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Dainese R-Twin Leather Jacket

Sitting astride your café racer after a nice spin around the hills, now it’s time to hit the city. Your Dainese R-Twin will be with you every minute with its heritage look and faithful details to open up that world of passion, speed, and real, pulsing mechanics that live in every special bike. The Dainese R-Twin Leather Jacket expresses all the Dainese style and research in every detail, from the vintage cowhide treated with resin to give it that worn-out look and the patented Microelastic elasticated inserts on the back that offer excellent comfort and freedom of movement, all the way to the composite protectors on the shoulders and the elbows.

Protection:

  • Composite protectors certified to Standard EN1621.1/97

Ergonomics and Comfort:

  • Vintage leather
  • S1 fabric
  • Microelastic elasticated inserts
  • Inserts in elasticated fabric
  • Neck adjustment
  • Waist adjustment
  • Jacket-trousers fastening system
  • Air inlets on the chest
  • Removable thermal liner
  • Sanitized® lining

Other:

  • Pocket for G1 and G2 back protector  
  • 2 outside pockets
  • Internal pocket
  • Pocket on removable liner
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Dainese R-Twin Leather Jacket 4.3 5 25 25
Great Jacket This is a smooth looking jacket. I live in a moderate to cool climate, and this jacket is comfortable and warm in temperatures down to 40 degrees. A little bit pricey, but I believe you get what you pay for. I've had a ton of complements on this jacket. November 25, 2014
I wear this all the time Love this. Got the tobacco color at a heavy discount from an online store in Spain because Revzilla had closed it out. Very robust chassis, but in several places I had loose thread ends that I had to melt with a lighter and mash down. It's got that relaxed classic look, works for any bike and any occasion. I commute in it and, on the rare occasion that I meet with friends at a pub straight after work, it just works so well in so many situations. Chest vents and S1 stretch panel keeps you breathing and dry. I ride in the Bay Area and when it gets cold the jacket can keep out cold air with all zips closed. Also comes with warm removable liner, which I haven't needed. This jacket is totally versatile, in both style and climate. November 6, 2014
Best jacket I ever owned! I bought his jacket over a year ago and I have to say that I have been very impressed with the quality and the practicality. Where I live in Chile it is never too hot or too cold so I am able to use this jacket all year long. In the winter the liner is perfect for temps in the high 30s and in the summer there is just enough ventilation for city driving with temps in the low 80s. As far as the look of the jacket I have got nothing but compliments about it everyone I go. I even often take out all the protectors and just use it to go out as it goes well with most everything. Just last week I unfortunately got to try out the protection as I fell off my bike on a dirt road going about 30 MPH. I landed square on my left shoulder and then slid a bit on my left side. The jacket got ruffed up a bit but I was able to walk away with only a bruise to my shoulder and nothing more. Highly recommend this jacket. October 28, 2014
My favorite Jacket One of the best jackets I have come across. So glad I got the tobacco colour before the stock runs out. The brown isn't too bad either but wanted the tobacco because I already have a brown jacket. Back protector fits in nicely and the liner makes a winter ride really comfortable. September 4, 2014
Nice Jacket well built, sizing not great. I waited a long time to review this jacket mainly because the price is so high, I expected a lot. The leather is great, super soft and comfortable and it is well made. My problem is the fact that it is tailored for a fat guy. If you have a bit of a gut this is probably the jacket for you. I am 6ft tall 175lbs, the arms, chest, and shoulders fit good (although the arms could be a bit larger in diameter). But when you get to the midsection there is way more material than is needed. I had 3 inches taken out of the waist and now it fits well. The protection, liner and the rest are very nice and I have no complaints other than the kooky sizing in the waist area. Probably the nicest thing about the coat is the collar and cuffs, they are soft and well designed. This coat is very expensive and frankly I expected it to be better fitted. Now that I had it taken in, in the waist area it is better and when zipped to my Dainese Alien pants it works great. But for $700 bucks I shouldn't have had to have it modified. May 19, 2014
expensive Jacket I bought this jacket hoping for italian quality and style. The jacket is made in some former Soviet republic. The zipper is on the wrong side of the jacket left side opposed to most male jackets right side.. The jacket fits tight around the shoulders and shoulder blades. The size is bad I am a 44 chest 210lbs 5'11 and 54 fits pretty good just alittle snug around the shoulders. The jacket does look pretty good. It is fairly warm worn it in 40 degrees with liner no problem. Really this jacket is should be priced around the 300 dollar range instead of the 700. My alpine star jacket has same or similiar features for a whole lot less money. December 30, 2013
Excellent craftsmanship. . I am 5'9" and weight 170 and ordered a size 52. Perfect fit. With the liner in there is not a lot of room for layering, especially in the arms. However in the riding position, the cramped fit is not an issue ( I also have muscular arms). The liner is very comfortable and should work well in temperatures 40 to 50 degrees. The one negative is that the collars is much to wide and does interfere with the helmet strap. Just need to loosen the collar to remedy the interference. The "stretch panels" in the shoulders work really well and there is excellent protection in the elbows and shoulders. I really can't evaluate the durability just yet, but this is a very well made product. Styling is superb. December 23, 2013
