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Button-downs

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by amoryb, Jan 17, 2003.

  1. amoryb

    amoryb New Member

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    Who makes the highest quality casual cotton button-downs in solid colors and straight/point collars?

    -AB
     
  2. Stone

    Stone Senior member

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    Well, I'm sure you can probably get bespoke Charvet (or what have you) buttondowns for $350+ a shirt - I think Paul Stuart's $70 buttondown is better than all of the other equivalently priced shirts I've dealt with.
     
  3. amoryb

    amoryb New Member

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    Do you happen to know offhand what range of colors Paul Stuart offers for shirts?

    Also, are Hilditch and Key casual shirts a good investment? How spread are the collars on their shirts? Light, moderate, or very spread?

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  4. davei

    davei Senior member

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    Depends. I have (and have seen) H&K casual shirts with button down collars and medium spread collars. Haven't seen any with a cutaway (large spread.)

    If you're looking for an "investment" quality shirt, Borrelli and Fray shirts can often be had for under $200 on sale in stores, and less on eBay & other discounters.
     

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