The Brown Checked Sportcoat

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I just obtained one of my grails. And like my Aldens, I’m going to wear it as much as I can.  LA weather permitting.

But honestly, it’s less about the grail itself and more so the concept of it. The concept of the best sportcoat you could have, besides the navy hopsack!

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Ethan’s Grails: The 1930’s Unstructured Navy Flannel DB Belt Back Jacket

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Phew. That title is a mouthful, isn’t it?

As I continue to be more intentional in my buying (instead of buying random thrifts for the sake of tailoring), I’ve decided that my money could be better used on obtaining grails, both for wear and use in a bespoke reproduction.  One of the first ones was the 1930’s brown SB patch pocket suit (with gorgeous lapels).  This jacket was the next one.

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