Added Sep 19, 2010
As soon as we saw the pattern for these pants, my buddy knew he had to have them, for you won’t find these are pants in a lot of mens wardrobes.
We tried the balancing act of making a piece that would be wearable nowadays without it being to much old fashioned. Hopefully something timeless. We chose a light wool blend to keep the resemblance to tweed and did some changes from the original.
- Did some lining in front
- Changed from zipper fly to button fly
- Changed buttons on knee band to buckles
- Added more belt loops for better fit
For sure it’s not for every man to wear, but we think it turned out quite ‘up-to-date’. And if not, it’s absolutely hilarious to see peoples range of reactions… you can read more about it at my blog
Tweed wool blend, rayon lining, buckles, jeans buttons, interfacing, sewing thread
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