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The Mocklino hopsack is made by Halstead. Same quality and weave. I am not sure if it's OK for pants though I might try one sometime.
Sounds like a story I am familiar with
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Yes, it is a more porous weave. Not sure if there is any cream linen. S01047 is a nice option if you are looking for some cream linen.
Here's a few more plains from the same Solbiati bunch. I'm not a fan of tweedy patterns in summer stuff. Heavy Italian linens breathe a lot better than Irish linen.
I didn't think Jantzen would be so silly as to give up making shirts. It's much easier an operation to manage compare to making suits in comparable quality. Also more volume as shirts get worn out much quicker than suits.
Gennaro Paone will be back in HK June 10-12. Please PM if you are interested. Thanks.
If you are referring to the special run of tobacco Fresco that Slewfoot and Dieworkwear did, I don't think it's available in cut lengths as it is not a stock cloth.
I believe the initial trip was postponed and when a new trip was rescheduled, interest waned for whatever reason. For those who travel to Naples, the Paones have opened a sartoria near his home in Calvizzano, about 20 minutes outside of central Naples.I am glad Gennaro is still making trips out to Hong Kong. Full disclosure: I am his sponsor for the HK shows but I have to say with a hand on my heart that he's been a real pleasure to work with. No "ifs and buts" kinda...
I have a few lengths of Minnis Rangoon 8/9oz high twist tropical worsted from special runs for sale. This cloth was discontinued a few years ago. The cloths are made to the exact spec as the old ones (same yarn, weave, finish etc). The photo is pretty close to reality. Please PM if you are interested. Thanks. 1) 2.45m light navy Rangoon. Price: US$120 plus shipping SOLD! 2) 4.50m light navy Rangoon. Price: US$270 plus shipping SOLD! 3) 4.50m RAF blue Rangoon. ...
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