Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Christofuh, Oct 2, 2008.
what about quarter length with a strap?
ie sean penn's character in mystic river
Not a good idea. I see young metalheads wearing long black coats (sometimes trenchcoats, sometimes not) around town sometimes. At a distance they might be mistaken for middle-aged women.
Ja, das ist ein sehr schmart look! I wear mein when I drive my Panzer.
Forget the Nazis, various European secret police, metalheads, and aristocratic motorists! Single-handedly, Steven (the blimp) Segal's penchant for leather trench coats is enough to put me off the idea entirely.
I think a beltless, cropped/tight ones can look good on a young women... Basically, no.
Single-handedly, Steven (the blimp) Segal's penchant for leather trench coats is enough to put me off the idea entirely.
I understand, but consider the Hoff.
Hoff doesn't look too bad as it's night and his girl has on a leather jacket.
During the day though, it may conjure up this in people's minds:
I have one. I used to wear it a lot in the balkans. I don't wear it very often in the states.
Not original, can't remember the source, but:
Leather trench = an obituary containing the line 'before turning the gun on himself'
By a show of hands, how many of you remember trench coats from way back when ?
Butter-like leather, workmanship, detailing; fit; durability.
And those colors ?
Cognac; Wine; Navy; Bottle Green; Chestnut
Are you freaking kidding me ? If you saw one of those in person today, you'd be willing to give up your left nut to own something like that
These modern junkers can't even begin to hope to touch the quality of those old garments.
The only thing worse than a regular trench coat is a leather trench coat.
They have never been completely out !
Thanks to goth and emo kids.
If it is on the runway or being produced by a major house than yes. They make them to be worn.
The only thing worse than a regular trench coat .
Some would say that if one has never worn a Trench 21 that they've never actually reached maturity; Of course we would be speaking of men.
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