****Long Staple Cotton Thread**** (How Long Is Your Staple?)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by 4characters, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. 4characters

    4characters Senior member

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    What is Long Staple cotton?
    Long staple cotton put simply is the good stuff, it’s stronger, lasts longer, holds dyes better, pills less, and is much softer…
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    Long staple cotton is a category that includes:
    Pima cotton
    Supima cotton
    Suvin cotton
    Zimbabwean cotton
    Egyptian cotton
    Sea Island cotton
    Most quality “Non-Iron” Shirts that are 100% cotton
    Things that say Long Staple cotton on them
    ETC..
    (Please post if you’ve heard of another one)

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    I have found some nice Long Staple cotton t-shirts hear:
    http://www.flintandtinderusa.com/pocket-crew
    And some nice Long staple collared shirts and other things hear:
    http://www.brooksbrothers.com/mens/men,default,sc.html?q=supima

    But what do you know of?
    What are your experiences?

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    Last edited: Sep 7, 2013

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