I decided to see if I could actually make a complicated jacket before I attempted "The Mysterious Galliano Pirate Jacket" - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=28780.0
So I picked the hardest looking jacket I could find (and liked the look of), this one being an "Advanced" pattern, and set to work!
In Action (also the only front shot of it closed I have....):
please ignore pathetic expression and positioning...
Front - open:
Close up of front zipper detail:
Sleeve zipper detail (closed and open):
Incedentaly, this is lined in the same fabric used for the red dress here - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=309810.msg3555919#msg3555919
Close up of the button I found in John Lewis's (I wasn't even looking for one! ):
Sorry about the over-load of pictures, but I'm tremendously proud of myself!
Thanks for looking!