Great jacket! Love it! Great jacket. Fits well and looks great too! December 3, 2013
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Dainese R-Twin Leather Jacket
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Kyle D: It came in Brown leather. Not many brown leather jackets out there. Sep 15, 2014
Hugo M: because its italian design and excelente fit and excelent protection Mar 25, 2014
Ed H: good looking and well made jacket w/ the protection of leather Jan 19, 2014
A shopper asked: Hi, does this jacket fit true to size or should I order a size up? If I do order 1 size up will it be too loose? Oct 2, 2014
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Andrew K: I wear a size 43-44 in American suit/sportcoat. I ordered the size 56 and it fits just fine. It's a snug fit, but it should be. Keep in mind there is a removable liner and when the liner is in the jacket there is no room for any other layering, such as a sweater. This jacket is not loose and casual, it fits like sporting leather. Oct 6, 2014
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Guillaume C: I've worn 50 and 52 in terms of suits (now really a 52). I picked this one up in a size 50. Fits me well but I like a snug fit. Keep in mind if you're going to wear it with the liner it's gonna add a little more bulk. I'd say you can't go wrong with ordering your regular size. Oct 6, 2014
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Peter S: It is true to size, but understand that it is designed to fit snug., That is a European fit. I have a size 52 brown and I actually will have it for sale since I just got a KLIM. Oct 6, 2014
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john o: First of all this jacket is a phenomenal jacket...and yes I ordered 1 size up and it still fit nice and snug the way its supposed to...hope this helps... Oct 6, 2014
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John D: The jacket fit true to size for me but if you want to put in a back protector or layer it with anything else, you may want to size up to be safe. Oct 5, 2014
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Suki S: Fits as sized. Not much room for extra layers. If you move up in size I think it would not fit as designed. Oct 5, 2014
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Suki S: Fits as sized. Not much room for extra layers. If you move up in size I think it would not fit as designed. Oct 5, 2014
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Suzanne C: Hi,
Buy true to size. The leather will soften and loosen up.
Oct 5, 2014
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A S asked: can I remove the shoulder and elbow armor if I wanted to ? Jun 11, 2014
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daniel w: You can remove the shoulder but the elbow is sewed in, so you wound need to cut the fabric inside the jacket to remove it. I went down with this jacket a m Jun 11, 2014
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daniel w: Shoulder yes, elbow is sewed in so you would need to modify the jacket to get out. Went down with this jacket a month ago and it worked / saved me. Jun 11, 2014
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C. A: Yes, the pads remove easily from lining. Held in with Velcro. Removing does give alot more room Jun 12, 2014
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Ilias C: Yes, shoulder and elbow armor are completely removable. Jun 15, 2014
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Jason F: Yes, the armor is removable with Velcro. Jun 11, 2014
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Andrew K: Yes. The Armor is removeable. Jun 11, 2014
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Suki S: Shoulder yes, elbow no. Jun 18, 2014
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A S: thank you ! Jun 11, 2014
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A shopper asked: I wear a 52 in a Dainese Racing leather jacket but when I tried this on it was really tight in this jacket. Do you think I will have to move up to a 54 because of the inner lining? Is that normal? Dec 28, 2013
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C. A: The right answer is going to be your decision. The liner does make it perfect and without it is going to be looser. The question is which season are you planning on riding more with this jacket? Also is it tight with the liner to where comfort is compromised, breaking in the jacket will also loosen it up in time. Is it too loose without the liner? which can be a problem with wind pull. Just remember you are buying the outer look of the shell/color/style not the inner liner; your clothes can compensate for that. Dainese usually aims for fitted race wear so tighter is usually norm. Dec 29, 2013
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Jason F: Remember that new leather jackets do streatch and break in to the rider, but for me, I wanted to sit comfortable without too much restriction. Also, I wanted more room for layers when I rode in lower temps. I went one size up from the size chart and am pleased with the fit. Dec 29, 2013
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Ralphie n: Mine fit with the liner on the same size. I did not want to go a size up because in the summer when I remove the liner it feels really good. Going one size up would have made mine too lose in the summer time. I hope this helps Dec 28, 2013
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Chad C: Yes. Also this jacket isn't worth 699 Dec 28, 2013
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A shopper asked: I love the brown color, but I'm having a hard time envisioning what Dainese was planning for this jacket. Is it just the new kevlar jeans? Feb 20, 2012
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Chadri: I bought the d6 Kevlar jeans from dainese and the cut and style was so tight I thought my legs were gonna fall off. If you are a real thin guy all around you might have better success but if you have more of an "American" build, might want to check out icon jeans.

