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Vanson for me as well. I forgot how warm these E’s are. Legit winter jacket. I still believe it to be one of the very best crosszips available. For me it’s absolutely the mutts nuts.
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Mandarin

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I got this 618HH from @Harris HTM, and I must say it totally reconciled me with the Perfecto that I had avoided for decades. Long story short, when I bought my very first jacket in the early 90's, it was a Schott perfecto (probably a 118) and the seller insisted I take it 3 sizes too big. Since it was the trend at the time, nobody noticed the fit was awful, but after a few years, I got sick of it and sold it. It's only recently (and gradually) that I adopted variations of the crosszip with details such as the D pocket that made them desirable. It is the first time that I come back to the archetypal perfecto, with coin pocket, belt and epaulets . What persuaded me was the slim cut of the 618 and the silky horse hide. The measurements seamed ideal, the condition of the jacket was pristine, and when I received it, it fit exactly right. Trim, but with enough room for a light sweater. After a few weeks of getting used to it, I think it's a keeper. Here are some pics.
 

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willyto

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Vanson for me as well. I forgot how warm these E’s are. Legit winter jacket. I still believe it to be one of the very best crosszips available. For me it’s absolutely the mutts nuts.
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I hope you decide to keep this one!

Those collars really are amazing. I didn't know how much I liked them until I tried it myself.
 

navetsea

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I got this 618HH from @Harris HTM, and I must say it totally reconciled me with the Perfecto that I had avoided for decades. Long story short, when I bought my very first jacket in the early 90's, it was a Schott perfecto (probably a 118) and the seller insisted I take it 3 sizes too big. Since it was the trend at the time, nobody noticed the fit was awful, but after a few years, I got sick of it and sold it. It's only recently (and gradually) that I adopted variations of the crosszip with details such as the D pocket that made them desirable. It is the first time that I come back to the archetypal perfecto, with coin pocket, belt and epaulets . What persuaded me was the slim cut of the 618 and the silky horse hide. The measurements seamed ideal, the condition of the jacket was pristine, and when I received it, it fit exactly right. Trim, but with enough room for a light sweater. After a few weeks of getting used to it, I think it's a keeper. Here are some pics.
great fitting, what is the secret sauce to make the back panel creases like that...
 

Harris HTM

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I got this 618HH from @Harris HTM, and I must say it totally reconciled me with the Perfecto that I had avoided for decades. Long story short, when I bought my very first jacket in the early 90's, it was a Schott perfecto (probably a 118) and the seller insisted I take it 3 sizes too big. Since it was the trend at the time, nobody noticed the fit was awful, but after a few years, I got sick of it and sold it. It's only recently (and gradually) that I adopted variations of the crosszip with details such as the D pocket that made them desirable. It is the first time that I come back to the archetypal perfecto, with coin pocket, belt and epaulets . What persuaded me was the slim cut of the 618 and the silky horse hide. The measurements seamed ideal, the condition of the jacket was pristine, and when I received it, it fit exactly right. Trim, but with enough room for a light sweater. After a few weeks of getting used to it, I think it's a keeper. Here are some pics.
I've got to say that it fits you much better than me! And it will only get better with wear. Congratulations and I hope you enjoy it for many years!
 

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