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What is a Herringbone weave?

24 Sep 2015 13:44:25

Dress shirts come in a bewildering array of patterns and textured as well as materials and designs. Knowing the size and fit of shirt you need is the first step. But deciding what type of material and type of weave is the second. And if the answer to this is cotton then which cotton? One to consider is the herringbone dress shirt.

What is herringbone weave?

The herringbone pattern is often said to h...

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Posted in Dress Shirts for Men By Angela

What is a twill dress shirt?

14 Sep 2015 13:18:21

Dress shirts come in a variety of weaves and styles, one of most used weaves for dress shirts is a twill weave. Cotton is a very variable material that can be made into so many different fabrics. These are known as weaves and each use a different pattern. One of the most well known is twill or twill weave. But what is twill, what kind of twill weave types are there and why does it work for dress s...

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What is an Oxford weave?

24 Jul 2015 16:42:00

Dress shirts are available in a wide range of materials and weaves (like Poplin, Twill and Oxford), but cotton has long been a favourite. Within the types of cotton, Oxford is without doubt one of the most popular. But what is an Oxford weave and why does it make a great shirt?

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Oxford weave

There are a number of main types of weave used in dress shirts – Broadcloth, Pinpoint, Twill, Herringbone, Pop...

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What is poplin?

24 Jul 2015 15:33:01

One of the most sold dress shirts is poplin. But what exactly is poplin? Buying a dress shirt can be a matter of decision. There’s the colour and the style. You want to get the right fit. But at the heart of it all is the very material that the shirt is constructed from. One of the most popular is poplin. But what exactly is poplin?

Poplin shirt weave

Poplin isn’t so much a type of material as a typ...

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Posted in Extra Long Dress Shirts By Angela

What is a Dress Shirt?

29 Dec 2014 10:51:48

A dress shirt is an essential part of a man's wardrobe and can serve to finish an outfit perfect, frame face or body to highlight features or even mask the signs of being in a tough situation by absorbing perspiration. Dress shirts can be purchased at cheap prices or cost hundreds to get a high quality, perfectly fitting piece of clothing so they are available to every budget. But what makes a dre...

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