Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

1:45 pm

Wharf Clothing & Wares Shirting


Nestled into a (very) unassuming location in Warwick, RI, Wharf Clothing & Wares is just under 3 months old. In that short time, owner Robert Babigian has built an impressive inline collection of shirting – I spent some time in…

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Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

1:30 pm

Lou Dalton Chambray Shirt

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We’re sure there’s plenty of folks looking at their google reader in disgust right now. Yep, it’s yet another chambray shirt – but this one has a silk collar, which (genuinely) makes all the difference. And it’s on sale too,…

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Friday, April 2nd, 2010

10:51 pm

Aquascutum Spring/Summer 2010 Limited Collection

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“Understated British Elegance” Aquascutum keeps to the above tag with their current spring/summer 2010 limited collection. The London firm is all about attention to detail and fine tailoring. They’ve been at it for awhile – since 1853, when they invented…

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Monday, March 15th, 2010

4:30 pm

Velour Check/Striped Shirt

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While we’ve always held the rules of menswear in slight disdain – they’re usually just a tool to stop men from trying anything remotely adventurous – we are aware of their existence. Mixing checks and stripes has long been a…

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

4:30 pm

Engineered Garments Work Shirt

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Here’s something we like to see – a shirt with a difference. We’re bored beyond belief with traditional check shirts, so we’re bound to get a little excited when a see a shirt attempting something different. We’re seriously considering releasing…

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Monday, January 11th, 2010

6:03 pm

Pendleton Woolen Mills for Edwin

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Edwin’s collaborative shirting with Pendleton brings together the outstanding heritage and craft of two fine mills. The obvious (from title and look) is Pendleton Woolen Mills, located in beautiful Oregon, USA. The second of the mills, offering the lovely denim…

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Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

1:30 pm

Alexander West Tuxedo Shirts

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Custom shirt maker Alexander West has added new styles to compliment an elegant evening on the town. Seven styles of tuxedo shirt are now available from the New York-based West. These cover all the bases – from the traditional to…

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Saturday, June 20th, 2009

6:00 pm

Tom’s Shirting Grey Slip-on Shoes

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Loving this slip-on from Tom’s. It’s a casual rocker with a twist which plays well against most outfits and will compete heavily with my Nike Air Wovens as the weirdest looking shoes I own. I am indeed a fan of…

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