Slim-fitting wool v-necks!?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jjimison, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. jjimison

    jjimison Active Member

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    Well, my favorite sweaters are finally biting the dust, and they're going to have to be replaced. I wore the living shit out of them, because I LOVE SWEATERS.

    The trouble is, though, I kinda hate cashmere, and most small, slim-fitting v-necks I can find are made of cashmere. It's just too wimpy a wool. Every cashmere sweater I have ever owned, regardless of the cost, either sags dramatically with age and becomes dumpy-looking, or pills up beyond recognition.

    The sweaters I had, the now hole-y ones, were made of a tight-knit shetland wool. They were durable, comfortable and cool looking. They were made (surprisingly) by Express, approximately eight or nine years ago. Traditionally styled, a good depth-of-v, not too light, not too heavy, just the perfect thing for wearing with a shirt and tie under an odd jacket.

    Does anybody know where I can find some (not stupendously costly) sweaters to replace my dead ones? Of lambswool or shetland or some other similar wool?
     


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    Not shetland or lambswool but the best out there: http://www.johnsmedley.com/uk/mens/m...ers/bobby.html

    How's the sizing on Smedley knits? I'm trying to decide between a L and an XL, I'm a 44-46R depending on how slim things run.
     


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    In at least one color:

    https://www.kentwang.com/sweaters


    It even says, right in the description: "...very soft and not scratchy at all."
     


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