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What to wear with this sport coat?

Bsquared

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I picked this Zegna up for a great price. It seems just a touch too big in the shoulders for me (I'll post photos wearing later) but I might keep it anyway. Now, what trousers/shirt colors and patterns would one where with this? This is where I have a hard time.





 

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Pretty much anything...grays, tans, even the right navy. Great pick up.
 

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Navy is difficult I'd say... but pale grey, mid grey, beige, tan certainly come to mind.
 

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some fit pics. I've got it pinned in back. There's a slight crease in the shoulder/upper arm where the shoulder hangs over. My first try at pics so forgive the quality.



 

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He couldn't figure out what the heck I was up to.
 

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Pair it with either a pink gingham shirt or small checkered one
 

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Actually, checks is the one style that might not go with it. A checkered look might look strange.
 

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That jacket looks terrific!

I fail to see your problems with the fit of this jacket. Treat it like a plain navy blazer, except don't wear checked shirts with it (unless it's a dramatically different scale like a really tiny check)
 

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The fit in the shoulders doesn't show in these pics. But with a little movement there's a noticeable crease below the shoulder seem where the shoulder extends past my shoulder. I returned the coat
. However, I did stop by Saks and found a perfect new Zegna suit for just under $600 (from $2200) and Canali trousers for $100 (from $350). So I don't feel so bad. I really had a hard time returning the coat but I knew I wouldn't be happy with the shoulders.
 

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Good to hear that all was not lost.

A pity though - I was hoping you'd be able to find a 50L.
 

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