The Official Tweed Appreciation Thread

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

  1. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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  2. sugarbutch

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    Gents, I am having trouble finding the perfect tweed from Bookster, all of the brown swatches have just a little too much green in them. Is having green with brown inherent with all tweed?
     
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  5. w. rabbit

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    Suit and cap are in the Glenhunt dark brown HB tweed, did you check this? (I don't have better pictures of it, I think.)

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  6. Achilles_

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    The brown herringbone tweed I got a swatch of has green in it, it may not be noticeable from a few feet away though. I wish I could see a coat made with it in person.

    Your pictures definitely look brown though, thank you!
     
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    Great jacket! Where'd you get it? You don't see that sort of pattern much in the Bay Area stores,
    except maybe Polo.
     
  9. sugarbutch

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    Thanks, Roger. It's a Southwick/Paul Stuart I thrifted within the past couple of years. It may be my favorite garment.
     
  10. bringusingoodale

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    Wow. That is up north California Alameda, right? That looks promising for other flea items, might check that out when I am in nor cal

    I picked up this tweed, loved the "base" gray color, and the subtle blue, golden, green and red threads. A quick try on left my unhappy with the shoulders, but overall it is wearable for casual outerwear look.

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    Thats a very nice selection of tweeds :)
     
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    is this tweed?
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  14. SpooPoker

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    You guys are all making me very happy that I started this thread.

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    makes me realize I need moar.
     

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