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It's between another j28k in a different color or the j25-ws. Hmmm. The ws just a little bit less.

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For its price point, I really like it. You don't get much material for your money but the whole style of it is really good!

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I love my j25-ws... really nice for warmer days and especially for traveling ... days out when you might want the extra layer at some point, but don't want to carry a whole jacket.

 

Plus it looks cool and has thumb holes.

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Thanks guys. Just purchased the j25-ws. With the news of the brexit I might be able to swing an extra j28k as well.

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Thanks guys. Just purchased the j25-ws. With the news of the brexit I might be able to swing an extra j28k as well.

 

re: brexit, what does that mean for shopping? favorable exchange rate?

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re: brexit, what does that mean for shopping? favorable exchange rate?

 

cheaper vacations and purchases. gbp is dropping to a 3 decade low.

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fuck shopping, I'd burn all my crap, to get back what we have just lost, the US have now go that fucking Trump to contend with. 

 

There is no hope . .  . .     .      .        .

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Well think of it this way, in the upcoming apocalypse, all the 800 USD combat pantaloons and jackets will finally have a use outside of WAYWT shoots and sitting in office chairs.

 

My apologies to the UK.

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It's like people hate themselves as working class or something. Blow me down, I did not see that coming.

 

Copping junts was low on my list of reasons for voting.

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J28-K in red or purple colorway? Cant'decide wich the best...

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Sorry Dolphinski, I just wanted more information about how colourways appear in person. I've never been closed to a J28 and just reflecting before spend 1000 bucks.

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just got this seasons j-25-ws in and i am not really happy with it. it's probably an unpopular opinion but i just don't see it being that great of a jacket. i know it's a quality piece but looking at it and wearing it it just doesnt feel that way. it reminds me of those $20 ultra thin jackets at uniqlo. i cant think of one detail about the jacket that really impressed me. add to the fact that the retail on the jacket is $600+ there isnt any way that it's worth that price to me. maybe ill change my mind if i get a chance to wear it outside instead of indoors

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Sounds like it's a case of it not living up to your expecations. What were you expecting exactly? You knew it was superlight Windstopper, it packs up tiny with a cool little pocket when packed, has thumb loops and is incredibly well made, but other than that, was there something else you were hoping for?

 

Personally, it's my favourite summer rain jacket and is always stashed in my bag if i'm out in the unpredictable British weather. I have actually worn it in a downpour next to my wife who was wearing one of the ultralight uniqlo jackets and she got drenched compared to me. At the end of the day, only you can justify the price/value and if you don't think it's worth it, that's absolutely your prerogative.

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Someone posted a similar jacket sold by crye precision (windliner) for $150 in the urban tech thread.

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To me the best thing is that it's super compressible and then the wrinkles shake right out. I'm not sure if these cheaper jackets compare to the Gore activeshell technology or not. You can stuff it in your pocket or something which is great.

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Thank you Dolphinski, your description convinced me, just bought the purple one :D

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Thank you Dolphinski, your description convinced me, just bought the purple one :D

He was talking about the j25-ws

 

as far as the colored j28s I also like purple the best followed by red then green

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i guess trying on the jacket and looking at the details i wasn't as convinced that the purchase was worth it as normal when i purchase an item from acrnm. when i first received the j47a i was blown away by the details and quality of the jacket. they are two different jackets obviously but i just didn't get anything like that from the j25-ws. i suppose i will give it a shot during some downpour but i'll probably keep it in my 3a until then. thanks for the input

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They share DNA but surely an ACRNM take of the sock dart would have been so much nicer ?

 

That strap is calling out for modding...just thinking out loud here.

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Always found the idea of a decorative strap like that a bit odd although maybe the point is to keep the shape of the shoe. I know he said he didn't want to do ballistic nylon or anything predictable but I'd really really like something with water resistance...my feet are consistently the weak point in this whole equation.

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Honestly I'm kind of surprised that the LF1's didn't have a gore-tex lining or something (I mean it wouldn't totally work with the lateral zipper but to me it just seems like something Errolson would do). Since those released I've always figured a gore-tex shoe would be right up the ACRNM alley

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i guess trying on the jacket and looking at the details i wasn't as convinced that the purchase was worth it as normal when i purchase an item from acrnm. when i first received the j47a i was blown away by the details and quality of the jacket. they are two different jackets obviously but i just didn't get anything like that from the j25-ws. i suppose i will give it a shot during some downpour but i'll probably keep it in my 3a until then. thanks for the input

 

I have both of these jackets. coming from the J47a it was kind of a shock getting the J25 and feeling how thin it is, but after some time with it I have nothing but positive feelings. it outclasses every windbreaker in terms of weather performance and fit. I wouldn't wear it in a downpour on purpose but if I think it will rain I just bring it and it handles 4/5 situations. also there's more reason to use the jacketsling with the J25 than any other acronym jacket I have. 

 

give it a shot and you will come to love it. 10/10 would buy a $600 windbreaker again

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For me the whole LF1 thing was a bit of a disaster - tried loads of sizes and even though I have them in the tightest size I can stand, they still slip. I think it's just the shape of my feet (probably why I never wore AF1s) but basically all equated to me never wearing them so I'm keen for something new. The idea of Prestos in teeshirt sizes, rather than the proper sizes, is worrying me again but I do love the look of the two dark colorways.

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I reckon, and I find it difficult to say this, that the fact they are ACRNM should be ignored completely.

 

Let me put it this way, if they had no ACRNM logo would anyone here have taken any notice, I get a distinct impression of Emperor's New Shoes.

 

I liked the punk aesthetic of the LF1 but all others have barely raised an eyebrow, I normally love all things ACR so am no nay-sayer usually.

 

I think people should cast their eyes further afield and perhaps even in places they would not normally look, but I guess we are discussing ACRNM in particular.

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Agree - they definitely wouldn't be my first choice of shoe and I'm not sure id take notice of the colorways if they were a GR. They're only on my radar because of the collab. Im easily swayed and buy into the whole ecosystem I admit. Now I have had my eyes opened to them I do think they would go very well, at least visually with ACRNM kit so I'll probably try em but yeah...*guilty*

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