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Recent purchases - Part II

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by scott.m, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. canstyleace

    canstyleace Well-Known Member

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    ^ no shit, can blame me for trying though, hearsay is one thing but given the opportunity I had to try them out for myself, and hearsay was right!

    ps- that grey ss looks so good
     
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  2. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member

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    Well. also don't try Saint Laurent Paris, which ranges from "Not bad, but not sure if worth $3.5K..." to "Holy shit, I wouldn't buy this for $100."
     
  3. canstyleace

    canstyleace Well-Known Member

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    tbh, I dont even like slp current styling, just not my thing and not even curious, but thanks for the heads up
     
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  4. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member

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    imo, the other leathers nearly always worth buying are those made by traditional leather jacket companies - you have to make sure to get the fit right, but the leather is generally from the best tanneries around, and from the high end "artisanal" companies, which generally have really excellent treatments, but again, you have to make sure of the fit - the more artisanal (see Carol Christian Poell) the less likely the garment is going to fit a human being.

    A guy like Jun Hashimoto, on the other hand - as long as you are not above a 40 (that is pretty much the largest size, a 5, and that's me) consistently makes really nice jackets that fit well, in a conventional sense (which is the sense that most people want their stuff to fit.)
     
  5. nicelynice

    nicelynice Well-Known Member

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    I'm a ban fan of the Jun Hashimoto washed calf leather jackets, really easy to wear and great fit. The washed and rumpled leather look not for everyone, though

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  6. LA Guy

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    I haven't seen anyone look bad in them yet, and they fit all sorts of looks. I suppose that if you are a suit and tie guy, they might not be for you, but for anyone else, from the #menswear types to the gothy ninjas to the streetwear guys to the denim and kicks guys, they work.
     
  7. canstyleace

    canstyleace Well-Known Member

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    I like that jun jacket, where2kopp
     
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  8. skitlets

    skitlets Well-Known Member

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    Where'd you find/what are these called? So good.
     
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  9. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Well-Known Member

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    I've got the one on the right in navy. It's super dope and versatile.
     
  10. KingJulien

    KingJulien Well-Known Member

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    Sipang is that green coat dvn? Linen? Looks neat.
     
  11. sipang

    sipang Well-Known Member

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    yep Dries. it's actually some slightly iridescent synthetic thing that looks and feels like raw silk




    Might be able to source another one, might be the grey version though.





    Not on the internet :) Not sure about the names, left is a lightweight wool shirt jacket, right is a cotton jacket (it's actually faded green)
     
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  12. el Bert

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    I think the left was from Ivy collection labeled as a baseball coat and I think wrong weather had it for over a year in brown and red.
     
  13. canstyleace

    canstyleace Well-Known Member

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    I didnt see anything like that grey/green one
     
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  14. DLester

    DLester Well-Known Member

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    If you can pull off that color you are a boss....fit pics are mandatory.
     
  15. jet

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    jun needs to make swole dude sizes
     
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  16. Razele

    Razele Well-Known Member

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    Yeah fucking oath he does

    In his sidezips and workboots, ASAP

    Wish we could special order larger sizes or something
     
  17. Foxhound

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    Got my tailor to make up a green cord sports coat, two button, patch pockets, minimal pick stitching.
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  18. JSAN

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    KVA for both, anyone know the quality?

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  19. Bam!ChairDance

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    everything i've handled from kva has been quite good
     
  20. Fuuma

    Fuuma Well-Known Member

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    The cut is good as long as you aren't above 5'10" and a 48. Hardware is great, calf is pretty good, lamb leather is so-so and the overall brand image/offerings is so lame it just leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Prices are more 3500 euros, if I remember correctly, was at the SLP shop and their Printemps corner recently and I'm pretty sure it hovered around that range.
     
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