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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    Agreed...

    I would go a bit lower...
     


  2. hst

    hst Senior Member

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    I live in a similar climate, and find 10oz ok for trousers, especially if your job is quite office bound. If you go for a 10 oz jacket, you can consider having it half lined.
     


  3. Slewfoot

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    Might be worth it to try the 8oz-9oz Minnis Fresco.
     


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    kolecho Distinguished Member

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    Agreed. The other option is 7-8oz Harrisons mohair.
     


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    Do you guys know where i can order the Harrisons Firefly range?
     


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    RogerC Distinguished Member

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    I have good experiences with ordering from Harrison direct. They will deduct VAT as you're outside of the EU, and shipping fees are quite reasonable.
     


  7. aj_del

    aj_del Distinguished Member

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    Any experience with Scabal Autumn Leaves ? Are the colors in the Scabal online catalog correct ?

    I saw this pic and liked it

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    When I found the cloth in the Sabal catalog, it turned out to be of a diff color.

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  9. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    so I was working on my new sportcoats which will be launching shortly and I need to pick two fabrics, one will be this navy hopsack (lambswool/cashmere) but I really want the royal blue on the top too :(


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    then I am thinking either the darker, more traditional gunclub or the louder one:

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    A brown hopsack though is so classic too

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  10. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    If you're soliciting opinions, Ed, I vote for the royal, the darker gun club, and would love to see the brown hopsack, too.
     


  11. forex

    forex Distinguished Member

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    Ed, are those LP fabrics? I like the lighter gun club.
     


  12. sprout

    sprout Senior Member

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    Please, tell us more!
     


  13. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    yes soliciting, I will probably eventually do all of them, just looking for two for the "launch'.


    Not LP, I'll PM you if you are interested, just starting to do business with these guys and not sure how they feel about internet exposure.


    sure, I am working on sportcoats which I will be launching shortly.
     


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    Sorry, I just went back and read the other threads to get the skinny. I hadn't been paying attention since ties and pants.
    Count me in for the hopsacks. Small sizes too?
     


  15. Miguel Alvarez

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    That brown fabric looks a bit redish to me. The green one bellow looks like a winner to me.
     


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