That brings up a good point. Have any of you guys in this thread actually bought another jacket/wallet/bag to replace the item you're still waiting for? You're not going cold for two falls and springs, I'd hope. Do share.
I'm wearing Grenson Sharp boots in Halifax and they're holding up well despite the calamity out there. Interestingly the water and salt have really smoothed out the pebble grain effect in the leather. I never knew that could happen. I think one of the tricks if you're going to wear fashion boots as winter boots is to get something with a high enough tread to keep you out of the water as much as possible. Commando soles aren't going to cut it. I thought these Dsquared2's...
I would suggest medium. I found the cut extremely slim in the Chateau. I can't imagine making a slimmer cut parka with that much down in it. I'm 5'9 and 170 and the medium was much too small. The large fits perfect. It's hard to go off measurements because the jacket's so thick. It makes me look 20 pounds heavier, not in a bad way. Though when I first started wearing it I knocked over a couple store displays; body wasn't used to it's new Michelin Man dimensions.
Nebulous Yoox brand Brando. I dig it.
What is the rich fashion guy's equivalent to eyeball sizing some discount piece online and then having it crush? Where every piece of clothing you buy matters. You feel that.
It's not THAT bad. Any boot with a lug sole basically is good enough. Salt drying the leather to the point it splits is all I'm worried about. I don't need completely waterproof or insulated boots. Though the best choice I made last year was giving up on fashion winter jackets and getting a Canada Goose. So I don't fault anyone for doing so.