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Wool Plain Weave Blazer

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Tailoring Full constructed


Full construction is a tailoring method typically used for more classic men’s and women’s suit jackets and coats. It is characterised by its full lining and half-canvas construction – which provides layered support and structure for the shoulder and chest.

The half-canvas gives full construction jackets their signature, elegant drape. It uses fusing – a thin layer of fabric attached to the back of the jacket material – along the front panel to give it more body. And it has a piece on the shoulder and chest made up of four to five layers of natural materials like canvas and wool – instead of foam. Sitting between the outer fabric and the inside lining, it creates the round shape at the top of the sleeve head and supports the shape of the shoulder.

Over time, the canvas starts to take on the shape of the body, offering a better fit the more its worn.

Tailoring Fitting

Whether a blazer or suit jacket fits or not, according to convention, is most obvious in the length of the sleeves and at the waist. As a ‘rule of thumb’, the shirt cuff should end about 3 centimetres from the thumb knuckle (mcp joint), while the jacket sleeve should end about 1.5-2 centimetres above the shirt cuff, on the wrist bone.

The jacket should fit slim but not tight, with little excess fabric at the sides. If the upper button can be closed without either a large gap between the body and the jacket or a horizontal crease over the chest, the fit is right. (A common test is to put a finger between the chest and the upper button; one finger is a good fit but if there is room for two, the jacket is too big.) Two- and three-button jackets are cut with a slight flare from the waist, which means that the bottom should always remain un-fastened to ensure a proper fit and drape.

The shoulder seam should run exactly on top of the shoulder bone and meet the sleeve where the arm meets the shoulder – not above it or outside it, both resulting in a ‘ripple effect’ with creases and wrinkles around the shoulder.

A suit trouser should be either ‘classic’ length or distinctively cropped, not somewhere in between. The classic fit means that the trouser’s hem rests slightly on the shoe, falling a touch longer in the back, with a subtle break in the fabric above the foot.

Tailoring Alterations

All ARKET suits, blazers and trousers are made ready-to-wear but are tailored to allow alterations.

Sleeves – The blazers have a closed bottom buttonhole on the sleeve to allow easier shortening. A tailor can remove the stitching and add a new hole above the original row. The other three holes are open and functioning (but should remain buttoned).

Back – An extra allowance in the centre back and at the side seams allows a tailor to open and widen the back. This can be done to avoid fabric bunching up in the back, which is otherwise common especially on those with straight and square shoulders.

Pockets – The chest pocket is sewn shut but can be opened. The flap pockets are also shut, and should not be cut open (keys, wallet and other items will ruin the shape of the jacket); instead there are three inside pockets that can be used for small belongings.

Trousers – All trousers have a 5-centimetre hem allowance which means that they can be lengthened by up to 4.5 centimetres. The fit follows standard lengths where a size 50 is 81 centimetres long, plus or minus 6 millimetres for each size up or down. Similar to the blazers, there is an allowance at the back seam to enable widening, as well as an extra seam in the waist band to make it easier to open.

Supplier Marzotto

Supplier Marzotto

Marzotto has been making fabrics in the Italian town of Valdagno for more than 180 years. With scrupulous attention to quality, Marzotto and its 4,200 employees control all steps in the supply chain – from raw material selection to the production of finished fabric. Founded in 1836 by Luigi Marzotto, the company was taken over by his son Gaetano at just 21. In the decades that followed, it switched from a craft model to an industrial one – and has flourished ever since. Marzotto are a global leader, using their expertise to create high-quality, natural fabrics for ARKET men’s and women’s tailoring. 

Supplier Time International

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Based in Bucharest, Romania, Time International is a family-run garment manufacturer using ethical production methods. The company, founded in 1994, operates two production units close to the Bulgarian border, and its 1,500 employees specialise in making tailored menswear with the highest complexity and precision. They handle everything from pattern making, grading and prototype manufacturing to sewing and finishing garments. For ARKET, Time is making men’s blazers, coats and trousers.

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