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I should clarify that this is from the standard, ie non-worsted “Alsport II”. There’s also a lighter and flatter “Worsted Alsport II” that @classicalthunde refers to, which is probably not well suited for jackets.

Here’s a picture of my jacket. The Russell check doesn’t photograph well but you get the idea hopefully.
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Lovely jacket. Who was the tailor, if I may ask?
 

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Yes. I have a pair of trousers in the charcoal LL flannel and a DB suit in the mid grey. I’ve posted pictures in the past of the suit but happy to repost them if you’d like.

The LL flannel holds a crease nicely, its variation of colour is just as good as Fox. It’s a little bit more dense and less spongy (presumably due to the worsted bit).

My tailor loved it, even if he thought it was a bit too pricy (Fox is cheaper for tailors).

Here’s a picture comparing a pair of Fox flannel trousers to LL mid-grey flannel:
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I’m pretty certain that the LL you are posting is of a new quality which has some worsted characteristics. The traditional LL flannel is also great but fuzzier (if that’s a word).
 

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It's lovely cloth, if you like it and don't mind the price get it
Unfortunately there is no LL flannel currently available from Alden. It may be available through those who ordered it earlier but the sell/trade thread in LL has been dormant or disabled.
 

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Has anyone used the London lounge mohair for a lounge suit? I originally bought it for a tuxedo, but I’m considering using it for a suit.

Yes indeed, I have a lovely DB in the navy version, great stuff. However, don't own any mohair from other merchants, so can't really compare. But it's definitely great for a suit.
 

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Yes indeed, I have a lovely DB in the navy version, great stuff. However, don't own any mohair from other merchants, so can't really compare. But it's definitely great for a suit.
Suitable for hot weather?
 

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Yes, though probably not blazing heat. Mine is half-lined and great for summer. However, the texture and quality is best suited for evening wear imo.
That’s what Concordia wrote over on London lounge when I posed this question over there. It sounds like I should stick to my plan for a tuxedo with that fabric.
 

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More of a 3-season weight if used for lounge suits. Not that there's anything wrong with that!
 

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