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You can find that kind of corduroy jacket at just about any goodwill / thrift store, probably for less than $20.
You might be right, but based on my fuzzy memory of looking through the book a few years ago, I recall mostly solid plain weaves with a few stripes and nailheads. Great fabric though, I have a couple suits that have held up beautifully with regular wear over 4-5 years.
Make sure the you have enough room at the bottom of the shirt around the hips. If it's tight there, the waist will ride up and puff out.
Frontier is closer to the Lesser 9.5/10oz - both are plain weaves.
This story reminds me of a point Vox once made about how there's the "Ivy" clothes tradition of restraint and subtlety, and the "haberdashery" tradition of bold colors and accessories, with the schools accusing one another of uptightness and tackiness respectively. This new shirt trend seems like a continuation of the latter, whereas SF tends to embrace the former.
Thanks. What kind of buttons are available for these? Thinking brown or grey buttons would look nice with a linen kurta.
I would definitely be interested in some of the kurta-style shirts. How should we go about specifying it on the order page?
Sounds like Luxire previously benefited from a strange setup where no duty was levied on packages to the US, but the loophole is now closed. Going forward, the choice might be paying a typical exorbitant Fedex customs+brokerage charge, or paying $20 per shipment upfront as duty prepay.
Same here - would happily pay $20 (or more) in order to get orders completed in 5 days, as advertised on the website.
Thinking about ordering a bunch of shirts made of Grandi & Rubinelli "Luna" fabric. It's a very nice and lightweight zephyr, a good alternative for those who find linen to be on the thick side.Also, just as an FYI, Luxire has only posted a small fraction of the G&R shirting range on their site. Lots more colors and patterns available if you provide them with the fabric number (which can be found elsewhere on the internet).
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