I love the series as well, but my favourites are 2 and SS (partly because the enemies aren't annoying like they were in the first game..effing Reapers).
Oddly enough, I originally was all "ah sweet, Cole's jacket!" but then was turned off by it when I put it on him for some reason. I like being able to see his "hoodie's" arm colour too not just the hood itself D: Maybe my next playthrough. I wish they had cooler designs for the vest :\ like something psychedelic or more ones that look like you've got something on (like the bullet belts design).