Cordovan Sheene

Discussion in 'Outerwear' started by Guppy, Oct 7, 2019.

  1. Guppy

    Guppy My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    I bought big7's Sheene from the classifieds. It fits perfectly.

    I don't have any fit pics right now.

    I've been playing with my phone camera settings to get the best color accuracy, and these are the closest I've been able to get, at least as the color is replicated on the screen of my phone. It's a bit more maroon in good light than it looks here. But these are much closer to reality than the very saturated magentas that typified big7's photos. I couldn't be much happier.
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    Last edited: Oct 8, 2019
  2. VestCoast

    VestCoast One of the Regulars

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    Stellar pick up! The Sheene is such a great pattern, so easy to wear. I recently got a hooch hauler in cordovan horsehide and it looks pretty similar to this. Fantastic color with a lot of depth and variation, very hard to photograph.
     
  3. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

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    That looks SWEET!
     
  4. Peacoat

    Peacoat Bartender Bartender

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    The Sheene is my go to jacket in mild weather. Yours looks great.
     
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  5. ton312

    ton312 I'll Lock Up

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    Let’s not stand on ceremony any further.



    To the fit pics.



    I can wait.





    until the weekend.





    No further.
     
  6. seres

    seres A-List Customer

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    The Sheene is a wonderful looking jacket! I'm thinking of cordovan for my next! Congrats!
     
  7. Guppy

    Guppy My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    I'm very busy getting ready for a conference this week, so I hope you can hold out a while.

    I have a few other photos with different white balance settings, none of which are accurate, but man would I like them to be.

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    This last one is actually fairly close. But it's actually almost kinda purple-ish red/brown.
     
  8. ton312

    ton312 I'll Lock Up

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    I understand. I’ve been around the block with cordo. I believe there is nothing else like it. It’s the tier above God tier.
     
  9. Fanch

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    Always nice to p/u a preowned jacket like you did, especially one that fits properly. Unfortunately I only own two Sheenes!
     
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  10. Guppy

    Guppy My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    That's all I have, too. [emoji17]
     
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  11. Fanch

    Fanch I'll Lock Up

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    Is your latest FQHH or Vicenza? Both of mine are Vicenza (russet & black).
     
  12. Guppy

    Guppy My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    This is CXL FQHH, I'm pretty sure that both Chromexcel and Vicenza Hh are both from the front quarter of the animal.
     
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  13. Tommer45

    Tommer45 One of the Regulars

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    Looking great, man. Awesome jacket. Love the color.
     
  14. El Marro

    El Marro One Too Many

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    I agree. You are getting pretty close with some of those shots Guppy but there is another dimension to cordovan CXL that I think only comes through in person.
     
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  15. Rosecitymike

    Rosecitymike One of the Regulars

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    Picked up a cordo cxl Hercules during the sale and it is indeed a special leather!
     
  16. dudewuttheheck

    dudewuttheheck One Too Many

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    Cool jacket, but FIT PICS!!! Please!
     
  17. Fanch

    Fanch I'll Lock Up

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    You are correct. I should have stipulated CXL FQHH. In any case your CXL is really nice, a major advantage having much greater water resiatance than Vicenza HH.
     
  18. Guppy

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    In the morning sun as I drove to work today.
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    Last edited: Oct 9, 2019
  19. ton312

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    That's what's passing for a fit pic these days huh...
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  20. Guppy

    Guppy My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    I mean, I'm wearing it...
     
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