I use Irish linen pants a lot. Before having them made up, I wash and tumble dry myself to remove all shrinkage. After they are made up, I simply throw them into the wash with other cottons, hang dry and press. Fading is part of the deal with linen and cotton. Looks good IMHO.
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Pre-acquisition Smith Steadfast navy hopsack
This is a merino wool hopsack that is already sold out. These pieces are the last remaining stock from before Smith Woollens got sold to Harrisons. Weight is 14 oz.
2m: US$270 US$230 US$200 shipped
3m: US$400 shipped SOLD!