Absolutely Matt - the best things in the world are always going to be expensive, even relatively. Plenty of people (like Smedley) produce a great garment at a lower price and quality level. Here we want to make the very best.
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No I don't think so. It's a subtle difference from normal cotton - nowhere as noticeable as full linen, for example
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Yes, it could probably be worn in three seasons, if you layer it in colder seasons for example. I'd look for a hopsack around 11oz in that case, if possible
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Things with more texture, generally. So tweed, equally textured wools, more robust cottons. Most things you look at and think are casual, rougher. Like denim
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