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Wool poly mix. Will it wear well or bobble?

(4 Posts)
keeponkeepinon Mon 23-Jan-17 18:56:42

I was looking at a peacoat/reefer in 74% wool but rest man made. The fabric is quite fine and thinner than I expected but I quite like the shape of it. I'm wondering how well the fabric will last or will I be cursing bobbles after a few wears?!
the women's one on here

FrustratedFrugal Mon 23-Jan-17 19:30:04

Polyester mixes tends to bobble quickly ime. Acrylic is the worst offender but polyester can be pretty bad too.

keeponkeepinon Mon 23-Jan-17 20:14:37

74%wool 22% nylon 4% polyester. I have no idea what this fabric will do.

I wish you could still access reviews on next sale items!

humanfemale Mon 23-Jan-17 20:48:50

Can't help with the fabric but I have returned coats and knitwear for bobbling quickly before - if they do this I honestly consider the material not fit for purpose and therefore faulty. The worst was an All Saints coat that cost £255! angryI have never had any issues with returning for a refund so might be worth a try?

Also some of my all time best-wearing coats have been synthetic fibres so might be okay in any case!

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