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Handsome custom threads from Blank Label

  • 21 November 2013

In a city with shoulders big and small, there’s no such thing as one size fits all.

A Sandburg-meets-Seussian way of saying: buy clothes that fit, man.

And that’s what you’ll get with a one-on-one appointment at Blank Label’s River North showroom, a made-to-measure shirt-maker taking clients now

Your appointment comes with a glass of bourbon and two distinct seven-button options:

The dress shirt, cut from Italian fabrics in patterns of all kinds, with different cuff and collar types, monogramming — the works.

Or the casual shirt, with the same eye for customization but built from weekend-friendly fabrics.

Our favorite make-ups:

A soft, spread-collar look on red flannel gingham, a classic button-down in a brushed twill mini-gingham and a beautiful Japanese flannel cotton with a soft modified cutaway collar and French placket.

Their haberdasher will measure you, with nine sizing options from collar to shirt length to ensure a spot-on fit.

Once your order's on the books, expect your threads to arrive at your door about a week later, and Blank Label will store your measurements online to expedite future purchases.

And like the Cat in the Hat, it’s as simple as that.

The Specifics

Blank Label

320 W. Ohio St.
b/w Orleans & Franklin
(615) 519-6764

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