Tag Archives: Tweed

Lock & Co’s Tweed Caps

I was glad to see that Mr. Porter is now carrying a small selection of wool caps from Lock & Co. Hatters, including several made with Harris Tweed. Compared to caps that I have from Wigens, Christys’, and Borsalino, those from Lock & Co. feel much more substantial and look better finished (I can appreciate [...]

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Tweed in the Countryside

From the Free & Easy December 2010 issue.

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A Brooks Brothers Herringbone Sportcoat

Brooks Brothers has been selling more and more jackets in their popular Fitzgerald cut and this season included one in a tweedy herringbone wool. Unlike the newer unstructured jackets, these have some very light shoulder padding – probably needed for the weight of wool, lest you end up with some very odd looking shoulders. Fully [...]

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Tweed Run

Images from the most recent big tweed run in London back in April. I like the store display that Huntsman put together. Images from bicycleimages’ photostream.

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Tweeds To Look Forward To

Earlier this year, Christian over on Ivy Style showed previews of what to expect from Ralph Lauren and Brooks Brothers for this fall and I’ve had some of those tweed jackets on my mind ever since. The natural shoulders on a few of them is what appeals to me the most I think – never [...]

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Free & Easy, The Garment Tweed

The January 2010 edition of Free & Easy is out in stores now and they’ve started the year off with an issue devoted to all things tweed, even going as far as to cover different breeds of sheep and regions where wools originate from. Great stuff if you’re a fabric nerd. Also be sure to [...]

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