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John Elliott - official affiliate thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by JOHN ELLIOTT, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. brianja

    brianja Senior member

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    The Villain is a much slimmer fit (JE calls it a "slim fit" themselves) than the Kake, which is advertised as being "slightly oversized".

    I wear a large in Villains and a medium Kake is perfect.
     
  2. brianja

    brianja Senior member

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    KITH had the marled Kake in their Manhattan store yesterday afternoon. It was tagged at $425.

    Its a substantial, heavy fabric, but it was a bit rough / stiff. Its not for me, but it's definitely something different.
     
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  3. Mikeisonfire

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    Villains are slim fit, Kakes are oversized.
    Not sure how you got confused by this, honestly.
     
  4. blue2007

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    I wonder if an L would be too short for someone 6"2
     
  5. blue2007

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    How? Cause I remembered reading here to order the same size in Villain and Kake, so I was a bit surprised to see the difference. That's all.
     
  6. Mikeisonfire

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    Ahh, I see. Well if you go to the product pages of any Villain and Kake the first thing you'll see in the description is the way each fits. The Villain is a classic JE piece back from when all they were putting out were slim-fit items (JE's best era imo), and lately these new drops have an oversized fit (which, personally, I'm not a fan of). Generally you want to go TTS on all JE pieces regardless of slim-fit or OS so you get the designers intended fit. If you want the Kake to fit like a Villain, or vice versa, you're not going to get that. Two completely different fits.

    Edit: Not to mention, JE has a pretty great size chart so you can compare items to get the right fit (when the chart works)
     
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  7. Bertdinner2

    Bertdinner2 Senior member

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    my springs and scarabs fit the same
     
  8. Bertdinner2

    Bertdinner2 Senior member

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    im 6'4" but definitely longer legs then torso and i wear a large in both villain and kake and love how they both fit. i think everyone needs to inderstand the intended fit is cropped.
     
  9. japejapejape

    japejapejape Senior member

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    if you are looking for a slim fit don't buy the kake.
    i personally like the oversized fits. it puts some variety in my closet...and honestly they are more comfortable.


    I also wear the same size in every JE piece.
     
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  10. blue2007

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    Interesting, maybe I should try large also.
     
  11. blue2007

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    That's a good point, I just feel that I'm somewhere in between L and XL, so even L on me, it wouldn't be too fit.
     
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    what? the 10% off your first order from signing up for the newsletter only lasts 48hours? Didn't have the intention to buy anything at the moment when I signed up for it and knowing that I can't enjoy 10% off my first order if it isn't placed within this couple days is annoying
     
  15. Hype1234

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    Wow
     
  16. KidBlack

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    Do you guys recommend the longsleeves? Also are there any pictures of dark navy? Looks cool in stock photos but I'm not sure what it'll look like in hand...
     
  17. Secondprize

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    wish JE would cut more room in the buttondown sleeves. the sleeves on the flannels are pretty snug and they cut very close under the armpit. everything else fits fine so i dont think sizing up is the right move. arms are average build.

    anyone else experience this?
     
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  19. Hype1234

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    Slimmer arms and high armholes are to be expected with designer clothing, and if you have the right build for it the aesthetic is much better. I get that sometimes it sucks if you hit the gym and/or have larger arms naturally, but you can't fault them for not cutting their shirts like the Gap.
     
  20. Secondprize

    Secondprize Well-Known Member

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    c'mon, im not talking gap cut. I have designer buttondowns that have a little more room in the sleeves and look fine. I even have other JE buttondowns that are roomier in the sleeve and still maintain a generally slim cut. Personally I think they may have gone too slim on the flannels. if no one else thinks its an issue then ill chalk it up to my physical build.
     

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