Fox Brothers & Co bought by Deborah Meaden

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  1. TheDarkKnight

    TheDarkKnight Senior member

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    Holdfast Senior member

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    They're good. I have a Fox flannel houndstooth suit that has a very nice hand and heft to it.
     
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    From what I gather they're well known for their flannels, maybe not so much for other types.
     
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    George Senior member

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    This is old news.

    Fox flannels were known for being 'porous' and lightweight, well for flannel anyway.

    They made the cloth for the suit [Poole?] that Churchill is wearing in that famous picture were he is holding a Thompson machine gun.

    Nice stuff.
     
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    Concordia Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    They're also the source for several of A&S's house special flannels.
     
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    They're also the source for several of A&S's house special flannels.

    Yep....

    I'm going to use another one for my second A&S flannel.
     
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    I believe Michael Alden has used them for some London Lounge commissions in the past as well.

    I have some flannel from them that I haven't done up yet, but I can tell it's very well made.
     
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    I believe Michael Alden has used them for some London Lounge commissions in the past as well.

    I have some flannel from them that I haven't done up yet, but I can tell it's very well made.


    Fox is doing fabrics also for Huntsman...
     
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    Fox flannels are great. Here is my London Lounge Eden in Paris version. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
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    Fox flannels are great. Here is my London Lounge Eden in Paris version. [​IMG][/IMG]

    Great stuff...

    I love their flannels.
     
  11. TheDarkKnight

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    Great stuff...

    I love their flannels.


    + 1 very nice looking suit tchoy.

    Well it's good to hear it's a good quality clothmaker. Added to bookmarks
     
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    I've got a grey Fox flannel suit. Love it.
     
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    Don Carlos In Time Out

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    Love the Eden in Paris cloth. Looking forward to getting mine made into a Suit of Awesomeness sometime very soon. ^_^

    Big thanks to mah homie RSS for the opportunity. You the man now, dawg.
     
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    Another fox flannel:

    [​IMG]


    Very nice fabric on that coat. I have one that is very similar.Here a image I posted on another thread and thanks for everyones comment so far.http://www.styleforum.net/showthread...=201672&page=3[​IMG]
     

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