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Spring / Summer 2021 Trunk Show at OFFICE HOURS

We’re very excited to announce our Spring / Summer 2021 Made to Measure trunk show (and first event back) happening Saturday April 24th hosted by our good friend and awesome human James Fucillo at his shop in San Luis Obispo OFFICE HOURS Come see our latest seasonal fabric offering and get fitted up proper. Also James carries only the finest quality brands so you can refresh your wardrobe game in one shot and be prepared when the world opens back up. Getting married or attending a wedding this year? Those sweatpants won’t cut it. If you are in the SLO area and can’t make it to SF, contact us directly for an appointment here. There are very limited slots available. Masks are mandatory to ensure a safe environment for all.

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Now Available: Classic & Custom A1 Suede Bomber Jacket

We are excited to add the classic A1 Suede Bomber Jacket to our line of custom clothing. The jacket features a full zip with snap closure, flap side pockets and contrast ribbing. This one in Tobacco suede features our signature Sit-Con tiger camouflage lining. More color options also available (White, Cream, Navy, Tan, Tobacco and Black) Starting at $695 (allow 4-6 weeks for delivery) Contact us directly to order here

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Harris Tweed Suit in French Blue Herringbone

WOVEN BY HAND IN THE WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLAND

Harris Tweed is a world-renowned woollen textile unique in its use of local materials and hand-crafted techniques. It originates from the beautiful and remote islands of the Outer Hebrides situated off the west coast of Scotland.

Our Harris Tweed collection incorporates traditional, warm, rustic colours, evoking the countryside and outdoor pursuits associated with Britishness.

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Caccioppoli Fall / Winter 20/21 Fabrics

New Fall / Winter 20/21 fabric books from Caccioppoli have arrived in the shop and here are a few of our favorites. If you’re looking for flannel or tweed we’ve got it! Book a no cost no obligation appointment and see the whole collection today.

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A Guide to Summer Fabrics

Wondering what to wear for Summer? Or what to wear for a Summer wedding? Our job is to make you look cool and stay cool while your kitted out at your next warm weather gathering, which we hope will be sooner than later. We break down the most popular fabrics to beat the heat in.

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Sitcon Sounds 80’s Japanese City Pop Mix by Iron Mike

NEW MIX ALERT! Sitcon Sounds Vol. 2 for Situation Control. This is a compilation of Japanese City Pop Hits from the 80’s and I recorded this live in San Francisco March 28th, 2020 during the “shelter in place” quarantine.

I hope this mix will put a smile on your face and get you up off of the couch to dance a little while making a sandwich, doing laundry or provide a nice soundtrack while you’re “working from home”

Look out for more mixes in the coming weeks and thank you for listening and all of your support. Stay safe and be well.

Major shout out to Yuki Irons for the sweet cover art! “Be Danced!”

We got this Situation Controlled… – Iron Mike

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Donegal Tweed

Donegal Tweed is a woven tweed manufactured in County Donegal, Ireland. Originally all handwoven, it is now mostly machine woven and has been since the introduction of mechanised looms in the 1950s/1960s. Donegal has for centuries been producing tweed from local materials in the making of caps, suits and vests. Towards the end of the eighteenth century, The Royal Linen Manufacturers of Ulster distributed approximately six thousand flax spinning wheels and sixty looms for weaving to various Donegal homesteads. These machines helped establish the homespun tweed industry in nineteenth-century Donegal.

Donegal Tweed fabric – with the characteristic small pieces of yarn in different colours
While the weavers in County Donegal produce a number of different tweed fabrics, including herringbone and check patterns, the area is best known for a plain-weave cloth of differently-coloured warp and weft, with small pieces of yarn in various colours woven in at irregular intervals to produce a heathered effect. Such fabric is often labelled as “donegal” (with a lowercase “d”) regardless of its provenance.
Along with Harris Tweed manufactured in the Scottish Highlands, Donegal is the most famous tweed in the world.
Brown Donegal Tweed Sport Coat in fabric by Caccioppoli (Naples, Italy)
Custom Situation Control tiger camo lining
Various color options available. Contact us today for your next suit or sport coat