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Looking for a great linen suit for summer

ralphandricky1967

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I am looking for a great linen suit for the summer. I was thinking of a single breasted jacket with a basic notched lapel, or peaked lapels with a ticket pocket and a single vent. Ideally a light khaki color, ivory white with light blue pinstripes, or navy with tan pinstripes would be perfect.

Let me know if you come across anything good!

Thanks!
 

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Originally Posted by anon
how much are you willing to spend?
...and what kind of quality are you shooting for? Fully Canvassed with tons of hand work, or fused? You have to give us this vital information before we can give any kind of meaningful suggestions or advice...
 

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I was at H&M today, saw a linen suit for <$100. They had several colors, though the best was a shade somewhere in between khaki and british tan.

Maybe not great quality, but for less than $100, it's the type of suit you could buy and not worry about. And frankly, to me, I don't expect any linen suit, no matter who makes it, to last more than a few years max.
 

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Originally Posted by mossrockss
I was at H&M today, saw a linen suit for <$100. They had several colors, though the best was a shade somewhere in between khaki and british tan.

Maybe not great quality, but for less than $100, it's the type of suit you could buy and not worry about. And frankly, to me, I don't expect any linen suit, no matter who makes it, to last more than a few years max.


Aren't all H&M suits lined in polyester? Seems like this would defeat the purpose of having a warm weather suit.
 

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Originally Posted by ralphandricky1967
I am looking for a great linen suit for the summer.
Mmmmmm.... Linennnnn......



Ralph Lauren Black Label. $1850.
 

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Originally Posted by ralphandricky1967
peaked lapels with a ticket pocket and a single vent.

ew
 

ralphandricky1967

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I would be willing to spend up to $1,800.
 

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Sorry, definitely fully canvased to help hold the shape a little better. 2 button front, notched lapels, pick sewn, single vent. H&amp;M, JCrew, and Banana Republic are on the low low end of the spectrum. That is not what I am looking for.
 

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Depends on where you're located. Steed does a semi-bespoke that might have potential.
 

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