Premium Fabrics for Men’s Dress Shirts
We offer some of the best fabrics for men’s dress shirts. Our materials are sourced from some of the best mills from around the globe including Italy & Japan. We keep up to date with the latest global trends in men’s fashion and make sure our designs, colors, fabrics and materials reflect our 70 plus years of experience in the garment industry.
Here is a small guide on the types of fabrics you will find at Tailor Made.
A light, smooth, sport and durable cloth, Pinpoint is known for its subtle texture. Men’s dress shirt made with Pinpoint are lighter than traditional Oxford. Our Pinpoint fabrics start with 100% cotton or ply poplin and go all the way up to Egyptian Cotton.
Check out our Oxford here
A breathable, comfortable, soft, versatile and smooth cloth, Broadcloth is a fine, tightly woven fabric in plain or twill weaves. This fabric is also known for its slight horizontal rib.
Due to its smoother finish, Broadcloth is the fabric of choice for quality custom Men’s dress shirts. It has the same quality and weight as Pinpoint but has a smoother finish.
Check out our Broadcloth Collection here
Originated in England in the late 19th century, Royal Oxford is a textured, regal and soft elevated woven pattern. It has a soft texture and a "basket weave" appearance.
A custom design Oxford dress shirt can be worn in both formal and casual situations. We offer Oxford shirts in both Cotton/Poly mix as well as a 100% Cotton.
Check out our Royal Oxford Collection here
A lightweight fabric with diagonal ribs, Twill is suitable for casual and formal shirts.
Twill has a high color luster, enhanced depth of color and is very smooth to the touch, it is lighter weight than Oxford or Broadcloth. Gabardine, serge, and denim are all examples of twill fabrics.
Check out our Twill Collection here
Named after the skeleton of the herring fish, as this is what the fiber pattern resembles, the yarns of herringbone are usually irregular, twisted and uneven. This fabric is known for its ‘zigzag’ effect.
Shirts made with this fabric are fancier than those in the Oxford family and are usually reserved for formal occasions.
Check out our Herringbone Collection here
End on End
A subtle texture is what characterises this fabric. The texture is made by alternating colored threads, usually a dominant color interwoven with white. It retains the coolness and softness of plain two-fold "100s" while the intricacy of the weave gives it a lift.
Check out our End On End Collection here
Jacquards (White on White)
Woven on a special loom to create a self-design in stripes, checks, geometric patterns and more, the Jacquard is an elaborate cloth weaves that are very important for decorative fabrics. Silk, polyester and rayon are commonly used in the Jacquard process.
Check out our Jacquard Collection here
Also referred to as tartan cloth, Plaid originated in the Scottish Highlands as a way to differentiate the different clans. However, Plaid is now used to refer to the specific criss-cross designs and can be applied to a wide array of fabrics and uses.
Check out our Plaid Collection here
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fibre that grows in a ball around the seeds of the cotton plant. The fibre most often is spun into yarn or thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile, which is the most widely used natural-fibre cloth in clothing today.
Check out our Cotton Collection here
Cotton grown along the Nile is known for its quality and signifies luxury. Egyptian cotton is used to make products which are soft, durable and superior. The long staple or long fibre of Egyptian-grown cotton means that there is more continuous fibre to use when creating threads or yarns. This yarn is smaller in diameter yet stronger than other cottons. Smaller yarn means that more threads per square inch can be used to create a stronger fabric which is light in weight yet breathes well.
Check out our Egyptian Cotton Collection here
This fabric is similar to Egyptian cotton, as it has exceptionally strong, long, combed fibres. Pima cotton dyes well and has a silky soft feel.
Check out our Pima Cotton Collection here
When woven, this extremely cool and breathable material is stronger and more lustrous than cotton. This fabric is made from the fibres of the flax plant.
Check out our Linen Collection here
A high strength (although somewhat lower than nylon), excellent resiliency, and high abrasion resistance, polyester is a manufactured fibre. Low absorbency allows the fibre to dry quickly. Polyester does not wrinkle and holds its shape well.
Check out our Polyster Collection here
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