• Hi, I am the owner and main administrator of Styleforum. If you find the forum useful and fun, please help support it by buying through the posted links on the forum. Our main, very popular sales thread, where the latest and best sales are listed, are posted HERE

    Purchases made through some of our links earns a commission for the forum and allows us to do the work of maintaining and improving it. Finally, thanks for being a part of this community. We realize that there are many choices today on the internet, and we have all of you to thank for making Styleforum the foremost destination for discussions of menswear.
  • This site contains affiliate links for which Styleforum may be compensated.
  • LuxeSwap Auctions will be ending soon!

    LuxeSwap is the original consignor for Styleforum, and has weekly auctions that show the diversity of our community, with hundreds lof starting at $0.99 every week, ending starting at 5:30 Eastern Time. Please take the time to check them out here. You may find something that fits your wardrobe exactly

    Good luck!.

  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

    Styleforum is supported in part by commission earning affiliate links sitewide. Please support us by using them. You may learn more here.

Resource icon

[Sold] Himel Bros. / Kensington / Size 44 / Black Shinki Horsehide

Jacket Size
  1. XL 44US / 54EU
Color
  1. Black
Universal Size
  1. XL
  2. XXL
For your consideration: Himel Bros. Kensington, size 44, black Shinki horsehide pigment finish (teacore). Black Thread, Talon nickel hardware, black cotton twill lining.

Truly an amazing piece. Purchased brand new, worn maybe 5 or 6 times, amazing condition.
I’m only selling because I was able to get my “dream” jacket, The Real McCoy’s J-100. Now, here is the weird part - I actually prefer the Himel to RMC. Both have top notch construction and leather. The Himel has a cotton drill lining vs. RMC’s rayon lining, so it feels less “precious”. And the Himel has 2 internal pockets with snaps, the RMC has no pockets. This pockets are very useful!

Since I’ve been looking for the RMC for so long, it was only fitting that it was the one I keep. Yeah, I know it’s complete in my head/mental, and a little dumb. I totally get it. Just let me live my life :)
I don’t trust my measurements at all, so I’ll present what Himel Bros. provided for this particular jacket -

Chest: 24”

Hip: 23”

Shoulder: 19”

Back Length: 26”

Arm Length: 26”
I’ve included a “fit pic” to show you what this looks like when worn. For reference, I’m around 5’10”. Fits like a proper 44. David Himel really nailed the pattern.
I’m asking for $1800 shipped in the USA (contact me for international). I’m definitely willing to entertain offers, just…try not to lowball :/
Also, I removed the leather wrist/sleeve pulls, but I still have them and will include them.

Now, a proper description from the Himel Bros. website:

“Our sly take on the café racer, the Kensington is named for the famous Jewish market in Toronto, Ontario, located just steps from the Himel Bros. atelier. Rooted in the English and American tunic-style pieces of the 1950s, the Kensington incorporates uniquely Canadian design references, including a giant 1930s-style back panel. The design is as simple as it is effective—our organic, hand-drawn, patterns give the Kensington Café Racer an iconic look.

No Himel Bros. design is complete without special attention to fit—the Kensington is designed to allow full arm movement without a bi-swing back, through carefully applied give in the pattern behind the shoulders. This design allows for the formation of a V-shaped gusset over the belt buckle, creating the full range of motion.”

46C0735B-4748-4F45-8234-CB4FC889D0A3.jpeg
5A47DEB4-EB9B-460D-B957-74F38F65BEE8.jpeg
0AC59E92-0269-4A80-857D-2ECBAB61F835.jpeg
E3E500CC-B882-42EB-A038-129AA35B59FD.jpeg
D3FF0706-2BA4-4934-9A91-36DB794FC8CD.jpeg
FBB52B8E-6575-458A-A74E-257EB6CA6ED5.jpeg
6D7DB499-FD25-41C1-A53F-D4645AF4A775.jpeg
F9547401-2565-45B4-BA94-FAA245B17B6D.jpeg
  • Like
Reactions: jischwar
Author
CityHunter
Type
Physical product
Quantity
0
Price
1500.00 USD
Views
855
First release
Last update

Featured Sponsor

Do You Have a Signature Fragrance?

  • Yes, I have a signature fragrance I wear every day

  • Yes, I have a signature fragrance but I don't wear it daily

  • No, I have several fragrances and rotate through them

  • I don't wear fragrance


Results are only viewable after voting.

Forum statistics

Threads
509,067
Messages
10,607,161
Members
224,803
Latest member
Wa3id
Top