Shoulders Vital Issue
Shoulders the Vital Issue
When it comes to tailoring a perfect suit – Shoulders Vital Issue is the issue. This is so because this portion is basically connected to all other parts of the jacket, namely, front and back panels, side boxes, collar and the sleeves. Its size, cut and orientation determine whether or not the jacket is correctly done or otherwise.
The shoulder seam of the blazer should hit right about where your own body shoulder ends. If it falls before this point, it’s too short. If it juts out over where your shoulder begins to slope downward, it is too long. Shoulders Vital Issue as it determines the outcome of your suit making.
To measure the Shoulder Length which is the length between the ends of the shoulder at the lowest part of the shoulder seam, you need to get an assistant to help you. Get him/her to measure the shoulders of the jacket while you are trying one on until you find the right one fits you the best. Do not measure directly from your body as certain figuration may easily confuse your measurement taking.