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post #106 of 118

Still some of the MH/Edwin jeans in the Japanese web shop. You can also find them in yahoo.jp with some frequency.

post #107 of 118

Would prefer something with a slightly lower rise and more tapered from the knees down while maintaining the relaxed steeze.

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post #109 of 118
Fenwick on New Bond Street are now carry a small selection of Margaret Howell Mens Mainline.
post #110 of 118
I'm going to consider this the official MH thread, since sipang did such a nice job starting it.

I just picked up my first Margaret Howell piece, the indigo linen cable knit from Unionmade, and it is a thing of beauty. I sized well, and it seems to fit slimmer than the grey version shown above.

post #111 of 118
very nice Z
post #112 of 118
^thanks.

I'm trying to decide on the "slim" work shirt, whether I should wear it untucked and embrace to looser fit, or pass it on. I bought my usual shirt size, medium, and sadly, no smalls seem to be available. Could have it slimmed a little, but the seams are felled and chainstitched. Such a nice shirt (not the best shorts to pair it with, though...).



The fabric is beautiful.


The matelot? Well, I don't know that I will wear this out in public other than to the pool or beach.
post #113 of 118
Definitely keep. Will look great with trousers. Shoulders hit you on point and Margaret would definitely not want you to size down.

I don't love the shape of the Matelot shirt, but it will look good under a jacket. You go M on that one as well? I wanted the darker colorway, but they don't have a S and it looked like I should size down.
post #114 of 118
I think the shirt fit is spot on. Great fabric.
post #115 of 118
Thanks, guys. Will keep. I know that's how it was intended to be worn, based on the looks. I just have to get used to it smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Caveat View Post

I don't love the shape of the Matelot shirt, but it will look good under a jacket. You go M on that one as well? I wanted the darker colorway, but they don't have a S and it looked like I should size down.
I went with a small based on the measurements. Yeah, it's a little feminine of a cut, and the "light grey-blue" color is actually more of a light violet. I find that boat neck matelots look best when worn on:
1. women
2. small wooden sailboats (preferably, that you built yourself)
3. narrow alleys in France
4. beaches in 1930
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Originally Posted by accordion View Post

What size did you get for the cable knit? I asked unionmade to re-measure thinking the listed numbers are too small, and they ended giving me a even narrower p2p that's 2" slimmer than the MHL sweater I own in the same size. 20.5" vs. 22" for medium.
Wish I could have helped you sooner. The indigo cable knit was made slimmer- much more so than the grey one. Unionmade's measurements were correct.
post #116 of 118

lol i've gotten so sick of asking unionmade about their size XL 20.5" p2ps, and jeans in bigger sizes having smaller thigh measurements, and their being defensive even when I phrase my e-mails in the most courteous of tones. Will probably never from them again. Also looks like La Garconne will be carrying both the main and MHL line soon.

post #117 of 118
hey Z how is quality compared to brands like NC and EG?
post #118 of 118
I would say on par with NC. I like EG, but have never been particularly impressed with the quality. I'd put EG on par with RRL (for the most part), but a step below NC, MH, and Mister Freedom, at least in my closet.
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