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I think everyone is in agreement that leather pants should be reserved for slim female models, but I was wondering what everyone thought of the leather blazer.  Is it a good look or over the top?  And is it versatile enough to justify the expenditure?
 

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I can verify what LA Guy was saying by what I've seen people wearing in NY. While some people are still wearing leather blazers, they are definatly going out of style. If you do feel strongly about buying one however, don't skimp because the cheap ones look really bad.
 

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I think the zippered leather jacket is a must-have. Buttoned blazer-style leather jackets, however, are just eh.

LA Guy, I agree with you about leather shirts EXCEPT for the really lightweight suede kinds. I think those are absolutely beautiful. Calvin Klein had a particularly good one in a very dark olive.
 

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I think if you want to do heavy lifting etc, you shouldn't wear ANY nice shirt. Nice cotton shirts generally do best with professional laundering anyway. Also, if you have a dark suede shirt, you won't really need to clean it too much. We're talking about style, not practicality. For practicality, nothing beats cotton, really.
 

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