Posts tagged ‘luxury’

 

Buyers’ Picks: Holiday 2015 Collection

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It’s quite difficult to choose a favorite item from the spectacular Holiday 2015 Collection, but we asked our buyers to do just that. Here are their picks:

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Our Dress Shirt buyer, Michael, chose as his favorite the Italian Cotton Texture Twill Spread Collar French Cuff Dress Shirt. He says: “I love the burgundy color highlighted with white which gives the shirt an interesting sheen, perfect for the Holiday season.” What else makes this dress shirt such an excellent choice? Its exceptional comfort and style, Michael explains: “The Italian woven cotton has a soft hand-feel making it an incredibly comfortable shirt to wear. The shirt is modeled with a formal English Spread collar and French… Continue>>

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Christmas Gift Guide (featuring Stylebook’s Bill Atkins)

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Christmas Gift Guide, Part I

Christmas is fast approaching, and you probably haven’t checked off all the names on your list yet. The good news is that we’re here to help! Keep reading for some great suggestions from our guest Bill Atkins, Co-Founder of Stylebook, in Part II, which continues below.

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Budget-friendly:

Socks

Every man needs socks, so why not gift him a pair or a few? With designs ranging from traditional patterns like argyle and houndstooth to festive themes such as snowflakes and reindeer, our socks will most certainly be appreciated by your recipient.

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All About Egyptian Cotton

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Even if you’ve never seen this fabric associated with dress shirts, you’ve probably already heard of Egyptian Cotton. It’s widely considered to be the finest type of cotton in today’s market, and is often sold in expensive luxury sheet sets. Most recently, Egyptian Cotton has taken the fashion world by storm, and we are excited to announce that it will now be incorporated into our regular dress shirt collection.

 

So what exactly is Egyptian Cotton? And what is it that makes this cotton so remarkable?

 

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A Global Sensation

Nearly two centuries ago, an entrepreneurial Frenchman proposed an agricultural plan to the… Continue>>

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Decoding Dress Shirt Fabrics

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100s Paul Fredrick offers a wide variety of colors and patterns in all 100% cotton fabrics. These include Pinpoint Oxford Cotton, Imperial 100’s Cotton, Egyptian Cotton, Non-Iron Pinpoint Cotton, and Non-Iron Broadcloth Cotton. You can select the fabric of your choice from the refinements on the left side of our dress shirts page.

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Imperial 100’s Cotton

Imperial 100’s Cotton is a luxury yarn with exceptional softness and durability. This fabric is a type of broadcloth and is tightly woven so that it has minimal texture as well as a slight sheen.

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Egyptian Cotton

Egyptian Cotton is our… Continue>>

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Selecting your Dress Shirt Fabric

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100% cotton is the generally accepted dress shirt fabric of choice. Period.

If you are not an ironer, and don’t wish to incur the expense of professional laundering, “non-iron” dress shirts are available in a diverse range of styles. These shirts are treated with a patented formula which allows them to remain virtually wrinkle free while wearing. Care is simple. They can be washed and dried at home without the need for an iron.

There are a wide range of quality cotton choices out there today. The lower the number in front, the less luxurious the cotton. Thus, the less expensive. Two-ply indicates two fibers of cotton twisted together. It makes for a more… Continue>>

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