White duck trousers

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by StagRaven, Mar 31, 2005.

  1. StagRaven

    StagRaven Well-Known Member

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    No real question to this post, I was just so amazed that places sold white duck trousers. I thought it was just a military thing, though ours are styled differently. http://www.bensilver.com/fs_stor....group=1 Actually, I guess my question would be, does anybody actually wear these?
     


  2. JLibourel

    JLibourel Senior member

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    Well, I'm wearing a very similar pair of white trousers with a tan sportcoat, light blue green shirt, teal pocket square and brown and white A-E two-tones as I type this.
     


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    newyorker Senior member

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    Can someone care to explain what are DUCK trousers? I clicked on the Ben Silver link and they just appear to be regular cotton trousers to me.

    Incidentally, I bought a pair of white plain-front, slim-fit cotton trousers last weekend. From H&M. $29. I tried a pair of white trousers at Faconnable and while the quality of the cotton was superb, it was pleated and it was too baggy for my taste. It was $165. A pair of white trousers is a very important staple in the Continental understated casual look.
     


  4. Horace

    Horace Senior member

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    Duck = cotton canvas.
     


  5. Luc-Emmanuel

    Luc-Emmanuel Senior member

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    what is cotton canvas ? The cotton used for polo shirt or oxford shirt ? if that's the case, I own a white Helmut Lang duck trousers [​IMG] L-E.
     


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    bengal-stripe Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Taken from this site: http://www.seattlefabrics.com/cotton.html #10 Duck  A natural canvas that gets its name from two cotton threads that cross each other, forming the number sign (#).  This is called double-fill canvas.  It is great for artist's canvas, boat decking, duffel bags, painted floor cloths and more.  Natural, untreated.  14.75 oz/sq yd.
     


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    Luc-Emmanuel Senior member

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