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This awesome reddish-brown leather motorcycle jacket (the details are quite different from the standard motorcycle jacket) that I picked up for about 100 euros in Florence last year. I get tons of compliments on it from people I've never met and a lot of new people I meet have noticed me wearing the jacket around campus.
Quote: Originally Posted by chronoaug 31 or 32 would probably work for you then. I'm a 29 in apc, but generally between a 31 and a 32 and i wear a 31 almost every day. They were hard to stretch out at first, but it wasn't that it was too tight as much as it was the rise kinda got to me as i never had jeans with a below 10" rise before. If you do get a 31, after you soak them (they're unsanforized so you HAVE TO hot soak/wash them first) wear them while...
Quote: Originally Posted by ken My APC is a 30 and fits somewhat relaxed. My 005 is a 32 and fits a little looser than tight. My thighs are relatively big, so depending on the size of your thighs, I'd go 31 or 32. Thanks. BIG apparently has 32s in, so I'll try those on. Of course I've gained a little weight this summer so maybe that's what I need anyway.
I really want a pair of PBJ XX-005s. I'm going to be in NYC next weekend so I was hoping to check them out and probably buy a pair at Blue in Green, but if their website is correct then they're out of the smaller sizes. If I were to order a pair through a proxy service, what size would I want if I wear a 29 in APC NS for a pretty slim, but not quite skintight, fit?
Quote: Originally Posted by lawyerdad They won't stretch a bit. They'll stretch a lot. Give them a week and you'll probably be wondering if you should have sized down one more. Agreed. They look almost like mine do after stretching (maybe a tad tighter), and I think my fit is just about right. I'd size down one.
Thanks for the heads up...just ordered a light blue 15/33.
Damn, missed out on this one. I would have bought it for sure.
Quote: Originally Posted by TurboTropic Turn the light on! Glad to hear that you're pretty satisfied. Is there any way for a tailor to alter the collar so that we can put stays in? It doesn't look like something I'd want to mess with. Although it looks just fine, IMO...it just feels too flimsy, if you know what I mean. The best course of action is probably to bug them about it to see if they'll add it eventually. :\\
I received my shirt today. I'm quite impressed overall given the price. The fabric, a pink and white textured weave, is very nice. The fit, which I was worried about, is nearly perfect, the only problem being a bit of uncomfortable tightness at my elbows when I bend my arm, but a slight tweak next time will fix that (I took the measurements from another shirt). My only real complaint is the collar. It's quite soft and the stays aren't even really stays...they feel about...
I had a shirt ship out on Tuesday...hopefully I get it soon. I'm a little concerned about these stories of the shirts being too slim though. I also measured another MTM shirt but selected all of the "slim fit" options. Although I emailed them right after I placed the order saying that the measurements were from a very fitted shirt and shouldn't be messed with. They assured me that it would be made exactly to the measurements I provided.
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