The Official Tweed Appreciation Thread - Page 17
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Some tweeds that I have (with apologies for poor quality shots):
A 'modern' Harris Tweed jacket from the period of huge diversification in colours from the 1960s onwards...
Pattern detail from another 60s-era Harris Tweed jacket, I have:
And finally, and this is much more interesting to tweed heads, a rather rare example of a West of England Tweed, probably from a Cotswald mill that no longer exists. This is an overcoat by the also no longer operational, Dunn & Co., and a rather beautiful one too, and the finish is really smooth compared to the Scottish island tweeds:
Pattern detail of the above:
Anyone made something up from the London Lounge Cloth Club Spring 2011 subscriptions yet? I sent the LLTW22 out for a sport coat. Can't wait to see the results!
|Från 20 apr 2011|
Mine will be made up in December. What's your jacket going to be? I find myself gravitating towards a Huntsman-like one button with hacking pockets.
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Here are some bad pics of me in a PRL Garrison donegal suit with a PRL tweed tie and a PRL seafoam shirt. NORE (Click to show)
I wish there were a bit more tonal contrast between the tie and jacket, but love that tweed.
Will from A Suitable Wardrobe suggested that trousers made from tweed will bag out at the knees. Maybe his comments were confined to Harris Tweed, though.