Not crazy about the grenadine, would probably prefer a knit.
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whnay.'s good taste thread - Page 412post #6166 of 141142/13/13 at 6:31amThread Starterpost #6167 of 141142/13/13 at 6:36ampost #6168 of 141142/13/13 at 7:07ampost #6169 of 141142/13/13 at 7:09ampost #6170 of 141142/13/13 at 7:17ampost #6171 of 141142/13/13 at 7:42ampost #6172 of 141142/13/13 at 7:45amQuote:Originally Posted by p.henrikQuote:
I interpret this as that the 0520 works as fabric for a SC, even though it's not a classic blazer color. Thanks for clarifying, Manton.
The 0520 looks great in the pictures, but I suppose those can be misleading. For a summer suit, I am now thinking 0505. It is listed as Navy (http://www.hfwltd.com/bobb.php?b=jjm&c=6&p=1), but it looks very dark on the computer. Has anyone seen this in-person who can comment on how dark it actually is? I would like to avoid getting something that could be mistaken for black.post #6173 of 141142/13/13 at 7:48amThread Starter505 is a dark navy in the lightest weight. 520 is the medium weight. There is no shade comparable to 0520 in the lightest weight. Or, perhaps, there might be now because I know they have expanded the book but I am not as familiar with the newer stuff.
I do not have the lightweight blue but I do have one of the grays. They wear VERY differently. The lightweights are awesome for blistering summers. The mediums are not. They are more for spring/fall.
Unfortunately, the range of colors and patterns in the ligthtest weights is quite limited.post #6174 of 141142/13/13 at 7:51ampost #6175 of 141142/13/13 at 7:53amThread Starterpost #6176 of 141142/13/13 at 7:55ampost #6177 of 141142/13/13 at 7:55ampost #6178 of 141142/13/13 at 7:57amQuote:
Maybe I need a trouser press to go along with this suit. I would definitely go with the lightest weight, as it would only be for summer. I guess I will go with the 505.post #6179 of 141142/13/13 at 7:58amQuote:
i want to not care, but i still irks me when i see pants uncreased.
more power to you!post #6180 of 141142/13/13 at 8:01amQuote:
For once something to be thankful for about the British Summer: 11 oz worsted is fine most of the time, and I never need to go below 10 oz fresco (on five or six days of the year something lighter might be better).
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