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All to say, I think the wide swatches are more fetching.
The wide is very nice.

It would make for a bigger departure from our standard balmacaan (for better or worse) and bulking up the size of the herringbone pattern would match the increased size of the coat.
 
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Don’t really know why but my 2 favorites are wide 1 (that probably is quite a versatile color for everything casual/smart casual) and wide 6 if the idea was to do a slightly more formal/“less fun” coat.
 

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To be honest, your note that standard 5 is the brown barleycorn from this year makes it clear to me that I have a somewhat difficult time extrapolating from these swatches to the feel of the broader coat. I'm not sure I would have called the S5 swatch brown. Don't know it's really a problem though, as I'm sure it'll end up beautiful regardless.
 

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To be honest, your note that standard 5 is the brown barleycorn from this year makes it clear to me that I have a somewhat difficult time extrapolating from these swatches to the feel of the broader coat. I'm not sure I would have called the S5 swatch brown. Don't know it's really a problem though, as I'm sure it'll end up beautiful regardless.
This is a perennial challenge, in truth!

As the years have gone by, mostly with experience good and bad, we have become quite good at judging how a small swatch of cloth will look across an entire coat. Some of the swatches do give me pause for thought (such as Wide 1, which I worry could look quite ... matte, flat, and extremely grey, over the span of a big coat, as compared to e.g. Wide 9, which looks a safer bet to my eyes).
 

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Don’t really know why but my 2 favorites are wide 1 (that probably is quite a versatile color for everything casual/smart casual) and wide 6 if the idea was to do a slightly more formal/“less fun” coat.
Wide 6 strikes me as very good and very safe (in a positive sense; this is an unusually wide herringbone on an unusual in many ways walking coat).
 

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And if sways people at all, it is increasingly likely that we make a dark grey version for our website (in the barleycorn pattern) plus one other, in either dark green or dark brown.
For clarification, would the version you make for your website be in your standard fit or the longer fit being discussed?
 

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For clarification, would the version you make for your website be in your standard fit or the longer fit being discussed?
It'll very likely be a couple of inches longer than the one on our website, but not as long as the Styleforum one.
 

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