The Official Tweed Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. TheDarkKnight

    TheDarkKnight Senior member

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    Really do like this. Bump for more tweed chaps, especially tweed with flannel or cords


     
  2. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I started the damn thread, might as well show up once in a while!
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  3. Achilles_

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    That was a nice pick up from Malford. Have you acquired any more tweed since the creation of this thread Spoo? I am very curious to see what your choice of fabric would be.
     
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  4. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I wish I would have.... but I have not. :(
     
  5. Edward the 13th

    Edward the 13th New Member

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    Welcome, gentlemen!
    Could you help me, what do you think about this jacket? Is it suitable for me or a little bit short?
     
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  6. dasai

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    Wait, shouldn't we be welcoming you? :confused:

    That said, length looks decent. Sleeves are a tad long. The collar doesn't sit right, but that might just be because the jacket hasn't broken in yet. You might also consider wearing a shirt when the temperature is clearly below freezing.
     
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    That tie goes particularly well with the tweed, very nice combo! :)
     
  8. Edward the 13th

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    Sorry you are right of course about welcoming. Difficult holidays, you know :)
     
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  9. OlSarge

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    I agree that the sleeves could come up a bit. The current style of overly long sleeves will pass so you may as well get them altered to the classic measurement and then they will be correct forever.
     
  10. antikantian

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    I had this made from H&S Sherry Tweed. It's a little light at 11oz, so I'm not sure if this qualifies as a traditional tweed weight-wise. At any rate, after having received it, I'm a bit undecided on the color. I started a thread on pink tweed a while back after being inspired by some Huntsman examples, but in the end I realized I couldn't wear pink tweed, ever. I still was in the mood for a bolder color, so I went with this. After having received it, I either love it or love the idea of it; i.e., sometimes it looks great hanging in the closet, but not so great on my person, and other times, when I'm in more of a FU mood, I think it looks good on. I'm not sure if the color came out accurately on my iPhone, but the second shot from H&S is an accurate representation.

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  11. OlSarge

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    You definitely get points for BOLD. I think, depending on hair and skin color, it might well work very nicely, though not on a gun line. [​IMG]
     
  12. Achilles_

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    I really like 4 and 6 in that picture!
     
  13. sugarbutch

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    If #1 had some sort of overcheck or was a pink plaid, it might be easier to work into a wardrobe. Your poppy (?) is certainly bold, but I think you summed up its wearability pretty well.The others are quite nice, too.
     
  14. Maccimus

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    What about a pink vest? It might add some fun to the overall fit without being too bold.:)
     
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    HOT DAMN!!!

    I gotta tell you Spoo, you consistently KNOCK IT OUT OF THE PARK!!!

    OUTRAGEOUS style!!

    ...lead on o MIghty Spoo, lead on..........

    :worship:
     

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