The singed leather that he uses looks cool, but the cut needs work
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Leather Jackets: Post Pictures of the Best You've Seen/Owned? - Page 921post #13802 of 172095/26/15 at 10:32pmpost #13803 of 172095/26/15 at 10:57pmYeah, it's really, really thick leather, and it's also cut longer than a lot of other jackets. I was too short to pull it off well, sat on my hips.
Here's another shot with a taller model, little more broken in
Again, not for me - if I didn't know about the designer/construction process I wouldn't look twice, but very cool as an object
I love that you can see the notes on how the pattern matches up on the inside of the jacket:post #13804 of 172095/26/15 at 11:01pmpost #13805 of 172095/26/15 at 11:05pmpost #13806 of 172095/27/15 at 12:17amQuote:Originally Posted by LaymanX
Designer Baller Leathers ($3k+) aka fashion status symbol[*] Yves Saint Laurent 1
[*] RLPL (Ralph Lauren Purple Label) 1
[*] Rick Owens 1
[*] Julius 1
[*] CCP (Carol Christian Poell) 1
[*] Maison Martin Margiela 1
[*] Bottega Veneta 1
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[*] Balenciaga 1
[*] Valentino, Brioni, Boris Bidjian, Belstaff, Incarnation, and too many more to name
I doubt that most people would put Balenciaga a notch above Lanvin (or Lanvin in the same tier as Acne, for that matter).
I also like to think that Brioni quality-wise sits above fashion labels but sadly don't have personal experience. (Had a chance to get one once on stylebop @ 900€ and slept on it... )post #13807 of 172095/27/15 at 12:22amQuote:
How do those cotton linings hold up though? I used to have a (inexpensive, admittedly) cotton-lined leather jacket and sold it after only a year when it became apparent that the cotton lining wouldn't last very long.
So far I think cupro (bemberg?) is maybe the best compromise. It's a lot less stifling than polyester (and better-looking) but relatively durable also.post #13808 of 172095/27/15 at 12:29am
Brioni stuff is great but it's not better than IMO. It was a great deal a few years ago but people (and Brioni) have caught on and the price went up.
For the leathers, especially the 'fashion' ones, as LAGuy said it's really piece by piece. The quality is all over the map and depending on the season/style you have to pay attention, but it's perfectly conceivable that a Balenciaga Leather could be better than a Lanvin or vice versa at any given point in time.
As for Acne...eh, I haven't had the best experiences with them. I think their denim is mostly hype and their cuts are pretty bad. The prices on their leathers are pretty high so why not just shop around and get something with better fit/styling and probably better quality.
That leather jacket pictured above looks like a movable torture chamber.post #13809 of 172095/27/15 at 12:58am
Is that Faust in the LEB jacket? Anyway I agree it looks pretty bad and uncomfortable as hell.
I like this ZB jacket for summer, it's described as very lightweight washed calf. I know some people are sick of overlock stitching but I still like it, and I like the colour and raglan shoulders.post #13810 of 172095/27/15 at 2:36ampost #13811 of 172095/27/15 at 4:09am
There's also a shorter version of that LEB jacket and it fits my 5'10" frame remarkably well. Has a shorter collar too. The longer version I personally can't pull off, nor do I even like.
And yeah it's kind of a bitch to put on.
Seen here on a Hide-M model:
Edited by antt1 - 5/27/15 at 8:39ampost #13812 of 172095/27/15 at 5:45amI used to didn't like the LEB design but after reading his idea and the process of its creation, I have come to appreciate the jacket.Quote:Originally Posted by nicelynice
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edit: Here's another shot of the jacket in a different material - again, will look a lot better broken in as the material it's quite heavy
Do I have to always brood when I use it? Lol!post #13813 of 172095/27/15 at 7:18ampost #13814 of 172095/27/15 at 7:25amQuote:Originally Posted by skeen7908
Tyson never reached his peak
He was like 19 when cus died
Imagine if he'd kept his shit together until he reached his physical peak 25-26?
Or until hed become more mature and experienced as a boxer
He was physically gifted and an incredible talent for a teenager
This leon emmanuel blank jacket looks laughably bad imo
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well that looks ridiculouspost #13815 of 172095/27/15 at 8:39am
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