Opinions on this jacket please

(36 Posts)
Dancergirl Fri 18-Nov-16 10:46:14

www.johnlewis.com/modern-rarity-curved-biker-jacket-ivory/p2963639?imageCount=2

What do you think?

AlexaTwoAtT Fri 18-Nov-16 10:57:10

Nice in a Cos kind of way.

Fluffsnuts Fri 18-Nov-16 10:57:30

Wouldn't suit me but I like it. I think you'd need a figure like the model though to pull it off. Also, I'd get it dirty in less than 30 seconds. But I'm a mucky pup.

Floisme Fri 18-Nov-16 11:01:48

Personally I wouldn't be able to keep it clean for five minutes but I like the shape and I love the way they've styled it. If I saw someone on the street dressed like that, I'd think, 'wow!' The only thing I hate is the visible popper fastener. They make me go all shouty.

ShmooBooMoo Fri 18-Nov-16 11:05:17

It's a bit dentist-y to me. This is very similar but a bit more relaxed with a much higher wool content.It's also not as stark a shade. It's £30 more but much higher quality:
www.jigsaw-online.com/product/soft-wool-melange-jacket/J31084_CR014

ElodieS Fri 18-Nov-16 11:09:25

It's lovely! Nice shape and I think it could be quite flattering. I'm not sure the cut would go as well with skirts and dresses but it's very pretty and unusual. I'd never keep it clean personally, but if you can then go for it!

Floisme Fri 18-Nov-16 11:12:04

See I like the stark white. It wouldn't suit me personally but if you've got the right colouring, I think it would look great.

BrillianaHarvey Fri 18-Nov-16 11:12:50

Dentist-y says it all! I think the boxiness would make it difficult to wear, quite apart from coffee issues.
I like the Jigsaw one though.

Loyly Fri 18-Nov-16 11:17:15

I love it.

nickEcave Fri 18-Nov-16 11:18:22

Only works if you have no boobs grin

Dancergirl Fri 18-Nov-16 11:31:55

Oh dear nick I have boobs!

Like the Jigsaw one too.

LadyOfTheCanyon Fri 18-Nov-16 12:45:59

The way they've styled it on the model makes it look atrocious with all the layers. It makes me ragey. You need a jacket but nothing on your legs? Aaaaaaaaargh!
Possibly it would look good with the rest of the outfit very pared down but in my opinion there's more wrong with it than right. I also can't abide visible poppers.

LadyOfTheCanyon Fri 18-Nov-16 12:47:59

YY to the Jigsaw one instead.

BusterGonad Fri 18-Nov-16 14:13:12

I'm not keen, it looks really androgynous to me. I wouldn't know where to start in regards to what to wear with it but that said if it's your style and you are drawn to it then go for it.

Nettletheelf Fri 18-Nov-16 14:16:43

I think it looks grannyish. Sorry! It would not be out of place in Viyella!

MyGastIsFlabbered Fri 18-Nov-16 14:17:16

I actually gaped open mouthed at how appalling it is, and then was gobsmacked at the comments on here about how nice it was. In what way has that monstrosity got anything to do with biker jackets?

I'm obviously in the minority here, but I wouldn't buy it from a charity shop!

BusterGonad Fri 18-Nov-16 14:24:51

MyGast grin It looks like it's trying to hard on the one hand but also like a sack on the other. I just don't know what it is to be honest but I'm sure if I was to put a picture of my dream coat on here people would slate it too!

80sWaistcoat Fri 18-Nov-16 14:28:23

Looks like a dentist's jacket. The jigsaw one is nice. But I'd drop something on it in nanoseconds, or brush against something or dip my cuff in something.

Floisme Fri 18-Nov-16 14:36:07

Style and Beauty does make me laugh sometimes. There's a thread around somewhere about all the contortions and humiliations we submit to in the name of 'personal grooming' and yet a white jacket is trying too hard. Apart from trying not to spill your dinner down it (which I agree would be very hard indeed) what does that even mean? grin

MyGastIsFlabbered Fri 18-Nov-16 14:37:01

Buster yes we've all got different tastes, and I certainly don't claim to be any sort of style guru. I'd never dare post clothes of pictures I like on here for fear of putting people off their food!

BusterGonad Fri 18-Nov-16 14:44:30

I don't know Floisme I suppose it looks a bit.....dare I say it...pretentious!!! It's just a bit rah rah....I suppose the way it's styled up on the website just makes me feel that way, not the jacket itself, the way it's portrayed on the model.

Floisme Fri 18-Nov-16 15:01:36

I suppose if you're trying to be something you're really not then yes perhaps. Maybe. Sometimes. But trying out something that's out of your normal comfort zone - that I am all for, even if it does end badly sometimes grin

BusterGonad Fri 18-Nov-16 15:14:57

Me too. Don't get me wrong I love trying things out, I'm not at all shy with trying things out. I suppose the white biker jacket is completely and utterly not me. I'm girly and I love colour and patterns.

Floisme Fri 18-Nov-16 15:33:35

Oh I love colour too. I guess every so often I like to flirt with minimalism and androgyny, even though I don't have an androgynous body any more.

BusterGonad Fri 18-Nov-16 15:54:54

Floisme I never have! grin

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