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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. gherrmann

    gherrmann Senior member

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    is that 7701 from the lambswool bunch?


     
  2. yasu10s

    yasu10s Well-Known Member

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    Yes. indeed it is.


    It is 7701. Here is a better pic of the fabric. [​IMG]
     
  3. bboysdontcryy

    bboysdontcryy Senior member

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    Just purchased the Henry Poole house check in mid-grey with a burgundy overcheck that I hope to turn into a three-piece number soon ... when I have the made up the rest of my unfunded liabilities. :bored:

    Interestingly, I've not made up a business suit in a check quite this prominent. Have a self-check from the Lesser 11/12 oz and I liked the subtle visual interest.

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    More details about the check here: http://www.esquire.co.uk/2009/08/the-bespokesman-glen-check-fabric/
     
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  4. ~ B ~

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    Have 5m of windowpane Minnis Fresco II for sale - British racing green with rust brown overcheck. Absolutely beautiful stuff.
     
  5. alliswell

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    Pics? Would you split it?
     
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  6. fox81

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    i dont see it on the HFW website either
     
  7. ThinkDerm

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    Interested as well...
     
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    Hi guys,

    Thanks, I would prefer to sell all 5m as this makes this easier. But I am open to offers. For shorter lengths, the price will go up slightly to account for admin and the potential for cloth wastage.

    This is a custom run of Fresco not seen in the normal books. It was done as a special favour to me.

    Any questions, fire away,

    B
     
  9. Renton

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    Do you have any pictures, I might take all 5 meters off your hands.
     
  10. RogerC

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    This might be an interesting idea for a re-run, in case of sufficient interest?
     
  11. add911_11

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    That sounds good! can we make a deal?
     
  12. TRINI

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    Which weight is it? the 9/10z?

    Might also be interested, either in the original or perhaps a re-run.
     
  13. tim_horton

    tim_horton Senior member

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    I am also selling some fabric, links are in my sig.

    -Suiting length of Minnis Classic charcoal and Dugdale charcoal PoW

    -Jacketing length of Fox navy flannel and Hardy Riviera black/white herringbone
     
  14. ~ B ~

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    To all those who enquired on the windowpane Fresco, I'm expecting pictures from Minnis.

    A re-run might be possible.

    Weight is 9/10 indeed.

    Would prefer all 5m to be sold.
     
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    Remember the custom run glenplaid linen I organised with WBill a while back ?

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    Well, the test suit made up from it was completed a month ago, and has been worn hard at least ten times by now. The cloth wears and drapes beautifully.

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    The suit here is uncanvassed and completely unlined with piped seams throughout, which requires a stout cloth. Just admire the lapel rolls even with no canvas within. Suit has been washed twice so far with no shrinkage.

    I still have a few metres of this linen if anyone is interested.
     
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  16. tim_horton

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    I have an unfunded liability, soon to be funded - a charcoal herringbone tweed, 17 oz., from the Dugdale tweed collection. I was initially thinking a single breasted notch lapel with vest, but I've really gotten into double breasted suits in the last year and prefer them. Is a tweed double breasted suit an oxymoron? The fabric is pretty conservative for tweed.
     
  17. bboysdontcryy

    bboysdontcryy Senior member

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    This.
     
  18. edmorel

    edmorel Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    H&S Crispaire, the colors are really beautiful, very deep and the fabric feels great, on the dry side but still some luxe in it:

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    I had these two saved, don't know if the same #, but I think fabric is pretty great in my very limited experience.

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  20. tim_horton

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    Here's a picture of the tweed. It is darker in real life, a true charcoal. Also it's not finished like a typical Harris tweed. It isn't "slick" and it isn't imitation tweed like Glorious Twelfth, but it is not as rough as most tweeds I've seen. If I had to compare it to something, I'd say it's the tweed version of worsted flannel, with Harris tweed being the woolen flannel.

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