But to answer your question, I think the accompanying pants really depend on you. From a style
Standpoint I think jeans are the way to go. If you're looking for real quality protection look elsewhere.
Aug 6, 2012
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RevZilla: There are no vintage assorted leather pants available with this jacket. The Dainese Trophy pants offer a very similar texture (horsehide) but do not include a zip connection. If you are looking for pants offering zip connections, the best option would be either the Dainese Pony or Spartan 66 pants. May 2, 2012
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RainierWolfcastle: I wear it with Dainese SF pants. I have the dark brown (love it) I was worried it would clash with the black pants, but it actually works really well. Or I sometimes wear it with kevlar jeans which obviously work well also. May 26, 2012
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nagilfarswake: Out of their 2012 line, I would say that yes, the kevlar jeans are probably the best fit with this jacket as far as pants go. But the item from their 2012 line that most matches with this jacket is the new cafe boots. May 18, 2012
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Chip h asked: Ordered this jacket its being shipped from italy and im having hard time trying to find a good pair of dainese gloves to match or complament the dark brown version. Protection is not a issue with dainese so im looking for a glove that functions well with the sleeve in a comfortable way with as much style as possible. I also wear 2xl alpinestar gloves the fit is a smuge big so would xl dainese be a good size? Mar 4, 2014
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Ralphie n: Not sure about the size difference between Alpine Stars and Dianese. I would go to a local store try a size on and then order online. Mar 6, 2014
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Peter S: I purchased some really nice Italian Leather gloves from Europe - http://www.tucanourbano.it/home-en-US Mar 7, 2014
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Amir Y asked: does this have shoulder and elbow pads? Nov 5, 2013
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John D: Yes, it has CE pads in both the elbows and the shoulders. Nov 5, 2013
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Jason F: Yes, both. Just not a back pad/protector. Nov 5, 2013
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A shopper asked: I'd just really like to see what it looks like when it's being worn (wondering if the elbow pads stick out like some of the other Dainese jackets). Nov 9, 2011
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midnightmethane: Definitely not as much as the more sport/supersport focused line of jackets. Actually because of the looser fitment on the sleeves now that I'm looking at mine it really isn't noticeable. Well take a look at my pic for reference. Note I'm usually a size 52, and this is a 50 and nothing is bulging out. Apr 25, 2013
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Chris K: We will probably have a chunk of new Dainese product videos in the spring as more inventory becomes available. Most of the new Dainese products are currently out of stock and are expected to be coming in around March 2012. Nov 16, 2011
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A shopper asked: How thick is the leather used in this jacket? May 9, 2013
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RevZilla: The Dainese R-Twin Jacket's leather is between 1.1mm and 1.3mm thick. May 17, 2013
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SIZING INSTRUCTIONS

We highly recommend finding a cloth tape measure and taking the time to take these measurements. Dainese sizes will not necessarily correlate with fitment in other brands.

