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Should I or shouldn't I buy... (clothing item)?

Parker

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the big question is how can you like both madras shirts and mock neck tnecks. they are mutually exclusive. you're either a Trad or a Mod. pick a side!
 

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I've been thinking about buying the long ring coat for a while now and Kap just restocked it. But now I can't decide whether to go for the black or olive one 😬

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Those are both fine, but there are better Ring Coats from previous seasons out there. The one I sold last year which was olive and khaki with rope detailing, for example. Personally, I'd search and wait for one that I really, really wanted. But if one of those two versions happens to be what you really, really want, then you're in luck.
 

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Those are both fine, but there are better Ring Coats from previous seasons out there. The one I sold last year which was olive and khaki with rope detailing, for example. Personally, I'd search and wait for one that I really, really wanted. But if one of those two versions happens to be what you really, really want, then you're in luck.
Cheers. However I've never seen the long version in any other way than cotton...

What do you think about the colors?
 

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Continuing the theme of khaki vs black (which surely must be a perpetual conundrum here?) what do people think here is the better of these two? This is the ‘Big Pocket Jacket’ from MHL, which I’m considering buying. I wear a lot of black at the moment, so that would be the most obvious thing to get, but I really like the green colour for something a bit different. Any thoughts?

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Here are some people modelling the black and the green versions.
 

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Green.
The big pocket jacket (and older variations with different names) lend themselves really well to the washed earthy garment dyes she does.
 

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^ Def black. The green looks like surplus army wear too much. This applies to both Kapital and MHL.
 

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What do you think about the colors?
Olive.

The black one looks 'cooler' and if you tend to wear Yohji-style black on black on black, it could be perfect, but the olive would be the one you would want to wear more often IMHO.

Having said that, once I finally got my Ring Coat, I found I liked it more as something in pictures than in reality. But I think the problem was that having at last got one, I was starting to be less enchanted by the Kapital aesthetic in general. In other words, my problem not the coat's problem!
 

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Olive.

The black one looks 'cooler' and if you tend to wear Yohji-style black on black on black, it could be perfect, but the olive would be the one you would want to wear more often IMHO.

Having said that, once I finally got my Ring Coat, I found I liked it more as something in pictures than in reality. But I think the problem was that having at last got one, I was starting to be less enchanted by the Kapital aesthetic in general. In other words, my problem not the coat's problem!
For the record, I have had ring coats for several years and love them. I currently have the regular cotton one in olive and the wool version in black.
 

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