Bright Blue Suits

The Cloth

With made to measure at Marc Wallace we carry a core selection of fabrics carefully selected by Marc and his team from UK & Italian mills. Offering you the finest quality, from Mohair’s, Wool & Silk, Velvets, Pure Wools, Wool & Cashmere, Tweeds and much more. Along side this Marc designs his own exclusive collection of fabrics, working with only the finest mills in the world, producing designs and cloth second to none. So why not indulge yourself and enjoy a little pampering for the best suit you’ll ever own.

Advice

We are always here to help when choosing your fabric, as this is an integral part of your look. For advice and fabric swatches please contact us on 020 7731 4575 or email sales@marcwallace.com

Fabric Quick Notes

Tweed

Tweed is a rough, unfinished woolen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture. Tweeds are desirable for informal outerwear, being moisture-resistant and durable.

Velvet

Velvet can be made from many different kinds of fibers. Our velvets are woven form cotton, but also can also be made from fibers such as linen, mohair and silk.

Cashmere

Cashmere is characterized by its fine, soft fibers. It provides a natural lightweight insulation without bulk.

Wool & silk

The wool and silk mix is soft to the touch and comfortable to wear, making it a timeless yet contemporary choice of fabric.

Wool & cashmere

A wool and cashmere mix is a lightweight fabric, the ultimate choice for mid to warm climates.

Mohair

Mohair is a silk-like fabric or yarn made from the hair of the Angora goat it is one of the oldest textile fibers in use. It is both durable and resilient.

Worsted

Worsted is lightweight and has a coarse texture. Worsted fabric made from wool has a natural recovery, meaning that it is resilient and quickly returns to its natural shape.

Super 150s

Super 150s has a unique softness, purity, whiteness and strength. The light fine wool fibers ensure durability, softness and luxurious drape.

 

 

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Staff Recommended Fabrics, Spring 2014: Bright Blue’s

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With the approach of the Summer season upon us, remember those funky party’s, red carpet events, wedding and just looking sharp. The Marc Wallace staff have picked two beautiful bright blue wool clothes, these will definitely brighten up your day or night.

Fabrics: Left Image: Editor of Luxure Magazine in Bright Blue crepe wool from the bespoke collection, white shirt, red paisley tie, great touch with the hat,
Right image: MW stock electric blue light weight wool, white round collar shirt, over sized green poppy tie.
 
For further information on these look please drop us a line 020 7731 4575 or email
 

Bright Blue Suits

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The Fabric: Close up and Personal

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Tweed

The Cloth: Tweed is a rough, unfinished woolen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture. Tweeds are desirable for informal outerwear, being moisture-resistant and durable.

Style Ideas: Tweeds are commonly worn for outdoor activities such as shooting and country casual. With new designs in the tweed collection, this can be styled as cool formal or fashion casual.

Tweed

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Velvet

The Cloth: Velvet can be made from many different kinds of fibers. Our velvets are woven form cotton & silk, but also can also be made from fibers such as linen, mohair.

Style Ideas: We find velvet can be used across the board when it comes to styling an outfit, from formal wear to casual jackets, or just using as a trim.

Velvets

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Cashmere

The Cloth: Cashmere yarn comes from the cashmere goat, this is characterized by its fine, soft fibers. It provides a natural lightweight insulation without bulk.

Style Ideas: 100% cashmere suits and overcoat are beautiful, but come at a price. For suits look at a wool and cashmere mix, for overcoats keep 100%.

Cashmere

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Wool & Silk

The Cloth: A wool and silk mix is soft to the touch and comfortable to wear, making it a timeless yet contemporary choice of fabric.

Style Ideas: This has an edgy look to the cloth, much under used fabric and one of our favorites. Would cut the suits in a classic and timeless style, picking a check or textured cloth.

Wool and Silk

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Wool & Cashmere

The Cloth: A wool and cashmere mix generally comes in light to medium weight suiting clothes. You can find anything from 1% cashmere blends.Giving a beautiful soft handle.

