|Composition:||50% Worsted Wool 50% Silk|
This luxurious suiting fabric is a combination of Super 200’s worsted wool and silk. Exceptionally fine and lightweight, it features a blue stripe pattern on a grey background. This fabric is an excellent choice for special occasion wear, as it feels decadently soft against the skin and shines elegantly in the light. It is designed and produced in England for those gentlemen who value, above all, quality, style and splendor.
Men’s suiting fabrics often have a woven ‘Super’ number at the selvedge. It stands for the fineness of wool yarn: the higher the Super number, the finer the fabric. Any cloth from Super 100’s to Super 250’s is considered to be of premium quality.
Does it mean that Super 250’s is better than Super 100’s? It may be half true, as such fabrics are much thinner and more fragile. A Super 250’s suit makes a splendid look, but it is more prone to damaging and scraping. Such delicate fabrics are best used for special occasion jackets and trousers.
Suiting fabrics are always in high demand especially when it comes to business wear. Although there are several types of wool one can use for jackets and trousers, merino wool is by far one of the best. It comes from merino sheep that lives in Australia and New Zealand in extreme weather conditions.
Why is merino wool so special?
Wool suiting fabrics are popular both among men and women. They are easily crafted into trousers, jackets, vests, dresses, skirts and even shorts.
Merino wool fabrics come in various weights: fine worsteds for jackets, dresses and trousers, soft and dense fabrics for warm coats and ponchos. The name comes from the breed of Merino sheep that graze over the open pastures of Australia, New Zealand, Patagonia, etc.
Merino wool is soft, durable, resilient and moisture-wicking. It is easily dyed in solid colors and can be printed to get fashion designs. Lightweight wool fabrics are perfect for casual and formal dresses, and they also make elegant business suits for gentlemen. The best wool suiting fabrics in the world are made of nothing less than merino wool.
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the running meter. The term "running meter" or "linear meter" is used in the fabric industry.
To convert meters to yards, use the conversion factor 0.9144. In other words,
1 Yard = 0.9144 Meters
1 Metre = 1.0936 Yards