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New Overcoat

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by drizzt3117, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws....MEWN:IT This overcoat is pretty awesome, Loro Piana wool/cashmere and is in immaculate condition, looks brand new. I was wondering what people thought of the manufacture date, also, the button panel hides the buttons on the front, when was this common? I know BR did it this year...
     


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    oscarthewild Senior member

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    what a steal. kudos
     


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    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    Nice coat. Do you mean, when did Belvest do this, or when was it in fashion, or what? It is a classic style of coat front.

    BR=Banana Republic?
     


  4. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    I guess they were two separate questions, when do people think the actual coat was manufactured, and when was it in fashion? BR = Banana Republic.
     


  5. Renault78law

    Renault78law Senior member

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    i don't know the date...just wanted to compliment you on a great buy.  hope it fits you, aren't you a 44?  (label says e52)

    edit: btw, i don't think the hidden buttons date the jacket at all. they've always been around, much more of a preference thing...
     


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    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    I can't decipher the codes on the label, but the coat will always be 'in fashion', IMO. It is a classic and timeless style.
     


  7. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    Yes, it fits more or less perfectly as I can tell... It is a 52 Italian but measures to a generous 44 American...
     


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    The coat looks like a Chesterfield, minus the velvet collar.  I agree with j, it will always be in fashion.
     


  9. Renault78law

    Renault78law Senior member

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    well, yeah...it's an overcoat. it should run large. i think it works out well for CA, since you probably won't be wearing a suit under it often. great buy.
     


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    it's fantastic, it's not a fashion issue, that is a classic.
     


  11. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Senior member

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    yeah, I think I could wear a suit under it comfortably, but I haven't tried it yet. Maybe I will try it tonight to see how it is.
     


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