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Kapital - hippies, Japanese farmers and post-apocalypse survivors

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Ring Jacket update!

I’m a 40 suit size and this Melton wool jacket in size 2 is very accommodating. Love it for 4-5c weather like today with a sweater and an undershirt. I think this would be comfortable in -2 to -4c if I had a thicker wool sweater underneath and a henley crewneck. I cuffed the sleeves so I don’t look like a child.

Any wind/rain/both in the equation, or further drop of the mercury in the double digits and I’d be miserable.

I’d recommend as a staple autumn or spring outerwear if anyone was on the fence

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Finally pulled the trigger on a Keel Vest after about a year of debate. Can't wait to wear it once the weather gets colder!


 

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Looks great! Where did you get it from? I'm still rueing not purchasing the leather one with tassels in Tokyo a few years ago.
 

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I found it on grailed actually. I really wanted the either the orange or blue but they were both sold out in size 3 on Kapital's site. Lucked out and found this one for a pretty good price (under JP retail :slayer:). That one with the tassels is so sick tho!
 

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Anyone have a line on a size 2 black cotton ring coat?

Poncho and lefty have a size 3, but i think it'll be too baggy. I'm 5-11" 175" with broad shoulders. I like a more fitted look, silly thing to say for this kinda garment, I know. I also run hot, so a wool version seems like it'll get less wear. Contemplating some size 1's on grailed, but worried about sleeve length. In NYC if anyone know of any retialers with other versions I could go and try on.
 

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Anyone have a line on a size 2 black cotton ring coat?

Poncho and lefty have a size 3, but i think it'll be too baggy. I'm 5-11" 175" with broad shoulders. I like a more fitted look, silly thing to say for this kinda garment, I know. I also run hot, so a wool version seems like it'll get less wear. Contemplating some size 1's on grailed, but worried about sleeve length. In NYC if anyone know of any retialers with other versions I could go and try on.
I don't have a size 2 black, but just some input as I'm about your height but 145 lbs. I have a size 2 denim ring coat and a size 1 khaki ring coat. I like both, but the 1 on me is oversized in a "kapital fitted" sort of way. I prefer the size 2 personally. On you, I'd imagine a 1 would be fitted for real, in a bad way. The sleeves are almost too short for me on the 1. Best to stick w/ 2 or 3 IMHO.
 

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Thanks for the advice. I'm pretty set on a size 2. Might grab one from the mother site and dye it black.
 

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Has anyone tried the Tall Ring coat? Would be interested to see pics if anyone has it. Wondering if it would be too dramatic vs the regular Ring coat.
 

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Went over to Blue in Green last night to try on a size 1 alpine ring coat (light yellow), and I gotta say the fit was pretty spot on. The sleeves hit right at my wrist and rode up only a touch when I raised my arms or bent down, but nothing crazy. As someone who doesn't love super oversized garments I think i'll continue my hunt for a darker version of the jacket in a size 1. Pic's when I land one. I guess it just goes to show that 5'11"-175lbs body types can vary a lot.

EDIT: Question: Do they make women specific ring coats? I foudn a site that has a black size 1, but it says it's for women. I'm thinking they don't and because it's on the smaller end, they labled it women. Thoughts?
 
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It's an amazing piece for colder days. Got lots of compliments and comments on mine though I sold it when I moved to LA. I'm 5' 8" for reference

Hey whats the sizing like on those Kapital Smiley Boots? A friend of mine is going to help me pick up a pair of the black leather in Japan but struggling with which size to get. I normally wear a 8 in sneakers and 7.5 in boots. looks like I would be a size 2 when I look on their site and google size converters from japan to US. Appreciate any info.
 

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