Originally Posted by snake
While I think having his hands in the hand warmers may not be a true representation of how the pea coat fits naturally, it does create an "A" frame shape on the torso. A "V" shape would provide a more flattering look overall. It seems like the coat begins to flare outwards from the chest down, eliminating the hourglass silhouette, even at a neutral stance. That seems to be the main issue I see from those photos. I do think the collar is pretty cool when fully buttoned up.
Sorry, I disagree with you. Every picture clearly shows a V down to the natural waist. Aside from his stance, any
fitted coat is going to have a "flare" Anything that is not a sack coat is going to taper to the natural waist, and then flare out at the skirt because unless you are deformed or grossly overweight or an anorexic, that's the way your body goes. This is even true of quite short, cropped jackets that hit just below the waist, and this coat is short, but not cropped. I think that the jacket actually looks really good on Random. How old is random anyway? Are you in law school? You look 15.