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Tom Ford sweater marks

ALFAMALE

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I'm thinking about pulling the trigger on one of these, but Im curious as hell. What are those little marks/ dots 1/4 inch off the neckline? When I first saw them, I thought that particular sweater had a defect of some kind, but then I saw it on all of them. I assume its stitching of some kind, but why is it so prominent?
 

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Just meant to be an interesting detail.

Not to my taste, but might appeal to some.
 

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Exactly; it's just a detail. Why is that so hard to discern?
 

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It's likely not as prominent in real life as it is in the picture. Photography will often enhance that sort of thing.
 

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^ Interesting, thank you. Nice sweater.
 

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Originally Posted by bengal-stripe
It shows the knitwear is "fully-fashioned" (knitted to shape) as opposed to cut out of a large knitted piece (just like cut from a length of cloth).
You will find a similar look where the sleeves join the body.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fully_fashioned_knitting

It is a sign of quality.


Thank you for this
 

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