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Looking for casual button-up oxford-type shirts USA-made

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Shorty Long, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. Shorty Long

    Shorty Long Senior member

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    can anyone help? I'm hoping to spend no more than $100. Thanks in advance
     


  2. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    Band of Outsiders on sale is under $100

    otherwise, under $100 retail and "made in USA" is hard combo to find
     


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    Gitman Brothers makes shirts in Pennsylvania for their own brand as well as Burberry and Thom Browne. The Burberry shirts are regularly in Off 5th. They won't fit like BOO though.
     


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  5. chronoaug

    chronoaug Boston Hipster (Dropkick Murphy)

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    What about american apparel? Their shirts are about $60 or something and they always advertise that everything is made in LA at non-slave wages (although, some might consider minimum wage that). I haven't actually laid hands on them so i don't know about the fit and quality. Knowing AA the quality is probably passable but not great. I heard they don't fit as slim as other AA stuff though so maybe size down?
     


  6. JOA

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    Brooks Brothers Slim Fit oxford buttondowns are USA made and only $79.50.
     


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    What about american apparel? Their shirts are about $60 or something and they always advertise that everything is made in LA at non-slave wages (although, some might consider minimum wage that). I haven't actually laid hands on them so i don't know about the fit and quality. Knowing AA the quality is probably passable but not great. I heard they don't fit as slim as other AA stuff though so maybe size down?
    AA quality = shit.
     


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    Yea the quality and fit are not so good for the AA button down... it was a gift and I permastained it by accident. I didn't feel too bad
     


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    Brooks Brothers Black Fleece on sale.
     


  10. Shorty Long

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    I appreciate the info. Regarding Brooks Brothers...according to their website...their slim fit sports shirts are imported. Here's the description of one... Slim Fit Washed Thin Stripe Sport Shirt \t\tPure cotton garment washed broadcloth. The Original PoloÂ[​IMG] button-down collar. Left chest pocket. Superdurable logo buttons. Signature shirring at barrel cuffs. Machine wash. Imported. Upon zooming in on the label it says...MADE IN CHINA!
     


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    Re: BB--Check these out--made in USA, imported fabric.
     


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    Mercer-made in the US by a small Maine based company. $92.50. Might be a little full cut though. http://mercerandsons.com/
     


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    chronoaug Boston Hipster (Dropkick Murphy)

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    I figured the quality on that AA shirt would be crap, but it's relatively cheap and made in USA. Hard to find that combo. If he wants only under $100, it's gonna be difficult to find something really nice and USA made without getting lucky on sales finds.
     


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    Mercer-made in the US by a small Maine based company. $92.50. Might be a little full cut though.

    http://mercerandsons.com/


    VERY full cut. I purchased one "slimmed down" and it was still bigger than Brooks Traditional Fit. Fabric is suberb, however, as are the little details they'll do for you. Plus, they give a 20-25% discount on a first order.
     


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