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post #8581 of 11056
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Originally Posted by poorsod View Post

I just picked this up. Carlo Barbera for H Lesser around 9 oz. I'm wondering if the shade is right for me. Do you think it is too dark?


@poorsod what kind of fabric is that?

And where did you acquire it? Is it deadstock fabric? (C Barbera for H Lesser is discontinued, no?)
post #8582 of 11056
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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

Big baller. Shot caller.
If not having to check your finance before buying a suit qualifies......

If you got it like that, it's all you player.
post #8583 of 11056
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Originally Posted by zbromer View Post

At something like $5,000 per meter, I'm guessing no. We grumble at LL prices here.
Pardon my ignorance but what/who is LL?
post #8584 of 11056
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Originally Posted by Tried and True View Post

Pardon my ignorance but what/who is LL?

LL = London Lounge.
post #8585 of 11056
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Originally Posted by badsha View Post

LL = London Lounge.
Never heard of them . They deal at the high end?
post #8586 of 11056
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Originally Posted by Tried and True View Post

Never heard of them . They deal at the high end?
www.thelondonlounge.net .
A discussion site whose owner creates high-end fabric for subscriptions among the members.
post #8587 of 11056
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Originally Posted by Concordia View Post

www.thelondonlounge.net .
A discussion site whose owner creates high-end fabric for subscriptions among the members.
Thank you, much appreciated.
post #8588 of 11056
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Originally Posted by jrd617 View Post

@poorsod what kind of fabric is that?

And where did you acquire it? Is it deadstock fabric? (C Barbera for H Lesser is discontinued, no?)

Got it from eBay. Yes, the line has been discontinued but as far as I can tell the cloth appears authentic.
post #8589 of 11056
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Originally Posted by Tried and True View Post


Thank you, much appreciated.

 

A heavily moderated discussion site whose owner sells cloth at a high mark-up to members under the guise of a 'club' or co-operative endeavour. 

post #8590 of 11056
I think LL is right up your street.
post #8591 of 11056
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Originally Posted by mactire View Post

A heavily moderated discussion site whose owner sells cloth at a high mark-up to members under the guise of a 'club' or co-operative endeavour. 
You paint a nefarious portrait; the DeVos of Cloth.
post #8592 of 11056
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Originally Posted by Tried and True View Post


You paint a nefarious portrait; the DeVos of Cloth.

 

I wouldn't mind if he was upfront about it, but he ain't.  Also has a history of stopping mills from selling to the public e.g. Fox Bros. Ulster Weavers, etc.

post #8593 of 11056
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Originally Posted by poorsod View Post

Got it from eBay. Yes, the line has been discontinued but as far as I can tell the cloth appears authentic.

what kind of fabric/weave is it?
post #8594 of 11056
Wool. Plain weave I believe.
post #8595 of 11056
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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

Big baller. Shot caller.

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Originally Posted by Tried and True View Post

If not having to check your finance before buying a suit qualifies......

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Originally Posted by Tried and True View Post

Pardon my ignorance but what/who is LL?

PLEB!
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