Engineered Garments FW 11 - Page 60
I believe Barney's carried these. Trying calling a flagship that stocks EG and see (LA or Madison Ave.). I could be wrong though.
Not much talk about the field parka so I though I'd post my thoughts/review here.
I recently picked up the field parka in black from Inventory and the first thing I noticed was how thick/heavy the parka felt when I tried it on. The interior is wool-lined and the parka feels warm enough to wear through winter over a thermal or light sweater (it doesn't really get below 0 where I live). I love the attention of detail on this parka. The side-entry pockets, chin-guard and interior wrist are all lined with soft courdouroy. There are a total of 9 (yes, 9) pockets on this jacket (7 exterior, 2 interior not including side-entry hand-warmer pockets). The pocket located on the back is actually surprisingly large and extends all the way from the middle drawstring enclosure up to the point where the hood is attached, perfect for storing things like scarves. Another minor detail I like is the fact that the sleeve, while sufficiently roomy in the bicep area, tapers slightly from the elbow to the wrist for a nice small opening. The only thing I'm not sure about is how waterproof this parka is (shell is listed as a polyester/cotton blend). I guess time will tell as I plan on making this parka my go-to jacket for this winter.
Phew, sorry for the wall of text, just really happy with my first EG piece. Crappy iphone fit pics in the spoiler below, for reference I'm 5'10 175 lbs and got medium.
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My guess is it's not really very water resistant, I probably wouldn't choose it for a hard rain but I think it'll be fine for the snow since most of that just falls off anyway.
Finally approached Nephentes shop two days ago.
The staff was friendly and really help me ro try rhe right stuff for me, and I have purchase a Cruiser Jacket in Loden, a Landsdown jacket in herringbone wool and a Workaday oxford red striped shirt .
Because the stock was so poor I ended up to buy a Coleman jacket in duck color at Barneys (I find a very good selection of EG) and a Bedford Jacket in blue/black raw drill from Steven Allan shop.
As usual I experienced the size will be very strange.
While for the Landsdown and the Bedford I must go for the XL (but sleeves seems too long) the Loden Cruiser Jacket is perfect in L (!) and the shirt too.
The same for the Coleman. L is fit me perfectly.
No chanche to wear trouser from EG: too much high waist, and a 34 size (I have measured, is like a 32) 36 is like a 34 and the waist fit is no easy if you are not flat like a table!
Also it was impossible to find knit ties... Or the Hoody bib...Nobody seems to stock them, even Odin shop, or the corner of Bergdorf Goodman in SoHO...
Even FWK form my girlfriend was almost impossible to find in XS size... By the way, apart the not to wide selection in Nephentes, nobody seems to stock FWK in NYC...
I stay in NYC two day more... If you have some advice for me Thanks in advance!