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seanandnik

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Earlier in the week I was at Bergdorf's NY sale and looking at polo shirts, the sale was fairly extensive, there were dress shirts, sport shirts, and sweaters. I am not sure of pants and shoes though, anyways I bought a grreat Brioni linen sport shirt marked down to $129 from $360. The shirt I am writing about though was a blue/red striped,short sleeved, Kiton 100% cotton polo. I swear this was softer than any cashmere I have ever felt. Honestly, how can one companies cotton be so much softer than others? I am not exagerating here, this was softer than cashmere, but even marked from $660 to $340 it was a little steep for me and also Kiton runs small and a large was like a medium ,too small.
 

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Kiton tends to buy small batch exclusive cottons. Some of their dress shirt cotton is woven on a Riva silk loom for extra fineness. I'm not sure where they exactly buy their polo cotton from.
 

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Originally Posted by seanandnik
Earlier in the week I was at Bergdorf's NY sale and looking at polo shirts, the sale was fairly extensive, there were dress shirts, sport shirts, and sweaters. I am not sure of pants and shoes though, anyways I bought a grreat Brioni linen sport shirt marked down to $129 from $360. The shirt I am writing about though was a blue/red striped,short sleeved, Kiton 100% cotton polo. I swear this was softer than any cashmere I have ever felt. Honestly, how can one companies cotton be so much softer than others? I am not exagerating here, this was softer than cashmere, but even marked from $660 to $340 it was a little steep for me and also Kiton runs small and a large was like a medium ,too small.

sea island cotton comes in a few variites and is known for its softness
 

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I wish I was in NYC some days to check out these fine stores. I should be there on business in the next few weeks, just in time for full retail at $600.
 

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