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  1. tweedydon

    DROP! Paul Stuart "Westgate" Jacket in Silk and Linen! c.41. PERFECT FOR SUMMER! Just $39!

    This is beautiful! Made for Paul Stuart, this jacket is cut from a summery blend of silk (70%) and linen (30%) which gives it a wonderful drape and extremely interesting texture. The patterning and colourway is also perfect for Spring, Summer, and early Fall, being a light sky blue-grey and...
  2. tweedydon

    SOLD! WONDERFUL Classic 3/2 Seersucker Jacket by Polo Ralph Lauren, in tan and cream.

    Nothing says summer as much as a seersucker jacket, and this one is a beauty! Introduced from the Middle East--"seersucker" derives from a combination of the Urdu words for "milk" (sheer) and "sugar" (shakar)--the fabric quickly took hold in the C19th in the hotter corners of the British Empire...
  3. tweedydon

    JUST $49! WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1960s Madras Sack jacket! c.38. BEAUTIFUL!

    WONDERFUL VINTAGE 1960s Madras Sack jacket by h.i.s.! "h.i.s." is one of the best-known menswear labels produced by Honesdale Manufacturing, a company founded by Harvey I. Siegal in 1923. Headquartered in New York but with its manufacturing plants in Tennessee, Honesdale originally focused on...
  4. tweedydon

    SOLD! Beautiful Bill's Khakis pants in linen and cotton. c.34 waist. Possibly UNWORN!

    PERFECT FOR SUMMER! PRE-TAKEOVER Bill's Khakis in 55% linen and 45% cotton. These are absolutely beautiful! Cut from a wonderful blend of 55% linen and 45% cotton--making them both extremely lightweight and comfortable and less prone to wrinkling that all-line trousers--these are a beautiful...
  5. tweedydon

    SOLD.ICONIC Needlepoint Belt, Hand Made in the USA! Size c.32, 34. NOT COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE!

    GRAIL! Genuine needlepoint belt, handmade in the USA. MADE IN THE USA NEEDLEPOINT BELTS ARE NOT COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE! Needlepoint belts are one of THE classic preppy/Ivy icons. Handmade by necessity, these belts used to produced in the evenings by Muffy, Charlotte, Poppy and Catherine in...
  6. tweedydon

    DROP! H. Freeman 3/2 sack suit grey w/ pinstriping for The English Shop of Princeton. c.40

    Please note: This is a SUIT, and NOT an odd jacket; my apologies for omitting the picture with the trousers! This is a true beauty! Made by the esteemed firm of H. Freeman for The English Shop of Princeton--one of the Big Five Ivy clothiers in Princeton during the Golden Age of Ivy Style--this...
  7. tweedydon

    H. Freeman 3/2 mid-grey sack suit w/narrow pinstriping. c. 42, 44. FULL CANVAS! $45 CONUS

    Another lovely classic suit from H. Freeman, this is a classic 3/2 sack in mid-grey with narrow cream pinstriping. It has a very high lapel roll, but the curve at the top buttonhole is lovely and liquid, showing this to be a true 3/2 jacket. This is fully canvassed and half-lined, with a single...
  8. tweedydon

    SOLD "Devonshire" Glen Plaid suit. Made in the USA; half-canvassed. Summery! c.38. Just $29!

    A lovely and unusual suit in a glen plaid that's a medly of brown earth tones with Royal blue overchecking, this is half-canvassed and half-lined. It has a single center vent, three button cuffs, and was Union made in the USA. The trousers are flat front and cuffed. This is in Very...
  9. tweedydon

    CLASSIC Grey Pinstripe 3/2 sack suit by Corbin. c.42. MADE IN USA! JUST $35 shipped in USA!

    Corbin is one of the great American clothiers, and this lovely suit shows why! Cut from mid-weight wool cloth in grey with taupe-cream pinstriping, this is a 3/2 sack with a very high lapel roll--just a hint of a curl to indicate that this is not a three button jacket. It is half-canvassed and...
  10. tweedydon

    H. Freeman charcoal pinstripe 3/2 sack for The English Shop of Princeton. 38R.

    This is wonderful!! A classic 3/2 sack in charcoal pinstripe made in Philadelphia by H. Freeman for The English Shop of Princeton, this is fully canvassed and fully lined. The pinstriping on this is beautioful; alternating stripes of cream, and then intertwined red and blue, which gives a purple...
  11. tweedydon

    Contemporary Brooks Brothers charcoal grey suit. c. 42, 44S. MADE IN THE USA. JUST $45 CONUS!

