Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. gdl203

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    whoa hymen - chill out bro. Are you really that offended by my questions or did you just skip your medication ?
     
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    If you live in a very hot country , you will wear an off white /ivory linen suit for an sunday meal ,a drink out or any social gathering...

    If tailors in the UK were working for a few hundreds of pounds , I would experiment a lot more with linen and cotton.

    It is not white but most likely with a hint of ivory in it...
     
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    I have never worn an off white linen suit. I might, once in a while, but I am more likely to wear just the jacket with chinos or jeans, as I have said a few posts up. I have a trousering length of off white linen/synthetic blend I wanted to have made up as trousers, but the quality of this particular H&S is so good I will have this made instead. So I have bought a suiting length of off white linen, and will make a suit of it, but I will mostly wear them separately.

    I will most likely make this suit myself, with my own hands. Don't ask how, etc. It is a long story I have no intention of telling here.
     
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    Hard to argue with Sonny's look:

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    Received today cloth from HFW with the Crown Classic. Thanks a lot for notification to Will and everyone else. It will be two suits and maybe a jacket (unsure on the PoW yet).
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    ^^^ Banis - on the left.. is that a Minis Fresco? - if yes, snap! got something coming in same POW. character in spades
     
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    No, no fresco here. Everything is from the Crown Classic, which was sold at 24 pounds/meter, as per Will's post at the ASW.
     
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    Banis, you probably bought the last suit length of the POW :) I wanted to get some but it was already out of stock.
     
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    I wanted that POW too,sample is sitting on my desk, I think it will make a nice suit.
     
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    I was also thinking of making a suit out of that PoW. But there were only 2.5m available, which I decided to take anyway.
    Don't think that it may be used as a separate jacket though...
     
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    My closet is pretty damn full, with only a few pieces I feel I "need" or would really like to have. Lots of these are great, but I just would rather start putting more money in for my kids college accounts than in my closet...15 years to go.
     
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    Why? too awsm?



    $300k per child from birth - 18 yrs, cheap really when u compare it to bespoke- hmmm child? or 20 pair of Lobb and 20-30 suits?
     
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    Because I prefer a more loud patterns for sportcoats. And this PoW is too muted for my tastes.
     
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    ^^^^. Great minds think alike.

    When the sale was announced I purchased the nailhead and windowpane.
     
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    Of course most of us don't look like Don Johnson
     

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