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Inverallan

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by edubs01, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. Churchill W

    Churchill W Distinguished Member

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    Worked for me too.
     

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    I've had my eye on the Allevol cotton Inverallans for a while now. I should probably just pick one up. What do you think about sizing? I was wearing one of my wool Inverallans in 40 just yesterday, and realized that one more size up to 42 might have been ideal for extra length. Not sure if this would be true with the cotton knits, since they likely stretch more.
     
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    @zissou which model are you interested in? I've only ever owned a crolly 6A and an indigo cotton 3A, so I don't know how much help I'll be. I can say with certainty the 3A in a 42 was roomier than the 6A, which was a 44. But I don't know if that's because the 3A fits bigger in general than the 6As, or because it was cotton. In any case the cotton ones do stretch, but not much cause the cotton is pretty thick. And the stretch goes away once washed. I mean it was hands down my heaviest knit at the time.

    Oh and sorry if I blew your spot :hide:
     
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    Oh, it’s alright. I’ve been waffling in them for a couple years. I want a 1A in either color. I don’t think 3As fit larger than any other model, as far as I can tell. Maybe then the 40 is my best bet in the cottons, as my 40 in wool fits well but could stand to stretch a couple inches in length to fit best.
     

  5. dotcomzzz

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    Hmm, it could well have been the fact it was cotton then, because it was roomier in the chest and arms for sure. But who knows, I mean they have Japanese sized versions on top of US/UK versions, add the fact they're handmade by Scottish grannies, I would assume there's bound to be variances in each of the garments. It was definitely odd tho. I guess if I was you I'd just ping them and get measurements off the 1A you're eyeing and compare with what you have. But the cotton is super dope, you won't be disappointed.
     

  6. zissou

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    A few days ago, I ordered a cotton black indigo 1A from Clutch Cafe. The guys there were super helpful with measurements, and were all around nice guys.

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    The knit arrived today (2-day express from London), and I’d say it’s an ideal fit! I ordered a 40, which is my usual 1A size. My fingertips started to turn black just from putting it on and taking it off. I’ll have to be sure to never wear it with a white shirt.

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    Can’t wait to see how it fades over time.
     

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    looks great, but that bleeding sounds scary
     

  8. dotcomzzz

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    Strange my black cotton 3A never bled at all and I wore it over light/white stuff constantly.

    In any case that's a sweet kop zis, makes me miss mine
     

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    That is a handsome piece!
     

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    Thanks, guys. Definitely a grail piece for me. I’m not to worried about the bleeding. Most of what I wear is indigo, so maybe it will all just mix together!

    That was the saddest story I ever heard.
     

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    Every aspect of it looks great z.
     

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    No, honestly, it was no big deal *choking back tears*
     

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    I can't believe i read that whole thing. Are tweed colours available anywhere out was that just a made to order option?

    Does anyone know what makes their knits so good and can your learn then without being a highland crofter?

    Im really torn now. When I'd only seen the pictures in End i only liked the pullover and thought the cardigans are ugly. But now that I've seen people actually wearing them i love them too.i can't really even justify getting one sweater from these guys so i have to choose wisely
     
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    This looks awesome, @zissou, nice pickup. Ever since Inverallan stiffed me out of my 3A and $ from that special order you graciously put together many years back, I never picked up a replacement since they left a sour taste in my mouth, but maybe that will change someday. Is there any chance you could post measurements from the size 40 you picked up and share any size 42 measurements you may have gotten from Clutch in your email exchanges so I can gauge sizing? I'm generally a medium across the board in brands, assuming I would be a 40, possibly a 42 for more slouchy fit, not sure.
     

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