A quick take on my Aero 1930's Halfbelt

Discussion in 'Outerwear' started by Imuricecreamman, Mar 9, 2020.

  1. Imuricecreamman

    Imuricecreamman One Too Many

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    After really getting into leather jackets I've been contemplating if I could possibly make due with just one jacket. Foolish I know:) But I still couldn't get the idea out of my mind and I decided that Aero offered the greatest collection of jackets to choose from. After looking for several months and falling more and more in love with the Aero jackets I saw with Badalassi leather, I settled on some specs in my head and sent the first inquiry to Aero. After corresponding with Holly we settled on the specs and the order finalized and deposit paid.

    My reasoning was to make a jacket suitable for my personal use in 95 percent of any situasions and scenarios. I chose the woolbacked quilted lining which is quite a bit warmer and they added beautiful corduroy hemprotectors on the bottom and on the neckline. 2 inner pockets with snaps were added as I love having the slash pockets free for my hands, which were lined in soft moleskin. I went for a size 46 standard with 0,5 inch added to the body for a little more protection from the elements on cold, blustery days. Sizing up ment compromising the perfect fit for versatility in layering and I feel my math worked on this one and I only expect the fit to get better once the lining and leather settles in.

    Here are some pics and closeups and I'm sure you guys will tire of this jacket in the following months :)

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  2. Boyo

    Boyo Call Me a Cab

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    I think we are all in search of the "One".. I think this is great effort as it looks and fits really well, along with some very unique details and lining. Keep sharing the pics as this develops.
     
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  3. Colin G

    Colin G One Too Many

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    Real nice. Good choice with the Badalassi and not getting the normal CXL.
     
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  4. handymike

    handymike I'll Lock Up

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    Did you shorten “the beak” (front drop)?
     
  5. ton312

    ton312

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    Absolutely splendid. Perfect halfbelt if there ever was one.
     
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  6. Imuricecreamman

    Imuricecreamman One Too Many

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    I didn't specify as such, but maybe they took that into account as the length increased?
     
  7. sweetfights

    sweetfights Call Me a Cab

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    Great looking!!! The half belt is an everything style.
    Nice looking leather and outstanding color
     
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  8. Robbie79

    Robbie79 One Too Many

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    A half-belt can’t get any better IMO. Best leather one can choose, too! I don’t understand why people wait years for a GW half-belt if they can get an almost equal one from Aero...ok stitching, details may not be equal but who cares as most people won’t see a difference! Congrats!!
     
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  9. navetsea

    navetsea I'll Lock Up

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    looks great, leather seems already take print from your inner pocket snap from the get go, it will only add to the character.
     
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  10. Cooperson

    Cooperson One Too Many

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    Very nice half-belt, great photos too, enjoy!
     
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  11. Benny Holiday

    Benny Holiday My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Just one jacket? Bartenders, remove this heathen from the Lounge posthaste! ;):D

    Seriously though, it is a beauty of a HB, the colour is as rich as a brown can get and the Badalassi drapes and looks like the vintage leather original jackets were made of "back in the day." If you really do decide to have only the one jacket, then you've picked the most versatile style and colour, I think.
     
  12. dudewuttheheck

    dudewuttheheck My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Looks pretty fantastic and excellent choice on the leather!

    Where are the fit pics, though?!
     
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  13. Aerielle Max

    Aerielle Max One of the Regulars

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    This is so pretty and cool, the color is nice in the eyes.
     
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  14. Imuricecreamman

    Imuricecreamman One Too Many

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    There's been quite a few in the "what jacket are you wearing" thread the last few days:) I'll add some here as well.
     
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  15. Imuricecreamman

    Imuricecreamman One Too Many

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    Thanks a lot. The color is called tobacco and the leather is Badalassi cowhide.
     
  16. ProteinNerd

    ProteinNerd My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    That pattern is an absolute classic for a reason...perfect timeless style.
     
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  17. Imuricecreamman

    Imuricecreamman One Too Many

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    A few pics from this misty morning. Screenshot_20200310_092029_com.android.gallery3d.jpg Screenshot_20200310_092014_com.android.gallery3d.jpg
     
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  18. handymike

    handymike I'll Lock Up

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    Fantastic!
     
  19. navetsea

    navetsea I'll Lock Up

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    seems like it records new creases everytime you wear it
     
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  20. 4444Design

    4444Design One of the Regulars

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    Awesome lookin' jacket - the fit is splendid too
     
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