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Wellington Glen Check Tweed

Wellington Glen Check Tweed

CODE: BCC9 A2561/22

WEIGHT: 470/500g or 16/17oz

TYPE: Woollen Tweed

This oversized charcoal Glen Check features a claret windowpane deco and is perfect for a jacket teamed with a pair of 540g classic grey flannel trousers.

This collection is woven in 100% British wool and is part of Fox Brothers' on going research into the use of this domestic fibre. The colours used reflect the Somerset landscape on which the sheep graze and enhance our countryside.

Features:

  • 150cm width
  • Woven by Fox Brothers and Co. in the South West
  • 100% British Wool
  • Dry clean only
  • Your tailor will be able to advise of quantity of cloth required

Fox Brothers, the English woollen mill established in Somerset in 1772 is credited with being the originator of fine woollen and worsted flannels during the last century and is still said to produce the best in the world. According to style connoisseurs, when choosing flannel, “always be sure to ask for it (Fox) by name”.

Fox Brothers first developed ‘flannel’ in 1803 and to quote Esquire magazine, is still the “Standard Bearer” for this wonderfully soft cloth.Loved by tailors who appreciate the way the it cuts "like a good butter', this wonderfully soft cloth has evolved over many years and is now available as suit lengths in varying designs and weights, exclusively on The Merchant Fox.

Iconic images from recent history show gentlemen of style wearing Fox Flannel - Sir Winston Churchill’s Savile Row tailor Henry Poole favoured a chalk stripe, Hollywood legend Cary Grant often wore Fox and of course, Gregory Peck in the film, ‘The Man In The Grey Flannel Suit’.

 

 

Delivery will be within 2 weeks from order date if in stock. Delivery time and shipping cost will vary if abroad. Every effort will be made to ship before the stated delivery where possible . We will advise you of the delivery date.

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Price £82.00 incl VAT

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