    Another wardrobe classic, this is a contemporary charcoal grey suit with a two button closure and darting. Union made in the USA, this is half-canvassed and fully lined. It has a single centre vent and four button cuffs. The trousers are pleated and cuffed. This is in absolutely excellent...
  12. tweedydon

    H. Freeman for The English Shop of Princeton 3/2 sack grey pinstripe in flannel!

    The grey pinstripe suit is a wardrobe staple, and the 3/2 sack version is the Ivy wardrobe staple--so if you don't have one yet, now's your chance! This was made in Philadelphia by H. Freeman for The English Shop of Princeton. It is cut from a wonderful mid-weight grey pinstripe flannel with a...
  13. tweedydon

    Princeton Clothing Company lighter-weight grey 3/2 sack suit. c. 40, 42. PERFECT FOR SUMMER!

    A lovely slate blue-grey lighter-weight suit in the classic Ivy Style 3/2 sack cut from The Princeton Clothing Company of Princeton, this is half-canvassed and half-lined. It has three button cuffs, natural shoulders, and a single center vent. It was Union made in the USA, and is in excellent...
  14. tweedydon

    JUST $50! GORGEOUS c. 42 Hickey-Freeman for The English Shop of Princeton 3/2 flannel suit!

    This is absolutely gorgeous! Cut from a beautifully thick and luxurious flannel, the colourway and patterning of this suit are wonderful--a very very dark grey base with extremely subtle windowpane overchecking in dark chestnut; this is a truly beautiful suit, and my pictures come nowhere close...
  15. tweedydon

    JUST $40! H. Oritsky pinstripe suit for Sal's Custom Tailors of Princeton Junction. c.38.

    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! :) H. Oritsky was known as the "natural...
  16. tweedydon

    JUST $45! Classic Dark Grey pinstipe Gold Trumpeteer by Hart, Shaffner, Marx. c. 42S.

    A lovely classic charcoal grey pinstripe suit in a contemporary two button cut with subtle darting, this is the top of the line for HSM--the Gold Trumpeteer. Fully canvassed and fully lined, this beautiful suit has a single center vent and four button cuffs. The trousers are pleated and cuffed...
  17. tweedydon

    H. Freeman for The English Shop of Princeton 3/2 sack suit in grey pinstripe. c.42, 44.

    H. Freeman is one of the premier traditional suit makers in America, and The English Shop of Princeton was one of the Big Five purveyors of Ivy Style during the Golden Age, so this suit has a wonderfully classic provenance! Cut as a traditional Ivy 3/2 sack from a classic grey pinstripe wool...
  18. tweedydon

    CLASSIC lightweight British Guncheck; Made in the UK and perfect for Summer c.38, 40L

    This is a lovely example of a classic British jacket, tailored from a lighter mid-weight wool in a traditional guncheck patterning of forest green, bark brown, and peat black on a tan base. The jacket is a contemporary two button model with darting--standard on almost any British country...
  19. tweedydon

    THE PERFECT SPRING to SUMMER TWEED! Spring Green Herringbone 3/2 sack. c.37, 38S.

    Made by Gordon of Philadelphia--one of the lesser known classic American clothiers of the Golden Age of Ivy Style--this is a lovely 3/2 sack jacket in Spring Green herringbone tweed--perfect for Spring! It has a lovely lapel roll, a kelly green lining that complements the tweed perfectly, three...
  20. tweedydon

    SOLD Navy and Black Guncheck by Lauren. Union Made in Canada. c.42S. Just $29 shipped in the USA!

    NB: I have LOTS of tweeds available; please click on "tweedydon" at the top of the "Most Active Sellers" list to the left of the B&S screen to see all my SF listings! This is a lovely dark lighter-midweight guncheck jacket from Lauren, with a dark navy blue and black base and overchecking in...

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