help needed: suit fabric

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  1. NittanyLion25

    NittanyLion25 Member

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    Sharkskin...

    Cool season fabric for suits or warm. I know its a bit "shinier" than most wools, but does this mean cheap?

    Thanks for any and all help?
     


  2. alliswell

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    Sharkskin does not mean cheap. What's your question?
     


  3. NittanyLion25

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    how is sharkskin viewed in comparison to other wools? Also, is it summer or fall/winter fabric for suits?
     


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    yachtie Senior member

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    how is sharkskin viewed in comparison to other wools? Also, is it summer or fall/winter fabric for suits?
    It is what it is. Seasonality is more dependent on weight than a specific finish/pattern, except flannels.
     


  5. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    It is what it is.

    Like it/Loath it
    Want it/don't want it.
     


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    You can find suits made of wool in many different fabric weights suited for different seasons. Why bother with sharkskin?
     


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    You can find suits made of wool in many different fabric weights suited for different seasons. Why bother with sharkskin?

    +1 [​IMG]
     


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    This is what I'm essentially asking.....why or why not sharkskin?
     


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