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    Men's Leather Jacket

    That was supposed to be my gift to my husband this year. After a decent amount of searching, we found one (70% off!), was just a bit short, so they ordered it in a long, but it's clearly a big and tall. He could fit me and our future kids in there with him.
    So now we're back to the drawing board. He's 6'2, medium-framed, and just wants a classic black leather jacket. He does not like the bomber style. The one (linked below) that we got, was open bottom but had a little of the bunching/banding on the sides that kept it from flaring completely away from the body.

    Any other taller guys have recommendations on where we could look?



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    That is a tough size (I'm 6'2 as well). I think it goes from normal size to adding 8" for a tall. It would be nice to have something in between.



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    That is a tough size (I'm 6'2 as well). I think it goes from normal size to adding 8" for a tall. It would be nice to have something in between.
    yup, he runs into problems with it a lot, as I'm sure you do too. Especially if you aren't a heftier guy and don't need the big of big and tall. It seems really hard to just find a little extra length that isn't either made for NBA players or includes extra circumference.



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    Yep, another 6'2" guy and I feel his pain. I just wear zip ups and one nice black jacket I got from quicksilver.com



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    I bought my M. Julian black button-up leather jacket from Wilson's about a decade ago. Other than a dry clean every once in a blue moon I haven't taken special care of it and it still looks great. Haven't even thought about replacing it because, like I said, it's still in great shape.

    I'm 6'2"-3" and a large frame guy.


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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    I bought my M. Julian black button-up leather jacket from Wilson's about a decade ago. Other than a dry clean every once in a blue moon I haven't taken special care of it and it still looks great. Haven't even thought about replacing it because, like I said, it's still in great shape.

    I'm 6'2"-3" and a large frame guy.
    I'd never heard of this place - doesn't look like they carry M.Julian for men anymore, but they have a location near here and quite a few leather coats! Now I have an excuse to drag my husband to the outlet mall ;)


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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    I am 6' 1" 175 lbs and found my leather jacket (black rivet) at Wilson's. Fits like a glove but it took me months of looking and trying different jackets until I found the one. Just be patient and don't settle. Bluefly.com may have some designer jackets that are on sale... Ignore the really expensive ones.



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    Tall and thin people get the shaft when it comes to purchasing clothes, especially shirts or jackets.



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    i would wear my leather jacket out so much at night that a few of my friends called me fonzy haha



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    This place has outstanding quality, and I believe they could answer your questions on the right fit and get you taken care of, pricier side. You can get custom sizing and it's made in the usa.

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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    I'd look at Wilson leather outlet in Williamsburgh, they have alot if good deals on them there



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    Quote Originally Posted by wheels686 View Post
    I'd look at Wilson leather outlet in Williamsburgh, they have alot if good deals on them there
    I've got one a bit closer to me here in WI;)

    Thanks for the suggestions, we'll definitely have to check out Wilson's and the others!



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    I got a leather jacket at Wilsons about 10 years ago. Don't really wear it much anymore, but its still in perfect shape!



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    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    I've got one a bit closer to me here in WI;)

    Thanks for the suggestions, we'll definitely have to check out Wilson's and the others!
    If you go to an non-outlet and find an obvious defect in the leather or scratches from other people trying on make sure to ask for a discount. Worked for me when I bought at Wilson's.




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