Wool-cashmere jacket by Caruso. Full canvas, 3-roll-2, natural shoulders, double vents, patch pockets. Pretty much everything I’ve been looking for in a brown sport coat ever since Derek convinced me I needed one.
The poor lighting and a low-placed camera phone don’t do it justice. The fabric is fuzzy and tweed-like, a deep reddish-chocolate brown with speckles of green and orange. Also, the lapel gorge isn’t nearly as high nor the jacket nearly as short as the picture suggests. Found through my Yoox searches for high-quality menswear.
For a while now, I’ve been wanting to try layering a lighter shawl-collar sweater like this under a sport coat. As I imagined, it’s kind of like a hybrid between a shallow v-neck and a rollneck. I like it.
Blank canvas is the said to be theme for Eleventy F/W ´13 collection. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Eleventy would make a great base (or be the blank canvas) to build for every man’s wardrobe. The color scheme as always…