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yet another suit alteration question

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by sanmateo, Feb 25, 2005.

  1. sanmateo

    sanmateo Well-Known Member

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    sorry to ask another one of these, but:

    Is it possible to take alter a jacket from a 40L to a 40R without throwing the button stance out of whack? It means losing 1.25" -- from a 33.75" to a 32.5" The jacket is a 2 and a half button, fwiw.

    Many thanks in advance.
     


  2. Renault78law

    Renault78law Distinguished Member

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    I think you'll be able to do it. It depends on a lot of factors
    - pocket style, distance to bottom button, distance from pockets, etc - take it to your tailor. My tailor told me that shortening a jacket 2 inches would be a problem, but 1 inch should be fine.
     


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