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Navy blue flannel

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by FCS, Nov 13, 2004.

  1. FCS

    FCS Senior member

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    We know that grey flannel is a classic staple, but what do people here think about navy blue? I'm thinking to get my first bespoke suit in the near future.
     


  2. Manton

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    It can be gorgeous cloth.  Go with H. Lesser, and you will have a stunning suit.  Solid, striped, or windowpane, you can't go wrong.  "Postman's" blue or slate blue or blue gray also make great colors for flannel, if you want something a little lighter, or a little different.
     


  3. Horace

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    Navy blue flannel from Hield is something I've used. Excellent stuff.
     


  4. Mike C.

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    Navy blue flannel would make a great suit. I think you're a bit worried because your thinking of a heavyweight flannel. Go with something a bit lighter like doeskin flannel and you'll be fine.
     


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    Can someone recommend me a navy blue woolen flannel for a blazer I want to get made up?

    I'm thinking single-breasted, 2 patch, welted breast, 2-button, double vented.

    Thanks.
     


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    Can someone recommend me a navy blue woolen flannel for a blazer I want to get made up?

    I'm thinking single-breasted, 2 patch, welted breast, 2-button, double vented.

    Thanks.


    Minnis and get three patch, 2 patch+welted chest is way overrated on this forum. Just make sure your guy knows how to make patch pockets.
     


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    We know that grey flannel is a classic staple, but what do people here think about navy blue? I'm thinking to get my first bespoke suit in the near future.
    If it has a stripe or in some rare cases a windowpane, then you are good to go. Otherwise, a solid navy flannel or, worse, a blue-grey flannel look too much like a blue collar uniform.
     


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    If it has a stripe or in some rare cases a windowpane, then you are good to go. Otherwise, a solid navy flannel or, worse, a blue-grey flannel look too much like a blue collar uniform.

    Yes, for example, the chap on the left looks as if he's just knocked off from a hard day's work at the factory, whereas the one on the right looks your typical fat cat.

    [​IMG]
     


  10. Film Noir Buff

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    Yes, for example, the chap on the left looks as if he's just knocked off from a hard day's work at the factory, whereas the one on the right looks your typical fat cat. [​IMG]
    Yes, I think you have something there. I dont particularly like that light grey suit either. Nor do I like matching one's tie to one's suit. Incidentally, that's really good work posting all those photos of fabric.
     


  11. TRINI

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    Minnis and get three patch, 2 patch+welted chest is way overrated on this forum. Just make sure your guy knows how to make patch pockets.

    You speak, I listen.

    I presume you're speaking about the Minnis 0306?
     


  12. Manton

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    There are good blazer flannels in Minnis, Harrison, Lesser and Smith. I got mine from Harrison, they had a lighter navy color that I liked a lot.
     


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    Minnis and get three patch, 2 patch+welted chest is way overrated on this forum. Just make sure your guy knows how to make patch pockets.

    Really? I think 3 patch is overrated.
     


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    Can someone recommend me a navy blue woolen flannel for a blazer I want to get made up?

    I'm thinking single-breasted, 2 patch, welted breast, 2-button, double vented.

    Thanks.


    I'd get a wool over a flannel, P&H has some great fabrics that may be of interest.
     


  15. Manton

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    I'd get a wool over a flannel, P&H has some great fabrics that may be of interest.

    Flannel is wool. [​IMG]
     


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