fashion_tips: (Default)
[personal profile] fashion_tips

Origins of Tweed

According to the legend the name for Tweed was a complete accident. An English textile merchant misspelled the Scottish word Tweel. As a result, the word “Tweed” was formed to describe the fabric.

What is Tweed?

Tweed is an unfinished wool fabric formed by plain or twill weaves. Other patterns such as herringbone and houndstooth are also commonly used with this fabric. Due to the fact that tweed has wind and moisture resistant characteristics, Tweeds were often worn for outdoor activities such as hunting.

How and when to wear Tweed

Tweed is great for casual evening events. However, for more formal events, it’s best to avoid Tweed fabrics. This is certainly not to say that Tweed is not fashionable. For example, you can confidently wear Tweed to any event in which a casual suit or sport coat is acceptable attire. This type of fabric was often seen as a college professor garment, but overtime it began to claim a sense of sophistication. Remember that Tweed was designed for cooler weather so it’s a great fabric to use for layering.

How to find a perfect Tweed suit for you
The best option is to take your measurements and order a suit online. You can check many of tweed suit catalogues and pick a perfect one for you. 

From:
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
User
Account name:
Password:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
Subject:
HTML doesn't work in the subject.

Message:

 
Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.

Profile

fashion_tips: (Default)
fashion_tips

August 2017

S M T W T F S
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728 293031  

Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Sep. 25th, 2017 12:37 am
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios