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Recommended Tattersall Options?

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I prefer mine with button down collars in an off-white with the pattern in a quiet dark grey or blue I usually find myself wearing tattersal with a quiet dark jacket and taupe or olive textured pants. I also never wear black belts or shoes with it.
 
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I prefer mine with button down collars in an off-white with the pattern in a quiet dark grey or blue I usually find myself wearing tattersal with a quiet dark jacket and taupe or olive textured pants. I also never wear black belts or shoes with it.

Pictures of some good patterns? I've got a couple of swatches coming from Acorn but would love to see other options.
 

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My main target for these shirts is a brown tweedy suit of which I just took delivery - pictured here in a crappy iphone pic:

http://ivorytowerstyle.tumblr.com/post/21683273865

for which I think some red in the pattern would be nice. But of course it wouldn't be the only time I'd be wearing tattersall. Tattersalls are pretty much only for fall/winter type outfits, yes? Are they always in flannel? Or are there some lightweight versions made for summer as kind of an alternative to madras?
 

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Hi all,
What are the best options for tattersall, both in RTW and shirting fabric? If it's RTW, availability of slim fitting option would be preferred. What kinds of tattersall colors do you find most attractive and versatile?
Thanks in Advance.

Both Hilditch and Key and Harvie and Hudson offer tattersall.
H&K are a wool/cotton blend . Not slim fitting. But you could check.

H&H are very generously cut even for me and I wear a 44R suit.
Also, the collars are stiff- not fused. I own a couple of these. Wouldn't
buy them again. The other H&H shirts I own are fine, though not in the
class of H&K, T&A, or Finamore.


http://www.hilditchandkey.co.uk/Gentlemen/Shirts/Wool-Cotton/Default.aspx

http://www.harvieandhudson.com/c/Button_Cuff_Shirts_Country_Check_Button_Cuff_Shirts.htm
 

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H&K did a range of slim fitting tattersal shirts in the wool/cotton blend that were only available in Selfridges last year. The ones they sell in Jermyn st are full cut.
 

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I prefer mine with button down collars in an off-white with the pattern in a quiet dark grey or blue I usually find myself wearing tattersal with a quiet dark jacket and taupe or olive textured pants. I also never wear black belts or shoes with it.

Pictures of some good patterns? I've got a couple of swatches coming from Acorn but would love to see other options.

Your new avatar hypnotizes me and I miss your flying cat. I did some quick Google-ing but found nothing that I felt postworthy.
You may want to check out Canali, Zegna, Pal Zileri, Paul Smith, etc for starters. In those brands (as examples) are micro-tattersall which, in my own preference is far more attractive and available in many colours and all look good. The larger grid (example- Orvis) I find to be too 'hillbilly' for my liking. If I can find some time I'll post some of what I have here.
 
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For a long time, I had one w/ an off-white base and wine, navy, and tan checks. That's prob. my favorite combo.
 
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