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tired of navy and looking for interesting solid blue fabrics for a three piece suit

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Just had a look in my wardrobe and I have all shade of navy from midnight to mid-navy...

I'm looking for some interesting mid to darkish blue with a twist fabrics...

A navy with a purple tone to it will be great for example...

Please pictures are appreciated...
 

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I remember when I was in England, there was a Ted Baker 3-piece that was dark blue with a purple tone that was noticable. I loved its colour but hated the design of the jacket. I think you may be able to find it in the UK easily - I was in UK last year and saw it in a House of Frazier in that large shopping mall just outside London (along M2 if memory serves me right).

BTW - this is not a hint to buy that abomination, but it gives you something to work on. I wish I could post you a URL!
 

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Have you considered a navy mohair suit?
 

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I have a solid navy suit in a herringbone weave. Rather than going for a pattern, try a texture instead. It makes for a great 3-piece suit.
 

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Or a nice Air Force blue flannel?
 

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Or a blue birdseye. I just ordered one - but in a 2pc. May be a bit busy in a 3pc

For a 3pc I would probably go texture (second the herringbone idea)
 

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Originally Posted by R.O. Thornhill
Or a blue birdseye. I just ordered one - but in a 2pc. May be a bit busy in a 3pc

For a 3pc I would probably go texture (second the herringbone idea)


I'm worried about the busy element of the pattern in a 3piece suit format...

I'm thinking of a worsted flannel to give a bit of depth without going the full flannel route ...

Classic worsted can look flat and a bit boring.

I will look to the blues on offer ...

Ink will be an option ...
 

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Originally Posted by IronRock
W.Bill do a nice blue in their 10 Oz linen:


That's a great colour. Who made the coat?
 

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Originally Posted by Kaplan
That's a great colour. Who made the coat?

There are great blues in linen fabrics...

The texture is offering more depth to the colour.
 

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I am also in the process of looking for a decent blue fabric for a new suit. I want a worsted, but maybe something a shade lighter than navy, but not 60's mod either. I can't seem to settle on anything.
 

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I think that navy with a light pink windowpane would be pretty badass in a three-piece.
 

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