September 29, 2011
Ordered the red on closeout, it fit perfectly, and the pictures don't do it justice. Had a nice tight full length fit on me, and came down to just above my toes in length. The splits in the sides let you put your hands in your pants pockets easily. It arrived with the middle bar of one of the buckles on the left arm broken, but I wrapped a paper clip around the buckle to brace it inside, and it worked with no problems after that, only visible if you know to look for it. This definitely needs accessories if you're going to order it, especially sunglasses.
October 16, 2010
Very nice and rather stylish; I would have rated it a 5 except for one problem--NO POCKETS!!
July 02, 2010
I admit I love the anime this coat was styled after. when I saw the red on closeout I had to get it.
I wear 44 chest coats, and have a 37" waist. I should have fit in a large, but ordered an XL because I like my trench/duster style coats loose fitting. It is still small on me. I would have expected a medium to be this small.
the back split comes up nearly to my belt, I am popping snaps open wearing just a t-shirt under it, and the side slits create huge gaping openings. The belt which should have 5 inches to spare can not come within 6 inches of closing. I am really wondering if they had a mis-labeled coat in that pack.
the construction is over all good quality, and I love the heavy weight canvas. I was pleasantly surprised by this. I believe I can make some alterations and get a good fit a few sew in a few bellows panels under the slits and I will have a coat that not only looks good but is functional.
Overall I am reasonably happy with the coat, and think a li'l work is all it needs to be a great coat that should last me for years.
March 31, 2010
I've been eying this duster ever since I saw it at Comic-Con 07'. It was going for $250 there. Then I saw it at Shrinestore.com for $189. Bought it from here.
The size chart was accurate. Red was a little lighter in person. Material was a nice canvas with a good weight to it. Straps on side continue to cross behind upper back. Slits allow for good movement in walk and allow for wearer to access pants pockets. Collar looks great unbuttoned and cuffed IMO.
May 31, 2009
April 26, 2009