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Harrisons has some lighter shades in a camel hair/wool blend too. But W Bill has quite an extensive collection in varying shades. There's another lesser known Scottish weaver who weaves overcoat fabrics and I distinctly recall seeing lighter shades in camel colour. Isn't one of those large merchants, but produces very good stuff nonetheless, and there are cards of swatches at quite a number of good English tailors. Reasonably priced too. Name eludes me now, but I'll...
I have a set of cufflinks in the works and am quite excited about it. Here's how one end of the cufflinks is gng to look like. Minor difference is that I'm looking at a different way of anchoring the jade. Don't want those 'hooks'. Will be made out of vermeil, Burmese Jade and diamonds. Question: Should I have the other end of the cufflink made up such that both ends will look identical, OR have the end (WITHOUT the jade) terminate in a vermeil knot (looks like silk...
Plenty of bankers in the area willing to part with their money for branded, more mainstream items like Gucci, Boss, Armani yada yada.
There isn't an alteration fee if the coat doesn't fit properly. I've had mine altered. I think this has been Chan's standard operation for some time now. Best of luck!
Learn new stuff every day. Was a light weight canvass/linen utilized?
Bntailor made stuff using linen and cotton. Have seen pics of them. But was it shirting fabric, that weighs much lighter, and has much less body?
Doesn't sound feasible to be honest. Shirting fabrics made up as suit? It'd be limp and shapeless, and wrinkle everywhere, not just at flex points.
Smashing update. Thanks.
[img]Held together by elastic that is hidden underneath cloth (which serves as an outer layer) that covers the length of the waistband.
LOL.I stayed at Grand Hotel Parker the times I visited Naples -- a hotel which was the Allied HQ during WWII. The room I stayed in had a stunning view of Mt Vesuvius. That, plus the breakfast area allowed you to overlook the sea. The scenery was a real treat.Apart from things sartorial related, it was one of the rare times I got up close and personal with a city that hadn't lost its soul (there's a certain ubiquity at all the major metropolitan cities I've visited/stayed...
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