• I'm happy to introduce the Styleforum Happy Hour, our brand new podcast featuring lively discussion about menswear and the fashion industry. In the inaugural edition, a discussion of what's going on in retail today. Please check it out on the Journal. All episodes will be also be available soon on your favorite podcast platform.

  • Hi, we have updated our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy in anticipation of the upcoming new Calfornia laws, the CCPA. If you are a resident of California, these rights pertain to you. Thanks - Styleforum Team.
  • 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!

52R Luigi Bianchi Mantova Wool-Linen POW Unstructured Jacket

Status
Not open for further replies.

razl

Stylish Dinosaur
Joined
Aug 10, 2009
Messages
10,596
Reaction score
2,753
SOLD!

I rolled the dice a season ago and bought this on final sale. I'm a 50 but LBM is usually pretty trim; I was hopng it would work out but, alas, it's more like a normal 52. Note to self - that Drop6 should have clued me in. I think I wore it once, maybe twice, before I hung it up and it's never come out since. My loss, your gain.

Made from a handsome wool-43/linen-57 mix where the linen has just a bit of slub to it. About the perfect span from business casual to absolute casual. I hate the overused and abused term "you can dress it up or dress it down" but it applies to this jacket.

A true 3-roll-2 with patch pockets it would look equally good with trousers, cords, chinos, or jeans. Totally unlined except for sleeves, but the shoulders have a bit of a butterfly of the same material.

Note - the pow check is isn't black and white - the "black" is actually a super rich dark chocolate - which gives the overall color a bit of an earthy cast. The pattern matching, especially at the barchetta and pockets, is spot on. The bottons are all corozo with a nice bit of color in them.

$190 CONUS

Measurements and details:

  • 21.50" chest
  • 25.50" sleeve
  • 18.75" shoulder
  • 30.00" length (from bottom of collar)
  • 20.75" waist (at middle button)
  • 3 roll 2 buttons
  • patch pockets
  • 4 kissing buttons on sleeve with fake button holes
  • unlined except for sleeves and a bit of self-butterfly in shoulders
  • unstructured, no (or virtually no) canvas
  • dual rear vents
  • made in Italy
  • 1 inside pocket
 

Attachments

Last edited:
Status
Not open for further replies.

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Featured Sponsor

How wide do you like your leg opening on your trousers?

  • 7”

    Votes: 59 17.4%
  • 7.5”

    Votes: 114 33.5%
  • 8”

    Votes: 103 30.3%
  • 8.5”

    Votes: 36 10.6%
  • 9”

    Votes: 13 3.8%
  • 9.5”

    Votes: 7 2.1%
  • 10”

    Votes: 1 0.3%
  • 10.5”

    Votes: 7 2.1%

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
432,670
Messages
9,277,196
Members
194,707
Latest member
antonioPadua
Top