Luxire Custom Clothing - Official Affiliate Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luxire, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. wigglr

    wigglr Senior member

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    I'd definitely go for the heavier weight. 270g is lightweight for flannel. At that weight, you'd want to go for a different material other than flannel. 340g is a great weight for flannels through fall and winter
     


  2. New Shoes1

    New Shoes1 Senior member

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    Agreed. 14 oz can be a little too warm if you tend to run hot and 9 oz is really light. 12oz (340g) is perfect.
     


  3. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Senior member

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    Those E.Thomas 90/10 wool and cashmere flannels are mighty intriguing.
     


  4. luxire

    luxire Affiliate Vendor Affiliate Vendor

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    Last year we had them in 3 colors. They sold really well during the trunk shows. People would compare them with the Minnis and almost always choose the EThomas.

    We now have 6 colors this season. Probably the best flannel out there in that weight category.
     


  5. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Senior member

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    Interesting. How do they perform with the cashmere? Well enough to be considered fairly durable? Minnis-esque?
     
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  6. CBrown85

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    I have a jacket in E.Thomas cashmere blend that's great. Warm but breathable, but I can't compare to Minnis.
     


  7. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Senior member

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    In fairness, the Minnis comparison is mostly my attempt to get a feel for the cloth. I wouldn't expect it to perform exactly the same, given how durable Minnis tends to be compared to most other flannels, a la Fox.
     


  8. luxire

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    The answer we will only know in a few years.

    The fabric is slightly thinner in thickness, in comparison to the Minnis. Which means, it has a dense weave. Dense weaves make the cloth stiff. The cashmere reverses that and adds to the breathability.
    The cashmere only adds to the softness, without taking away any of the durability.

    I have intermittently worn my pants for a year now. I wash mine at home. I do not think I will need to replace them for a long time.

    I think I can safely offer to replace pants made in the EThomas 15Oz flannel if they develop any snag upto 5 years after purchase.
     


  9. thatitalian

    thatitalian Well-Known Member

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    @luxire Would you be able to take some "real life" photos of the VBC mid grey flannel, the VBC dark navy flannel, and the very beautiful E Thomas Olive Brown flannel?

    I really want to order these but just want to get a better idea of colour before. You can never tell with the online swatches.
     


  10. luxire

    luxire Affiliate Vendor Affiliate Vendor

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    Real life as in someone wearing the pants? We may not have such an image.

    The fabric images are really close to the actual shade. We take the images in-house and do quite a bit if matching on different screens before posting.

    Will still want to add the standard disclaimer, Cannot guarantee if it will match the shade you will see on your screen.
     


  11. h3ro

    h3ro Senior member

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    Just discovered Luxire, so please pardon the ignorance!

    I wanted to start putting together a template to place an order for Trial pants but wasn't able to find the area to customize the trousers for a wider waistband and higher rise.
    Anyone know how we can specify this? I'm assuming placing it in the "Custom" section would be best.

    Also, I'm not sure how that would apply if I gave measurements off of an existing pair of trousers I have that have a normal rise and regular waistband.
     


  12. novaeagle

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    Pants are hard, measurement wise. In order to specify a higher rise you're going to have to change several measurements. Namely the outseam, front rise, and back rise. Combine that with the fact that your measurements of your existing pair will likely be inaccurate and it's a tough job.

    You'll have more success sending in the original pair for duplication and communicating to luxire that you would like to increase the rise by a certain amount, as well as specifying the modified waist. They can work with you on any issues that arise after that.
     


  13. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Senior member

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    Good timing. I was going to inquire about doing this. I have a pretty solid (at least in my estimation) fitting pair of pants, that lacks the stylistic details I would opt for with Luxire. So it sounds like you can send the pants for duplication, and specify slight adjustments (a la back rise) and stylistic details?
     


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    @luxire those new fabrics you posted show online as shirts... is there a trouser order page for them as well?
     


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