The Official Tweed Appreciation Thread

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  1. Willin

    Willin Senior member

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    Gents, I need your opinions.

    I have this J Crew heather charcoal tweed coat and I was thinking about afixing the brown buttons found below to it. It currently has the stock black buttons on it. What are your thoughts?

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  2. greger

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    Like those sleeves and sleeve caps. Nice coat.
     


  3. Beatlegeuse

    Beatlegeuse Senior member

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    @ Willin - I'm not a huge fan of leather buttons, but lots of tweed lovers will agree that they are a solid choice. I think brown horn buttons would be a good upgrade as well....either way, definitely get something to replace the stock black buttons.
     


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  5. tgt465

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    That is a light brown or tan barleycorn.
     


  6. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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  7. Fred H.

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    Whatsdasourceondoes buttons?

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  8. Willin

    Willin Senior member

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  9. OlSarge

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    Tempting . . . very tempting!
     


  10. OlSarge

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    I, on the other hand, think highly of them. Do it!
     


  11. bringusingoodale

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    Barleycorn! yes. I couldn't think of this patterns name, though I recall someone mentioning it on here.
     


  12. Pliny

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    I love the leather (I'm assuming) buttons and have them on a brown herringbone overcoat, but I think they would be too much on this particular jacket. In their place- fantastic, but brown leather on grey tweed looks contrived - wrong color and out of proportion IMO. Perhaps slightly bigger dark horn buttons if u can source them.

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  13. Cuttingboard

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    Beautiful jackets...really love the three in the middle. Do you mind telling where you bought them and who makes the light tan herringbone jacket? Thanks
     


  14. Sonny58

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    Oops...
     
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  15. Fred H.

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    Only man in LA wearing tweed today. Hey! It's overcast and cool and I'm headed to SFO at 6:00 am.
     


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