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Engineered Garments FW 2012

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Drinkwaters, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. canal_overdub

    canal_overdub Well-Known Member

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    for reference I'm 6'0" and generally take a 38/40 in jacket size depending on the cut.

    I want to say that the Truman is "more traditional" - I've found the Bedford to be typically boxy for EG, I fit a large yesterday (a darker grey wool jacket, also lovely, in competition w/ the Truman for new winter layer), and generally have a hard time fitting EG jackets between M and L. I need the L to accomodate my shoulders/chest, but that usually leaves me too much room in the body. That said, the wool Bedford in L was a good fit, integrating the EG look into something that I feel actually fits.

    The Truman in medium really fit me perfectly, the large was clearly large.. The length of the jacket is a bit longer (more typical for a sportcoat). If you don't have the opportunity to compare these two in person, as I did, I do strongly recommend the Truman, even at the price.
     
  2. Blyndon

    Blyndon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for taking the time to get back to me, that's really helpful.
     
  3. FlyingLotus

    FlyingLotus Senior member

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    Dayton came today

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  4. Jonathan10

    Jonathan10 New Member

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    That looks really nice. Where were you able to find it? I used the two I have from the spring, especially the chambray, as super casual unstructured sports jackets by folding the collars down and throwing on a tie.
     
  5. Knight

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    Dino - I sure will once i receive the items, hopefully end of the week.

    FlyingLotus - I havent received the items as of yet, but I intend to wear it as a shirt that sits over something else hence why i went Medium in the denim work shirt. Ill top that off with a duffle coat in a navy or the Charcoal with Navy camo which i ordered... And Yes the B/C shirts have gussets, the gussets appear quite high.
     
  6. Fycus

    Fycus Senior member

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    How'd you size the dayton lotus? Looks pretty underwhelming in pics, but it's a good shape and the simplicity will at least accentuate the fabric.
     
  7. Dino19

    Dino19 Senior member

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    Knight - that would be most appreciated. I'm a XS in EG & just wanna make sure before I ask Gary.
     
  8. FlyingLotus

    FlyingLotus Senior member

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    I just go with my normal EG size, for the dayton - its a bit boxy which i like
    Double check the measurements to make sure though.
    I love them, i hope they keep making more!
     
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    ^ Nice, thanks for the heads up.
     
  11. himself

    himself Senior member

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    where / when will that floral 19th c bd be available?
     
  12. runningfrog

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    +1. that floral looks awesome.
     
  13. RePask746

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    Del//
     
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2012
  14. Drinkwaters

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    FYI

    Today we received;

    F2C0267 / Truman Vest / Navy Wool Uniform Serge XS > XL $240.00
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    F2D1487 / Lined Bedford Jacket / Grey Homespun Jersey XS > XL $480.00
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    F2H0832 / Scarf / Tan / Red / Green Brushed Plaid $85.00
    F2H0833 / Scarf / Navy / White / Red Brushed Plaid $85.00
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    F2H1013 / Neck Tie / Brown Printed Floral Flannel $120.00
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    F2X03Y2 / Knit Tie / Navy Argyle $145.00
    F2X03Y3 / Knit Tie / Grey Fair Isle $145.00
    F2X03Y4 / Knit Tie / Navy Fair Isle $145.00
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    Enjoy!
     
  15. canal_overdub

    canal_overdub Well-Known Member

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    yep that's the Bedford that got my attention the other day. dammit, had to post that image and now my wallet is groaning again.
     
  16. TWorksheets

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    Not sure on timing, but Inventory told me they would be stocking the navy floral 19th c. bd. this season!
     
  17. edubs01

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    Does anybody know if Nepenthes received any Bedfords yet?
     
  18. the_state

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    picked up the hooded cruiser in navy whipcord from jack straw... really great piece. looking forward to buying the olive baker at some point too. the fabric looks amazing in person.
     
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  20. Drinkwaters

    Drinkwaters Senior member

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    Styling

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    F2D0469 / Olive Shawl Collar Shirt Jacket
    F2A0633 / Navy, White, Red Work Shirt Brushed Plaid
    F2F0648 / Khaki Cotton Whipcord USN Pant
    Paraboot Avoriaz Marron-Lis Naturel
     

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