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No you're right Moshe, a huge amount depends on the tweed. The heavier and the denser they are, the better they will last. Thornproof will do well in that respect.
The Guide to TweedRead the comments
Hi Christian, Yes you're right, roping at the end (or sometimes, just a slight extension of the pad into the top of the sleeve) does make a significant difference. Having said that, I still find that I prioritise style over this aspect of flattery -…
Nothing wrong with sloping shouldersRead the comments
That is very true. I myself had a wrap coat made to a 1930’s pattern, in camel hair. It seems this style of coat originated in England as a loose-fitting, casual style of overcoat originally worn by polo players in between chuckers (and designed as…
The style of a belted wrap coat – with Whitcomb, Saman Amel and The ArmouryRead the comments
I tend to agree. Pleats aren't usually seen as interrupting the trouser in the same way, by the way, because they are just thin folds and run down the trouser, rather than across it.
Suit style 9: Trouser cuffs, belts and tabsRead the comments