Engineered Garments FW 2012

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  1. Fycus

    Fycus Senior member

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    Yes, in my experience all the andover's I've owned or tryed on fit very slim in the torso and arms. I wouldn't advise sizing up though unless you are in between sizes in their stuff as the sleeves and body will be too long.
     
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    The Baker comes in Herringbone as well. haven't tried that one on.
     
  3. canstyleace

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    Yes, in my personal experience the andover is the slimmest of all the EG jackets.
     
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  4. TWorksheets

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    I'll third that the Andover is the slimmest of those three, but I think sizing up can work well if you want some additional length (just get the sleeves hemmed if they're too long). I wound up going from an S > M myself. The S lined Grey Homespun Jersey Bedford I tried on however was tiny, and even when I sized up to an M the fit was slim. The jersey fabric has lots of give and would probably stretch out after some wear, but I can't say for sure.


    Aside from the pockets I don't think there's any real difference between the Baker and Truman. The Truman may have that cool fabric vent panel, but ultimately the jackets both have a double vent. Also worth pointing out is that both jackets have slightly more 'closed' lower quarters when compared to the Andover or Baker:
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    Pretty subtle, but it's why I generally prefer the Andovers and Bedfords
     
  5. xander_horst

    xander_horst Senior member

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    Thanks! I feel like we've got some Engineered Garments scholars in this thread
     
  6. FlyingLotus

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    Anyone seen in person or tried on the navy whipcord Bedford from this season?
    Impressions?
     
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    Bingo, socal, a couple blocks from the ocean. The S/S outwear is usually overkill for winters here.
     
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    Useful!! :) thanks for that [​IMG]

    I wanted a Truman but for some reason got another Lansdown! [Navy wool serge].

    Do most of you guys prefer the traditional 'blazer' style of jackets from EG or do most of you prefer the 'hybrid' ie a blazer that can be worn right down or dressed right up... Im just curious to know I've noticed this FW thread has talked a lot of Bedfords, Andovers, Bakers and the Truman. Educate me please? Cheers...
     
  9. MyAcademy

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    Ended up buying one in navy a few days ago.
    The whipcord is nice - I plan on using it as an all season piece with lighter shirts in the summer. Tried it on with a BB ESF and a crewneck for winter mode and had no issue buttoning it all up.
    I had heard that this season's Bedfords were maybe a little too short, but it ends about an inch above my knuckles - not a huge deal for a casual jacket in my opinion.
     
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  10. randomkoreandude

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    got my grey bedford from context. size small fits spot on for 36 chest and its a great piece. really wanted the truman but happy with this being my first bedford
     
  11. canal_overdub

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    well I think the discussion about the FW12 jackets is because EG really dropped a massive collection of jackets with little or no misses, and more variety than is apparent on a quick webstore browse.

    as I mentioned some pages back, the Truman (esp in the herringbone) is a fantastic, fantastic piece. for me, however, I've got a lot of blazer-style jackets, and the more unique cuts like the Bedford would just get more wear.
     
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    Wondering what you all think of the new buttons on the Bedfords?
     
  13. JRyder

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    I had a chance to look at them at inventory the other day and found them to be as nice as previous iterations. They might become more interesting if he continues to offer these in future collections as being able to switch between different styles and colors would be a fun option.
     
  14. tangential

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    ^ Hard to tell from pics -- are they glossy plastic?
     
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  15. e0d9n0b5

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    i want a bedford, but all the way up to sz L felt too small in the shoulders.. couldn't even get my arms in the small, which is the one that would have fit in the rest of the body. L and XL were too long, M i could barely move my arms around
     

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