It's 90 plus degrees in the Northeast today. My 8 oz. Robert Noble silk-linen blend jacket is great, but I can't imagine anything heavier.
You can get that stubby-tweedy look (either linen, silk-linen, or worsted-silk-linen) in 8 oz. cloth. Robert Noble and Baird McNutt are my favorites.
Magee weaves some great looking tweedy-stubby linen--classic glen check patterns. They did the classic brown-cream with blue overcheck PoW for their jackets. ...