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Where can I buy DH good quality white work shirts that will last

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quietbatperson Wed 25-Nov-15 18:45:01

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cheapskatemum Thu 26-Nov-15 09:08:49

Brooks Brothers, go to their website. AFAIK they don't have a UK retail outlet, so add VAT & import duty to price in $ on website. If either of you ever go to USA for business or pleasure, make it a priority to pick some up, there are Brooks Brothers stores in many of the outlet shopping malls. They do different fits and different sleeve lengths.

Lndnmummy Thu 26-Nov-15 09:15:01

Eton shirts are amazing. They last and last and last.

quietbatperson Thu 26-Nov-15 18:58:34

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notafanofwinter Thu 26-Nov-15 19:01:47

DH wears CT too, there seems to be variation in the quality.
His best ones have been from Thomas Pink, usually bought in the Sales.

HermioneWeasley Thu 26-Nov-15 19:05:08

I don't know about variable sleeve length but I love hawes and Curtis

CMOTDibbler Thu 26-Nov-15 19:17:15

DH still likes TM Lewin, even though they weren't as good as they once were. They get retired through getting stained rather than worn out though.

quietbatperson Thu 26-Nov-15 19:42:57

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FishOn Thu 26-Nov-15 19:44:21

TM Lewin are great if you're of gibbon proportions. DH wears the 38" arm ones.

Can't say for sure how long they last as DH only wears them for going out and so they last years!

OTheHugeManatee Thu 26-Nov-15 19:50:15

The only shirts of DH's that last anywhere near ten years are the bespoke ones he gets in Hong Kong when he's feeling flush. I can PM you the tailor's details if your DH is ever in Asia but otherwise tbh all the high street work-shirt places are about the same.

quietbatperson Thu 26-Nov-15 19:59:55

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FreeButtonBee Thu 26-Nov-15 20:05:57

Pink if need double cuff- can't be beaten. DH likes jaeger for button cuff these days (his role is more casual now)

Higge Thu 26-Nov-15 20:45:47

Thomas Pink and some of the more tailored heavy cotton shirts at M&S. But in general dh wears his collars and his sleeves and we replace about 4 a year

Behooven Thu 26-Nov-15 20:49:43

Jaeger Outlet - dh gets all his shirts there now

Twinkie1 Thu 26-Nov-15 20:52:38

DH gets holes on his elbows where he's on his phone all day. Boden replace his shirts each time it's happened and I just pay a small amount depending on how long we had them.

notafanofwinter Thu 26-Nov-15 21:07:26

The other place to look is Austin Reed, I think they do long sleeves too.

quietbatperson Fri 27-Nov-15 10:17:30

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CallingAllEmergencyKittens Fri 27-Nov-15 13:49:52

Second Austin Reed

quietbatperson Fri 27-Nov-15 14:11:14

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Saurus72 Fri 27-Nov-15 14:23:25

Jaeger Outlet - amazing quality although IME white shirts start to look a bit grubby after a while even if the quality holds up.

purrito Fri 27-Nov-15 17:15:32

My DP loves Borrelli and Finamore. His favourite Borrelli shirt is about 6 years old, has been washed countless times and looks brand new. They're expensive but gorgeous and worth every penny.

Luxire custom shirts are also fab, really well made, great choice of fabrics, nice hand-sewn details and extremely reasonably priced.

pinechesterdrawers Fri 27-Nov-15 21:13:53

was going to recommend tm lewin, they have all sorts of arm lengths.

m and s do a 2 inch longer shirt. they have a whole range of polycotton at £20, a nice cotton at £30 and posh ones t around £45.

tbh, dh's tend to last 18 months as they are washed after one wear/ a seam goes and neither of us sew/ end up stained with god knows what.

pinechesterdrawers Fri 27-Nov-15 21:15:30

oh, m and s also do a made to measure which is worth a punt for £50 or £60.

dreamingofsun Fri 27-Nov-15 21:20:06

suggest looking at jaeger outlet - there's a link on here recently. got a lovely shirt for my son which looks really good quality and is 100% cotton for £15

pinechesterdrawers Fri 27-Nov-15 21:25:50

is jaeger good for tall men with long arms? we have one near us and never thought to try there

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