Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. Maccimus

    Maccimus Senior member

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    Why not ordre directly from Minnis? They ship super fast.
     


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    +1. They ship via TNT and took 2 days to arrive in Malaysia from the UK.
     


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    yywwyy Senior member

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    Sounds good. Do they have a website or catalog?
     


  4. Plestor

    Plestor Senior member

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    www.hfwltd.com/
     


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    One more fabric question: I had a suit made up in Drapers Five Stars because I really liked the look and feel of the fabric . However I'm unsure how to describe it and thus how to look for other similar fabrics. Is Drapers Five Stars always a particular type of fabric or is it simply a line of Drapers suitings that encompasses multiple fabric types? If is always a particular kind of cloth, what is that cloth called?
     


  6. Maccimus

    Maccimus Senior member

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    Finally...
    MOP buttons are not that shiny IRL. Will take some photos in next few days.
    Unfortunately they are not as cool as I thought.
     


  7. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    I would take the MOP buttons off the vest posthaste and should only really be used on an odd jacket, on a suit it looks odd.
     


  8. Maccimus

    Maccimus Senior member

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    I will definitely think about it.
     


  9. Slickman

    Slickman Senior member

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    Anyone have anything made up in any of the LL Fox Flannels?
     


  10. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Have a few suits in smiths 11 oz worsteds and they are great - hold up real well. I really like the second in the pics, might have to have that one made up.
     
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  11. LEVOOSH

    LEVOOSH Senior member

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    I'm having a new suit made up in this VBC mid-grey flannel.

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    Likely configuration is soft 3 roll 2, flap pockets, notch lapel, spalla camacia shoulders. Pants will be flat front with belt loops - debating cuffs.

    I am seeking advice regarding buttons. I'm leaning towards dark brown horn and I wear brown shoes 90% of the time, but I'm second guessing it only because as a fall-winter suit, I could see myself in cooler colours and wearing black shoes more with this suit.

    Would the dark brown horn buttons look off with black shoes?
     


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    MrChris Senior member

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    I took delivery of some Fox Flannel samples yesterday, nice stuff.
    Fox Flannel vs. JJ Minnis Flannel?

    I really like the navy window pane one, I'm a little hesitant to go entire sut, opinions on a single breasted sports coat in this fabric? Or should one stick to suits for this fabric?

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  13. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I think it would look awesome in a suit. Do it.
     


  14. Grammaton Cleric

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    That is not a sportcoating. Get a simple SB suit.
     


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    Any particular reason you're not going with gray buttons? I wouldn't do contrasted buttons on that fabric, or really a suit at all.
     


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