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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. Slewfoot

    Slewfoot Distinguished Member

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    Awesome sportcoat! Wear it well.
     


  2. Eustace Tilley

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    +1 - is that Panico?
     


  3. Concordia

    Concordia Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Breanish is not a good candidate for anything involving trousers.
     


  4. Despos

    Despos Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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  5. C&A

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    Thanks for the nice comments ! Antonio Panico's showroom is a bit nicer than the one you see in these photo's. It's a tailor residing in the Milano / Como region whom T4, myself and a few others have been bringing to Holland for a couple of years now, mainly catering to members of the Dutch styleforum. Gianni Lovadina. No internet presence whatsoever. Quite a competent tailor and a very nice, reliable gentleman. And at a very very good price point. Apart from local Italian clients he does some bespoke work for a few high end stores in Milano, and he travels with some frequency to a few European countries. Given the downturn of the Italian economy he is now considering more overseas trips. When I have time I will make a thread about him. His work recently also got fearured in a Dutch magazine called Quote as the editor of the bespoke section saw Gianni's work when he had some pants made by Salvatore Ambrosi, and ordered an overcoat from Gianni.
     
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  6. C&A

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    Why would you say that ?
     


  7. Concordia

    Concordia Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Maybe not for your taste, but I am very happy with the one Breanish jacket I have. Obviously not built for hard travel or shooting, but it is light, soft, and as comfy as a cashmere sweater.
     


  8. Slewfoot

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    In a thread a number of years ago Chris provided some examples of why he doesn't like it. Then again some other tailors love it. I guess one just has to judge for themselves. I have one Breanish coat made by Chan and love it. Soft and comfy.
     


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  10. obama

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    Hi, would like get some suggestions on my next acquisition target.

    Here is what I have now:
    1) Minnis fresco 7/8oz light gray 2-piece (for summer)
    2) QX navy 11oz 2-piece SB
    3) Minnis fresco 8/9oz 520 navy SB odd jacket
    4) H&S Crispaire navy 3-piece SB
    5) Harrisons navy linen DB 2-piece (trousers to be done)
    6) loro piana pow charcoal SB 2-piece
    7) lesser 8/9oz medium gray SB 2-piece
    8) moonbeam SB odd jacket with Harrisons flannel trousers (work in progress)

    Any idea on what should be added? I wanna stick with Harrisons, lesser, or Minnis which I have easy access and I am satisfied with the quality and price. I live in Hong Kong so I do not need clothing wears too warm. I am thinking a dark green odd jacket for casual. Or brown suits?
     


  11. archibaldleach

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    ^ Maybe a brown linen suit with patch pockets that can also be worn as an odd jacket.
     


  12. jerrybrowne

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    Looking for a solid navy with gray windowpane flannel that is a little heavier than the 10 Oz fox flannel. Any leads? TIA
     


  13. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    H&S Conquest has a 11/12 oz one.
     


  14. Slickman

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    I would stay away from flannels lighter than 13/14oz, but thats just me
     


  15. Axelman 17

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    It isn't just you.
     


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