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post #46 of 51
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Originally Posted by Andre Yew
Matt's 15-20 oz. suit is fairly dramatic proof of that.

15-20oz? Surely, you jest?
post #47 of 51
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Originally Posted by Film_Noir_Buff
15-20oz? Surely, you jest?
Who are you calling Shirley? I'm not exaggerating... too much, but I admit it's probably closer to 15 oz than 20. I got to examine Matt's jacket, and it was much heavier than the 13 oz cloth I selected. It's apparently a house cloth for Rubinacci which they really like using, but it makes into a coat of walking art. It was very interesting and instructive too to compare the English interpretation of drape vs. its Italian cousin. Will, that sounds like a nice choice. I went for full lining, but my plaid suit's pants have no lining, which he did without me asking. Did you get to see the vicuna blend jacket which was just in basted form? --Andre
post #48 of 51
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Originally Posted by Andre Yew
Who are you calling Shirley?



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Originally Posted by Andre Yew
I'm not exaggerating... too much, but I admit it's probably closer to 15 oz than 20. I got to examine Matt's jacket, and it was much heavier than the 13 oz cloth I selected. It's apparently a house cloth for Rubinacci which they really like using, but it makes into a coat of walking art. It was very interesting and instructive too to compare the English interpretation of drape vs. its Italian cousin.

The drape is better when done up in heavier cloths it's true. Fifteen ounces is too much for me outside of the occasional flutter. I daresay it's too much for most men. But I recognize that there a group around here that like it and that cloth really can look incredibly attractive at these weights because of its depth. Also you wont need an overcoat and you can eschew going to the gym for a work out.
post #49 of 51
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Originally Posted by Andre Yew
Who are you calling Shirley?

I'm not exaggerating... too much, but I admit it's probably closer to 15 oz than 20. I got to examine Matt's jacket, and it was much heavier than the 13 oz cloth I selected. It's apparently a house cloth for Rubinacci which they really like using, but it makes into a coat of walking art. It was very interesting and instructive too to compare the English interpretation of drape vs. its Italian cousin.

Will, that sounds like a nice choice. I went for full lining, but my plaid suit's pants have no lining, which he did without me asking. Did you get to see the vicuna blend jacket which was just in basted form?

--Andre

In my experience, the English don't tend to line pants unless you press for it.

I did see the cashmere and vicuna. The watered effect made it look like dinner jacket cloth rather than suiting to my eye. But diversity makes the world go round.
post #50 of 51
I like unlined trousers, but the fit of my pants is very different from the fit of both of yours. My pants are almost always in contact with my thighs, rather than brushing against, and I do not know if the difference would change the comfort level.
post #51 of 51
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Originally Posted by iammatt
I like unlined trousers, but the fit of my pants is very different from the fit of both of yours. My pants are almost always in contact with my thighs, rather than brushing against....

I attribute that to Italian sensuality.
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