When your jacket is buttoned up, if you struggle to fit your hand in flat then your jacket is too tight. If you can fit your hand in with lots of room then the jacket is too big. The perfect fitting jacket will allow your hand to fit in neatly between your chest and the jacket.
The suit jacket length should only just cover the pockets of your trousers, and the waist should define your silhouette to avoid looking too boxy.
4. Jacket Sleeve Length
This is all about personal preference. Traditionally, the correct sleeve length allows for about 1-1.5 cm of the shirt cut to show, but this can be adapted to how you like to wear your jacket.
The easiest way to know if a pair of trousers are too tight, is if they are pulling across the crotch. If you are in-between sizes, don't worry. Trousers can be altered to help you find your best fit.
When trying on trousers, take a seat - if you can sit down comfortably and the trousers don't pull or feel tight across the hips, they are the perfect fit.
6. Trouser Length
This can change depending on the cut of the trousers, or your personal style. Traditionally, trousers should sit just over the shoe, however the more modern look is for the trousers to just touch the shoe or in some cases, sit over the ankle completing the no socks look. Whatever your style, being too long is never a good look.
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