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bespoke suit, what type of wool?

jefferyd

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Originally Posted by Michael Ay329
Don't get suckered into buying high Super number cloth in the tissue paper weight range of 8-11oz

If you insist on Super cloths, may I suggest you ONLY consider Super 80 or 90 cloth in the 12-15oz range.


It's not necessarily true that high super-number cloth is fragile. Lightweight stuff is, yes. But here is a suit made from super 150s that is still in fantastic condition even though the wearer wore right through the knee lining.
 

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The fragile stuff is mostly found in RTW- most tailors wouldn't work with it because it's hard to sew. My point being that if a tailor shows him something that he likes he shouldn't dismiss it just because it is higher than super 100s.
 

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JeffreryD's answer is very good. Thin fiber can be very nice. But it doesn't have to be woven thinly.
 

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Originally Posted by jefferyd
The fragile stuff is mostly found in RTW- most tailors wouldn't work with it because it's hard to sew. My point being that if a tailor shows him something that he likes he shouldn't dismiss it just because it is higher than super 100s.

I agree.
 

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