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Quote: Originally Posted by Master Squirrel Yes people are often disappointed that their stereotypes do not always match reality. So the question is: are you selling some tweed on ebay? Nope, not selling any of my Harris Tweed. I just wanted to offer some of my thoughts/insights on the subject really. Thats all, no underlying motives here, no ebay store or anything like that.
The Harris Tweed Jacket is truly a thing of beauty, a timeless classic and perfect to keep you warm and stylish in the colder months. One of the great features of the Harris Tweed Jacket is its ability to look very smart in either a formal or informal setting, jeans and shirts mixed with a pair of Doc Martens or tie/shirt and brogues with formal trousers. My interest in the HT Jacket was sparked earlier this year whilst on a holiday in Edinburgh and I was quite...
Quote: Originally Posted by tenorclef Decided to buy a couple of pairs of brogues, i got a black L1 pair and a nice tan 1880 'Chester'. They both look really nice but i note the L1 is not a comfy shoe compared to the 1880 Chester tan. I don't want to give up on the L1 so i've ordered some neatfoot oil to try and soften the leather, if that does'nt work i'll probably have to buy another pair of loakes from their 1880 range. Well the Neatsfoot...
Decided to buy a couple of pairs of brogues, i got a black L1 pair and a nice tan 1880 'Chester'. They both look really nice but i note the L1 is not a comfy shoe compared to the 1880 Chester tan. I don't want to give up on the L1 so i've ordered some neatfoot oil to try and soften the leather, if that does'nt work i'll probably have to buy another pair of loakes from their 1880 range.
I own a pair of Loakes full brogues which i bought in my early 20's and i'm about to hit 40......I still have thoses Loakes which i mainly wear for formal functions, they are starting to look a little tired now (me too) so maybe its time to buy another pair. Oh, just realised i did'nt answer your question or did I?
Houndstooth to Herringbone, Lovat to Plaid Check....? Is their any definative guide out their to explain the complex world of Harris Tweed Here is my latest aquisition-
Quote: Originally Posted by Becks23 I know for sure United Arrows Beauty & Youth do a Harris Tweed bowtie as I've seen it in person. It's similar to this http://zozo.jp/shop/unitedarrows/goo...2&did=&cid=886 but some tweed offerings http://zozo.jp/shop/unitedarrows/goo...4&did=&cid=886 http://zozo.jp/shop/unitedarrows/goo...8&did=&cid=886 Thanks for the link, nice tie however i prefer to self tie rather than go for a clip on design.
Quote: Originally Posted by Film Noir Buff Like the old school tie Oh no, thats not what i'm looking for at all.......
Just waiting on a reply now to see if i can get some HT fabric direct from the Isle of Harris...........
Quote: Originally Posted by ManofKent tenorclef - I like the idea of a Harris Tweed tie - there are different weights of Harris Tweed woven - go for the lightest an it might work. I've got a couple of Harris Tweed ties and like them a lot - a bow would be a fun addition. Just in case you're unaware Harris Tweed aren't a manufacturer http://www.harristweed.org/ Hi ManofKent, yes i was aware thanks. I noticed that...
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