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  • Goldbaek
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    Yeah it is a bit constricting, especially when buttoned. And that only gets worse with more layers. I will probably mainly be using it with t-shirts and short sleeve shirts.

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  • Ron
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    Originally posted by Goldbaek View Post
    I could really use some feedback on a suede jacket fit. I have no experience with suede jackets but I quite like this one I picked up recently. In terms of fit it is somewhere between fitted and snug. But how snug is too snug? Any feedback is appreciated!
    https://imgur.com/a/fenAA7c

    I plan on wearing it unbuttoned mostly but would like to be able to wear it buttoned as well.
    Nice jacket! I think it fits you well. It looks like you are thin and lanky and it follows your lines well when zipped. It has a similar fit as the legs on your jeans. I agree that it looks even better unzipped.

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  • JBarwick
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    Originally posted by Goldbaek View Post
    I could really use some feedback on a suede jacket fit. I have no experience with suede jackets but I quite like this one I picked up recently. In terms of fit it is somewhere between fitted and snug. But how snug is too snug? Any feedback is appreciated!
    https://imgur.com/a/fenAA7c

    I plan on wearing it unbuttoned mostly but would like to be able to wear it buttoned as well.
    I think it looks fine but how constricting is it while on? Also looks like it would be too tight if you layered more than you are currently wearing.

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  • Goldbaek
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    I could really use some feedback on a suede jacket fit. I have no experience with suede jackets but I quite like this one I picked up recently. In terms of fit it is somewhere between fitted and snug. But how snug is too snug? Any feedback is appreciated!
    https://imgur.com/a/fenAA7c

    I plan on wearing it unbuttoned mostly but would like to be able to wear it buttoned as well.

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  • Geo
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    Originally posted by greydiamonddesert View Post
    Hi, I've been a main site reader for a few years and infrequent thread browser.

    With the good review of the Target selvedge denim and the sale last weekend, I decided to purchase the Target selvedge jacket. https://www.target.com/p/men-s-selve...66#lnk=sametab

    This is both my first trucker jacket and my first piece of selvedge denim, so it's a bit out my comfort zone and I'm not sure what to look for in fit.

    I'm 5'10", 170 lbs, normally a 40R. I bought the medium. Sleeves are definitely too long, but I'm hesitant to bring it to the tailor because they'll have to be brought up from the shoulder.

    https://ibb.co/hzYDPU
    https://ibb.co/i8Ebdp
    https://ibb.co/nAWdr9
    https://ibb.co/ceebdp

    Should I embrace it and roll the sleeves up, exchange it for a small and see if that fits, or return it and try other brands? Thanks!
    Definitely try to size down. Denim jackets should be a little snug to start. The denim, especially selvedge denim, will stretch to fit comfortably with a little wear. You can always have a tailor adjust the sleeve length but besides that it also looks big in the shoulders.

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  • Ito
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    I would second sizing down.

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  • Nandyn
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    Originally posted by greydiamonddesert View Post
    Hi, I've been a main site reader for a few years and infrequent thread browser.

    With the good review of the Target selvedge denim and the sale last weekend, I decided to purchase the Target selvedge jacket. https://www.target.com/p/men-s-selve...66#lnk=sametab

    This is both my first trucker jacket and my first piece of selvedge denim, so it's a bit out my comfort zone and I'm not sure what to look for in fit.

    I'm 5'10", 170 lbs, normally a 40R. I bought the medium. Sleeves are definitely too long, but I'm hesitant to bring it to the tailor because they'll have to be brought up from the shoulder.

    https://ibb.co/hzYDPU
    https://ibb.co/i8Ebdp
    https://ibb.co/nAWdr9
    https://ibb.co/ceebdp

    Should I embrace it and roll the sleeves up, exchange it for a small and see if that fits, or return it and try other brands? Thanks!
    I'd try a small, but looking at the sleeves, they're made for great apes, and not homo sapiens sapiens, so even the small might be too long in the sleeve. It also looks like you have enough room in the torso to try sizing down without it being too small, so start with that. A decent tailor could cut the cuff and sew it higher up to shorten the sleeves. You'll lose the full sleeve slit (like on shirts) but you'll still have that buttonable cuff. I've had something like that done to a rain jacket and it turned out really well
    Last edited by Nandyn; October 12, 2018, 05:04 PM.

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  • greydiamonddesert
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    Hi, I've been a main site reader for a few years and infrequent thread browser.

    With the good review of the Target selvedge denim and the sale last weekend, I decided to purchase the Target selvedge jacket. https://www.target.com/p/men-s-selve...66#lnk=sametab

    This is both my first trucker jacket and my first piece of selvedge denim, so it's a bit out my comfort zone and I'm not sure what to look for in fit.

    I'm 5'10", 170 lbs, normally a 40R. I bought the medium. Sleeves are definitely too long, but I'm hesitant to bring it to the tailor because they'll have to be brought up from the shoulder.

    https://ibb.co/hzYDPU
    https://ibb.co/i8Ebdp
    https://ibb.co/nAWdr9
    https://ibb.co/ceebdp

    Should I embrace it and roll the sleeves up, exchange it for a small and see if that fits, or return it and try other brands? Thanks!
    Last edited by greydiamonddesert; October 12, 2018, 03:46 PM. Reason: Images weren't showing

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  • phamcongvo
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    maybe lack a suitable pan?

