Aero Board Racer 1-YR Anniversary Update

Discussion in 'Outerwear' started by Solo, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. Solo

    Solo Familiar Face

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    It's been exactly 1 year since I bought my first Aero jacket. It was supposed to be a fit jacket from Carrie @ TB, but I ended up keeping the jacket based on the input from all the experienced forum members. I am glad I did. Originally, I was set on a black BR in size 38, and this dark seal Vicenza in 36 seemed a little tight all around, a little too long on the sleeves and the length. It didn't take much time for the leather to break in, but after a year (one season to be exact), the jacket has molded to my body with some wonderful grain texture and creases in all the right places. Sleeves have shortened about half an inch to perfect length as well, and the high armhole doesn't dig into my underarm as it used to. The color of dark seal also works so well with different styles of outfits (from ripped jeans to semiformal). This is certainly a keeper, and I plan to wear it for years to come. The only challenge is to stay in shape to be able to fit into a jacket that leaves so little margin for any weight gain. :).

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    Last edited: Oct 10, 2019
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  2. AeroFan_07

    AeroFan_07 Call Me a Cab

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    Looking great there!
     
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  3. sweetfights

    sweetfights Call Me a Cab

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    Looks amazing!!
    That Seal brown shade is multi-purpose and a class act anywhere!
     
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  4. roadking04

    roadking04 A-List Customer

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    Thanks for the update. It is always great to see jackets age and progress. All to often we see a review of a great NEW jacket and we never see it again. Looks great!
     
  5. TREEMAN

    TREEMAN One Too Many

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    Happy Anniversary......
     
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  6. navetsea

    navetsea Call Me a Cab

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    looking great and broken in.
     
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  7. patrick_b

    patrick_b One of the Regulars

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    It really does look great.
     
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  8. dan_t

    dan_t Practically Family

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    Just acquired myself one of these beauties & already I can see it becoming my favorite.....

    Yours looks spot on!
     
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  9. dudewuttheheck

    dudewuttheheck One Too Many

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    Looks incredible!
     
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  10. Fanch

    Fanch I'll Lock Up

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    Well done, although you must keep off future weight gain, only reason to have possibly gone with a 38.
     
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