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High Commissioner

$ 125.00 $ 95.00

High Commissioner – Hugh & Crye - 1

High Commissioner

Tall point collar in blue 140s poplin stripe

$ 125.00 $ 95.00

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Our High Commissioner shirt is part of our new collection of Tall-Point collar shirts which celebrate hardworking diplomats in our home of Washington, DC and around the world. The shirts are an interesting mix of classic American and European style. The Commonwealth of Nations (pretty much Great Britain and most of its former colonies) don’t really consider each other to be “foreign.” Their highest ranking diplomats are referred to as High Commissioners instead.

It comes in a fine blue pencil stripe in a 140s poplin. It also features our new Tall-Point collar that is both classic and debonair without being stodgy or colonial.

This item is final sale and cannot be returned for a refund. Please contact us at [email protected] or 202-250-3807 if you need any help with sizing.

Design

  • H&C tall point collar - classic American conservative in a collar
  • Contrast gussets
  • 100% two-ply Egyptian Cotton
  • 140 thread count (yarn count)
  • Environmentally safe fabric - with easy care finish for easy ironing
  • H&C two-button scalloped cuffs
  • Single-needle construction
  • French placket
  • Two 6cm collar stays - or upgrade to 3D
  • 3" from point to point when collar is buttoned, perfect for a collar-pin
  • Two back darts
  • Extra buttons sewn on inner placket
  • Contrast (gold) button-hole piping on last button hole, which is horizontal

Fabric

Egyptian cotton is a particular variety that is grown in only a few other places. It is renowned as some of the best in the world. It has an extra long staple, which means it has longer fibers, resulting in a silkier, more durable fabric.Poplin, sometimes called broadcloth, is a plain weave which means the threads alternately cross over and then under each other. This results in a very smooth and durable fabric that has an almost silky hand feel, particularly with higher thread counts. Also, poplins look very crisp when ironed.

Sizing

Hugh & Crye dress shirts use a sizing system based on body types. they're ready-made fitted shirts, designed for lean and athletically built men. We make shirts crafted for the height of your torso (short, average, tall) and your overall build (skinny, slim, athletic, or broad). Our shirts aren't made for the masses, they're made for you.

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