Need tweed? Vintage recommendations for the guys.

On the hunt for vintage tweed menswear?  Having trouble locating the perfect tweed jacket for the upcoming ride? Simply want to add new options to your closet? There are plenty of local specialists to help you. Offerings below are from Brown & Williams Brown and Williams Clothiers are the new guys on the block.  If you’ve visited D.C. Flea in the past month, you had to notice the two best dressed clothiers in the market.  Howard Brown... Read More

Tweed: A Pattern Primer

As far as quality names go, the best tweed can be traced to two of its most famous makers: Harris Tweed of Scotland and Donegal Tweed of Ireland. The closely-woven woolen fabric, known for its durability and resistance to moisture, was a mainstay for many outdoor activities such as shooting and hunting. In fact, stores like Orvis still carry tweed hunting gear originally designed for estate shooting — and offer customized services for both... Read More