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Those jeans are dope, were you able to pickup for less than retail?

No, retail.
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Photos online must be pretty deceiving. Model must be wearing pants really high. FWIW, button point cannot be higher or equal to Uniqlo jacket. If Uniqlo had the same cut in terms of the balance in buttoning pointt, I probably would not need any other suiting unless I want to get all fancy.

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Originally Posted by cyc wid it View Post

No, retail.

Let me know what you think. These guys are committed to their craft.

Modern design aesthetic. Handmade in Los Angeles. www.JohnElliott.co | Instagram

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Modern design aesthetic. Handmade in Los Angeles. www.JohnElliott.co | Instagram

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post #33544 of 45094
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Trying some John Elliot stuff out. Probably need to get on Jet's DvN too.

Coming from somone who knows next to nothing, why are those jeans good? Seem like just a lot of predistressing, but people seem to like them so I'm curious.

post #33545 of 45094
Haven't seen very many jeans that have executed that style of wash very well is all. Maybe Visvim for 3x+ the price in a less modern cut? Hope the fit works for me, but I'll post up a review of all the items when I receive them.
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-wtf more dbls-
post #33547 of 45094
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Originally Posted by Teger View Post


dude, i own like 3 pairs of j crew dress pants. i have a bunch of issues with the jackets -- the button stance is too high, the shoulders too padded, the lapels too narrow. it's like a combination of all the awful looking on trend blazer styles. the quality is also junk at retail, and you can't consistently find a full suit at 70% off (when it's actually worth it).

 

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Originally Posted by gettoasty View Post

Photos online must be pretty deceiving. Model must be wearing pants really high. FWIW, button point cannot be higher or equal to Uniqlo jacket. If Uniqlo had the same cut in terms of the balance in buttoning pointt, I probably would not need any other suiting unless I want to get all fancy.

Yeah Teger I think you've got it backwards, J Crew's button stance is a little low for my taste. Their suiting seems to be a rip off of RLBL (slim cut, highly padded shoulders, narrow lapels, low button stance). Don't see how the above could possibly be considered a high buttoning point.

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^iPhone? tends to do that =\

I like those jeans and tank btw. All from the same label?

^Hence i want to try out the suiting by J.crew, if only to have a more balanced jacket as high button points bring out the worst in my thigh / hips. J.crew retail is also not as shocking have spent a lot more on other purchases. By the description, the suiting material is not all bad. It is probably mid-level / status quo, and I am probably not knowledgeable enough to notice the difference as much as I do like reading MC now and then. Ignorance is bliss.
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No, on my computer. I've been getting it a lot more in the last few days. All from John Elliott
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post #33551 of 45094
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Originally Posted by rjbman View Post

Coming from somone who knows next to nothing, why are those jeans good? Seem like just a lot of predistressing, but people seem to like them so I'm curious.

Just depends where in the hype cycle SF is between distressed, washed, and raw jeans. They all have their merits when done well.
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Trying some John Elliot stuff out. Probably need to get on Jet's DvN too.

honestly the distressing sucks. looks like what i can find in china/hk/taiwan night markets. probably they are ripping visvim off.
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Trying some John Elliot stuff out. Probably need to get on Jet's DvN too.

What is this john elliott you speak of? I like the tee, have plenty of topman tanks that are dope but summery obvi.
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http://shop.johnelliott.co/

They're local to you.
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i have all their tees and tanks opened in respective tabs, but the modal blend scares me a bit.
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