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The Official Tweed Appreciation Thread

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

  1. hweikel888

    hweikel888 Member

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    Wow, so glad to have found this thread! :)

    I'm rather new to the styleforum scene, so I only have one tweed jacket from Sid Mashburn [lambswool tweed, I believe it was] and an odd vest from Oliver Brown in a dark green.

    They might not be the best together, but what do you think of them as individual parts? Really curious, as I bought them well before I knew very much about menswear.

    Apologies for the bad pictures.

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  2. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Hard to make a final judgment with the blurry pictures, but it looks promising.
     
  3. Slewfoot

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    Judging from the picture they work well together and as separate components. Off to a great start!
     
  4. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    Getting a 3 piece made in this (Harris Tweed) fabric:


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  5. LeviMay

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    That's going to look great!
     
  6. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Do most of you guys buy fabric from the mills and have it made up for you by a tailor, or just buy the jacket from a company/tailor who also supplied the fabric?

    And for those who buy fabric from the mills, how much is the CMT?
     
  7. elimanning

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    Where can i buy a tweed (slim) suit in NYC, or online? Any ideas..?
     
  8. Tweedy

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    Good man, tweed is very addictive! :D
     
  9. RDiaz

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    By Johnston's you mean Johnston's of Elgin? I think I have that very same scarf! [​IMG] Funny, because so far I only have two woollen scarves.



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    This is my latest tweedish coat, still a bit warm to wear it:

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  10. OlSarge

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    Far too warm for tweed yet, here. It will take at least until October, perhaps longer depending on the jet stream.
     
  11. Slewfoot

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    Getting these two made up for this Fall...fabrics are from London Lounge...can't wait!

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  12. hooker4186

    hooker4186 Senior member

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    Not suiting, but I picked up two gorgeous Donegal scarves yesterday - I've been wanting a few scarves like this for a long time and am so excited for winter this year:

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  13. Slewfoot

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    Very nice. Where were they purchased if I may be so bold to ask?
     
  14. GusW

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    Very nice!!!
     
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  15. Tweedy

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  16. Veremund

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    Tweed scarves? How do they feel against the skin? Scratchy? I'd never known such an animal existed until your post. Need more info! :D
     
  17. Simplicio

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    Epaulet has just put up switches for their fall MTO Harris tweed sport coats. These have a nice slim (not skinny) fit, and you can customise the details:

    http://epauletnewyork.com/collectio...outhwick-mto-fall-2013-harris-tweed-sportcoat

    I think Mike told someone in the thread that it might also be possible to order trousers in the same fabric, although it might not be cheap.
     
  18. Isbister

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    Feedback? I like the tweed jacket actually, but the outfit (aside from the bow tie) speaks to me more of a rough night out in the saloon bar of a pub having spent the day digging ditches, than of a wedding. You must have a very deep-rooted objection to lounge suits to be thinking in these terms.
     
  19. velomane

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    Mike figured the trousers, fully lined, would run up to $400.
     
  20. mactire

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    I think that guy is still around but has changed the name to Hatman of Ireland, he doesn't sell direct though http://hatmanofireland.ie/
     

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