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

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

  1. VLSI

    VLSI Distinguished Member

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    It's a fact that MTM will be going away. It's speculation when.
     


  2. benjamin831

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    Same same. I've seen the one in your avatar on ebay before for sure and it looks pretty well made. But a photo's just a photo. How do you like your copy?
     


  3. Lionheart Biker

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    There are knockoffs of that one on ebay, some under $500 and one that looks really well made around $800 or more. But for that money I´d get a toj.
    The one I have is ok. Had it made by a guy in buenos aires that does all sorts of styles of leather jackets. It didn´t turn out exactly like in the avatar; I had to put the metal studs here in my city ´cause the guy didn´t, and it has just one forearm zipper on the sleeves (the original has 2 per sleeve). I got it for like $200 adn it serves its purpose. It´s cool to ride around on my bike. Without being perfect like I wanted it to, it still has that badass feel to it, from the outer paddings(?) on the arms and higher back to the metal studs and collar strap. I already had a brown sort of whiskey perfecto jacket, so with this one I was able to have two different models and colors.
     


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    Nay, I only like button closures on suede. Possibly on an unlined leather shirt as well, but just seems off on a jacket.
     


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    Looks like 5 pockets to me!
     


  7. benjamin831

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    Yeah, the one I've seen is $800+. Think we saw the same seller.

    Def not sure if I'm willing to drop that much for a copy but no doubt it would be good quality. There are some in the $300-400 region that seem very well made already using Italian lambskin, mostly from Korean sellers. Who knows, maybe they're made in the same factory as ToJ haha.
     


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    Mine took about 3 months also... The other one I picked up here at SF.
     


  9. Emixam

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    @ akatsuki : post fit pic !
     


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    They have a shop in Florence, right?
     


  11. Emixam

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    I dont think they have own shop but their atelier is in Florence indeed
     


  12. notwithit

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    This has nothing to do with your post, but I like your avatar.
     


  13. otc

    otc Stylish Dinosaur

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    uh oh

    hopefully there is an official announcement before the cutoff
     


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    RFX45 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Is this leather fit okay? lol

    Or too big?

    [​IMG]
     


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