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Help identify coat material? (Prince William warning)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Hobbstc, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. Hobbstc

    Hobbstc Well-Known Member

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    Hobbstc Well-Known Member

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    Nobody? Is it just a suit coat he is using as a separate?
     
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    Very hard to tell from those photos. It's got some sheen to it--probably either a smooth worsted (I hope not) or possibly something with mohair in it.

    I'd actually disagree with you though, this is the quintessential *bad* blazer like what you see from Jos Bank. I would love to see a fabric with some texture.
     
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    Agreed. Bet it's an orphaned suit jacket, too.
     
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    That's what I was thinking as well.
     
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    Yeah thanks for the thoughts. I like it because it doesn't seem as stuffy as a patterned/textured jacket but it still looks like a proper fit. I would like to find a navy blazer that doesn't look like the typical old man navy blazer.
     
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    Boy, do you have things to learn ...
     
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    Lol thanks. I'm not saying that textured doesn't have it's place. I have my share of herringbone, tweeds, etc. however I liked this look. Just wondered material.
     
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    He's getting at the fact that a blazer doesn't give you the play (in terms of colour and fabrics) of the things you deemed "stuffy". Especially not the one pictured, which I would agree could be an orphan.
     

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