Leather Jackets: Post Pictures of the Best You've Seen/Owned?

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by RatherAnOddball, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Lionheart Biker

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    I´ve been reading some old posts, since this is likely to become my favorite thread in the whole wide world, due to my obsession with leather jackets.
    I´ve come across lots of posts raving Rick Owens´ leather jackets. First, i´ll say I´ve never actually tried one, so I´m taking this through the aesthetics side of it. I´ve seen them at luisa via roma and the designs don´t really catch my eye. Maybe i´m too into belts and zipped cuffs and studs and collar straps and side belts and etc. I understand the prices are quite steep because of the fact they are from a high end brand, but I don´t really see the appeal in most of them. Maybe people who´ve tried them and own them have a way different opinion. Are they comfortable? How´s the fit? Is it worth giving up my dream of owning a burberry prorsum one and changing into a RO one??
     
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    burberry sucks bro
     
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    prorsum sucks? really?

    as for RO, I finally got to handle some and the materials are hit and miss. the calf one i tried on was super nice, but some of the lamb ones were not really nice. but i think that RO and Prorsum as just on opposite aesthetic extremes; neither is really better than the other, just depends on what you're going for.
     
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    all that shit you listed as being into sucks dude
     
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    It depends, the recent collection isn´t one of my favorites as well, but the spring/summer 2011 was, for me, the coolest menswear show I have seen. So far i have the runway asymmetric zip sweater (which is layered under the leather jacket in the picture i posted) and the leather sandals (not the gladiator birkenstocks -those are fantastic but also quite expensive). And the jackets and vests there were just the best. From ones with a few details to others with just about every fricking thing you could put on a leather jacket. The thing is they are pretty hard to find, specially at a good price. There´s one I really want on ebay, but it´s like 3 grand, and just out of my budget for the time being.
     
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    @ thekunk07 There´s a saying in my country: "there´s nothing written about tastes" , which is probably not true, but well, not the point. It might be shit to you, but not to me, and probably to lots of other people. Same with you. Maybe what you like is shit to a lot of people but you think is the coolest shit ever.
     
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    but the key differentiator is that I am right
     
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    hahahaha, ok, Now I´m understanding a bit more. I´ve seen that you post here quite often, and that the jackets you wear (and therefore like) are of simpler designs, still being cool and all. I like that too. I mean, if i was a wealthy individual, I´d probably have like 20 leather jackets from all sorts of different designers and all sorts of models. But I´m not, so I have the ones I like the most. And those usually have some added flair to them, like the belts, or zipped cuffs and the rest i already mentioned. It doesn´t have to be all in one, but at least a few of those extras are more than welcome.
     
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    This is the jacket I want more than any other clothing item in the world.. but it´s impossible to get for some many reasons

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    ^ well the final price is a steal - more than half of the original retail price.
     
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    I'm 5'4" and finding a leather that fits is kind of hellish. I'm guess custom is the way to go for me. I also pretty much wear Comme Des Garcons Homme/Evergreen full time now, too, so those really busy leathers look kind of funny.
     
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