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My chest is a tank! Tanks need suit jackets too!

FashionPhillyFilter: I have had a borderline-apocalyptic time trying to find a suit/sports jacket that fits in Philadelphia. I am a tall-but-not-notably so (6'0") dude who is built like a [big football guy term here], but with a smaller waist & bottom half to mis-match my enormous breastplate/shoulders. (My friend says "you are an inverse triangle"). Attendants at the stores I have gone to have been completely flummoxed by my proportions, which end up with either the jacket not fitting over my chest or there being a puffy cloud of fabric on the bottom. It's at the point where I'm getting recommendations for $1895 (low estimate I was given???)+ tailor-made jackets as the only solution for my build, which I am trying to avoid based on my budget (doctoral student on stipend). Surely there are... some stores that have tailorable off-the-rack things that might fit? Any suggestions as to stores that have fashionable, comfortable clothing for larger-built gentleman, especially in distance of Philadelphia? [more inside]
posted by Keter on Jun 8, 2014 - 15 answers

Where can I find a quality women's corduroy blazer in San Fran?

I've got an unexpected day free in San Francisco tomorrow and I'd like to do some shopping. One thing I haven't been able to find back home in Sydney is a nice corduroy women's blazer. I had one years ago in a lovely dusty pink and I wore it til it fell apart. Anybody know if they're "in" this spring and where I can find one in the city? (Colour doesn't really matter.)
posted by web-goddess on Apr 20, 2014 - 5 answers

Hoodie? HoodME!

This snowflake is woefully under-hoodied: I cannot locate a hoodie which meets my specific nitpicky criteria. Can YOU? [more inside]
posted by julthumbscrew on Jan 30, 2013 - 15 answers

Old coat, I say to you: goodbye, my faithful friend.

[ClothingGiftFilter] I need a VERY STURDY hoodie/track jacket substitute for my husband. Price: up to $150. [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Nov 23, 2011 - 10 answers

Travel-related errand running in London.

LondonShoppingFilter: I need to pick up a few travel-related bits and bobs during a one-day stopover in London on Saturday, the 20th of August, and I'd love to have it all done within, say, two or three hours. I'd love recommendations for shops which are relatively close together and well-stocked to save time. [more inside]
posted by mdonley on Jul 25, 2011 - 15 answers

what kind of jacket is this

What is this awesome stripey jacket Richard Hammond is wearing, and can I buy one? [more inside]
posted by heatvision on Mar 24, 2011 - 5 answers

wearable waterproof materials

I always wear/use leather in rain but they always tell me it's wrong for the material. This is a bit naive but I'm wondering what high quality good looking materials work for coats and bags in rain? I don't mean plastic or nylon looking stuff (although if they're technically the best I'd like to know) but more stylish.. let's say upto $1k/coat
posted by the mad poster! on Feb 26, 2011 - 12 answers

Better than a Tom & Jerry sweater?

I own two short-sleeve jackets that I love. How often can I wear them to work without people wondering why I keep wearing the same thing over and over again? Do my coworkers even notice my clothing or care what I look like? Even better, where can I buy cheaper (but not obviously cheap) jackets? [more inside]
posted by halogen on Jul 19, 2010 - 14 answers

How do I find a dugout jacket for a team that's not local?

Where do I find a jacket like this in Toronto? It's not the team that's important - it's the style and colour. [more inside]
posted by scrute on Jan 23, 2010 - 1 answer

a very chilly walk to work

Retailhelp: I've decided to buy a new winter coat, online, today. Problem is, most everything out there is on clearance or in limited sizes. I'm looking for some collective hunting help. [more inside]
posted by cior on Dec 30, 2005 - 9 answers

Where can I buy a nice XXL Tall black suede jacket in NYC?

Where can I buy a nice XXL Tall black suede jacket in NYC?
posted by paul_smatatoes on Dec 6, 2005 - 3 answers

want a velvet jacket

I'm looking to buy a velvet jacket something like this. Is this something you would need to have custom made?
posted by mildred-pitt on Feb 16, 2005 - 10 answers

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