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post #7411 of 12873
19" is wrong, it's probably more like 21". The new 5 zips seem to fit a lot slimmer than the old ones.
post #7412 of 12873

From the seller:

 

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the seam to seam chest measurements are truly 19" (or maybe 1/4 or so more).

When folded totally flat, the overall width of the chest measures about 21.5" (54.5 cm).

I'm 5.7, 165lbs. It fits me great, but a taller guy can totally wear it too, it will just fall a little shorter and its obviously meant to be a short, fairly tight fit.

 

Seems like it'd be good for a 48 / slim 50.

post #7413 of 12873
mr porter says a size 46 in this season's 5 zip is 18" shoulder to shoulder, 41.5" chest, 38.5" waist. which sounds almost oversized and fairly boxy to me. can anyone comment or confirm? thanks.
post #7414 of 12873

^ is that the distressed one?  if so, it's likely got a relaxed/boxy fit.

 

ive seen the cream/white one and that one is definitely more of a slim fit.

post #7415 of 12873

They have a dropped shoulder

post #7416 of 12873
Quote:
Originally Posted by robinsongreen68 View Post

mr porter says a size 46 in this season's 5 zip is 18" shoulder to shoulder, 41.5" chest, 38.5" waist. which sounds almost oversized and fairly boxy to me. can anyone comment or confirm? thanks.

 

Seems big. I think mine is from SS 2010 or 2011 in size 48, and it's 18-18.5" in the shoulders, 20.5" in the chest, and 18.5" at the waist. 

post #7417 of 12873
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Edited by americanhearts - 3/17/13 at 3:41pm
post #7418 of 12873
Which 5-zip did you get chaos?
post #7419 of 12873

 

I've got it in black kangaroo, gunmetal zippers. The leather is thin and drapes really well, one of my favourite jackets by far - i think i've got a couple photos floating around on here. 

 

ps. the Bless was delivered today, will pick it up after work icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gifhoping it fits

post #7420 of 12873
Man, that sounds like one of the better 5 zip configurations (and awesome, I'm glad it got to you!)
post #7421 of 12873
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Originally Posted by americanhearts View Post

There's a really elegant-looking 5-zip in the market right now. Too small for me, unfortunately.

http://www.styleforum.net/t/337705/maison-martin-margiela-5-zip-leather-jacket-black-sz-44#post_6190844

 

the measurements on this are pretty strange, really wide shoulder relative to the other measurements. Looks like this jacket has gone through some mileage based on the description.

 

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Originally Posted by Severisth View Post

Man, that sounds like one of the better 5 zip configurations (and awesome, I'm glad it got to you!)

 

I enjoy it - just really easy to throw on with anything.

 

The ideal configuration would still be the OG from pre-2004, in black calf / MRS zippers (missed out on one last year, should've grabbed it).

 

 

 

next would probably be the version Fuuma has from 2006, in black deerskin / Riri zippers

 

post #7422 of 12873
The suede one is mine. I've never seen a 5 zip that didn't have wide shoulder measurements, having owned one previously and tried on several. Could be that the suede is measuring strangely compared to normal leather, but it fits the same.

The one you list in the middle there is definitely the best made. Impolyt_1 has that, or a variant. Nearly impossible to find and run $2k+ if you're between 44-48. So amazing, though.

The bottom one is a configuration I've tried on and seen multiple times. I think the zips and especially the pulls, are way too small for the design (and yep, the shoulders were wide while the body was slim).
post #7423 of 12873

where would you even look for 5 zips, yahoo japan auctions?

post #7424 of 12873
Oki-ni sold out of the good configuration so fast in everything under a 52 for pre-SS13. If you're a 52, they still have one left.
post #7425 of 12873
Ha I've been trying to bum chaos's 5-zip off him since he bought it
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