Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Feb 10, 2008.
Is there any online source where I could find the Smiths books to look at?
I have a thick twill sportcoat like that that belonged to my grandfather as a young man. Two, actually. He must have liked them.
I wouldn't have considered the cloth a suiting -- was it commonly used for that?
I raise you a gazillion slayers
Crap. I'm out.
I really like that twill, @Slewfoot.
Don't know if I'll stand by this opinion later, but I've been toying with the idea of getting a maremmana jacket made at some point. If the weight was right, I can imagine it being good for that type of project, even though the style seems to be mostly made with corduroy.
Milstil and Archival Clothing had something on the jacket a while ago, although the second blog has apparently taken the post down. My colleague Jesse at Put This On "reblogged" it once though.
As aside, I agree the gorge on that jacket is a bit high. Nice looking piece, but would be made nicer, IMO, if the gorge was lowered an inch.
Wear it buttoned and it's like the jacket is giving the finger.
Planning on poaching a few pheasants from the local laird?
I appreciate that Doc's comment was followed up with imatlas' avatar.
Thanks for this. Have been planning to get a midweight, mid-gray sharkskin. I hope they still make it.
Thanks for the replies. I did a bit of google searching and I think that Sharkskin would be a good choice.
I just ordered something with Harrisons Fine Classics 47353. Might be too twill-y for you but I quite liked the sample.
I think the 13oz book is standard fare, the 16oz is the one that is hard to come by.
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