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On 4/29/2020 at 3:06 AM, dixonschneider said:

S23-AK came in. Quite fast delivery this time!

I have to say its a nice made knit piece but it really is wide/long. Even had to roll up the arms. I have picked my normal size (medium) but would have preferred to size down. Not sure if i'll keep it, size small is sadly already sold out at every european retailer i know though.

I hadn't realized the piece was so oversized from ACR's product shots, but your experience coupled with Haven's shots seem to paint a different picture for sure.

https://shop.havenshop.com/collections/new-arrivals/products/acronym-s23-ak-black

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J84 came in and v.happy. It’s nice not to have something with such an aggressive pocket array for once (I have a fair few of those!). The cut is roomy enough for some layering but not overly boxy and yes the hood is a bit different but removable :D

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C1-AM is nowhere near as baggy as the Haven shots would lead you to believe.  I got my usual size and am glad I did.

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Is everything in the future going to be produced in China? 

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1 hour ago, lv d0n said:

Is everything in the future going to be produced in China? 

All the Corona Viruses for sure, and all the fake and bogus medical masks and gloves!!! We are really going to have to take a look at what we buy from China in the future. Luxury products and toys like iPhones ok. Drugs and essential health products  . . .no way!

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1 hour ago, thatslapz said:

C1-AM is nowhere near as baggy as the Haven shots would lead you to believe.  I got my usual size and am glad I did.

Is its scratchy or itchy? I have found some similar wool-based Acronym products to be that way. 

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On 4/30/2020 at 2:16 AM, Yan90 said:

The Errolsons's Tale season 20

 

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Very funny, what does the second last line say: "ENFI???   ??EVE

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57 minutes ago, HumphreytheWarrior said:

All the Corona Viruses for sure, and all the fake and bogus medical masks and gloves!!! We are really going to have to take a look at what we buy from China in the future. Luxury products and toys like iPhones ok. Drugs and essential health products  . . .no way!

seems like a lot of China bumboys and bumgirls  on this site!

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2 hours ago, HumphreytheWarrior said:

Is its scratchy or itchy? I have found some similar wool-based Acronym products to be that way. 

Can’t tell about the C1-AM, S23-AK surely is a bit itchy, at least for me. 

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@thatslapz That dang J1B! One day I'll sleep safely knowing you can no longer wave it in front of me like a carrot hah!

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10 hours ago, dixonschneider said:

Can’t tell about the C1-AM, S23-AK surely is a bit itchy, at least for me. 

Should feel better after a few wears and washes!

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1 hour ago, Zeocrymer said:

@thatslapz You wearing any kind of undershirt with the C1, or just standalone? Looks real comfy!

I have a shirt under. It’s a little too porno for me without one. 

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How's the shedding on the C1? 

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Received the j84 in raf and I really like it. Very minimalistic yet the boxy cut is very stylish, should be a very versatile piece. However I notice something strange, can anyone who got the j84 check if you have the same. See the photo and the back piece inside the jacket seem to be missing the edge binding. Not sure whether it is intentional. 

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The fabric pattern near the edge (around 1cm) is different and looks like it would stop the fraying. My explanation is that without the binding, the back of the jacket become more soft and smooth, less chance of developing “panty line” at the back of jacket. :rolleyes:

That being said, it’s only my speculation. I hope it is normal and I am not alone in the world. 

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4 hours ago, kriztopher said:

The fabric pattern near the edge (around 1cm) is different and looks like it would stop the fraying. My explanation is that without the binding, the back of the jacket become more soft and smooth, less chance of developing “panty line” at the back of jacket. :rolleyes:

That being said, it’s only my speculation. I hope it is normal and I am not alone in the world. 

Its isn't an "unfinished" edge. The same special edge detail was on j68-s too. 

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1 hour ago, Yan90 said:

Its isn't an "unfinished" edge. The same special edge detail was on j68-s too. 

Thanks. Good to hear :)

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10 hours ago, kriztopher said:

The fabric pattern near the edge (around 1cm) is different and looks like it would stop the fraying. My explanation is that without the binding, the back of the jacket become more soft and smooth, less chance of developing “panty line” at the back of jacket. :rolleyes:

That being said, it’s only my speculation. I hope it is normal and I am not alone in the world. 

I have the same finishing detail on mine (if you look closely it is professionally finished). if it was finished as per the the other internal edges it would possibly be too stiff? and slightly uncomfortable / awkward against the upper back and shoulders?

I've worn mine (J84) on a few errand runs these last few days and I'm really happy with it. I was a little curious about the sizing but glad I stuck to my normal size; if I went down a size it would be too short. i'm mostly wearing it popped (?) and not zipped. the temp has been fluctuating between 10-20c here (!) and it's kept me comfortable in all of that whilst walking / casually cycling around. the pockets hold a phenomenal amount without it looking like your colostomy bag needs emptying. the TensionZip pocket entry is super useful when faffing around at the self checkouts and easy to close / access whilst on the bike. the collar sits nicely when the jacket isn't fully fastened - mine seems to sit closer to the body than the Mothersite pictures suggest (it looks like it's floating in at least one of the shots). and i love the hood... maybe the novelty will wear off, but it sits on my peanut head rather nice.

marginal gains overall, but that's late stage capitalism life, right?

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9 hours ago, kriztopher said:

Received the j84 in raf and I really like it. Very minimalistic yet the boxy cut is very stylish, should be a very versatile piece. However I notice something strange, can anyone who got the j84 check if you have the same. See the photo and the back piece inside the jacket seem to be missing the edge binding. Not sure whether it is intentional. 

My J44-SD from last season has the same type of edge in the same spot, so +1 on it being intentional and not a defect.

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It looks like that's the selvedge, pretty nice consideration if so

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