370g Vintage Ecru Fox Flannel
Fox Brothers Vintage Ecru Flannel
CODE: CBT5 A1285/14.14
WEIGHT:370/400g or 13/14oz
TYPE: Woollen Flannel
Famous for its flannels, this classic heavier weight Fox Brothers vintage ecru flannel is available for purchase by the metre for the first time exclusively here on The Merchant Fox.
This flannel, first developed around 1803 by Fox Brothers and Co., is known the world over for its superior finish and luxurious handle that makes for the finest suits.
- 150cm width
- Woven by Fox Brothers and Co. in the South West
- 100% Super Fine Merino
- Dry clean only
- Your tailor will be able to advise of quantity of cloth required
Fox Brothers, the English woollen mill established in Somerset in 1772 is credited with being the originator of fine woollen and worsted flannels during the last century and is still said to produce the best in the world. According to style connoisseurs, when choosing flannel, “always be sure to ask for it (Fox) by name”.
Fox Brothers first developed ‘flannel’ in 1803 and to quote Esquire magazine, is still the “Standard Bearer” for this wonderfully soft cloth.Loved by tailors who appreciate the way the it cuts "like a good butter', this wonderfully soft cloth has evolved over many years and is now available as suit lengths in varying designs and weights, exclusively on The Merchant Fox.
Iconic images from recent history show gentlemen of style wearing Fox Flannel - Sir Winston Churchill’s Savile Row tailor Henry Poole favoured a chalk stripe, Hollywood legend Cary Grant often wore Fox and of course, Gregory Peck in the film, ‘The Man In The Grey Flannel Suit’.