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Leather Jackets: Post Pictures of the Best You've Seen/Owned? - Page 548post #8206 of 153027/25/13 at 4:09pm
Styleforum Top Pickspost #8207 of 153027/25/13 at 9:59pmpost #8208 of 153027/25/13 at 11:44pmpost #8209 of 153027/26/13 at 12:55ampost #8210 of 153027/28/13 at 12:57ampost #8211 of 153027/28/13 at 3:07ampost #8212 of 153027/28/13 at 3:29amHi guys,
Sorry if this is not the place for it. I'll make a separate thread if necessary. Anyways, I picked up a distressed MMM 5 zip in Size 50 and the sleeves are too long. The body fits perfectly so sizing down isn't an option and the sleeves on a 48 aren't really much shorter. I need to have them shortened by an inch or more. I was considering getting it done by these guys. Seems like they have been doing it for a while
or perhaps going to a place like this who make are local and make moto jackets, albeit, nothing like aesthetic admired on here or of the 5 zip. But, considering they have all the equipment to make a leather jacket an alteration shouldn't be too risky?
Are there any concerns I should have with doing this and if could suggest an alternative to those places if they don't seem right?
Cheers,post #8213 of 153027/28/13 at 10:39ampost #8214 of 153027/29/13 at 2:00amQuote:
The actual fall/winter 2013 MMM 5 zip in black ? calf leather ? made in italy tag ? this one ? :(post #8215 of 153027/29/13 at 7:31ampost #8216 of 153027/29/13 at 8:13ampost #8217 of 153027/29/13 at 9:13ampost #8218 of 153027/29/13 at 9:16amcan't speak about the quality of earlier versions, but i have the one pictured above and as DLester says the leather is very nice: thick supple calf that will definitely wear well. not cheap at retail but this seemed to be the best iteration i was likely to find.
Edited by robinsongreen68 - 7/29/13 at 12:18pmpost #8219 of 153027/29/13 at 10:09amQuote:
^I'm Confused......but what : /
The 5 zip "craze" has been around since the dawn of time from what I understand now, like years agoooooooooooooooo, I am sure maybe even before those two snapped one up, like when dinosaurs roamed the earth and shiz
After actually learning my lesson and purchasing one (and comparing it to other jackets), I have to admit, I think the 5 zip is one of the most easiest leathers to pull off comparatively to other "higher end" designers.
Very forgiving as well for the "older/mature" male as well I would say, as the body is quite forgiving and it's somewhat simple design makes it maybe... timeless.
Edited by shdws - 7/29/13 at 10:25ampost #8220 of 153027/29/13 at 10:39amQuote:Originally Posted by Cyber7Punk
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the one i tired on looked exactly the same but i was pressed for time and did not notice the deets. moo and i discussed the thin leather and he thinks it may be a summer leather. Although i think it is possible for barneys to start stocking FW item right now.Quote:
no but even for lamb it felt like crap. i had a similar situation when i looked at a hugo boss leather that was really thin and cost around 1k so i asked the SA if it was faux and he said it was lamb. IDK what these brands are using for lamb lately but it feels cheapQuote:
i do really like the design but cant buy with that steep price tag
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