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John G. Hardy Linen/Cotton

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Does anyone have any experience with these fabrics?

I was thinking #9272 for an olive sports coat, but am unsure how heavy this is. I'd rather it be on the light side.
 

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Originally Posted by tim_horton
Does anyone have any experience with these fabrics?

I was thinking #9272 for an olive sports coat, but am unsure how heavy this is. I'd rather it be on the light side.


It's not on the light side. For that, try something Italian. LBD Harrisons do linen in about 300 gms. You may want to consider that. It is in their Mersolair bunch but only about an ounce lighter than John G Hardy linen.
 

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Originally Posted by AndrewRogers
It's not on the light side. For that, try something Italian. LBD Harrisons do linen in about 300 gms. You may want to consider that. It is in their Mersolair bunch but only about an ounce lighter than John G Hardy linen.

The one I mentioned is cotton at 9oz/260g, not 300g. Though honestly it's all Greek to me. How many grams would be considered lightweight in cotton?
 

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Originally Posted by tim_horton
The one I mentioned is cotton at 9oz/260g, not 300g. Though honestly it's all Greek to me. How many grams would be considered lightweight in cotton?

Lighter cloth will crease when you think about whether you want to wear it. 240 grams is as light as I would consider for a cotton jacket.
 

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Originally Posted by Will
Lighter cloth will crease when you think about whether you want to wear it. 240 grams is as light as I would consider for a cotton jacket.

Thanks, Will. I'd be using this as an informal jacket. The dress code of my office is extremely lax, and I don't mind a few creases in cotton or linen, but I don't want to look like I slept in the jacket! Maybe the 260 oz. will be a good weight for it then - on the light side, but not so light that it'll look like it was balled up.
 

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Originally Posted by tim_horton
The one I mentioned is cotton at 9oz/260g, not 300g. Though honestly it's all Greek to me. How many grams would be considered lightweight in cotton?

Sorry, didn't spot that! The cotton is nice but I would worry about is durability.
 

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