Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. Slewfoot

    Slewfoot Senior member

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    Great to see it's being put to good use! Enjoy!
     
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    This is definitely under consideration - I have a jacket currently in production from that book. I like the feel of it a lot. Have you found that it keeps its shape pretty well?
     
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    I have the same one and it definitely keeps it shape nicely. I don't wear it too often (too many sportcoats!), but always enjoy it when I do.
     
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    yywwyy: Looks good. Next time, I'd lower the breast pocket 1" and shrink the lower patch ones a bit.
     
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    I am over cashmere and have now become a huge fan of escorial. I can get you a length but check with whoever your tailor is. When I get home I'll post pics from the book, there are a few herringbones.

    yywwyy, those patch pockets are way too big, should not be above the bottom button. Also, lower the gorge and breast pocket next time.
     
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    Agreed that patch pockets are huge. It's all exacerbated by the angle of the photo- doesn't look so off in person.
     
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    I have a coat with the lighter than navy herringbone Moonbeam. I like the look and feel of the cloth, and it holds its shape fine. However, the cloth just feels very delicate. I haven't had the coat long enough to comment on its durability, but it just feels like it will wear through easily. It also gets a little fuzzy, like the way a sweater piles, and it attracts hairs like a magnet.
     
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    The apparent placement of the gorge and breast pocket are almost certainly the result of taking the picture from a low angle.
     
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    don't ever contradict me on the internet :angry:
     
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    Oh, noes! I haz angried the Morel!
     
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    Quick! Run and hide behind that half manequin!
     
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    David, can you please stop including the Vass boots in your signature unless you are able to cut them down a size so I can purchase them? Thank you.
     
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    Apparently today is the day my humor falls flat.
     
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    If it might please the Morel, I will note that I am wearing one of his creations today.
     

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