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Talked with Angelo back in 2008 about the Field Parka that was 85% Wool / 15% Nylon: Angelo: The material for the Field Parka is 85%wool 15%nylon and the nylon is put in for strength. Also the weave is not really tight but that is the beauty of it. If you want it to maintain it the way it is, I would just recommend to be careful with it but I wouldn’t. The beauty of all garments is to live in it, to let it be part of your life. If something is held to be precious you will...
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I think a lot of people get thrown off by the term "engineered". EG isn't a performance apparel company that does extensive research on materials and fatigue life on their products. If that were so, wool and cashmere and many of those thinner and more delegate fabrics woul never even be considered usable. I think the engineering in this sense is more that they are taking features from different historical garments (via the extensive vintage expertise of Daiki) and...
FW15, tail end
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Sorry to hijack this, but EG FW16 is online http://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/fall-2016-menswear/engineered-garments/slideshow/collection And @Drinkwaters, too early to start a thread on this?
EG FW16 online http://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/fall-2016-menswear/engineered-garments/slideshow/collection
Good to hear that they're going to attempt to repair this. Only way I see this being repaired is if they replace that entire panel of fabric, assuming they have any fabric left from that season. Not sure if it's your thing, but if they don't have the fabric, maybe suggest using a different flannel wool. it would be in line with the mismatching blocking EG tends to like doing.Considering the fabric is wool cashmere, I'm not surprised that it ripped. That fabric definitely...
Story of My Life: Interview with Daiki Suzuki http://nepenthes.co.jp/feature/55/f55_2.html
Letting these go. Let me know if you're interested and I can get measurements and additional photos.
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