Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by OccultaVexillum, Oct 1, 2015.
yes i like it best
no idea why they labelled it as convertible collar, what's there to convert?
I got my hidden plackets, and I really like them for the price. Fit well, quality seems at least on par with other Uniqlo-stuff, and they have this nice folded cuff for an extra detail. The green is moss green.
I was wondering that too … I took it to mean "relaxed", but wtf that has to do with "converting" anything is anyone's guess. Supposedly my order arrives on Friday so we will see.
i was most interested in the shawl collar blazer and i haven't seen it listed once on the site
Just picked up my order in the mail.. Mini review:
Boat neck sweater: surprisingly nice and by far the best piece I got. Sadly I got it in the wrong size and it's sold out in ecru. I sized up 2 (to a Large!) and it's almost good, but medium would've been best. Size up 1 on this one for a lovely drapey and relaxed fit.
Shawl coat: the cut is fantastic, but the fabric is bad - passable, just not satisfying - drapes well enough, but thin and not that nice to the touch. Feels like felt. But I think I'm keeping it. Maybe next year I can send it to Luxire and have it replicated in a sweet fabric haha. I sized down 1 from my normal size and it fits perfectly.
Shawl collar cardigan: it's fine. Undecided if I should return it and save for something nicer. Took my regular size.
Convertible collar shirt in white: extremely see-through fabric. The convertible collar didn't work for me; just wrinkled up into a mess. Seemed like a no-brainer buy, but it's a disaster.
Long sleeve sweater with two chest pockets: didn't really suit me. Might work for some; I kept getting a collar gap. Green colour darker than expected.
Disappointing overall, but there are a few good pieces. Had high hopes I could fill most of my winter wardrobe with this collab, but that didn't happen.
There are a couple of sizes up in black if you hurry.
what's called a convertible collar, is like a camp style shirt where you can wear it with the top button open and the placket has turnback that creates a lapel or you can wear the top button closed and it cuts straight across. usually where the top button is or the button placket is slightly offset so that when the top is closed (often with a loop at the highest button set back) you get a clean square look versus open the placket turns back and creates a little lapel effect. the center front construction has a turn back, meaning the self fabric of the body is turned back on itself part of the way and sewn down. toward the top of the placket where the neck meets the collar, the collar is usually sewn directly into the neck line instead of onto a collar stand as with most shirts. this creates a soft rolled collar look and can also contribute to the lapel effect.
tried to find an internal shot so you guys could understand the body construction but hopefully that makes sense.
by the time i saw this it was gone again, thanks though
Knit blazer is solid, really happy with it.
I like the coat. Material is mediocre as everyone says, but it looks pretty sweet. (Got the green, sized down and it's still nice and relaxed.)
The pleated wool pants are terrible IMO. Definitely returning.
Shirts are just ok. Will probably keep one collarless but return the rest. I like the greens. The navy reads as black basically. White is translucent as expected.
Oh, terrible how? I've been watching for a restock on those, should I not bother?
went true to size on the coat. Is this the right fit, or should i have sized down?
^ looks okay but hard to tell from that pic.
Green shawl coat arrived. Enormous. Thin felt material, sort of shapeless. It might look alright after it hangs for a while and the wrinkles come out. It reminds me of a really oversized coat I had in the 90s. It is okay, but it is going back.
Shawl sweater arrived, in the wrong color. Probably going back too. We will see.
i received the mao collar overshirt , ordered size L which seems too big somehow but still the body is short. it feels substantial , at least , but the collar is weirdly executed which , when combined with the body length , makes it undesirable. i did get a white flannel and socks so at least the order wasn't all for naught
If anybody is looking for the green wool/cash flat fronts in a 34 for a little below retail send me a pm. They'd be better for a 32, maybe a 33. Other than that the material and general fit and construction seem good, just too small in the waist.
Good news for those that got their sizes sold out:
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