Donegal Tweed

Outfit – Donegal Tweed

Since the cold days will be over soon, I want to post a winter outfit before the cold weather wardrobe will be stored away. Please take a look at the cloth—from a distance it looks like a normal herringbone tweed; however when you get closer, you can recognize the depth of this fine Donegal Tweed.

Donegal Tweed Topcoat Overcoat

Donegal Tweed Topcoat

 

Donegal Tweed

Donegal Tweed

Hat: from the German hat company Mayser (vintage from the 60s in a very fine hare felt); Scarf: made in England (pure wool); Topcoat: made for Marshall Field’s – Donegal Tweed (the style is a mix between an Ulster and a Guards coat); Gloves: made by the German company Roeckl (Peccary); Trousers: Jeans; Boots: made by Cheaney (Royal Tweed Collection).

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    • le.gentleman
      le.gentleman says:

      Dear Maestro, thanks for your question. I will write two articles about the Ulster as well as the Guardscoat shortly.

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  2. [...] color is of great importance,  the textures of luxurious Shetlands and hand-loomed Donegal Tweeds – sometimes with bold over checks and plaids – also create a nice atmosphere and break [...]

  3. [...] topcoat in this picture has peaked lapels and “blind” top buttons in the front which are typical for a Guards coat. [...]

  4. [...] you can see here, this topcoat shows certain elements of an Ulster like patch pockets, cuffs and contrast stitching. [...]

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