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

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  1. gettoasty

    gettoasty Senior member

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    I believe you also own an Intarsia, Parker? Have you experienced any stretch in your L(50) '12 leather? How about the M(48) '11? FWIW we are about the same size but I have put on weight past few months.

    Just received an early delivery of my '12 high neck Intarsia in pearl. I am pretty hyped up. However, high armholes (my t-shirt sleeve gets bunched up a little in the armhole), and tight at the hem when I zip up.

    For people with RO leathers, can I expect this to stretch much? If I size up to a 52, I think the body would hit pretty spot on but the sleeves would be a tad long (right now it is pretty much perfect). TBH I do not plan on layering, though I think I can layer a coat over the RO :eek: .. and I usually wear my jackets open anyways.

    I'd post photos but today is a bit late. Perhaps tomorrow.

    Jacket is delicious though (the leather feels really soft and smooth, non-distressed) but whoever said leathers in general went to shit after '09? maybe telling the truth.

    Anyways, L(50) Intarsia from Naska S/S12 (still with the body strap!) in pearl is had. :satisfied:
     
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  2. cyc wid it

    cyc wid it Senior member

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    Toasty, I had an oiled calf intarsia in L and it was too big on me. I'm pretty sure I'm bigger than you are.
     


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    sinnedk Senior member

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    did you have it made or buy off someone?
     


  4. milosh

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    I'm 6'2 202lbs and a aw12 52 high neck in washed calf fits me perfectly. It stretched a bit over a year but I wouldn't say it's a lot.
     
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  5. iamacyborg

    iamacyborg Senior member

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    Had it made.
     


  6. shdws

    shdws Well-Known Member

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    For the Intarsias,

    I reckon you just really need to know your own body type and your body measurements pretty accurately, also ask for measurements for your potential Intarsia.

    You can't really gauge if the jacket will fit or not based off what your weight is.

    For example someone stated they had a 39 chest, at like over 170pounds? you could have 39 inch chest @ 145 pounds, see how that just doesn't work.

    Due to being a very slim/skinny fitting jacket there is many more factors as well.

    Your lats will have a huge impact also on the fit, along with your shoulder width and deltoid thickness.
    Hell even the circumference of your arm affects it, as the sleeves are really tight, if you want to look like a shrink wrapped sausage you wont be able to wipe your own ass after you take a dump or lift your phone to your own ear.

    And if you have a sleightly "rounder" "non atheletic" or very "bulky" body type, I personally wouldn't advise on going for the jacket, it just makes you look even fatter or full of water.

    So....try it first if you can.

    If not make sure the measurements will work out for your body.
     
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    sinnedk Senior member

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    cool, great jacket! it made me consider buying another TOJ before they close up shop...

    what is your other TOJ?
     


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    iamacyborg Senior member

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    Black lamb ma-1. Also have a black calf mdr with gold zips on order.
     


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  10. iamacyborg

    iamacyborg Senior member

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    Lamb.
     


  11. KingJulien

    KingJulien Senior member

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    If it's tight around the middle you probably need to lose the extra weight rather than hope the jacket stretches. You should have room to spare in the bottom and then it should be pretty tight as it goes upwards, otherwise like shdws said it's going to make you look fat. I don't know why people say quality has gone downhill, in my experience it's the same now as it was in like 2010 with the exception of the zips and strap.
     


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    Loewe?
    No, store policy is black ones are not allowed to go on sale.
     


  13. gettoasty

    gettoasty Senior member

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    Rick Owens in pearl lamb, SS12 size 50

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  14. wzjradam

    wzjradam Senior member

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    Looks good, what pants?
     


  15. gettoasty

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    You can find the pants on LaGarconne, Hope Indy trousers and I believe there is a 20% additional discount code floating around

    Use code: USADAY
     
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