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    Faux leather Brown Jacket

    I have a thin(slim) body I weigh around 120lbs, a male and I thought of buying a faux leather jacket. Now my dillema is that I am having a hard time choosing the right faux leather jacket, I am looking for something fashionable, cheap alternative to leather jackets and that will last long

    Can you guys help me choose between these two?


    This one FAUX LEATHER JACKET WITH PADDED SHOULDERS - Jackets - MAN | ZARA Philippines(doesn't state what materials were used)

    or this one?


    Bershka United Kingdom - Basic imitation leather jacket

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    The Zara one is made from...

    COMPOSITION

    • OUTER SHELL

      BASE FABRIC: 100% VISCOSE
      COATING: 100% POLYURETHANE

      LINING

      100% POLYESTER



      I'm not entirely sure that fashionable, cheap and long lasting are three terms that go together - if an item is made from cheap materials, generally it won't be long lasting,


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    Topman, river Island and asos all do size XS in fake leather, with some in brown, so this might be a good place to look if you are a slimmer build.

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    I see, we can ignore fashionable. So I am guessing, which of the two will last long? I love them both but I only need one.
    Last edited by iammentasm; 07-02-2014 at 12:43 PM. Reason: wrong message

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    Quote Originally Posted by DorianGrape View Post
    The Zara one is made from...

    COMPOSITION
    • OUTER SHELL

      BASE FABRIC: 100% VISCOSE
      COATING: 100% POLYURETHANE

      LINING

      100% POLYESTER



      I'm not entirely sure that fashionable, cheap and long lasting are three terms that go together - if an item is made from cheap materials, generally it won't be long lasting,

    I see, we can ignore fashionable. So I am guessing, which of the two will last long? I love them both but I only need one.

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    I think what Dorian is getting at it, you can have something cheap and fashionable, but will struggle to find something that is cheap and will age well. You may need to invest a little. Or else go secondhand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    I think what Dorian is getting at it, you can have something cheap and fashionable, but will struggle to find something that is cheap and will age well. You may need to invest a little. Or else go secondhand.
    I see, I do not expect the said faux leather jackets to lasts forever, maybe around 1 to 1 and a half year will do. I do not also plan wearing them all the time. I live in a country in asia that is very hot. I was just wondering which will be worth spending, or will last long based on the given options(and materials that were used to create those products). I do not also plan investing on real leather jackets, I hate their stench and it's very hard to maintain.

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    This is all just a bad idea imo-I'd rather put the money you were gonna spend on a fake leather jacket towards a real one. Sure you might not get it now, but with some patience and time you'll have saved enough for a proper, real one.

    But that's just my philosophy on clothes though-I'd rather do it right then do it half assed, and end up buying it later along the road.

    Buy it nice, not twice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by malti001 View Post
    This is all just a bad idea imo-I'd rather put the money you were gonna spend on a fake leather jacket towards a real one. Sure you might not get it now, but with some patience and time you'll have saved enough for a proper, real one.

    But that's just my philosophy on clothes though-I'd rather do it right then do it half assed, and end up buying it later along the road.

    Buy it nice, not twice.
    That's the thing. I don't like weather jackets. It's very hard to maintain it here in my country. There are almost no leather specialist to clean them. I also don't like their stench, and most of the time, Leather jackets activates may allergic rhinitis. I have no choice but to use a faux leather jacket

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    bumping this again for suggestions

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