Murray’s Picks: Thomas Mason Shirt Fabrics
A 100% linen plain weave with a rustic appearance, for a fabric that is incredibly versatile and suitable for making various types of garments. Thanks to the Relax Formula, this fabric offers completely natural elasticity without resorting to the use of synthetic components. It is a fabric particularly suitable for those who feel the need for absolute comfort with the guarantee of a 100% natural product.
Made with a blend of the finest quality cotton and linen, Gordian is a twill that is characterised by its sporty and compact appearance and a surprisingly soft hand. This fabric is perfect for both tailored and causal look.
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Sporty and full-bodied gabardine with a dry handle, Matchpoint is an extremely versatile fabric that allows different interpretations.
A reference point for the denim lovers, Blue Denim is a fabric characterised by a vintage and slub look, an intense colour and a soft and refined handle.
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Byron Kent Poplin
Black is making a resurgence after falling out of favour a little in recent years. We have used this cloth extensively in our Handmade shirting program. Byron Kent is Thomas Mason’s exceptional plain poplin in 120/2 yarn count, a quality popular with gentlemen and ladies alike, rather like the poet himself.
An Oxford cloth is one of the most utilitarian shirtings you could ever use but like anything there are significant differences in quality. Oxford 70 is a fabric created with very fine yarns, which allow the dotted effect typical of Oxford, obtained in a sophisticated and discreet manner. Durable and shiny, Oxford 70 reveals a wonderful density and a soft touch and is perfect for both the office and casual shirts.
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