The Official Tweed Appreciation Thread

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  1. ChetB

    ChetB Senior member

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  2. w. rabbit

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    Some memories from Bookster's ebay archives ...

    Harris Tweed suit (1950/60s)
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    Houndstooth tweed jacket (1970s)
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    Tweed jacket by Alexander Morris (1977)
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    Tweed hunting suit by Huntsman (1969)
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    Welsh tweed jacket
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  3. w. rabbit

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    More Harris Tweed (same source)

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    [​IMG]The above is a vintage Crombie, 70's? This is a Bookster Orkney from this year.
     
  6. SpooPoker

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

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    This is unbelievable. Ive never seen anything like this before.

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    It must be very weatherproof if it's real linoleum.
     
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    :laugh:

    Some of those overcoats are pretty nice, I would love to get one someday
     
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    The mannequin's expression frightens me....
     
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    I had the same suit, and subsequently sold it for the same reason :(
     
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    I was expecting a female Carmen Miranda type (which I still would have taken as a compliment) but this is better. Thanks, it need to be touched up a bit as sleeves and body are a smidge too big.
     
  14. niidawg3

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    A few ... didn't wanna hog the thread ... lol
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    Coming soon this fall ...
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    Nii that three piece is great!

    My favourite thread on SF right now :slayer:
     

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