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  1. tarunds

    Advice: Finishing on jackets

    Hi Everyone, I need a lil advice, Recently on my trip to India I got a bespoke suit (full canvas) and a hopsack navy jacket (half lined) made. I wore the navy jacket for the first time and hanged it on the back if my car seat. While taking it out the lining got stuck a little with some threads...
  2. tcmquincy

    Sport Coats (&linings) in the Heat

    I live in Louisiana and Texas. For most of the year it is very warm and very humid. About a year ago when I first started working I was having an issue with my wool trousers and getting very sweaty and admittedly smelly. I removed (cut out) the synthetic lining from my wool trousers and the...
  3. D

    Help with Tailor-made suit

    I just got my first ever tailor made suit from a local tailor and am pretty excited about it. However, I noticed the stitching on the collar seems a bit off (pics below, the stitching seems to be made by hand but looks a bit crooked) and I wasn't sure if that is expected or is it a mark of a bad...
  4. tweedydon

    DROP! NWT Alan Flusser Silk Jacket with Gorgeous Lilac Lining. Pick stitching throughout! c.44R

    NB: Please note that I have over 250 items of traditional clothing available for sale on SF. To find them, please go to the "Most Active Sellers" list on the left of the Buy & Sell screen, and click on my username, tweedydon--found at the top of the list! :) This is a lovely jacket, and would...
  5. P. Sharp

    Color of lining for navy suit

    I am pondering over the color for the lining of a new bespoke navy suit. My tailor is of the opinion that there should be a contrast between the color of the lining and the suit fabric. He suggests a rather light blue color for the lining. The suit is made for business occasions and I do not...
  6. Ligament

    Suit linings, silk vs. bemberg, etc.

    Please explain to me why Bemberg lining, a type of rayon, would be considered a quality lining? Why is silk not used more often for suit linings? Speaking of Bemberg...how is it different from other synthetics that makes it desireable for suitings? Best.

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