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
Blog - Dress Shirts for Men
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
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...
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...
3 Dec 2015 16:43:52
Sometimes the line between a dress shirt and a casual shirt can be blurred and crossing from one to another is acceptable. One of the occasions where it isn’t is when you are looking for a shirt to pair with a tuxedo. These are the ultra-formal occasions where only the best will do. So what is a tuxedo shirt and why would you need an extra long one?
Meet the tuxedo shirt
There are actually several s...
5 Nov 2015 14:44:07
Lots of men like to spend a good amount of money on their dress shirts, suits and shoes. There’s no doubt that good quality clothing that fits well and looks the part makes you feel good. Wearing the right kind of clothes can even be crucial in getting that job or winning that contract. But for the top 1% of the world, money spent on clothes enters a whole new hemisphere to what the rest of us cla...Read More
22 Oct 2015 14:19:18
Going for a job interview can be very tense and stressful with many things to remember. Worrying about whether what you are wearing works for you is something that you don’t need on top of this. So here are some top tips for what to wear to an interview.
It is always recommended that you have two suits and the two winning colours are a solid navy and a solid grey. Pinstripes might look gre...