Originally Posted by DocHolliday
My one suggestion is to consider how much shape you want in the coat -- to work well, IMO, hacking pockets need a coat with a good amount of shaping at the waist. Otherwise they can look tacked on. For a coat with straighter sides/more American styling, patch or straight flaps might be better options.
Doc's ideas are good.
Both the Ah Loke jackets you have look broad in the hips and that doesn't bode well for using hacking pockets. Better to look broader across the chest and shoulder. There are different lapel widths on each jacket, choose wisely.