accepts his body as it is and does not size down, having the pleats buldge or having the pants ride under his belly (if he has one). An athletic guy looks good in either. Good exercise and eating habits are worth $100K of fabric. (Brad Pitt looks good even in his homeless person outfits.)

    Fok.
     
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    Good exercise and eating habits are worth $100K of fabric.
    Boxed for truth.
     
  15. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    Jil Sander is making sack suits right now.
    yep. Just tried on a new JS suit a couple weeks ago and was shocked at how shapeless and boxy the jacket was. thumbs waaaaaay down. to the original poster....yea, not sure why you just wouldnt get Gucci or Dolce & Gabanna main line? or there's always Paul Smith main line, Ozwald Boateng "bespoke couture" line...both are hand canvassed and easily get-able in LA. Their rises arent obscenely low, but lower than something normal like Brooks Brothers. *if you havent already, check out the new Dior Homme store on Rodeo. Suits are good quality and have the criteria yer looking for.
     

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