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Thoughts on this Johnstons of Elgin Saxony Tweed?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Eustace Tilley, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Loud but somewhat appealing
     


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    Not for a first tweed coat perhaps, but as a FU piece...
     


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    Agreed.
     


  6. Concordia

    Concordia Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    A little lavender goes a long way.
     


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    I think it's gorgeous. Not for me, since I'm kinda shrimpy and must beware Dreaded PeeWee Herman Syndrome, but if you're a bigger guy and/or wanting to make a bit of a play, it could rock.

    +Roger; maybe not for a first tweed.
     


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    Too loud!!
    Unsubtle. No class.
     


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    +1
     


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    For women, the coat it looks attractive. On men, not really.
     


  11. RogerC

    RogerC Senior member

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    Perhaps because seeing the tweed on a woman "primes" you into thinking it's a women's fabric only. In the UK, loud colours on tweed are part of the establishment, really. Case in point:
    [​IMG]
     


  12. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You could do a lot better
     


  13. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Examples? I know Scottie Derby has something similar, but not really to my taste.
     


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    I am anxious to hear any recommendations for tweed coats. Specifically, I'm looking for a tweed overcoat.

    Suggestions?
     


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    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Examples of loud, garish tweeds?

    Stop into W. Bill next time your in London.
     


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