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My chest is a tank! Tanks need suit jackets too!

FashionPhillyFilter: I have had a borderline-apocalyptic time trying to find a suit/sports jacket that fits in Philadelphia. I am a tall-but-not-notably so (6'0") dude who is built like a [big football guy term here], but with a smaller waist & bottom half to mis-match my enormous breastplate/shoulders. (My friend says "you are an inverse triangle"). Attendants at the stores I have gone to have been completely flummoxed by my proportions, which end up with either the jacket not fitting over my chest or there being a puffy cloud of fabric on the bottom. It's at the point where I'm getting recommendations for $1895 (low estimate I was given???)+ tailor-made jackets as the only solution for my build, which I am trying to avoid based on my budget (doctoral student on stipend). Surely there are... some stores that have tailorable off-the-rack things that might fit? Any suggestions as to stores that have fashionable, comfortable clothing for larger-built gentleman, especially in distance of Philadelphia? [more inside]
posted by Keter on Jun 8, 2014 - 15 answers

in the lightspot spotlight

This otherwise perfect second-hand suit I just bought has a few tiny white (threadbare?) spots near the bottom of the jacket. I want to wear it to an interview on Wednesday. Hope me? [more inside]
posted by threeants on Aug 19, 2013 - 6 answers

What to do with this suit?

Two years ago I bought a $500 business suit for use in my mom's wedding, job interviews, etc. It's a pretty nice suit and all, but I've lost almost a hundred pounds since then. What should I do with this suit? [more inside]
posted by Avenger on Feb 21, 2012 - 20 answers

Tell me everything about custom suits.

I have the opportunity to have a custom suit made in western Japan (Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto). Money is no object. [more inside]
posted by Infernarl on Jun 29, 2011 - 12 answers

Suit Double Duty

GroomFilter: I'm getting married soon (the groom), and I need two different outfits for the wedding: one for the day and one for the night's dinner. Can I use the same suit for both outfits? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 15, 2009 - 12 answers

Double the Fun. Where can I find a double-hemmed suit jacket?

Sexy Suits: This weekend I saw a woman wearing a blazer with a double-hem at the bottom, kind of like this one. It wasn't that one though - it was sharper, nicer fabric, not as round, with stronger diagonal line from the hip downwards. I so need one of these jackets! [more inside]
posted by barnone on Oct 23, 2007 - 3 answers

Tall suits... for women?

Tall, skinny girls - where do you find your suits? [more inside]
posted by you're a kitty! on Jul 6, 2007 - 18 answers

Clean my sportcoat!

How to spot-clean a wool suit jacket? [more inside]
posted by lackutrol on May 7, 2006 - 2 answers

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