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Turn your Brain Off and Shoot the Shit => Loungin at da club => Vintage Jackets and Helmets etc. => Topic started by: danielzink on Oct 04, 2017, 19:39:13

Title: Vintage Brooks jackets fitment
Post by: danielzink on Oct 04, 2017, 19:39:13
I've heard rumor that the older Brooks Cafe style (and vintage leather jackets as a whole) have a "slimmer" fit per size than current era jackets.

ie: if I'm currently wearing a 44 River Road with a decent liner...should I be looking for a older 46 Brooks ?

Opinions/Thoughts ?

Thanks, Dan
Title: Re: Vintage Brooks jackets fitment
Post by: Tim on Oct 04, 2017, 20:27:44
The only way to buy a vintage jacket is to measure one you have already and get he same measurements for the jacket you’re looking at.

Laying flat on the floor zipped up:

Pit to pit
Seam at back of neck/collar to bottom of jacket on the back
Sleeve length shoulder seam to cuff
Sleeve length pit to cuff
Waist

These should give you a good idea.  Most vintage jacket sales on eBay have these sorts of measurements provided.