Random fashion thoughts - Part II (A New Hope)

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, May 15, 2015.

  1. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Well, this stuff is all great, but the problem is... volume. It's not true that no one does them. It's that no one buys them. Someone like Yohji has a following who will support these pieces at those prices. But I mean, let's face it, even for Yohji, it's not the bread and butter. But at, say, $600, it would just take a ton crap of sales to just make up the investment in product development.
     
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    Bam!ChairDance Senior member

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    All I read from that was "volume" and "$600". A voluminous coat for $600 sounds great, let's do it.
     
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    What kind of alteration are you getting done to it?
     
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    Mulan Senior member

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    We should get some kinda coat order in with S.E.H Kelly. It's been far too long.
     
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    See, that's why it's tricky. I've had three different sizes of 5-zips and they all the same issue for me. The drop is just so weird. The shoulders, chest, and hem are all great, it's the way the drop goes from under the pits to like the navel. It's too much leather there. I don't know who can fill that out. The pic Yoox had points it out well. No one's built like that:

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    So I really need the waist reshaped in a more masculine, flattering way. That's the hard part to explain and trust someone's judgement on. We'll see in two weeks.
     
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    DLester Senior member

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    They are supposed to fit like that.

    Is this you? It was in your fs thread for that jacket. It looks good. I wouldn't alter it. Too late maybe

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    Bam!ChairDance Senior member

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    Have people here placed a group order with SEH Kelly before? How'd it go?
     
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    No, that's me. I love how it looks open. This is strictly a zipped up thing. My sister thinks I'm crazy, too. You ever have one niggling bit about a piece of clothing that keeps you from enjoying it fully? It's one of those. Not all the way logical.
     
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    Also, props to my mom for posing with me.
     
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    Mulan Senior member

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    IT HAS NEVER HAPPENED! T_________T
     
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    I can't wear mine zipped very well either too. It bunches on my hips. Dlester can't comment because he one of the few dudes on the planet with a body type to fit the 5-zip (hint: he's tall). I can't imagine fixing something like that is easy without throwing off the proportions of the jacket, though. I've resigned to wearing it unzipped or having it look a little awkward

    Was just conditioning my wallet, here's some pics if you're into that sort of thing. Four years of daily use now. The outside snap is kinda loose now, is that a reasonable fix?

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    Bam!ChairDance Senior member

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    Ok, this is the plan-- I'm going to rally all my fellow robe coat fans, and we'll find someone among us who has experience making patterns, then we'll show SEH Kelly the pattern and be all like "make this", and they'll say "OK", and a few months later we will all own amazing robes made from SEH Kelly fabrics and there will be no more famine or pain or mentions of Kim Davis ever again.
     
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    ghdvfddzgzdzg Senior member

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    @Trit I agree, don't alter it. see if it isn't too late. You're admitting that it's illogical. That should tell you something.
     
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    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Styleforum will probably do some type of collaborative project next year with SEH Kelly. Would you guys be interested in it being a coat? I'm open to ideas.
     
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    Coat would be sick, as would trousers.
     

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