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Timeless linen -

Each of our shirts tells a story of quality and passion and shows meticulous attention to detail. We love the creased elegance of linen, exalted by a non-chalance style


Linen is the oldest known textile ever made. It's a strong, fine and naturally breezy. Its fibre is very absorbent and shirts made of linen are valued for their exceptional coolness and freshness, especially in balmy and humid weather. Linen is 100% recyclable, durable, and environmentally sustainable.

THE RIGHT CHOICE: Linen fibres are 'stiff', so they don't stick to your body. This allows more air-flow that flows through to your skin; it also drys out quickly making you feel cooler. Its high air permeability which lets the air flow through the weave allowing room to breathe!

 

The story 
Linen is the oldest vegetable fibre, was used 5.000 years B.C. Its name comes from Greek "lion", thread. The Ancient Egyptians and other Mediterranean civilisations made use of it. 
At first, it was used to manufacture clothes for nobles and aristocrats. Then it was employed on a larger scale. The cultivation was spread in Europe in the Middle Ages.
Despite the introduction of cotton in the 1800AD, linen maintained its banner of a superior natural fiber. 

The beauty

Linen is elegant and unique. It seduces those who have good taste and stands out. It's always new and shiny. The creases offer beautiful lights and shades and are a manifestation of its character. 

Linen's texture conveys easiness and effortless style. Clean cut and with deep coloured fabrics or crossed weave flax, it's an incredibly luxurious but understated. Basic shirts with simple lines with textured edges call to a casual aesthetics.

Why French linen?
Linen grown in West Europe is known to have the best crop in the world with a  natural and flamboyant color mix. This excellence is due to the availability of suitable terrain, the favourable climate and the knowledge of linen growers attentive to deliver the highest quality in the market.

 

The benefits

  • An-allergic and antibatcterical
Linen is hypoallergenic and is suitable for those with allergies or sensitive skin. This because linen fabrics are usually made from materials that are not exposed to harsh chemicals or pesticides.
  • Breezy and breathable
Linen fibres are 'stiff', so they don't cling to your body. This allows more air-flow that flows through to your skin; it also drys out quickly making you feel cooler. Its high air permeability which lets the air flow through the weave allowing room to breathe!
  • Wear it all year round

Its temperature regulating properties keep you cool in Summer and warm in Winter. Linen is timeless every-day-luxury.

  • Environmentally Friendly

Linen plant doesn’t require any pesticides or any additional water other than rain water and every part of the plant is used. Linen is also organic, biodegradable, recyclable. The water consumption is much more important in the cotton than in the linen. (Bio Intelligence Service).

  • No need to iron

Ironing is not your thing? Come on, go for it. A wrinkle is a thing of beauty, and this linen has been sand-washed and softened for that lived-in casual look

 

CARE

Machine wash, warm iron, do not tumble dry. Your complete Linen Shirt Care Guide pdf is sent wen you make a purchase one day after receiving the shirt.

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