Style Ideas: Great for a luxury suits, evening style or needing a little something special on your wedding day.

Wool and Cashmere

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Mohair

The Cloth: Mohair is a silk-like fabric or yarn made from the hair of the Angora goat, one of the oldest textile fibers in use, the most durable of all animal fibers, with natural luster and resistance to dirt and creasing.

Ideas: Used as a fashion cloth from wedding or evening wear, sometimes taken into the work place. Looks very sharp, both durable and resilient.

Mohair

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Worsted

The Cloth: Worsted is lightweight and has a coarse texture. Worsted fabric made from wool has a natural recovery, meaning that it is resilient and quickly returns to its natural shape.

Style Ideas: Very practical for work and travel suits. We have a great range of designs and weights in the collection.

Worsted

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Super 150s

The Cloth: Super 150s has a unique softness, purity and strength. The light fine wool fibers ensure durability, softness and simple luxurious.

Style Ideas: A stunning cloth, if your looking for luxury this is the one. Can be used for work, your wedding or a red carpet event, we have some great designs and colour ways in the collection.

Super 150s

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Cord

The Fabric: Corduroy considered a durable cloth and is commonly found in the construction of trousers, jackets and suits. Corduroy is, in essence, a ridged form of velvet. Has same great colour options in the collection

Style Ideas: Generally not worn in the work place, having a suit made consider needle cord, this has a fine texture and soft handle, great for a night out or wedding.

Cord

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MOLESKIN

The Cloth: Moleskin is noted for its softness and durability finish. A densely woven fabric perfect for outerwear, not commonly used for suiting, but for trousers and waistcoats.

Style Ideas: Good for casual trousers and waistcoats, try a double-breasted waistcoat to look sharp, and keep the trousers slim cut.

Moleskin

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SUPER 110S

The Cloth: A very practical cloth with a good thread count, coming in a variety of weights, designs and styles. A cloth that will cover you for any occasion from work, formal events to your weddings.

Style Ideas: For your wedding suit look at navy two-tone birds eye cloth, work a 12/13oz grey herringbone and evening a plain black with velvet trim.

Super 110s Wool

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FLANNEL

The Cloth: Flannel is a soft woven cloth, was originally made from carded wool or worsted yard, but now made from wool or cotton. These fabrics are brushed to create an extra softness and come in a mixture of designs and weights.

Style Ideas: The lighter weights are great for suits, trousers and waistcoats. With a good mix of designs you will find a great look to compliment most occasions. The heaver fabrics are used for over coating, p-coats and jackets, try a double breast coat this season.

Flannel

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COTTON

The Cloth: Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a protective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants. Woven into a light to medium weight cloth, with a wide range of colours from the classic white & navy’s to funky reds & bright blues in the collection.

Styling Ideas: Ideal for summer styling, weddings and holidays. Think of slim trousers and fitted jacket when having this style made.

Cotton

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EVENING

The Cloth: Evening cloths come in a mixture of designs and fabrics, from cashmere blends, to soft silk & wool and highly spun plain wools. The essence of eveningwear is luxury with a twist of style.

Style Ideas: Look at a shawl collar jacket for style, with jetted pocket and silk covered buttons. For the trousers keep these slim with the silk striped running down the outer leg.

Evening Wear

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LINEN

The Cloth: Linen is made form the fibers of the Flax plant, is labor-intensive to produce but when woven into a cloth, is valued for it’s exceptional coolness and freshness in hot weather.

Style Ideas: Has a wide range of colours in the range, think about using this for a summer wedding or going on holiday. With styling keep the jacket and trouser slim in cut, sometimes you can have the jacket un-lined.

Linen

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LININGS

The Cloth: Linings are generally made form man main fibers like Viscose and Acetate, some from natural fibers like silks and cottons, but these are not so widely used.

Style Ideas: Over the years lining have developed from quick conservative to expressive and colour full, all we would say when choosing your lining, you will have to live with your choice over the next few years, think stylish over brash.

Suit Linings

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