For many men, the dress shirt is the most important top in their wardrobe. Whether worn for business, pleasure or a mixture of both, these shirts are the classiest items they own, creating a timeless, smart appearance that works for so many occasions. Often there are a number of these shirts ranging from the ultra-formal to the casual. But how do you know which is best for what? And how do you un...Read More
12 Jul 2016 10:57:42
Many brands begin with a founding concept, an idea that they want to make a reality with their products. With Sleeve7, there wasn’t just one concept, one benefit to the customers that helped create the company and guide its products – there were seven.
These concentrated on the customers who would be buying the company’s products, men who were taller than average or who were classed as plus size. S...Read More
1 Jul 2016 10:39:00
There are lots of elements that go into making the perfect dress shirt. But one of the most important is the shirt collar. Not only does the shirt collar finish the look of the shirt and effectively frame the face, it also works with any tie or other neckwear to create a harmonious and smart appearance. Therefore, understanding collars, how they work and what type pair with what tie is crucial to ...Read More
28 Jun 2016 15:04:54
Cotton is without doubt one of the most popular fabrics that we use. It features in everything from dress shirts to bedding to towels and much more. It works well with other materials to created blended fabrics that have particular traits while on its own, cotton comes in an astounding range of types or weaves. There are even different types of the basic cotton with Egyptian and American Pima cott...Read More
12 Jun 2016 15:00:12
Being above average in any aspect of our society can draw attention to you and sometimes not in a good way. When the reason you are above average is your height, then the attention is sometimes not a good thing. From references to beanpoles right through to far more unpleasant comments, the tall man has a lot to deal with. But perhaps one of the most insulting and irritating things are the problem...Read More
25 Mar 2016 15:23:00
Cotton is a hugely versatile material that can be used for so many different purposes. Clothing remains one of the most popular uses for cotton and there has evolved a staggering range of different weaves. But there are also different types of cotton and one viewed as a superior version is pima cotton.
All about Pima
Pima cotton is a type of cotton known as extra long staple cotton (Gossy...
10 Mar 2016 14:51:00
When most people hear about organic, they think of food. There are any number of organically produced foodstuff on the supermarket shelves that are grown without fertilizers or pesticides. But what is organic cotton? And what kind of shirts does it make?
Like organically grown food, organic cotton is grown without using any pesticides or fertilizers and the plant itself is non-genetica...
25 Feb 2016 14:19:40
For many years if you ask people what is the best cotton, they will likely tell you Egyptian cotton. Whether for shirts, blouses or bedding, it was the cotton of choice for its quality. But what exactly is Egyptian cotton and why is it classified as the best of the best?
There are two main types of cotton grown around the world. Normal cotton comes from one plant, while the type of cott...
11 Feb 2016 13:59:00
There are many different types of material used in making shirts and some of these are well known. Most of us have heard about Oxford or poplin, chambray or twill. One of the lesser known cotton fabrics is the dobby fabric. So what is dobby fabric and what uses does it have?
28 Jan 2016 12:30:58
The production of cotton for clothing, bedding and various other purposes is a worldwide business. One of the top countries in the world for producing cotton is the USA behind China and India. But does all of the cotton made in American reach the standard of American Cotton?
There are five states that dominated the production of cotton in the US – Texas, California, A...