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British Tweed Reinvented - From Vintage to Today

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by BellisVintage, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. BellisVintage

    BellisVintage Active Member

    Oct 13, 2012
    This video shows the evolution of British Tweed and how it has reinvented itself from vintage quintessential British elegance crossing over into the trendy, hip catwalk which has a worldwide following today.

    The montage depicts the movement of tweed from vintage style of the Duke of Windsor and Brideshead Revisited across to the modern take of Burberry, David Beckham, Bryan Ferry and other sartorialists.

    Interestingly in recent years vintage tweed has developed a strong following amongst young and old in the Tweed Run - a bike promenade initially started in London but which now has similar runs in Florence, New York, Sydney, Germany and other places.

    British tweed has a diversity which suits young and old, aristo and farmer, traditional and trendy.

    Love to know what the Forums thoughts are on the rise of Tweed lately...?

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