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Looking for a trench coat

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Arethusa, May 8, 2006.

  1. Arethusa

    Arethusa Distinguished Member

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    Any suggestions? In particular, looking for something in a darker khaki, classic double breasted. Higher quality's nice, but I'm primarily interested in something fairly inexpensive because this would be something I'd want to cut up and mess around with. Thrift shop would be the obvious way to go, but I don't have access to one right now. Just looking for ideas, really.
     


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    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    If you're going to cut it up, pick one up off Ebay, I'm sure there are tons of them. Outside of designer models, they are all about the same. Check the measurements BTW, the sizing is sometimes odd.
     


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    Any suggestion as far as brands and cuts go? I have an idea of what I want to end up with but not much familiarity with what's out there.
     


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    Look at military surplus.
     


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    Brooks Bros, Nordstrom house brand are very common around my thrift circuit. I have one or two of each and they are well made. The London Fog stuff is a little cheaper, but not bad either. Mainly you want one with an intact, preferably wool zip-in liner. None of these should run you more than $20-30 used IMO.
     


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