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post #241 of 877
went to the rick store in labrea too ill hit u up next time
post #242 of 877
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FS in Santa Monica is a complete nightmare. Store and selection. Mohawk is the place that usually has an awesome selection. Then again: In my opinion, it are the best store in LA and one of the best in the country.Canvas is a great little store in Malibu. Also good selection (Often the crazier pieces). American Rag has a wide selection, though often not the outstanding pieces. And last year, they skiped the summer season which is a weird move for LA. Steve Allen only carries plane Jane stuff, not different from online. No need to go all the way to Venice (La Brea store does usually not cary EG). A cool newcomer to EG is Threats and Needles in Torrance. Very cool guys that always carry a small, but always superbly edited selection. We have it good in LA when it comes to EG ...

Thanks for this. I'll be down there in April and sounds like Mohawk is the place to visit if I had to choose one. 

post #243 of 877
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Originally Posted by thekunk07 View Post

selection at FS was awful i got the new BDU shirt and pants and a tee. they had a ton of great beams and needles dirt cheap


How's the sizing of the BDU shirt? I'm a S in shirt & Bedford.

 

Thinking of getting the Dungaree piece.

post #244 of 877
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How's the sizing of the BDU shirt? I'm a S in shirt & Bedford.

 

Thinking of getting the Dungaree piece.

I just picked up an olive BDU shirt and I got my normal size without having to size up. My sizing is kind of right on the border between L and XL, and I got L. It's not tight on me with a work shirt under, but it's not really a slouchy fit either. 

post #245 of 877

Thanks @ Cole87.

 

I was previously an XS but wearing mostly S now. I still can wear my XS outer wear & shirt, but shirt in S is more comfy for me now.

 

As usual, online measurements are all over the place. XS's measurements seem big which confuse & hinder my decision. 

post #246 of 877

I went TTS on the fw BDU and would not change a thing. M across, shirts are sometimes short but BDU length was fine.

post #247 of 877
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Thanks @ Cole87.

 

I was previously an XS but wearing mostly S now. I still can wear my XS outer wear & shirt, but shirt in S is more comfy for me now.

 

As usual, online measurements are all over the place. XS's measurements seem big which confuse & hinder my decision. 

No problem. I'll measure mine when I get home tonight and let you know if Context's measurements are accurate, if that helps. I got mine from Notre in Chicago, but they don't have their EG online yet for measurements. I'm sure you could call them and they'd measure it for you also. They have a 10% Styleforum discount also, but they only have olive.

post #248 of 877
What blazer is cut the longest? I'm nearly 6'4 and have pretty long arms, have problems finding jackets that don't have incredibly short sleeves and looking to get an EG blazer
post #249 of 877
If you poke around the Nepenthes Japanese online shop, they have a wide variety of Bedfords, Bakers, and Andovers. I find they have accurate measurements. The lengths vary among the various styles and fabrics, but they are all within 1-2 cms of each other. There doesn't seem to be a particular style that is consistently longer this season. I'd avoid the Loiter, if you are worried about length. That is a bit shorter.

EG isn't the most friendly brand for taller guys, but there are a few taller guys on here that pull it off well. You just have to be comfortable with a slightly cropped look.
post #250 of 877
None are the greatest for someone with long arms I have a 6'9 wingspan and they are all short on me
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What blazer is cut the longest? I'm nearly 6'4 and have pretty long arms, have problems finding jackets that don't have incredibly short sleeves and looking to get an EG blazer
post #251 of 877
Agreed tts I wear it over another shirt and under a blazer
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Originally Posted by Cole87 View Post

I just picked up an olive BDU shirt and I got my normal size without having to size up. My sizing is kind of right on the border between L and XL, and I got L. It's not tight on me with a work shirt under, but it's not really a slouchy fit either. 
post #252 of 877
This is not meant to be inflammatory but can someone explain engineered garments to me? I've not scrutinized the apparel much but from what I've seen, it mostly appears to be oversized sloppily fitting woolen garments reminiscent of the 19th century miner/hobo outfits. What is the appeal? And most importantly, do chicks dig it?
post #253 of 877
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Originally Posted by Nanob View Post

This is not meant to be inflammatory but can someone explain engineered garments to me? I've not scrutinized the apparel much but from what I've seen, it mostly appears to be oversized sloppily fitting woolen garments reminiscent of the 19th century miner/hobo outfits. What is the appeal? And most importantly, do chicks dig it?

post #254 of 877
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Originally Posted by Nanob View Post

This is not meant to be inflammatory but can someone explain engineered garments to me? I've not scrutinized the apparel much but from what I've seen, it mostly appears to be oversized sloppily fitting woolen garments reminiscent of the 19th century miner/hobo outfits. What is the appeal? And most importantly, do chicks dig it?


I would like to meet the early 19th Miners and such that dressed in EG ha ha 

 

Also since when do guys dress to impress girls ? Lets be honest. Its only other dudes that brand check what you are wearing. Girls are happy as long as you are neat, clean and smell good !

post #255 of 877

Thanks @ Cole87, NXNW & thekunk07

 

@Cole87, 10% off the current season is quite a good deal. Rock it well.

 

It's easy to decide if the measurements are accurate. As with EG, different fabrics are cut slightly differently, though not too much. But, it matters to me to get the get fit. Plus, I do not have the luxury of trying before buying & I wanna avoid having to return, which means may have to spend 3x on shipping & it can be quite substantial for me, being on the other side of the world.

 

Thus, I hope to get it right at the first go with the information from the community here.

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