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The Anderson & Sheppard Expatriates Thread

comrade

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I'm basing my opinion on some photos that were posted here a while ago: they were boxy and shapeless: the total opposite of their bespoke line. I could not believe how bad they looked. Perhaps they've changed since.
That's what I meant. I agree.
 

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I'm going to try the semi-bespoke option with Steed when I see them in October in NYC.

Suggestions for a good mid brown spring/summer cloth wool cloth for odd trousers? Something that drapes well but is airy?
 

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I'm going to try the semi-bespoke option with Steed when I see them in October in NYC.

Suggestions for a good mid brown spring/summer cloth wool cloth for odd trousers? Something that drapes well but is airy?
If you wanted dark brown, I would recommend the 6-ply in Drapers Ascot. I got a pair in it. It's great. There's also a 4-ply version, but I like the 6-ply version better. I think there might be more of a mid-brown in both 4- and 6-ply in the book.
 

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If you wanted dark brown, I would recommend the 6-ply in Drapers Ascot. I got a pair in it. It's great. There's also a 4-ply version, but I like the 6-ply version better. I think there might be more of a mid-brown in both 4- and 6-ply in the book.
Remind me, 6-ply is ~equivalent weight wise to the heavier Minnis fresco? 15 oz or so?
 

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I'm going to try the semi-bespoke option with Steed when I see them in October in NYC.

Suggestions for a good mid brown spring/summer cloth wool cloth for odd trousers? Something that drapes well but is airy?
Maybe go the bespoke route first to get your pattern figured out?
 

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Remind me, 6-ply is ~equivalent weight wise to the heavier Minnis fresco? 15 oz or so?
480g/m according to Drapers. So, yeah, 14/15 oz. It breathes quite well, and I think wears fairly cool. Probably not the best for really hot days--what is?--but very wearable in the Bay Area.
 

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I'm going to try the semi-bespoke option with Steed when I see them in October in NYC.

Suggestions for a good mid brown spring/summer cloth wool cloth for odd trousers? Something that drapes well but is airy?

I like Holland and Sherry Crispaire for this purpose. Open weave but smoother than Minnis Fresco.
 

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Latest Steed:
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Color is best represented by first image - threw in the second, despite poor lighting, for fit…(might have the sleeves shortened a smidge, but I’m gonna wear for a bit before I decide…)
 

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Latest Steed:
50B93D3F-42C2-4560-BD9E-BAF64B212C6E.jpeg

648B410F-860A-4D06-9F90-7D010B8C9560.jpeg

Color is best represented by first image - threw in the second, despite poor lighting, for fit…(might have the sleeves shortened a smidge, but I’m gonna wear for a bit before I decide…)
That's a beautiful cut !!
 

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Visited Steed in yesterday to get some tweaks made my first commission and also to show them the fit of the finished second commission, a beautiful grey tweed from Fox Bros that I expect to wear a lot in the coming months:

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(my collar did that on it's own, by the way)
 

sugarbutch

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Don't like peak lapels on a sport coat. The fabric is also a bit out of my
comfort zone. But the cut of the jacket at the fit is exquisite!
It's okay to be wrong sometimes. :)
 

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