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Has this ever been available in the US? I want it.

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Originally Posted by ilikethelights View Post

Has this ever been available in the US? I want it.

I haven't been into a store recently. There's a chance it has already been released and not on the US site. You could always phone one and find out.
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Originally Posted by hoit1981 View Post

There's quite a lot of interesting stuff on the UK site actually - differs considerably from the US.

I'm always really jealous of the US site due to the size of the selection. Our site doesn't even have any footwear for some reason.
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Originally Posted by hoit1981 View Post

Interesting update on the Gambler's Leather Jacket.

There's quite a lot of interesting stuff on the UK site actually - differs considerably from the US.
Edit: Another highlight - the Cowichan Zip Cardigan...

And, the Jackson Wool Jacket is awesome.

i saw the bottom 2 jackets in the catalog last week and the SA said they will be getting them, so i'm guessing that the computer nerds in the UK are quicker than the lazy Americans in posting photos haha
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Originally Posted by deez nuts View Post


i saw the bottom 2 jackets in the catalog last week and the SA said they will be getting them, so i'm guessing that the computer nerds in the UK are quicker than the lazy Americans in posting photos haha

Since found on UK site and assuming 1330 was in British Pounds and not the Euro, after the conversion that jacket is almost $2400 US. "OUCH" that makes last years Gambler a bargain!

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I gotta have this!

 

                                               Robert, Robert? thumbs-up.gif

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Originally Posted by RobearH View Post

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Originally Posted by deez nuts View Post

i saw the bottom 2 jackets in the catalog last week and the SA said they will be getting them, so i'm guessing that the computer nerds in the UK are quicker than the lazy Americans in posting photos haha
Since found on UK site and assuming 1330 was in British Pounds and not the Euro, after the conversion that jacket is almost $2400 US. "OUCH" that makes last years Gambler a bargain!

That UK price includes 20% VAT so probably under US$2000.
Still OUCH-worthy.
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I just wanted to say thanks and give a hearty endorsement to Robert aka Dastig for help with my RRL needs. Somehow he both found me this shirt in the size I needed and was able to get me the Give in Style discount after the official dates of the sale.

Build relationships people, it works nod[1].gif
post #12084 of 20961
If I didn't already own this I would buy it. Nice opportunity for someone.
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Originally Posted by King Leer View Post

I'd venture to guess that I'd actually go for a 33 on those if I were you and if they're the newer cut (from 2011 and 2012)
When I get home, I can measure my 32s and let you know how they measure up (granted, they're a bit stretched, etc.)

Appreciate the help and info my man.
post #12086 of 20961
UK site gets three diff colors for the slim fit chinos :/
Still want to know how these fit in comparison to officers, no response from RL about them.
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Much like E.A.'s request above, I stumbled across these. They're marked 32/32 and have some extra room in the ankles as if they are a boot cut. Do the belt loops say anything special (like...women's? eh.gif ) or are they just a basic western thing? Actual color is a light chocolate. First pic is best color. Thanks in advance.

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Originally Posted by Digmenow View Post

Much like E.A.'s request above, I stumbled across these. They're marked 32/32 and have some extra room in the ankles as if they are a boot cut. Do the belt loops say anything special (like...women's? eh.gif ) or are they just a basic western thing? Actual color is a light chocolate. First pic is best color. Thanks in advance.

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That belt loop has been used on other pants. I think the last I saw it on was the Bedford pants from the Deadwood collection, so a basic western thing seems about right. I don't know the particular pants you stumbled across, but I like them. Enjoy.
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Originally Posted by indigoeagle View Post

I just got a pair of the Rigid Officer Chinos from the European site in 34. They fit pretty well, especially in the thights and just a bit of room in the waist.
However, on the tag on them it says 11.5 oz but they're also stamped 9.23. 
I don't know, I'm not that impressed by them. I really like the cut and have some officer chinos in other fabrics like ticking stripe but those are all thicker, more substantial. 
Compared with those these are rather thin and not as rigid as I had expected.
Any views from people who have experience wearing them in different weights?

The Spring 2011 Officer chinos from the Blake contest without end were a 10.5 oz. This was the Spring weight mind you, but they were still substantial. I also have the RRL officer chino in 11 oz, and that .5 oz makes them even more substantial, in a great heavy twill cotton. This season's 11.5 oz makes me really want to check those out because I would think that weight would be even more impressive.

Regular chinos, not the Officer version have typically weighed less, generally in the 8.5 oz range. I can't help but wonder if you didn't get a pair of regular chinos affixed with the tag of an Officer version. This might explain the discrepancy between the tag weight and the stamped weight on the pants.

PSA- These pants are awesome. They are like an updated and slimmed down version of the Charleston buckle backs from a couple of seasons ago. Basically a buckle back Officers chino, with a weight of 10.5-11 oz (pants are not stamped). The great improvement on this version is the use of posts instead of sewn on buttons. Anyone that had the officers chino from the Blake contest knows that the buttons were a pain because they just couldn't keep up with the wear and seemed likely to pop off at any time.
post #12090 of 20961
unfortunately the ones online that say 10.5oz are actually only 9.23oz. If you order them then you'll see!
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