Fit compared to today's suit - I don't see any real appreciable difference in freedom of movement. I don't have any binding or "uncomfortable positions" when wearing my modern suit(s). This new-to-me 1940 model is certainly different, but I can't say that it is much different from the 2000+ suit (that's year, not price, by the way). It's neither easier nor harder to move around in, unless you account for the lifted spirit encouraged by the vintage suit, in which case I feel at once free as a bird and stiff and stern as Fort Knox. I guess it's kinda that "million bucks" feeling, you know? Yes, of course you do. Now, I've had it on for only a few minutes here and there, so perhaps a real world wearing would be a better test drive for critique and review. Root - great offer for shoes and ties. Thanks. How about suspenders? Given your previous offer of assistance, I bet this is another accessory where you may assist. Not ready to do anything immediately, but for future reference, I wear a 12D in footwear.