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  1. Anatomy of a Mercer&Sons Button-down Shirt

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    February 22, 2019 by Ville Raivio

    Mercer&Sons is a very American shirtmaker founded in 1982. It’s helmed by David and Serena Mercer, who founded the factory …
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  2. Anatomy of a Kiton shirt

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    May 7, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    “ll meglio del meglio più uno“ or The best of the best +1 is the slogan of Kiton, that Neapolitan tailoring factory …
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  3. Anatomy of an Isaia shirt

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    July 12, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    The Neapolitan tailoring factory of Isaia was founded in 1957 by the eponymous brothers Corrado, Enrico and Rosario. They moved their …
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  4. Anatomy of a vintage Brooks Brothers button-down shirt

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    March 5, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Those in the know also know that Brooks Brothers used to make “The” button-down shirt, as was good and proper …
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  5. A history of tab collar shirts

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    February 27, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    The tab collar is an eccentric detail that stands out from the rest. A small tab, closed with snaps, a …
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