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TOJ - updates on the debacle, complaints, news about other ventures, whatever.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by impolyt_one, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. Lifetime

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    I own a Peacoat and Winter Varsity, and I have a black lamb DR (newest model) in the queue.
     
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  2. ytip

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    Received my black/black toj0 today.

    Supple lamb sleeves and a ridiculously smooth body along with the occasional sun-soaked glint off the button makes this one of the sickest jackets that I've ever owned.

    Thanks TOJ crew and trust in charly.

    Fit pics coming up soon
     
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  3. slimaneism

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    Exposed cut edges? That doesn't sound good.
     
  4. brad-t

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    None of the photos in the gallery have this, so it sounds really weird to me.
     
  5. swooc

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    ^both of my riders have exposed edges. it's either a design limitation or just cutting corners.
     
  6. Leather

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    Sand lamb channel quilt BCDR with zilver zips or the same jacket in navy lamb?
     
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  7. 5354

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    Depends on what colors are in your wardrobe.

    If you do Sand Tan Lamb, I'd suggest gunmetal zips because I feel silver lacks contrast.
     
  8. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Senior member

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    Has nothing to do with quality. It's just how you make things like belts, epaulets, and other small tubular details that the other jackets (like MDRs) do not have. Clothing is sewn inside out and then turned back out again to finish. How do you think a tube of calf is sewn on both sides and then turned back out? It's two inches wide and over 35" long at that point. That's not physically possible. An epaulet wouldn't do it either, at like 3 or 4 inches. You can check this with any leather jacket out there.
     
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    Sand lamb would be baller
     
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  11. afixedpoint

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    One more vote for sand tan lamb. If you want a blue BCDR, go calf suede.
     
  12. Leather

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    Cool thanks for the input, leaning towards sand lamb. Gunmetal or silver zips though?
     
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    I don't think so, every leather is different depending on color, that's why you have a lot of differences in black lamb some are more vainy and some don't. Like every color in any garment different dyes no matter what fabric will have a different effect on the leather. But there are differences in type of leather and Drew himself says that on the description on the John coppidge page as well as him saying that he recommends black lamb over everything else simply because its that good.

    I personally have three different calfskins, dark whiskey which is more of their regular calf, red which is a soft calf and bottle green which is an Italian calf which is thick, slightly cold to touch and an almost grainyness to it. But I do think that the standard calf feels the heaviest but quality wise bottle green is just crazy nice.
     
  15. Lurks

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    Gunmetal.

    Another vote for sand but I personally think it looks better on minimal jackets (i.e. no quilting) .... even though Drew says otherwise.
     
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  16. gong

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    i can only imagine drews frustrations when he opens this thread sometimes, his business relies (i don't know how much) on word of mouth and the good reviews people post about his products. what would happen to that if quality went south? not to mention that the people who question this quality (zippers, linings, leathers) seem to me to never have any clue as to what quality really is in those dimensions.

    the feeling of a leather being "thick" or "thin" is completely subjective, not to even touch upon some of the more nonsensical ramblings here. from the photos he's posted before it seems like he buys rolls at a time of material/color variations and presumably (obviously) checks the quality prior to purchase. i'd say hes shown enough good will and honesty in terms of how he does business to garner some trust in regards to what materials he deems to be good enough.
     
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  17. AriGold

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    I'm not sure if you're referring to me, but I don't think I've been unreasonable in my attempt to be objective about my jackets for what they are.

    There is no doubt Drew and the team, offer one of the best value for money jackets in this space...
     
  18. Distorbiant

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    *offered in a couple weeks

    RIP TOJ never forget
     
  19. impolyt_one

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    do you guys think we'd get this far, at this pace, and drop the quality or not know what we are doing at this point? -_- Do we even need to discuss 'quality' in this thread after this long?
     
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  20. dotcomzzz

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    this thread has quality control issues.
     
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