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What do you think of this vintage jacket?

TintinATL

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I like this jacket, but should I be concerned about lapel width and/or gorge? I don't want to look contemporary, but I don't want to look obviously thrifted/retro/dated. Any thoughts?

 

Zenny

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Personally, I'd love to look dated/retro.
 

Marcus Brody

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I wear a whole series of thrifted tweeds. I'm most likely going to put a Harris tweed on in a few minutes that has lapels at least that wide and head out to a bar. I wouldn't worry about it too much. Tweed is the type of thing that looks dated/retro in a good way as long as it wasn't made to ape some trend in the first place.
 

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