Mens Suit Sizes
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European designers generally tailor their suits trimmer than American makers, so if you normally wear a 44 you may have to size up to a 46 in a European-made coat. Suit makers apply letters to their coat's sizes to denote the length of the coat. The letter "L" is applied to long coats, which are generally intended for men standing between 5-foot and 6-foot Every person's body is made slightly different and in the cases of a person with a disproportionately-sized torso, these height guidelines may not apply.
The general rule of thumb is that the bottom of a coat should cover a man's buttocks but not fall any lower. Want to buy or sell something? Check the classifieds New Posts Classifieds. Thread galleries are live! Please let us know what you think of them in the thread in the Observation Bar. Dec 31, 1. Simple question for someone here: I am wondering if the difference between, say, a 44R and a 44L includes a difference in sleeve length, or just coat length.
I've been buying a few vintage cashmere jackets, all 44R, and sometimes the sleeves are long enough, sometimes not, with no evidence of alterations. Maybe I should be buying 44L's anyhow, because I'm 6'3". Any guidance would be appreciated! Dec 31, 2. I'm 6'3" as well and I wear a 46 long. You will notice the difference in a long size in both the sleeve length and the length of the body of the jacket.
How to tell a good fit in a sports jacket or suit coat: Put on a long-sleeve shirt and your jacket. Sleeves too short - you look like a Vegas card dealer.
Sleeves too long - you look like you borrowed your older and taller brother's jacket for the evening! Put on your jacket and extend your arms loosely at your side. Now curl your fingers at the knuckles.
How tall you are will determine whether you need a Short (S), Regular (R), or a Long (L) suit. Please refer to the Figure 2 below to determine your suit size: If you are measuring in centimetres divide by to obtain the measurement in inches. Find great deals on eBay for 44 regular suit. Shop with confidence. The difference between a 44S and a 44R suit is that the first suit is a "short" length, while the second is deemed a "regular" length. Chest Dimension The two-digit part of a suit's size denotes the chest circumference in inches, so a 44S and a 44R size of the same suit share the same chest dimensions.