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Looking for jacket fabric suggestions

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I am about to order a jacket in a fabric similar to this (not me in the picture). I am thinking to get a quarter lined jacket to use in fall, winter & spring (I like the softness of unlined jackets). Does anyone have any specific recommendations on fabric maker/book for a navy windowpane? My tailor has H&S, Harrisons, Drapers, Dormeuil and Edwin Woodhouse.

 

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Moonbeam is getting great reviews. Edwin DeBoise at Steed has made several jackets with the stuff and is a believer in its qualities. The cloth is lambswool which is hard wearing despite the soft hand. There are a number of blue colorways.

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Thanks for the reply. I guess the Angora (20%) is mixed in to add softness?
 

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That's me in the photograph. The fabric is a hard finished Carlo Barbera fresco...I'm going to guess around 10oz...something intermediate between the usual English frescos.

The hand of the fabric is not soft at all.

In terms of construction, that jacket is half-lined.

I hope that is helpful.


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Originally Posted by braised
Moonbeam is getting great reviews. Edwin DeBoise at Steed has made several jackets with the stuff and is a believer in its qualities. The cloth is lambswool which is hard wearing despite the soft hand. There are a number of blue colorways.

B


Yes, he does love Moonbeam.


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Originally Posted by voxsartoria
That's me in the photograph. The fabric is a hard finished Carlo Barbera fresco...I'm going to guess around 10oz...something intermediate between the usual English frescos.

The hand of the fabric is not soft at all.

In terms of construction, that jacket is half-lined.

I hope that is helpful.


- B


Thanks, it is very helpful indeed (and thanks for the picture!). How does the unlined part of the jacket work out, will it stick to the shirt for example?
 

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Originally Posted by gusvs
Thanks, it is very helpful indeed (and thanks for the picture!). How does the unlined part of the jacket work out, will it stick to the shirt for example?

You're welcome. The fabric doesn't stick in warm weather. I attribute this to the hard finish and the relative weight of the fabric.

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