John Hardy Worsted Alsport

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by GucciKid, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. GucciKid

    GucciKid Senior member

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    Wondering what are some of your thoughts on this cloth?

    I'm looking for a grey suit that is less formal than my dark grey worsted, and am looking at one of their grey herringbone fabrics.

    To me it seems to be a nicely country enough to be fairly casual but has enough of a smooth worsted aspect to be wearable in the city (whereas a full Harris Tweed suit or something of the like might look a bit goofy IMO.)

    In getting the best of both worlds with worsted tweed do you miss out on the rusticness of tweed and the lustre and formalty of a worsted?

    If anyone has any pictures of it made up that would be very helpful as well.
  2. RogerC

    RogerC Senior member

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    Sep 1, 2010
    Oxon, UK
    There is no reason why one of the herringbones (which I like very much) couldn't be a suit wearable in the city. I wouldn't wear it in a London bank or law firm, but you should be fine anywhere else.

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