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Your favorite streetstyle blazer/jacket with jeans?

LostInAmerica

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Anyone have some favorite casual jackets to wear with jeans? I am thinking more streetstyle than traditional -- maybe something deconstructed and unlined?

Here's the scoop:

Would like a couple jackets to wear with jeans.
Less traditional and more fashion forward/trendy, but can't find anything in my size (ever).
So, am looking for something that can be replicated by my tailor (this may be a fantasy exercise--I have yet to explore those limits!).

Anyway, have seen some reasonably interesting Hugo Boss Orange/Black unlined cotton jackets, various things by ETRO, APC, Dirty English, etc.

Please help me with some ideas--what are your favorites?



FWIW I am:
6'3"
240lbs
48 L-XL (jackets are always way too roomy in the body if they fit my shoulders)
19" neck
38" sleeve
38" waist
36" inseam
very frustrated when trying to shop OTR!
 

wmmk

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Whoa, crazy drop. Most of the 'trendy' labels make stuff targeted at guys less built than you. I know you're looking for streetwear-y stuff, but Tom Ford and a lot of Italian houses (Rubinacci, Brioni, etc.) make sportcoats with big shoudlers.
 

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Thanks for the reply WMMK. Yeah, off the rack fit is next to impossible for me I think. Over the years I have picked up a few suits that are somewhat passable as long as I don't try to lift my arms! A couple Armani and a Joseph Abboud, I think-- it was one of those out-of-town need a suit tomorrow purchases! I also have a Nordstrom brand cashmere blazer (made in Canada) that is pretty darn close... All my shirts are custom of course, from various places. I have tried on a couple Brioni jackets, but the cut is never right. Never seen a Tom Ford big enough to try!

Anyway, fit aside, would love recommendations on jeans blazers with interesting details or particular favorites.
 

bohemianmidnight

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H&M has some cool velvet and corduroy blazers

I probably wouldn't wear a blazer with a non-raw jean, just seems like the typical college kid who wants to dress nice and wears a crappy, cheap black suit jacket with ugly faded boot-cut mall jeans. Proceed at your own risk.
 

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