There are flannel shirts and then there are flannel shirts. These are the latter.
Marked by rich colors and highly wearable patterns these are not your typical woodsman’s flannel. Less cutting a cord of wood, more strolling the vineyard at late-harvest.
The Tessitura Monti company was founded in Italy in 1911 and, five generations later, is still a family concern. The mill uses the finest long-staple cotton woven into a twill which is then brushed to a wonderfully soft and warm finish that will just improve with age. Best of all, the way Leviner Wood’s tailors build your custom shirt means that it can be worn under a sportcoat or sweater, or on its own. Flannel pairs naturally with tweed, denim, corduroy and twill trousers. (Pro tip: try the shirt under a car coat and paired with a pair of gray jeans.)
If you’re looking to stay warm and comfortable this autumn and winter, you might as well look really good doing it. Call Larry now and enjoy your shirts all season long.
Few things so perfectly capture the coming of Fall and Winter than a tweed jacket. In school, I would layer a thrift store Harris Tweed over a denim jacket as a sort of proto-car-coat on my way to a football game. On long weekend get-aways, the tweed jacket would serve as the aforementioned outerwear, or substituting a button-down shirt and tie, as my dinner attire when “proper attire” was required. Tweed is a natural companion to denim, corduroy, flannel and twill. Dress it up, dress it down, it is the sartorial equivalent of comfort food.
This Leviner Wood client was really on the ball this year and ordered his tweeds during the waning days of summer, ensuring that he will enjoy them all season long — and for many more to come. Tweed jackets are heirloom pieces. They just get better and better with a little age on them. Even with today’s softer construction, they’re built for the long run.
Leviner Wood Custom Tailors and Shirtmakers is pleased to offer both the storied Harris Tweed, the venerable Yorkshire Tweed, and a new pad of Salts 1851, showcasing the incredible colors of the season. All are excellent choices that will have you looking forward to the crisp days ahead.
This is one of the most versatile pieces of outerwear that a man can own. The car coat is cut shorter than a traditional overcoat, so it stays out of your way when you’re driving. (Especially useful if you’re working a clutch, but equally effective as you cover the brakes.) The genius of the design is that it’s long enough to cover a sportcoat, or to take its place over just a sweater and shirt (both custom, naturally.)
Of course, this being Leviner Wood Custom Tailors and Shirtmakers, you can have yours made up in any number of wonderful fabrics (that’s 90% wool/10% cashmere above), from patterns to plaids to solids, super heavyweight or just heavy enough, you’ve got lots of choices. That goes for linings, too. Above you’ll see this client’s personal design. (Look really closely at the blue coat and you’ll notice custom skull buttons at the sleeves, too!)
Call Larry today while the weather holds! Happy Fall, y’all.