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Quality shirtings for RTW

patrickBOOTH

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Are their any RTW shirts that you can buy that use Thomas Mason, Acorn, Sic Tess etc? It seems as though they are only available from MTM shirtmakers. I have been out of the RTW shirt game for a while, just want to see what is out there of good quality.
 

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i think harvie and hudson uses acorn fabrics.
 

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If you[re buying a top-quality RTW shirt like T&A or Charvet, what does the mill matter? Any fabric they use will be first-class, whether it comes from a well-known mill/merchant or not.

Many makers of coats eschew fabric brand labels on their garments -- Polo, for example.

Among shirtmakers, old Tripler and Chipp shirts had fabric mill/merchant labels, and many older American shirts had the TTX (threadtex) label, while only some J Crew shirts and Ascot Chang shirts have labels today.
 

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Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH
That is bottom of the barrel Thomas Mason, and their collars suck.

Mason, I think, is both a mill and a merchant, buying and re-badging the work of others. Loro Piana is the same.

Those collars seem smaller than they were a couple of years ago for the Thomas Mason shirts. I have one I like. But i don't like the one in the link.
 

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