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Which blazer do you like best?

Eli Benson

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GANT - CLASSIC MOLESKIN BLAZER

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GANT - CASHMERE SINGLE BREASTED JACKET

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J. Crew - 2-BUTTON LUDLOW LEGACY BLAZER

So I'm mostly looking for a new navy blazer, and I like these three a lot. The second blazer, which is from gant, I may like the most, however I want to get people's opinions on the elbow patches, but I myself don't mind them. The first blazer also comes in dark brown, which is also appealing, but I just included the navy one as the wild card. I've never really worn anything moleskin before and this has a unique look that i like. And lastly there's the blazer from j. crew, which is also nice. So I just want to get your opinions on these three, and maybe even be pointed in the direction of other blazers similar (or not, mix it up) to these. Thanks.
 

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Do you like center vents? I don't, so I would pick the second one, elbow patches or not.
 

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Second blazer. Im also not crazy on single vents for casual blazers.
 

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Second one. (is the first one black or very very dark navy?) Like the color of #2 and the double vents. Of course, if it doesn't have a flattering fit then no it it as well.
 

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I prefer the second one since it isn't black. But since it is such a casual jacket I think the single vent of the first is better than the double vents of the second. The cut of the second looks really bad on the model. I don't like either from Gant. The J Crew looks the best overall, though it is much too tight on the model.
 

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thanks a lot everyone. to answer a few questions, the first one does look black, but it's listed as navy, so it might just be the lighting in the picture. regardless, I like the second one best as well. but just to clarify, do the elbow patches, i guess you could say "ruin" it's look, or no? usually all talk about elbow patches on a jacket aren't good, but it seems to look nice on option #2.
 

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Originally Posted by Eli Benson
thanks a lot everyone. to answer a few questions, the first one does look black, but it's listed as navy, so it might just be the lighting in the picture. regardless, I like the second one best as well. but just to clarify, do the elbow patches, i guess you could say "ruin" it's look, or no? usually all talk about elbow patches on a jacket aren't good, but it seems to look nice on option #2.

You may be able to take those patches off. Anyone done this?
 

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i second the second.
 

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Originally Posted by ter1413
i second the second.

Even though you mentioned that you don't mind elbow patch, well, I do! So, I would have to choose the first one.

If the second one comes without elbow patch, get it!

The third one, I don't want to sound rude and offensive to anybody, so NO COMMENT!
 

Eli Benson

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^ haha yeah it's very hard to imagine yourself in something when you look absolutely nothing like the model. However option #3 is the cheaper version - there's a cashmere one on j crew of the same style that looks much better, but costs about $600
 

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