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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. TheTukker

    TheTukker Distinguished Member

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    Congrats AP! :cheers:
     


  2. aportnoy

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    Many thanks!!
     


  3. dopey

    dopey Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    That's great. If you change your mind, send it to me.
     


  4. oscarthewild

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    Such a fabric would make a fantastic suit. In addition to wearing it as a suit (tattersail shirts, pheasant ties; roll necks or turtle necks, etc) The top can be worn as a sports coat. The trousers work very well under quilted jackets. Being cashmere, they are luxuriously cosy on winter days. But not suitable for brush. -
     


  5. archibaldleach

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    ^^ I like the fabric. It's reasonably bold. In general I would not get anything cashmere made up as a suit (trouser durability becomes a major issue in a lot of cases) so doing it as an odd jacket makes sense to me.
     


  6. jrd617

    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Can somebody confirm is this is a cavalry twill? It's 100% wool, heavy weight. From a pair of Zegna trousers.

    I'd like to get a pair made up in a similar fabric. Can anyone suggest a good book to look at?

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  7. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    That does not look like cavalry twill to me. I have a bunch of Zegna calvary twill fabric left over, made these pants with it (third one down). Its about 17-18oz, I can sell you a pants length or so if you like (or sell you the pants :) ):

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  8. TRINI

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    Ed, is this the rust or burgundy madder?

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  9. Ralphie

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    what do we think of this, does it look orphaned?

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    Not sure if this is whipcord or cavalry twill. From the H&S Dakota book. I think this is 14 1/2 oz. Was thinking about getting a pair of pants made in this.
     


  11. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    Trini, the burgandy
    Ralphie, yes but I think the whole outfit is rather comical
    Mr. Pink, take a look at the back of the H&S Force 10 book
     


  12. Mr. Pink

    Mr. Pink Senior Member

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    I've never seen that book. I'll have to ask for it. What are the weights like?
     


  13. jrd617

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    Is this the one? Sort of a caramel tan? Do you have any other cav twill colors?

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  14. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    No.
     


  15. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Pink, that is whipcord.
     


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