Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 18
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 249,787, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 87.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    19,160
    Points
    249,787
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,524
    Given: 3,648

    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?



    New Zealand Open Bottom Lambskin Jacket



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 780,370, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    52,898
    Points
    780,370
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,727
    Given: 2,140

    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.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 249,787, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 87.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    19,160
    Points
    249,787
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,524
    Given: 3,648

    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.



  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 197,356, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranSocial
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    12,121
    Points
    197,356
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 765
    Given: 406

    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



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 515,735, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 82.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    35,148
    Points
    515,735
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,072
    Given: 1,449

    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.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 249,787, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 87.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    19,160
    Points
    249,787
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,524
    Given: 3,648

    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 ;)


    Last edited by cowgirl836; 12-25-2012 at 08:07 PM.

  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 12,983, Level: 34
    Level completed: 48%, Points required for next Level: 367
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    legi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Maple Grove, MN
    Posts
    624
    Points
    12,983
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 23

    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.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 669,438, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 85.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    26,789
    Points
    669,438
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,380
    Given: 464

    Re: Men's Leather Jacket




  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 324,029, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 92.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveVeteran
    CyArob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    MN
    Posts
    17,944
    Points
    324,029
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,437
    Given: 2,967

    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

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



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 37,391, Level: 59
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 459
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    iacyguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Dirty Dodge
    Posts
    2,158
    Points
    37,391
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 141
    Given: 58

    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



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 60,510, Level: 76
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 1,140
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    simply1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Salt Lake City
    Posts
    5,638
    Points
    60,510
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 82
    Given: 7

    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.

    Men's Leather Dress Jackets - Men's Fashion Jackets - Fox Creek Leather


    I don't do signatures. Blondes, brunettes, and red heads are a different story.

  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 20,972, Level: 44
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 678
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    wheels686's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,202
    Points
    20,972
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Men's Leather Jacket

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



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 249,787, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 87.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience Points
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    19,160
    Points
    249,787
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,524
    Given: 3,648

    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!



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 228,066, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    15,880
    Points
    228,066
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,519
    Given: 796

    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!



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 566,681, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Close Enough, IA
    Posts
    21,739
    Points
    566,681
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 640
    Given: 339

    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.




Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM