Yep, I hear you. My comment was an attempt at a light-hearted joke, really.
I think the original poster is essentially correct, though, many modern styles like Rick Owens are readily embraced whereas others are not.
I don't know why I don't really look at this thread very much, but this is pretty fucking funny (and bonus! it's meant to be!). So much vitriol out there; nice to feel a different vibe.
Oh, and here's the best leather jacket I've ever seen or worn or owned: a1923 in oiled horse leather. Fucking incredible.