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post #16 of 44
Depends what style you want Belstaff makes great jackets aswell as Aero leather. Wested is a great price and MTM to boot I hear Vanson makes nice products too though a little pricey
http://www.belstaff.com/
http://www.schottnyc.com/
http://www.ekmpowershop4.com/ekmps/s...dcom/index.asp
http://www.vansonleathers.com/
post #17 of 44
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Originally Posted by designprofessor
Okay -after everybody stops throwing tomatoes at the idea. Whats wrong with this Jacket from Banana Republic - $450?

I like it. It's nice and thick and would look incredible after 5-10 years of heavy wear. I wouldn't spend $450 on it because it's not my aesthetic, but it really does feel well made.
post #18 of 44
Loro Piana does indeed make some beautiful leather coats with very nice cashmere/cotton linings.
post #19 of 44
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Originally Posted by designprofessor
Okay -after everybody stops throwing tomatoes at the idea. Whats wrong with this Jacket from Banana Republic - $450?

If you like this jacket, wait awhile. You'll be able to get it on ebay or at BR for under $225 before Christmas.
post #20 of 44
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Originally Posted by LabelKing
Although on a serious note, Zilli does make some high quality garments. There is also Seraphin who also makes for Hermes, Jean-Claude Jitrois, and the now defunct Claude Montana.


Claude Montana had some great print ads.
post #21 of 44
How do you define "best"? The most stylish? Go for Gucci or Dolce & Gabbana. The best leather? Seraphin and other brands mentioned in this thread. The most enduringly classic? Schott and Lost Worlds. If I had $850 burning a hole in my pocket, I would buy this Buco Rider by Lost Worlds:

http://www.lostworldsinc.com/Leather...Buco_Rider.htm
post #22 of 44
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Originally Posted by Ambulance Chaser
I would buy this Buco Rider by Lost Worlds:
Scroll down to the illustration that touts the stain resistant quality of Grenfell cloth.


http://www.lostworldsinc.com/Grenfel...rench_Coat.htm
post #23 of 44
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Originally Posted by Tomasso
Scroll down to the illustration that touts the stain resistant quality of Grenfell cloth.


http://www.lostworldsinc.com/Grenfel...rench_Coat.htm



Well, I hope she is wearing a Grenfell because it is she that will need the stain resistance
post #24 of 44
For military jackets, Aero Leather as mentioned, but also try Eastman. Members will appreciate the quality and effort that has gone into producing these replicas (as opposed to "inspired by" fashion items)

Gibson & Barnes provide a less anally authentic but quality alternative at a lesser price.

http://www.eastmanleather.com/

http://www.gibson-barnes.com/

Everyone should own an A2, M422A or an Irvin.
post #25 of 44
Thread Starter 
So far from what I have seen I prefer a bomber type jacket with the slit pockets vs. flap. About the only other style is the sport coat type, don't care for the motorcycle jackets.
post #26 of 44
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Originally Posted by RicoItaliano
So far from what I have seen I prefer a bomber type jacket with the slit pockets vs. flap. About the only other style is the sport coat type, don't care for the motorcycle jackets.

I love my Lostworlds Suburban:
http://www.lostworldsinc.com/Motorcy...Jacket_SBB.htm
post #27 of 44
I vote for Hermes and Seraphin (in terms of leather quality). I have seen Brioni leather jackets but I don't think they are as nice as the hermes ones. I am sure there are other outstanding ones, so this is an opinon based on the leather jackets that I have seen or wore.
post #28 of 44
Hermes, and Seraphin are a bit redundant since the latter makes for the former, at least now.
post #29 of 44
Well, these won't be accused of being the best anything but I like them before for reasons that I cannot elucidate............


You could do worse for the prices.

For dressy casual
http://www.territoryahead.com/jump.j...age=1&onePage=

For bad ass biker / gay yuppie
http://www.territoryahead.com/jump.j...age=1&onePage=
post #30 of 44
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Originally Posted by LabelKing
Hermes, and Seraphin are a bit redundant since the latter makes for the former, at least now.

I believe that the former controls(owns) the latter.
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