webheadedassassin: Have you ever considered creating designs based on Farscape? Like a jacket based on D'argo's armor or Crichton's Peacekeeper jackets (both the short red and long black)?
I love the hell out of Farscape. And would love to do Crichton’s Peacekeeper vest, but there’s another company that already does it. They make it in leather, and they do it well. They also happen to be great people. Pendragon Costumes.
fuzzyhairedweirdo: For the new harrier, will there be a version with the three flap button down cuff and the double layered tail? I really like those aspects of the coat as it differentiated it nicely from the Eagle i already have and would like to get one of these if so :). Also are the hood and long tail removable? Thank you, Carl
The double layered tail was not as successful at I had hoped it would be, and the cuff flap just got in the way, so both were nixed from the design. Instead the tail is a vented tail, so the two layers overlap, as opposed to the Eagle, which is a split tail.
As for the removable tail, it turns out that if we were to do that, the pockets would have been less than 2 inches deep, rendering them useless even for carrying business cards.
The hood on this design was never going to be removable, which was a big point of confusion in the first post about it. I said the cowl would be removable, referring specifically to what is now called the Pinion. The hood is built in like a collar on design, making it very sleek and streamlined, and helping to keep the cost down.
Hope this helps to clarify the Harrier design as it has progressed. We love to show our early sketches, but the problem that often comes up when we show early designs and then nix an element that people like for practical or logistical reasons. We don’t intend to disappoint, or water down our designs. Trust that when designs change it is generally for the best.
Speaking of the Harrier, it looks like we’ll be launching sometime in the next half hour. We won’t have all of the color schemes prototyped, or even a photo of the women’s version, but there will be mockups of the colors, and we’ll be adding pictures over the next couple of weeks. We are launching with so little because we want to make sure they are shipping before the fall.
The website is up and running again. Please let us know if you notice any other problems!
Thanks for your patience,