SHOULDERS VITAL ISSUE

Shoulders Vital Issue

Shoulders the Vital Issue

Shoulders 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.

Try NOT to measure the shoulder length from the body

Shoulders Vital Issue by EXCLUSIVE BESPOKE TAILORING IN KUALA LUMPUR, SHEER BALANCE – Men’s Tailoring In A World Of Balance

Determine your right shoulder length by trying on different size jackets

Shoulders Vital Issue by EXCLUSIVE BESPOKE TAILORING IN KUALA LUMPUR, SHEER BALANCE – Men’s Tailoring In A World Of Balance

As a rule, its size should be proportionate to its wearer’s head size and must sit well on the shoulders. Men with “V-shaped” body need to have a longer shoulder length while  “A-shaped” body men need a shorter shoulder length. The length of the suit also affect the outcome, too long the length will render it to look slender and too short will make it look boxlike. This is also to say a short shoulder length complements a short jacket length and a long shoulder length matches a long jacket length.

Good physical health is perceived as sexual attractiveness. . In almost all cultures, men who have a classic “V-shaped” torso are considered attractive. A well structured shoulders with wide shoulders and strong arms, and a waist-to-hip ratio of about 1.0.

On the other hand, women with normal body structure may require a shorter shoulder length. They may go with a little padding or added structure in their shoulders or totally unpadded at all. Some people born with broad shoulder line may seek unpadded styles. If however, if your shoulders need a wider span, get your blazers padded and they sure work wonders.

Sloping and protracted shoulders for both man and woman are unattractive and should be fully padded.

Front Shoulder OK but Back Shoulder Too Short

FRONT SHOULDER OK BUT BACK SHOULDER TOO SHORT - SHOULDERS VITAL ISSUE IN SUIT MAKING

Front Shoulder Too Long but Back Shoulder OK

FRONT SHOULDER TOO LONG BUT BACK SHOULDER OK - SHOULDERS VITAL ISSUE IN SUIT MAKING

Both Front and Back Shoulders Too Long

TOO LONG SHOULDERS - Cross Front and Cross Back by Shoulders Vital Issue
DRAFTING SHOULDER VARIATIONS - SHOULDERS THE VITAL ISSUE IN SUIT MAKING