Rated 5 out of 5 by JoeA Nice One
As a previous reviewer mentioned, the fabric is a bit heavier than what would be considered traditional warm weather linen. However it sits well and doesn't wrinkle very easily, which makes it appropriate for being a bit more dressed up. The glen plaid pattern and navy color will stand the test of time, so you need no worry about this jacket looking goofy this time next year. The cut of the jacket is very fitted. I am 5'9" and weigh about 155 pounds, and a 38S fit me perfectly (most Ludlow jackets in that size tend to work for me). Normally I get my jackets taken in a little, but this one had a lot of shape and requires little to no tailoring. Sleeve length worked out well, allowing for a bit of shirt sleeve to show. This one is a winner.
May 25, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by DucDucGoose Great Jacket, Unusual Print
I own 6 or 7 Ludlows, and true to form this jacket was cut in the usual trim style and made with the excellent quality I have come to expect from J. Crew. The jacket looks stunning on the model in the picture, but zoom in and take a closer look at the fabric used. It's not a tight/fine woven linen, and the lines of the Glen Plaid are thicker due to the coarser linen used from which to make the coat. It looks stunning from a distance, but has more 1960s style look to it up close. Also be forewarned -- it's a single button. I ended up returning it.
June 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike Great Jacket
The material was in much better condition from the online delivery than what I had seen in the store. It's a high quality material that doesn't look like like the linens or cottons of the past few years. It is a little heavier weight than I expected, but it just makes it look more appropriate for a work environment, while still retaining a casual out-of-work appearance. I am 5'10" 175lbs, and the 40R fit perfect - not even requiring sleeve adjustments. I love the Ludlow line, and this is another great addition for warmer weather.
May 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by scarpenere unique fabric
A beautiful jacket and fabric. The linen its heavier than most (as another reviewer commented, so this was not a surprise), making the jacket appropriate for seasons other than summer. The cut is slightly roomier than I expected after seeing the photo, but the garment is well-tailored and it fits well.
July 21, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by 2liberos Photo was better than the actual jacket
I'm a big Ludlow suit fan, I have six suits and would happily buy another half dozen. Their value is amazing; price to quality, fit, style...it's the best deal available!
And so, I eager to order a Ludlow spring blazer, Indigo Glen Plaid Italian Linen, that I saw on line. The photo was pretty interesting, the actual garment...not so much. Funny thing is that my wife likes the style and wants me to keep it. I guess it's a keeper.
June 2, 2014