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Daily Archives: February 17, 2017

Big News from J. Crew! Wider Lapels!

This is a true story. On Wednesday I was sitting with my wife at the kitchen catching up on the day. The newest J. Crew catalog had arrived that day, and I was flipping through it as we talked. I started to explain how I really liked the fit and fabrics of J. Crew’s suits (as a guy who’s 6 foot tall and weighs 220 pounds, I prefer the Crosby suits to the Ludlow suits). However, my biggest issue with J. Crew’s suits is that the lapels on the Ludlow suits are 2 ½ inches wide and the lapels on the Crosby suits are 2 ¾ inches wide. I think these are proportionally too slim for my build. I was literally mid-sentence explaining this to my wife when I turned the page and saw this: