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Custom Dress Shirts - Patterns 1 A simple guide to the most common shirting patterns for custom dress shirts By Lewis and Taylor


Overview – Custom Dress Shirts Patterns  Why have patterns 

Give a shirt personality

Adds to the detail

Allows split yokes

 Main types of pattern 

Plain

Stripes

Checks

Gingham


Custom Dress Shirts – Solid weaves  Broadcloth 

Dense weave

Luxury sheen

Formal

 Oxford 

Open weave

Textured

Casual


Custom Dress Shirts – Solid weaves  Twill 

Angle lines - woven

More depth

Formal

 Herringbone 

Opposing angled lines

Greater sophistication

Formal


Custom Dress Shirts – Solid weaves  Pique 

Texture patterns - woven

More depth

Fancy

 End on End 

White fabric woven in

Very ‘deep’ colour

Formal


Custom Dress Shirts – Stripes  Hairline 

Very fine stripe

Solid look from far

Formal

 Pin Stripe 

Fine stripe

Wide spacing

Formal / Sophisticated


Custom Dress Shirts – Stripes  Pencil Stripe 

Fine stripe

Wide spacing

Formal

 Dress Stripe 

Strong stripe

Mid spacing

Formal / Confident


Custom Dress Shirts – Stripes  Candy Stripe 

Bold stripe

Equal-spacing (~3 mm)

Formal / Confident

 Bengal Stripe 

Bold and Strong stripe

Equal-spacing (~7 mm)

Confident


Custom Dress Shirts – Stripes  Awning Stripe 

Extremely bold stripe

Equal-spacing (>15mm)

Bold / Confident

 Complex Stripe 

Wide variety

Mix of colours and spacing

Confident


Custom Dress Shirts – Checks  Gingham 

Confident and smart

Equal-spacing check

Smart Casual

 Houndstooth 

Detailed ‘jagged’ check

Equal-spacing

Casual Smart


Custom Dress Shirts – Checks  Prince of Wales 

Glen Urquhart check

Window pane with detail

Elegant - sophisticated

 Window Pane 

Simple

Equal spacing over check

Confident Elegant


Custom Dress Shirt – Checks  Graph Check 

Faint lines

Equi-spaced

Smart Formal

 Tattersall 

From rural beginning

Contrasting equal spacing

Smart Countryside


Custom Dress Shirt – Checks  Pin Check 

Fine faint lines

Equi-spaced

Smart Formal

 Complex Check 

Wide variety

Many colours / spacing

Smart Formal


Custom Dress Shirt – Checks  Geometric 

Complex patterns

Repetative form

Smart Formal

 Floral 

Every man should have

Many colours & styles

Casual bold


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