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Lesser 9.5/10 ounce book

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Would you consider the Lesser 9.5/10 ounce book 10 months fabric for Zurich, Switzerland? Many thanks for your help!
 

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I'll tell you when my suit from a navy cloth from this bunch will be finished in the next few months...
 

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I guess I will use the fabric for a summer suit then ... many thanks for your help!
 

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Originally Posted by newtrane
I guess I will use the fabric for a summer suit then ... many thanks for your help!

Sator's body does not respond to cloth the way anyone else's does.

9.5/10 is a perfect 10 month book for you, provided you have a coat for the cold days. An unusual heatwave will probably make it unwearable, but 25 C would be perfectly fine.
 

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I have commissioned a three-piece from this book, so I have the flexibility to add the waistcoat or leave it off. I think, however, that even as a two piece, it will be useful for more than just summer. Manton put it perfectly, in my opinion.
 

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Originally Posted by Manton
Sator's body does not respond to cloth the way anyone else's does.

9.5/10 is a perfect 10 month book for you, provided you have a coat for the cold days. An unusual heatwave will probably make it unwearable, but 25 C would be perfectly fine.


QFT. I'd die in 16oz... even when it's well below freezing... no way I could routinely where that indoors.
 

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Originally Posted by Cary Grant
QFT. I'd die in 16oz... even when it's well below freezing... no way I could routinely where that indoors.

I used to think the same thing would happen to me, but it doesn't. I can wear 16 ounce indoors in winter happily, most of the time. I would die in it in other weather. Temperature-wise, I am sure that makes no sense: I can wear it in a 65 degree room on a 30 degree day, but not outdoors in 65 degree weather. I don't know what explains that.
 

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Originally Posted by Cary Grant
QFT. I'd die in 16oz... even when it's well below freezing... no way I could routinely where that indoors.
Depends on the cloth. Tweeds are often heavier but they have a very porous weave and a certain sponginess to their yarns which makes them insular but not necessarily either smothering or too heavy. The problem with heavier worsted cloths is thats after 13oz, they begin to become dead weight on the shoulder. That was always a complaint for wool overcoat cloths, where to get insulation, they had to be very heavy which tired the body. That is why cashmeres are generally preferred for overcoats, they provide warmth without weight.
 

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Originally Posted by Film Noir Buff
Depends on the cloth. Tweeds are often heavier but they have a very porous weave and a certain sponginess to their yarns which makes them insular but not necessarily either smothering or too heavy.

The problem with heavier worsted cloths is thats after 13oz, they begin to become dead weight on the shoulder. That was always a complaint for wool overcoat cloths, where to get insulation, they had to be very heavy which tired the body. That is why cashmeres are generally preferred for overcoats, they provide warmth without weight.


Compared with a big manly tough guy he-man like you, I am sure I am a toothpick, muscle-wise, and 16 ounce worsted does not tire me at all, so this gets a big
 

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I want to love heavy wools/tweeds but I just melt in them. IAMMAT had a tweed I fell in lurve with but when I put my hands on the fabric I knew I couldn't manage it.

Too bad as I lve the materials.
 

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Originally Posted by Cary Grant
I want to love heavy wools/tweeds but I just melt in them. IAMMAT had a tweed I fell in lurve with but when I put my hands on the fabric I knew I couldn't manage it. Too bad as I lve the materials.
There are a lot of beautiful fabrics which just dont mesh with people's walks of life in metro areas.
 

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