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I think it can often seem like that, but it's also often less narrow in its combinations because it's not aiming for elegance - it's the quietness and subtlety behind elegant dressing that leads to a lot of the rules or guidelines we normally talk…
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It would certainly help, yes, but you're basically trying to make the best of a bad deal. A jacket in another woollen that wasn't finished in the same way as a flannel would always look better.
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I did too. Just another reason to be impressed with a company like Loro Piana that has its own facilities for research, design, and production. LP is simply at a different level, but that’s not cheap.
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It's an interesting area. I think the biggest issue is that there's a huge range of quality, and often an assumption that it's all better than today when it's often not. But some things, particularly materials, are often better in terms of being hardier and…
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