  • Chest: Measure from under/top of armpit across chest to under/top of other armpit, then across back to first armpit
  • Waist: Measure at the hourglass of your torso, (circumference measured at your belly button)
  • Hips: pelvic bone to pelvic bone, the widest part of your hips below the waist
  • Inseam: from crotch to big ankle bone
  • Outseam: from waist to big ankle bone
  • Gloves: Using a flexible measuring tape, measure around your hand, behind the knuckles, not including the thumb.

Dainese Men's Jacket Sizing:

Jacket Regular Sizing:

Dainese Euro Size Alpha Size USA Size Chest (cm) Sleeve Length (cm) Neck (cm) Height (cm)
42 XS 32 82 - 86 55 - 56 35.5 - 36.5 163 - 166
44 SM 34 86 - 90 56 - 57 36.5 - 37.5 166 - 169
46 SM 36 90 - 94 57 - 58 37.5 - 38.5 169 - 172
48 MD 38 94 - 98 58 - 59 38.5 - 39.5 172 - 175
50 MD 40 98 - 102 59 - 60 39.5 - 40.5 175 - 178
52 LG 42 102 - 106 60 - 61 40.5 - 41.5 178 - 181
54 LG 44 106 - 110 61 - 62 41.5 - 42.5 181 - 184
56 XL 46 110 - 114 62 - 63 42.5 - 43.5 184 - 187
58 XL 48 114 - 118 62 - 63 43.5 - 44.5 187 - 188
60 2XL 50 118 - 122 63 - 64 44.5 - 45.5 188 - 189
62 3XL 52 122 - 126 63 - 64 45.5 - 46.5 189 - 190
64 4XL 54 126 - 130 64 - 65 46.7 - 47.5 190 - 191

Jacket Short Sizing:

Dainese Euro Size Alpha Size USA Size Chest (cm) Sleeve Length (cm) Height (cm)
46 (Short) XS 33 83 - 89 51 - 53 156 - 161
48 (Short) SM 36 89 - 95 53 - 55 161 - 165
50 (Short) MD 39 95 -101 55 - 57 165 - 170
52 (Short) LG 42 101 - 107 57 - 58 170 - 174
54 (Short) XL 45 107 - 113 58 - 59 174 - 178
56 (Short) 2XL 48 113 - 119 59 - 60 178 - 180
58 (Short) 3XL 51 119 - 125 60 - 61 180 - 181
60 (Short) 4XL 54 125 - 131 60 - 61 181 - 183

Jacket Tall Sizing:

Dainese Euro Size Alpha Size USA Size Chest (cm) Sleeve Length (cm) Height (cm)
46 (Tall) XS 33 83 - 89 57 - 59 172 - 177
48 (Tall) SM 36 89 - 95 59 - 61 177 - 181
50 (Tall) MD 39 95 -101 61 - 63 181 - 186
52 (Tall) LG 42 101 - 107 63 - 64 186 - 190
54 (Tall) XL 45 107 - 113 64 - 65 190 - 194
56 (Tall) 2XL 48 113 - 119 65 - 66 194 - 196
58 (Tall) 3XL 51 119 - 125 66 - 67 196 - 197
60 (Tall) 4XL 54 125 - 131 66 - 67 197 - 199

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

Click here to see the full Dainese Size Chart
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / 44 807736 1533644-001-44 Out of Stock
Black / 46 807737 1533644-001-46 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 48 807711 1533644-001-48 Out of Stock
Black / 50 807712 1533644-001-50 Out of Stock
Black / 52 807741 1533644-001-52 Out of Stock
Black / 54 807715 1533644-001-54 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 56 807716 1533644-001-56 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 58 807740 1533644-001-58 Out of Stock
Black / 60 807744 1533644-001-60 Out of Stock
Dark Brown / 44 807745 1533644-005-44 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Dark Brown / 46 807746 1533644-005-46 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Dark Brown / 48 807747 1533644-005-48 Out of Stock
Dark Brown / 50 807721 1533644-005-50 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Dark Brown / 52 807749 1533644-005-52 Out of Stock
Dark Brown / 54 807723 1533644-005-54 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Dark Brown / 56 807724 1533644-005-56 Out of Stock
Dark Brown / 58 807725 1533644-005-58 Out of Stock
Dark Brown / 60 807753 1533644-005-60 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 44 807754 1533644-193-44 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 46 807755 1533644-193-46 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 48 807756 1533644-193-48 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 50 807757 1533644-193-50 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 52 807758 1533644-193-52 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 54 807732 1533644-193-54 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 56 807733 1533644-193-56 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 58 807759 1533644-193-58 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 60 807762 1533644-193-60 Out of Stock

