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Tour of Rubinacci workshop / Cappelli atelier -- June 2011

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. ter1413

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  2. mafoofan

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    Nice--what kind of cloth?


    Yeah, the plaid is for the lining. Some Italian make--nothing too special. Might be Zegna or Loro Piana.

    "Military-style" is a bit of a redundant descriptor, as greatcoats are inherently military-style. It's essentially a tweed greatcoat.
     
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    an 900gm dark brown/cream hopsack. from moorebrook
    i made a mistake
    it is similar to the left drawing of mariano
    but not as long - just below the knee
     
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    Ahh, you switched to more interesting topics :)!
    I feel inspired to order another overcoat now, something different than my German armour with the crazy double cents ...coincidentally I am on way to Napoli right now. :slayer:

    Rubinacci has some über-cool double sided checks (the infamous overcoat Luca Rubinacco wore at the last winter Pitti was made from one of these), but I guess these would be a bit too much, maybe.
     
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    I assumed he meant (and the drawings back it up) something inspired by a traditional military greatcoat.

    [​IMG]
    Also, interesting choice of lining. Barbour-esque.

    If you are lining the sleeves with that, I would ask that you please reconsider - it may (will) catch on jacket sleeves!
     
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    Stunning fabric. Also like the way the plaid looks with the herringbone. Interested to hear whether Rubinacci has voiced any concerns about the wool lining catching onto jackets or pants.
     
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    that is what mine will be like
    a bit shorter though
    turnback cuffs
    flapped patch mailbox pockets
    a vent running from between the shoulderblades
    to the bottom of the coat
    belted back
     
  8. mafoofan

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    Yes, I saw those. But then I saw this!


    Yes, along those lines, but with a lower buttoning point. I didn't ask about the lining issue--hadn't thought of it.


    How do you convey "flapped patch mailbox pockets" in Italian?
     
  9. T4phage

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    i just drew a picture
    and he understood immediately
     
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    I tried the same, but I'm not sure I ultimately got the idea across. I may wind up with rounded flap patch pockets.
     
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    ^
    if i remember correctly
    either dopey or vox posted a photo
    ask either one to give you a copy
    that you can email to mariano
     
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    Do you mean this one?
     
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    Also known as "envelope pockets" I think. Not sure what it would be called in Italian. Originally from Polo coats, maybe.
     
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    Really looking forward to how this one might turn out. I learnt the hard way when I lined a linen jacket sleeve in shirting cotton - not sure what texture your fabric has so YMMV.
     

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