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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

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    +1 especially since Despos may be a big chunk of our quota.
     


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    Prefer 1b but also fine with 1a.
     


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    For single breast, 1.7m is enough for flap pockets. For patch pockets, 1.8m is more than enough.
     


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    jrd617 Stylish Dinosaur

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    I have a bit of a thing for old English cloth - I was sorting out this afternoon and thought I'd share photos of a few bolts. I suspect I have more than I could ever get made up into suits (a lot more than is shown here), but as the saying goes "they don't make it like they used to":

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    And the last photo is a length of Holland and Holland silk, which I'm keeping until I find a project for it:

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    great stuff, love to see more photos of this type of stuff. one day i will get around to photographing my stock.
     


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    I suspect this is just great marketing for those susceptible to romantic notions about clothes. I mean, yes, it is not made in the same way anymore. But I'm suspicious of any intrinsic/objective superiority.
     


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    That's some really cool Holland & Holland silk, Simon. I'm not really one for wacky linings, but I kind of like the idea of a tweed jacket lined in that.
     


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