The Official Tweed Appreciation Thread

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  1. Beatlegeuse

    Beatlegeuse Senior member

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    I have no tweed, and I really need some. I've scoured eBay to try and find a cheap starter piece, but I've never found any SC that was side vented....all the vintage pieces are single vent. I don't really like the way single vents fit me, all of my SC's and suit jackets are side vents.

    NORE - I'm interested to hear more about the 2 RL jackets you posted teasers of. And that goes for anyone else that has some nice side vented tweed pieces.
     
  2. Mr. Tweed

    Mr. Tweed Well-Known Member

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    Here are some pictures for you. First a structured Bladen 3-piece tweed suit:

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    Then a classic hacking jacket, also from Bladen:

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    And now for something completely different. An unstructured wool/angora tweed jacket from Magee, cloth woven in Donegal, Ireland:

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    Not too bad, I say...

    Yours,
    Mr. Tweed
     
  3. UrbanComposition

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    This thread has put me over the edge, the next sports coat I buy will be a new tweed.
     
  5. Achilles_

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    Details on the fourth coat UC?
     
  6. UrbanComposition

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    Unknown vintage. Altered by my tailor.
     
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    Bah, shame because I quite like it and I am in the market for a tweed jacket.
     
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    Almost all just great - just not sure about the cap and waistcoat in that fifth one. I'm already on record being effusive about that last fit. I'm not sure you ever gave us the details though... suit, tie - who, where?
     
  9. UrbanComposition

    UrbanComposition Senior member

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    Suit - PRL
    Shirt - Jay Kos
    Tie - Panta
    Square - Hober
    Shoes - Alden
     
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    Cuttingboard Senior member

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    These are my favorite!! :slayer:
     
  11. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    one of my fav SF pics all time. i remember when you fist posted it. fantastic!
     
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