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  1. Timeless Style
    I just bought a linen Pronto Uomo Platinum suit from Men's Wearhouse online, for $119, marked down from $500. According to the label, the exterior is pure linen, but the label says nothing about the lining. I've had the misfortune of buying linen suits before that turned out to have polyester...
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    In my time running a thrift store, I handled numerous suits, blazers, and sport coats; I own a Brioni suit... And despite all that, I've never seen this particular feature before. It's a strap that runs between the sides of the jacket, underneath the back, where it's vented. I suppose it's to...
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    As much as I love them, some of the very first suits I got from English American Clothiers are suffering from migrating linings (two plus years ago I didn't know that Bemberg performed best). Is there anything that can be done to cure this short of expensive lining replacement?
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    Inside out: what are you hiding? The most important reason why you lining a jacket is that it makes it last longer and become easier to slip on and off. Nevertheless, from many of the posts at this forum we get small glimpses of exciting jacket linings. I also get the impression that many of...
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    I'm designing an evening wear jacket that's casual, soft, yet elegant. Think a cross between a sport jacket and a smoking jacket. The material is dark lustrous silk velvet with large, brushed stainless steel caps. This is bespoke made. I'm toying with the idea of making it without canvas and...
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    I've always wondered about jacket linings. Jackets from expensive brands still having linings made out of man-made materials we all would otherwise avoid - nylon, acetate, etc. Why is this? More importantly - why aren't these materials uncomfortable? I've gotten to the point that I can't...
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