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jacket advice for a lanky git!

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Hi
As a slim 6ft 1 (chest 34') guy i need a jacket that fits well on me. I tried wearing jackets in a size small latetly and although they fit well they make me look thinner.
I tend to buy hooded jackets but i wanted to know what jacket type i should go for that would suit me a tall slim person.
I have this jacket now http://www.arkclothing.com/Ark_Male/..._Jacket37.html

but it doesnt fit me that well on the chest area so i thought of getting this jacket style which is longer as i feel it suits taller people having a long jacket http://www.arkclothing.com/Ark_Male/...e_Jacket2.html

My general style btw is as someone described 'indie' so skinny fitted clothes work kinda but not too tight fitting.

Also any genreal tips on what/type clothes to get for my physique will help.
 

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dior
 

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believe it or not, nice collective make the fucking skinniest shit outside of japan. I'm a smaller/thinner guy (5 7", 135) I got a small jacket that fit me like i was about to choke. arms are REALLY small.
 

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what sort of clothes should i avoid?, what are the do's & don'ts especially with jackets. I had short slim fitted jackets that i like but i feel like idiot wearing them
 

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To avoid looking tall and skinny in a fastened jacket, the jacket is better with prominent pockets (which can also add bulk), stripes, epaulets, or something else to break up the vertical line. Military style jackets generally work well, although fit will vary.
 

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^^ gotta agree. most of my jackets are military, and they work well for me. fitted, but do not make you look emaciated.
 

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Problems I wish I had.
 

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