Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. Slewfoot

    Slewfoot Senior member

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    Worsted, technically.
     


  2. jrd617

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    The Collective Action page on NMWA has been in stealth mode for the last few months.... http://www.nomanwalksalone.com/index.php/collective-action/

    This barleycorn project won't be a part of it though

     


  3. jrd617

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    Does this look worsted to you?

     


  4. Slewfoot

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    Sorry. I read it as Fresco which is worsted. The Minnis Flannel is both worsted and woollen I believe depending on the specific fabric. Tough to saw there, but might lean towards woollen. Regardless, I usually prefer woollen as it has a more classic flannel vibe.
     


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    hmmm.. someone should tweet vox
     




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    I was thinking of a jacket in this color, similar

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    Don't forget the 200% mark-up on cut-length prices for the perceived exclusivity of what are/were stock offerings.
     


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    If Greg can get this cut for us that would be pretty cool
     


  10. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Happy to do the payment processing, fulfillment, dispatch, etc... but I won't cut. So I'll do it as long as the mill ships us the cut lengths as per a schedule that jrd send them
     
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    Do you have more recent news on Reid & Taylor? Best I could find was from about a year ago.

    The BBC has a short snippet :
    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-22270268


    There is this from itv

    http://www.itv.com/news/border/story/2013-04-23/scottish-borders-textile-mill-enters-administration/

     


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    And if Greg can do all the payments, fulfillment, etc but B&T still balks, maybe we can compromise by making each length a fixed 2.5M that they would cut and send to Greg?

    Not sure if a fixed length would make it seem more manageable on their end?
     


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  14. dieworkwear

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    People really underestimate this. I've been working with HFW on a brown Fresco re-run, and it's been taking forever. In addition to me trying to get the right mixture and color (which is surprisingly difficult), there have been delays in communication and me having to wait for numerous samples to be run. It's a lot more work than I anticipated, and I don't think I'll be doing it again.

    (That said, I think we're close, and I'll be posting here when the run is ready).
     


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