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The most beautiful 21st century tweed ?

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December 11, 2014 by Ville Raivio

Some two years ago I saw a tweed I haven’t been able to forget. It was colourful, coarse, thick, warm, and beautiful — as a proper British tweed should be, but it also had a bit of something else. I cannot name this element, so it can only be that quinta essentia men found some centuries ago, but forgot as science obliterated pondering for pondering’s sake. This tweed is Kirkton 551 from Lovat Mills and I’m calling it the most beautiful tweed of this, our 21st century.

Lovat_Mill_Kirkton_tweed_551_at_Keikari_dot_com

Head over to The Journal of Style for the full monty:
http://www.the-journal-of-style.com/2012/02/12/bespoke-three-piece-tweed-suit/


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