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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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Any recommendations for a plain navy fabric with qualities similar to the LL Piuma? I was thinking about the Fox Air, but seems they don’t offer a plain navy version, and I find Fresco a bit too crisp/scratchy. Thanks in advance!
 

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Any recommendations for a plain navy fabric with qualities similar to the LL Piuma? I was thinking about the Fox Air, but seems they don’t offer a plain navy version, and I find Fresco a bit too crisp/scratchy. Thanks in advance!
Piuma strikes me as a luxury version of Crispaire. There will be something useful in that book.

Also, in the Finmeresco book, there is a "high twist" collection about 10oz that looks and feels wonderful. Despos has spoken well of it on this thread.
 

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Yeah, there's some great cloth in the Finmeresco bunch.
 

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Any recommendations for a plain navy fabric with qualities similar to the LL Piuma? I was thinking about the Fox Air, but seems they don’t offer a plain navy version, and I find Fresco a bit too crisp/scratchy. Thanks in advance!
Loro Piana Uniti?
 

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Any recommendations for a plain navy fabric with qualities similar to the LL Piuma? I was thinking about the Fox Air, but seems they don’t offer a plain navy version, and I find Fresco a bit too crisp/scratchy. Thanks in advance!
Not sure when you last checked but I believe Fox Air has plain navy now. Ask and see.
 

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This is the NMWA Formosa version. I think the material works well in any traditional color for a suit. You could do a marled one for a slightly more casual look, but the suit below would be suitable in many situations where men wear suits today. This is a 13oz covert from H&S overcoat book.


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That's great looking cloth. 13 oz. covert in the H&S overcoat book? Do you have a cloth #?

Is it this (whipcord)?

 

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