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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
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Spring / Summer Sport Coat

With the warmer Spring and Summer season approaching we are excited to deliver an incredible sport coat for a good client of ours. For this he wanted something with a loose weave that would be light weight and breathable. We suggested the summer jacketings bunch by Caccioppoli Nr. 3801 in fabric 380158. This amazing cloth did just the job, at 380 gr. and wool and linen blend had the perfect balance of breathability with a loose weave and slubby texture.

3 to 2 button roll and pignata pockets with ticket pocket.

3 to 2
3 to 2 button roll
functional sleeve buttonholes (2)
Milanese lapel buttonhole and soft shoulder