|Composition:||100% Worsted Wool|
|Suitable For:||Jackets, Trousers|
This Super 130’s suiting fabric features a sharkskin weave in grey shades. Stylish and elegant, it is designed specially to be turned into classic suits with an ultimate comfort and impeccable hang. Made of 100% merino wool, this fabric is durable and hard-wearing, with an excellent handle due to the special finishing process by Dormeuil.
Wool is a natural fiber clipped from animals such as sheep, goat, camel, llama, alpaca, etc. 100% worsted wool is renowned for its warmth and crease resistance, as well as moisture absorbing properties. One of the softest kinds is the merino wool sheared off merino sheep. Available in a range of weaves, designs and colors, worsted wool fabrics are mostly used for overcoats, jackets, suits, and dresses and are also a popular choice for home textiles.
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.
Dormeuil wool is a legendary fabric from Dormeuil, the French manufacturer with more than 150 year history. The glorious production traditions and cutting edge technologies make it one of the most desired options for a formal suit or a club jacket.
Dormeuil wool fabrics embody the great expertise in wool production the company has gained over the years. Represented in numerous collections, this wool is intended to meet your needs for high quality and prestigious clothing. The company puts a lot of effort into adjusting proper length and fineness of the fibers to be used for weaving. On the production stage, wool fabrics are created by the skillful hands of Dormeuil professional weavers, who proudly maintain the honour of the House.
The House of Dormeuil supplies plain and patterned men's worsted wool fabrics, as well as cashmere, silk and mohair blends. Some of the most popular collections include Ambassador, Exel, Amadeus, Aquaplan and Cashmere Supreme.
Super 100’s wool fabric is a modern standard of wool for an everyday suit. The prefix ‘Super’ indicates the number of times the worsted wool fibre has been twisted. The higher the number - the thinner and smoother the fabric is. At the same time, there is an inverse relationship between the increase in the number of fibre twisting with fabric durability: the worsted wool with the prefix ‘Super 140’s’ and higher has less wear, more prone to wrinkling and draping over your body. Respectively, the worsteds in a range between Super 100’s and Super 130’s cannot boast with that exclusive smoothness, but they are warmer, more wear- and wrinkle resistant, as well as easier to care for.
As a rule of thumb, it is recommended to use Super 100’s wool for everyday wear as a practical option, while keep your suit made of Super 140’s and up to Super 250’s worsted wool for special occasions.
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the 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