Look No. 19871


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Brown Needlecord Suit and Brown Shell Print Shirt


A single-breasted notch lapel suit using a brown cord fabric from Holland & Sherry and a blue paisley lining from Bernstein & Banleys; and shell print shirt using a brown House fabric, worn with a black paisley silk tie.

The jacket's wide lapels, patch pockets, needlecord fabric with heavy swelled edge stitching makes this a striking Look with a hint of 1970s. Primarily for the weekend and social occasions, the warm fabrics and warm colour palette makes it well suited to the darker and colder autumn winter months.

  • Occasion | Weekend
  • Autumn Winter 


Single-breasted, two-button notch lapel suit with side vents, patch hip pockets, horn buttons; fully lined with a blue paisley lining. Rouleau loop on inside pocket, piano facing and 6mm swelled edge stitching. Detachable Alcantara storm flap.

Plain fronted trousers with zip fly, one back pocket, American 1/4 cross pockets with belt loops.

The suit is made using a cotton cord fabric from Holland & Sherry's Corduroys bunch. Recommended Pattern for this fabric are Black Label Sartorial and White Label Sartorial.

Single cuff shirt with small semi-cutaway collar, 3mm edge stitching and vintage button. The shirt uses a House 2/70 Poplin fabric.

Black paisley silk tie with 8.5cm blade width. 

  • White Label Suit incl. Lining: £ 1,745
  • White Label Shirt: £ 225
  • White Label Tie: £ 89

Every garment made by John Goodwin uses a library of around three thousand fabrics and linings, any of which can be used to create your own garments. The entire library is available to browse at the atelier and a small selection can be viewed online.

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