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Quilted Jackets

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Jaygatsby28, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. diglett

    diglett Senior member

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    ^ Excuse my naivete, but what are hacking pockets? I've googled, them, and from what I can see, they're just slit pockets with flaps on them; is that what you're talking about? If those are special, what's the norm on sport coats?
     
  2. Trompe le Monde

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    hacking pockets are those that are slanted. theyre easier to open (more ergonomic) while riding. they dont necessary have to be flapped.

    they are a "sportier" feature so depends on the formality of what you want in your coat, fabric, etc
     
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  3. diglett

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    Okay, so just regular pockets that have slanted openings, as opposed to ones being parallel to the ground. Thanks!
     
  4. dieworkwear

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    No, the other way around
     
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    You're right. Looking at the picture now, I see that it makes the center of my body flare out from the middle section down. Especially because the openings from the pockets point at the buttoned button. Not very flattering.
     
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    The Barbour Chelsea looks interesting but the UK website doesn't ship internationally. Any idea where I could buy this in the US?
     
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    Orvis.
     
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    Thanks.
     
  10. Winston S.

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    Note that the link Bourbonbasted provided is for the flyweight. I'm too lazy to check if Orvis has the Polarquilt weight one.

    Mine was bought in the UK. There are places like Barbourbymail that do ship to the U.S. I believe and it ends up being cheaper due to the exclusion of VAT.

    I have no experience buying from Barbourbymail. Other people in the Barbour thread have also bought from countryattire (they do not deduct VAT).
     
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  11. grendel

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    I have this and love it... wearing today.

    I'm still thinking about getting a lighter weight one like the chelsea because this one is definitely only for cold winter days (or if I still had a motorcycle)
     
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    Love this.
     
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    I put an extra stud snap in the back of my chelsea (beyond the two that are there) and that nips the waist and gives it some much-needed shape. I looked at taking in the sides with a tailor, but the design of the seams are such that it was going to be an expensive pain in the ass. The extra stud was cheap, easy and effective - I did it at a camping repair store.

    On the flip side, taking in the sides of my Eskdale was really easy.
     
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    Costs way too much for what you get IMHO
     
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    +1

    other than the Burberry label, there's nothing special about the jacket. It's "imported" also.

    I have a quilted jacket by Macintosh, available thru web retailer Unionmade. It's very decent and <$400 for the nylon version. And Scotland made.
     

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