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Thoughts on this Brown Sound jacket

prozach1576

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I think this is pretty sweet, but I've had mixed reactions from other people I've shown it to.




I wear this hat all the time, which seems like it'd go pretty well with it.



What do you think?
 

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The asymmetric closure is the only thing really holding me back. I'd like to be able to wear it open sometimes. But I really like the houndstooth fabric...
 

mendel

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The jacket tries too hard. People will notice the jacket instead of you.
 

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That thing is a beast. Thumbs down.
 

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Functionally, it's half-assed. Buttons tightly at the neck, doesn't seem to button at all at the sleeves. Drafteeeee.

Stylistically, jacket's awkward detailing recalls awkward detailing of the seventies in a way that does not increase my nostalgia.

Pass.
 

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Looks to be inspired pretty heavily by an A-1 flight jacket. I agree with the above - too busy.
 

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I agree with the general consensus. The pattern on the cuffs and pockets are way too busy. If they had toned it down a little bit it would've been sweet. I actually like the asymmetry of the closure. It's the only thing that it's got going for it. The pockets on the right shoulder aren't bad, although it's got the pattern on it.

As for the hat, with that jacket, it'd be overkill.
 

Max

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Whoa! Design overload; keep it to 1 or 2 statements per garment.
 

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