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Linen, linen and a double breasted hopsack. Got two pairs of trousers in the works too. Drapers 4 ply and cream cotton/linen. Didn't get a picture of the cream pair.
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Be really curious to see the completed suit. Obviously it's not going conservative business dress in terms of formality, but I half suspect it might not look nearly as bold as the shade may initially seem.

Good choices all around.

Edit: I swear to goodness #CB(D) changed to conservative business dress, and that made me cackle!
 
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Escorial fabric for a jacket.
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Not a fan. It could have a place, no doubt, but it's 100% not me.

I also have zero interest in the styling (triple patches on a DB is a no no no for me), but the cloth itself is great and would highly advocate a suit in it...should have one coming in the next week or so in a different shade
 

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My two cents.Not for me. Nice cut, though I never wear DBs.
Color: beyond the pale. Too much like a lime sorbet.
 

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Not a fan. It could have a place, no doubt, but it's 100% not me.

I also have zero interest in the styling (triple patches on a DB is a no no no for me), but the cloth itself is great and would highly advocate a suit in it...should have one coming in the next week or so in a different shade
Curious and trying to learn - how would you adjust the styling? Flapped pockets? Welted? Double vented?
 

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For this bespoke raincoat, the lapel was originally shorter and after wearing it for a while I found that I actually like it better when the lapel is longer rolled down to the belt. What do you guys think. And this is Cotten ventile, should I iron it to adjust the lapel or ask the tailor?
 

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For this bespoke raincoat, the lapel was originally shorter and after wearing it for a while I found that I actually like it better when the lapel is longer rolled down to the belt. What do you guys think. And this is Cotten ventile, should I iron it to adjust the lapel or ask the tailor?

The longer lapel looks so much better in my eyes.
 

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I agree, I like the longer lapel line.

This is also why I prefer 6x1 or 4x1 buttoning stance to 6x2 for double breasted suits.
 

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When i saw Kotaro yesterday, I mentioned I was thinking of some heavy worsted fabric for suiting that wasn't flannel. He mentioned "London Shrunk" as his preference, but he didn't have any with him, and was really pressed for time so we didn't get into it. I thought this was more of a treatment process applied to fabric rather than a specific fabric line. I am going to ask him to bring some for his next trip but that's all the way in November. Do any of you have any experience with it or have had anything by him made up in this? Thanks.
 

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When i saw Kotaro yesterday, I mentioned I was thinking of some heavy worsted fabric for suiting that wasn't flannel. He mentioned "London Shrunk" as his preference, but he didn't have any with him, and was really pressed for time so we didn't get into it. I thought this was more of a treatment process applied to fabric rather than a specific fabric line. I am going to ask him to bring some for his next trip but that's all the way in November. Do any of you have any experience with it or have had anything by him made up in this? Thanks.
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When i saw Kotaro yesterday, I mentioned I was thinking of some heavy worsted fabric for suiting that wasn't flannel. He mentioned "London Shrunk" as his preference, but he didn't have any with him, and was really pressed for time so we didn't get into it. I thought this was more of a treatment process applied to fabric rather than a specific fabric line. I am going to ask him to bring some for his next trip but that's all the way in November. Do any of you have any experience with it or have had anything by him made up in this? Thanks.

I know Fox Bros descibe their Worsted Classics bunch as having a 'London Shrunk' finish...
 

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