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Banana Republic Leather Jacket Opinions?

El Argentino

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Worked there and dealt with them regularly. Fit is never flattering, almost always had qc issues with the leather, and they just overall felt cheap. Would not recommend.
 

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Originally Posted by El Argentino
Worked there and dealt with them regularly. Fit is never flattering, almost always had qc issues with the leather, and they just overall felt cheap. Would not recommend.

lol well said ... right from the horses mouth
 

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$400 for a BR leather and you're saying thats a good price? Lol wtf
 

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The only thing I buy from Banana Republic is their blank t shirts. I advise you do the same.
 

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I'm going to counter the trend and say that my dad has a couple BR leathers that have held out well for them. You can stack discounts (40% off is common, Tuesdays you get an extra discount but I can't remember how much) and come out with probably the cheapest "wearable" leather jacket you can find. If you're on a major budget, i'd say go for it (though try it on first!). If you can wait and save up, buy a ToJ.
 

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400 is a steal when you consider other jackets with the same style over a 1000 dollars.

Went to check it out at the mall, fit was really spot on. Leather was softer than expected just hoping it will last. Had an extra 30 percent off, so couldn't say no.
 

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With leather jackets style is less important than leather quality.

But if you are happy more power to you.
 

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i buy br boxers. the girl likes some of the br socks. but for the most part br shit sucks ass.
 

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use that $400, add an extra $300, and go to Temple of Jawnz for something with real quality
 

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Agreed- ^^

If it works for you, then why not? Everyone has a different standard. Maybe they've changed standards since I worked there. But if you're satisfied, then good pickup.
 

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I've seen it in stores. Heavily sprayed on finish, which scratches easily, to make it softer feeling in stores. Also has a weird smell.
 

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Originally Posted by bananananana
I've seen it in stores. Heavily sprayed on finish, which scratches easily, to make it softer feeling in stores. Also has a weird smell.

lol, thats always a bad sign in life.
 

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