The bespokesman - Eden in Paris

In March last year I wrote about cloth re-issues and one of the fabrics mentioned was called Eden in Paris, which was commissioned by Michael Alden, who runs the London Lounge website. Things move slowly in the world of tailoring, but just before Christmas I collected a suit from my tailor made from the Eden in Paris cloth.

Aside from its decent weight, and softness, the flannel’s other great asset is the way the windowpane pattern appears and disappears. While it’s clearly visible in this image, it actually dissolves from view at any distance leaving just a discreet grey suit behind.

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