    Originally posted by Dun View Post
    Thanks guys. I was comfortable with how the jacket bottuned at first when I showed the tailor, but I didn't have it loaded with what I ended up carrying that day. I think that, with my over correcting posture for the event pulled more than just my gut did on it's own. I'll see about letting it out.

    The pant hem length I had tailored to quarter break with those shoes specifically so I gotta assume it was all sagging in the suspenders. The tailor also slimmed from the knee down cause black lapel doesn't really have an ankle measurement option. I think the pants may now be more slim than the jacket looks. Other than fiddling with the skirting of the jacket I don't know if there are any more options.

    Unfortunately the sleeves have functioning buttons. I did have this measurement adjusted for any future orders there.

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    it look good , but maybe better with a suitable pan ?
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  • Dun
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    Originally posted by JBarwick View Post
    [MENTION=14744]Dun[/MENTION] - The best pics are top left and bottom middle. It looks like you are standing in the "robo pose" which is how people judge fit. The others aren't too helpful as your arm is bent or you are in motion.

    That said, I think the bottom middle shows a solid fitting suit. The pulling at the buttoning point could be relieved by letting out the waist a little. The pants as you mentioned are a suspenders issue but it would be interesting to see fresh. The other other small things are the sleeves look a touch too short but that is personal preference with how much cuff you show and the sleeve has some bunching at the back in the top left but not in the bottom middle so I do not know if there is an issue.

    Great fit though...only small nitpick things I may not even adjust.
    Originally posted by CoolFashionista85 View Post
    I agree with jacket pulling at the waist level a little. How comfortable are you with the jacket with the buttoned? That might be another indication to relieve waist a little.
    Thanks guys. I was comfortable with how the jacket bottuned at first when I showed the tailor, but I didn't have it loaded with what I ended up carrying that day. I think that, with my over correcting posture for the event pulled more than just my gut did on it's own. I'll see about letting it out.

    The pant hem length I had tailored to quarter break with those shoes specifically so I gotta assume it was all sagging in the suspenders. The tailor also slimmed from the knee down cause black lapel doesn't really have an ankle measurement option. I think the pants may now be more slim than the jacket looks. Other than fiddling with the skirting of the jacket I don't know if there are any more options.

    Unfortunately the sleeves have functioning buttons. I did have this measurement adjusted for any future orders there.

    Sent from my SM-G900T using Tapatalk

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  • CoolFashionista85
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    Originally posted by JBarwick View Post
    [MENTION=14744]Dun[/MENTION] - The pulling at the buttoning point could be relieved by letting out the waist a little.
    I agree with jacket pulling at the waist level a little. How comfortable are you with the jacket with the buttoned? That might be another indication to relieve waist a little.

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  • JBarwick
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    [MENTION=14744]Dun[/MENTION] - The best pics are top left and bottom middle. It looks like you are standing in the "robo pose" which is how people judge fit. The others aren't too helpful as your arm is bent or you are in motion.

    That said, I think the bottom middle shows a solid fitting suit. The pulling at the buttoning point could be relieved by letting out the waist a little. The pants as you mentioned are a suspenders issue but it would be interesting to see fresh. The other other small things are the sleeves look a touch too short but that is personal preference with how much cuff you show and the sleeve has some bunching at the back in the top left but not in the bottom middle so I do not know if there is an issue.

    Great fit though...only small nitpick things I may not even adjust.

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  • Dun
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    Originally posted by CJMichaelRay View Post
    Could you take a pic with better lighting, arms relaxed to the side? Can’t get a good read on the fit from your pic.
    Apologies for the wait but I ran out of time for tailoring and ended up just waiting for better cameras being at the event itself

    Again ignore the color, I bumped the contrast to make the black folds more visible. Let's get nit picky!

    100% wool super 110s Black Lapel
    Half canvas and half lined
    Ignore the pants hem, my old suspenders sagged by the end of the day
    I'm trying to get into better shape but my back has been a problem
    Pretty sure I'm over correcting my bad posture all over the place too

    Is it that I'll fitting or it's just too flimsy? It's just pulling way more than I'd like for a formal suit.

    Still not happy but I'd love to learn why.
    -Are there specific things I can get tailored to improve this particular suit?
    -What can I do to make further mtm orders better?

    another question, you all get things tailored with your pockets full of your normal pocket stuff?

    Last edited by Dun; September 26, 2018, 06:11 PM.

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  • mlstein
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    Originally posted by Pie_Man View Post
    [MENTION=17565]mlstein[/MENTION] - Looking sharp sir. I agree the sleeves are a little long, but the jacket looks like it fits well. I like the suede boots.
    Thanks! They're Joe's favorite Nordstrom 1901 Chukkas which I bought because he liked them so much.

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  • Pie_Man
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    [MENTION=17565]mlstein[/MENTION] - Looking sharp sir. I agree the sleeves are a little long, but the jacket looks like it fits well. I like the suede boots.

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