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Engineered Garments FW 18

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by besbesbes, Aug 22, 2018.

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    it seems
    seems like it's the case, no luck after speaking with nepenthes
     

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    Steven Alan indicates to go down a size. What is the view of people here? I am always reluctant to size down on EG, but I have not tried any of the Barbour x EG collab jackets. I searched this thread and it seems some people sized down and others did not. Any updated views?

    Also, there is a big retail price discrepancy between US vs Euro stockists for this jacket. US stockists like Steven Alan show $1,199 retail whereas Euro stockists are in the US$700 to $800 range. The jackets are made in England so import duties and shipping account for some of the cost but a 50+% differential seems too high.
     

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    i've always been in the camp of "i wear size L in EG every season and however the L fits that seasons is how it's intended to fit" BUT, with jackets, especially in the last season or two, I've been able to comfortably size down one full size. I can't speak to this particular garment, but it's not TOO far off to size down for a jacket.
     

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    TTS gives a baggy fit. Sizing down was still good for a trim fit. These are definitely oversized a bit.
     

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    Only time I could have sized down EG outerwear was with certain Highland parkas. Some fabrics made up so huge; others less so.

    So @timpoblete did you go TTS (your regular EG outerwear size) for the Barbour zip parka?
     

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    I agree with that. Was just asking about the collab Barbour zip parka bc the retailer recommended sizing down and from the measurements, the jacket runs very big.
     

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    Went TTS due to the Mrs.’s input. I fit pretty easily into one size down, where if I size down on mainline there’s no way I fit.

    Think it depends on how you wear EG. If you’re more for the trimmer fits, this certainly isn’t the trimmest it gets. I tend to go baggy all the time, so it was a natural choice for me.

     

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    I find it ironic this patchwork style of bedford is called solid.
    All of the seams will really show after a few wears, will look too busy to my taste.
    Glad I grabbed a black doublecloth from FW season.
     

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