Sunday, June 12, 2011

The Trad: Blind oxford testing - Brooks Brothers wins

$79.50 (3 /$199) available from Brooks Brothers - Shirt # 4
Collar: Lined 3 1/4" collar with slight roll and wide tie space.
Body: Single needle stitching with one piece yoke. 22" wide x 30" long on 15-4.
Sleeves/Cuffs: Single stitched cuff with 9" wide sleeve and one cuff button.
Pocket: 4 7/8" wide with 'V' stitch.

G. Bruce Boyer (15 1/2 - 2)
The best cloth. Very good slate blue color. Tight weave and ideal weight.
The Goods-
Color: A
Weave: A
Hand: A
Weight: A
Quality: A

Robert Bryan (15-4)
Horrible, clumsy collar. Nice shirt tails. Cheap sleeves and cuff. Nicely finished pocket. Color too gray-blue.
The Goods-
Color: C
Weave: B
Hand: A
Weight: A
Quality: B
On sale the Brooks Brothers, US made, classic Polo oxford is a formidable value. People either love the color of the blue oxford or hate it.

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