Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. sprout2

    sprout2 Senior member

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    That's precisely what I was trying to get at. Good point.
     


  2. marcodalondra

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    The perfect basic suiting:

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    And on the foreground the perfect basic jacketing:
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    I hope all to be soon funded
     


  3. E TF

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    I think that's a bit extreme. Donegal can make a lovely odd jacket.
     


  4. Mr. Six

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    What's the number for the navy suiting? Looks nice!
     
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  5. dopey

    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Of course it can. I agree. Not all donegal is the same and I was just talking about my donegal and why I didn't like the bond tweed.
     


  6. E TF

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    Well of course I haven't seen yours so I'll take your word for it, but I was imagining a donegal on a similar scale to the Bond barleycorn and can't see a problem with wearing it as an odd jacket. Of course hairiness is a big factor, as well as scale. Bond's barleycorn look's quite smooth.
     


  7. dopey

    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If you look at the picture of bond standing you will see why I don't like it. The color and the scale don't create any contrast between the top and bottom halves. You can fix that with color, but it makes that is still only a half solution to me.
     


  8. marcodalondra

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    Thanks, I have carefully selected that fabric, as I love the depth of colour (to be fair of many of the blues in the H Lesser books). It is n.30976 from the 11/12 oz book. The grey is a sharkskin n.30708 from the 9.5-10.5 oz Super 120 plus cashmere book
     


  9. Slewfoot

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    Tough to say, but probably right around the same.
     


  10. Cantabrigian

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    That's from the discontinued Hardy Riviera book.

    Really nice looking cloth. Someone should get them to re-run that.
     


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    It will be very nice if someone can organize a run.
     


  12. gdl203

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    Do you guys know the reference?
     


  13. DLJr

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    I'd be in if there was a rerun.
     


  14. sprout2

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    You would have all of SF in if there was a rerun. I'll commit to a length right now. Who's with me? [​IMG]
     


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    DLJr TWAT Master.

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    This is true.
     


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