So really what we're looking at with the R-Twin which comes in three colors, this is the dark brown.  There's a tobacco and a black.  It's really a jacket that's a three season cold weather jacket.  So notice there's a lack of perforation.  You will get some air flow from these two vents here in the chest.  And then these are S-1 stretch panels for comfort and some air flow.  You get some air that comes through from the elbow down on the inside of your forearm as well.

But if we look at it, there's a full sleeve quilted liner inside.  So to me that screams fall, winter, spring.  Summer time with this configuration, depending on where you live, it might get a little bit hot.  The big claim to fame, and we're right around that $700 mark, somewhere in that price point, is that this is vintage-inspired, has a really beautiful heritage look to it.  Again, in the dark brown, it's just a very different, almost cafe` or city urban style to it.

The Dainese R-Twin is a beautiful jacket, whether you leave the armor in, or you take the armor out.  Now thinking through this a less vintage version of this jacket would be something like the Razon.  And if you want to take it even a step further and get the sown in quilted liner, you can go up to something like the vintage which is a bit more expensive.

Now we've talked about the venting.  We've talked about the stretch panels.  Let's talk about the fit.  Jason is 175 lbs, 5' 11", 40" chest, he's wearing a 50.  It fits him spot on.  So it's what you would expect.  I consider this true to size from Dainese.  And we look at some of the other features here on the front, Dainese sueded logo, you have your embossed snap here, the details really shine on this guy.

And notice how the shoulder works, and I'm about to spin him sideways.  Watch what the shoulder line does.  Jason, turn to face that wall for me.  As we break it down, so you start up here which is this almost rolled or cuffed leather.  You work into the extra patch of leather here, that's going to be on the shoulder.  And then we continue with that line, which actually does a decent job of getting seams outside of direct impact patches.

But again, they add a nice style.  And notice that we have the S-1 stretch panel that kind of wraps the side, as well.  Turn backwards for me, Jason.  Looking at the back.  Again, you see more of the detail.  So we have our sueded Dainese logo, you have the stitched areas that really add a very cool, vintage heritage style.  But here's one thing that looks like a style point that's a functional point.

This is called micro elastication.  Right here along the shoulder, and a lot of previous iterations of jackets from Dainese, you'd see them go to the regular elasticated panels.  There would be accordion stretch panels.  With the micro elastication, you don't have to, or you do in S-1, you don't have to give up the protective quality of the leather.  But you can micro stitch elasticity right in.

So it's a really nice touch.  When you buy the jacket, it's not going to come with a back protector.  You get a Wave G-1 or G-2, which would be the correct back protector for this guy.  And notice the seat goes all the way done.  You have some adjustability along the hips with buttons.  Three hundred and sixty zipper included, as well.  Come back around for me, Jason, to the front here.

The other thing I want to talk about is the cuff.  So there are few jackets in the Dainese line that have a full sleeve thermal removable liner.  With leathers a lot of times we see that there's a select group of riders, less riders typically go for that.  So this is a unique jacket that stands on its own.  And, you know, you're paying for that full sleeve quilted.

The cool thing about this jacket is we have our snap.  We go up this way which has that nice leather gator.  But the end of the quilted liner actually has a cotton, almost sweat shirt-type material finish.  So it's completely finished, so it's going to be comfortable.  And it's going to allow it to really feel like a finished coat, especially if you're wearing a longer glove where it's going to integrate with your glove there.

So I want to unzip it, Jason.  Unzip it for me.  Show the inside really quickly.  So we look at the quilted liner on the inside.  Remember, full sleeve, you're going to have pockets built in the liners.  Here are my high quality Opti zips that go up from there.  And if we were to remove our liner which is quilted, you're going to see that it's a full mesh liner that you'd expect from Dainese.

Again, this is a 50, and here's my 360 degree zip that's going to allow it to be pulled together with the pants.  So remember, three colors in that $700 ball park.  This is what I would consider super premium product from Dainese.  And you're looking at true to fit.  It's really the style that's going to jump out at you here.