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post #4621 of 11015
yeah, those are both 44s, and they match up with my measurements.
Trying to bargain the dudes down to 10万
post #4622 of 11015
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Originally Posted by poly800rock View Post

i did something terrible. I went to the MMM store to size myself for a 5 zip. they only had one left, very dark "forest green", it's basically black, only green in very odd light.
this is a 48. I'm normally a 46. I couldn't justify it because I'm saving up for a TOJ anyways, but goddamn, I think I know what's next. The sleeves were a bit big as are the shoulders. I asked him to put me on the list for a horsehide 46 when it comes it, or if it comes in. They can't get the kangaroo ones in cali. anyone comment on the fit?
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tell them kangaroo ban is lifted this coming calendar year
post #4623 of 11015
haha, good luck with that. 100k would be a steal on a black one lately, even 120 or 140k for the nicer ones.
post #4624 of 11015
^ mr. drew
in the next month will have leather comparisons between

incarnation, toj and zam barrett..... will be interesting since toj leather quality sure holds its own....
incarnation will be here january probs..

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post #4625 of 11015
I should do a Kickstarter project to get custom Riri zips or something. lol.
post #4626 of 11015
^ for serious. although your ykk zips i like more than riri's i've seen. chunky heavy duty zips always feel more appropriate on leather.

edit: need roo leather drew
post #4627 of 11015
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Originally Posted by cowsareforeating View Post

^ mr. drew
in the next month will have leather comparisons between
incarnation, toj and zam barrett..... will be interesting since toj leather quality sure holds its own....

interested in your feedback for ZB leather
post #4628 of 11015
polyrock, is that the LA MMM store? design looks pretty bad compared to the NYC store :|
post #4629 of 11015
I have the "inner" leather jacket. It fits fairly slim/small. So if you are the bigger end of a size, beware!

The leather is a rougher, tougher, crinkly washed/oiled lambskin. Fairly stiff, lots of character, good grainage. If you are looking for buttery soft TOJ, this is not what you are getting. It starts off a very dry leather but breaks in rather nicely. The collar is not super stiff and may seem floppy but fits very naturally. I would compare the jacket if you could imagine poell doing after-treatment to a high collar rick intarsia. Kind of weird but in a really good way. The inner pockets are pretty cool and functional.

What you dont know are the nice and cool snaps at the wrist of the sleeves which have little taper (imo fits great and trim with room for layering and stuff, or leather gloves smile.gif )
the zips are riri, not super clunky or anything.

Its kind of weird rating the leather quality due to the unusual treatment, but if you know you are not buying a smooth luscious leather i don't think you can be disappointed!
post #4630 of 11015
Just got my Boris from SS10(I think). crazy details. extended inner lining, leather buttons, waxed cords and 3D pockets.

525

525
post #4631 of 11015
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Originally Posted by impolyt_one View Post

maybe the FW06 in goatskin with Riri zips

Or just get something that is not black. I really like the blood red one I have, especially after I darkened it, and the navy and midnight blue ones are terrific too. Sure, black is always nice, but I think it's nicer to have something really more eye catching in a leather than just... black.

In other news, am returning an Acne Oliver leather. Really disappointed in the quality of the leather and the workmanship. The lining is poorly attached, and in the cheapest way possible, and stitch density is low. I could go the Diesel store and get a much better jacket. For a jacket that retails $1250 USD, I'd expect a lot more.
post #4632 of 11015
Anybody get the new GQ yet? There is a leather Levi's jacket in the "best" section that I'm kinda hot for but I can't find it on their website.
post #4633 of 11015

I really like the look of the Rick Owens leather biker jacket. http://www.mrporter.com/product/303483   . Anything similar for under a grand? I really like the collar due to the asymetric zip. I also like that the rest of the jacket is minimal. 

 

thanks

post #4634 of 11015
it will be 1200 at plenty of locations in a week or 2
post #4635 of 11015
K -
Thoughts on the F/W zip front bomber for $1800? Calf leather seems sturdy but unremarkable. . .

This one:
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Edited by Hard2Fit - 11/28/11 at 10:13am
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