Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. MrChris

    MrChris Senior member

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    Do you guys order swatches somewhere? It feels a bit risky to order a batch of clothing based merely on pictures viewed on the internet. Especially with screen monitor settings and picture quality that may display inaccuracy of the actual colors of the fabric.
     


  2. RogerC

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    As probably posted many times in this thread, most cloth manufacturers are very good about posting small numbers of swatches and can be contacted directly.
     


  3. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Do you mean you can see your shirt color or the lining thru the cloth?
     


  4. MrChris

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    http://www.styleforum.net/content/type/61/id/449588/width/350/height/700[/IMG[/SPOILER]

    Does anyone know where one can source such a fabric, or something similar as illustrated above?
     


  5. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Ariston has that very fabric.
     


  6. MrChris

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    Many thanks!
    Perhaps you, or someone else can provide further details, such as book and fabric number?
     
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  7. Pliny

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    i mean u can see me! thru the cloth of the trews Chris- in certain lights and when it's stretched .. but don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining.
     


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    lychyrychy Senior member

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    Sorry for bringing an old post, but would this fabric be a Spring or Autumn jacket?

     


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  11. RogerC

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    I wear a jacket similar to that in autumn, with a brown or dark blue tie and suitable accessories, the fabric works very well for shoulder season.
     


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    P-K-L Senior member

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    My tailor calls it 'invernale' all the time, however I think that he is judging by neapolitan standards. I will wear this one in spring and autumn. and neapolitan winter of course :)
     


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    Riviera? I love the color combination, price point is decent, but the tailor I use hates thin fabrics with checks...
     
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  14. forex

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    It is not a thin fabric, it is very soft,however.
     


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    :brick: Too bad I have joined the No Purchase Club.
     


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