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Yeah compared to my 50's jacket they come up a little small.
I don't know where the complaints of length are coming from, at least on the big sizes they make sense.
Actually the 46/48 are both shorter than my 50's jacket which I had shortened via special order.

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My guess is because he has a vintage 30s and doesn’t have a vintage riders jacket to base his off of. 

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^Yup. That's the most likely explanation. Admittedly, I'm less puzzled by "why" this jacket and feeling more "if only" a storm rider (I need extra motivation to catch up to you @nycsurfer530 in the 20s contest).

Anybody have any insight on the denim Inoue is using for these new pieces? I'm not finding any details on the web blog or the store, and I don't have a sharp enough eye to tell if it's entirely new fabric (my assumption given his past practices) or something we've seen before. 

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^^ yes to stormriders... a recurring theme lately... on the denim jackets thread too... winter and blanket linings match well...

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3 hours ago, MJF9 said:

^^ yes to stormriders... a recurring theme lately... on the denim jackets thread too... winter and blanket linings match well...

i asked hajime the same question about a year ago.  tcb needs to make a denim jacket with some kind of lining and the storm rider would be perfect.

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As someone who has a long torso, a slightly longer length is always appreciated. Not that I need another jacket, but I think this might be my next one!

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