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Desperately in need of a new dress shirt brand...

danielmelehan

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Much to my chagrin one of my favorite shirt makers, Rufus Clothing, is no longer in business (has not been in business for at least a couple of years). I have tried other shirt brands (Thomas Pink and others), but detest plain, low quality, radically over priced shirts. I also don't want to head out to dinner only to find two other men wearing the same shirt (Robert Graham and all). Thus, I am looking for a new shirt brand. Here is what I like about Rufus and maybe someone can point me in the right direction:

Athletic cut
Tall spread collar
High quality fabric
Tall buttons that are bullet proof
Unique patters with out being "over the top"

Your guidance is greatly appreciated....

Daniel
 

ASNY2VA

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I'd recommend Ledbury to you. I've been a customer of theirs for a few years now. I think they would fit the bill on nearly all of your requirements (their buttons are good, but I wouldn't consider them "tall". If you're interested, I can send you a referral code for a discount for your first purchase. (FYI I'm not affiliated with them).

https://www.ledbury.com/
 

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I appreciate your response and thank you for the referral code offer. I checked out the shirts and they look right in my wheel house. Lastly, I will take you up on the referral code and place my first order.

Daniel

I'd recommend Ledbury to you.  I've been a customer of theirs for a few years now.  I think they would fit the bill on nearly all of your requirements (their buttons are good, but I wouldn't consider them "tall".  If you're interested, I can send you a referral code for a discount for your first purchase.  (FYI I'm not affiliated with them).

https://www.ledbury.com/
 

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$145 for those shirts? Are they handsewn?

Doesn't seem like a great deal to me.

Can get great fitting machine made shirts from Kamakura for like half that price...

And can get handsewn Barba shirts, etc, on ShoptheFinest for less than $145
 

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Stenstrom makes an amazing shirt and I am moving my whole shirt wardrobe to them over time. They are a little hard to find in the states, but luckily a shop near me is stocking them now.
 

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And I'll add a shout out to Proper Cloth, an affiliate vendor here. Superb shirt, made to measure (so you can have cut you like), large range of collar options, and a huge range of fabrics.

Also, Luxire, also an affiliate here, can probably make you a shirt any way at all that you can imagine.
 

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And I'll add a shout out to Proper Cloth, an affiliate vendor here. Superb shirt, made to measure (so you can have cut you like), large range of collar options, and a huge range of fabrics.

Also, Luxire, also an affiliate here, can probably make you a shirt any way at all that you can imagine.
A big "woot woot" to both. I use them both and they are great.
 

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I’ll put in a plug for Kamakura.
 

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April from Rufus had a nice run.
her shirts were made in New England.

you could try thomas Dean, for the same sort of look.

I have never been a fan of the robert Graham busy. overly detailed shirts.

Kamakura and ledbury both make excellent shirts.
these two brands make much less detailed shirts then Rufus

I will hold my comments on the other two that were mentioned.


I have never seen a shirt from Stenstrom
 

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I have both ledbury and kamakura as staples in my rotation - they are excellent. Ledbury Alden collar is unique and versatile, kamakura button down is superior. Ledbury prices can be steep, so look for their frequent sales.

Also lookout for their emails and short run shirts... They come often and are quite tempting.

Kamakura store in New York is definitely worth an hour of your time if you are nearby.
 

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