Author Topic: Vintage Brooks jackets fitment  (Read 1130 times)

Offline danielzink

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Vintage Brooks jackets fitment
« 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 ?

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Offline Tim

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Re: Vintage Brooks jackets fitment
« Reply #1 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

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