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  • A Guide to Shirt Ply and Thread Count

    Posted on June 22 2017

    When looking to buy shirts, you may often notice shirt ply and thread count mentioned in the description. This isn't something that most people know about, however it is relevant...

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  • The Perfect Tie Knots

    Posted on June 17 2017

    How to tie the Windsor (Double Windsor) knot. Wide and Triangular.A full knot best suited for spread collar shirts.  1. The wide end "A" should extend about 12 inches below...

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  • A Guide to Striped Shirts

    Posted on June 13 2017

    Shirts can come in all sorts of patterns, however there are some common types of patterned fabric that are most commonly used for shirt making. One of these is stripes....

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  • Dress shirts can come in a variety of fabrics, and this leads to people often asking - what is the best fabric for a dress shirt? There is a wide range of fabric suitable for dress shirts, but here we will focus on the most common.

     

    What is the best fabric for a dress shirt?

    Posted on May 24 2017

    Dress shirts can come in a variety of fabrics, and this leads to people often asking - what is the best fabric for a dress shirt? There is a wide...

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  • It might sound obvious, but here we'll let you know how you can tell if your shirt sleeves are too long. If the cuffs, and/or sleeve, come down over your hands, then the arms of the shirt are too long. If the cuffs are coming too far out the bottom of your jacket sleeve, again, they are too long.

    Are Your Shirt Sleeves Too Long?

    Posted on May 13 2017

    Even if you don't buy your shirts made to measure, most people will take the time to measure themselves and get the right collar size and chest size. But, are...

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  • We have already discussed in previous articles the best way to remove a stain from a dress shirt, and here we want to answer the question - what is the best way to wash a dress shirt? If you look after your shirt and wash it properly, you will be able to go on wearing it for several years, while maintaining it's fresh and clean look.

    What is the Best Way To Wash a Dress Shirt?

    Posted on May 08 2017

    We have already discussed in previous articles the best way to remove a stain from a dress shirt, and here we want to answer the question - what is the...

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  • A shirt that fits your body shape and size properly can make or break your look. You may
    have spent a small fortune on your outfit, including your shirt, but if it does not fit in the right way, you will end up looking shoddy. If you have a shirt that fits you well, you can easily measure this in order to pass on the measurements to a shirt maker. This is a good alternative to measuring your body from scratch. These tips are also useful when buying a shirt off the peg. Here, we discuss how to measure a shirt for a perfect fit

    How To Measure a Shirt For a Perfect Fit

    Posted on April 30 2017

    A shirt that fits your body shape and size properly can make or break your look. You mayhave spent a small fortune on your outfit, including your shirt, but if...

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  • Dressing in styles that suit body shape has become second nature to most people nowadays, with much information about the best shirts to wear for different body types. However, not everyone knows how to choose a shirt with a collar that suits them. This is because there is more to choosing a shirt than just thinking about the shape of your body. How a shirt will suit you best, is if you choose a shirt collar to suit your face shape. Choosing the correct shirt collar for your face shape can really make a difference to your appearance, and so read on to see what tips we can give you for making the most of your shirt.

    Shirt Collars To Suit Face And Neck Shapes

    Posted on April 24 2017

    Dressing in styles that suit body shape has become second nature to most people nowadays, with much information about the best shirts to wear for different body types. However, not...

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  • As a long time bespoke shirt maker, at WH Taylor Shirt Makers we know a thing or two about what makes a great bespoke shirt. We make each garment to the highest of standards, and hand finish everything so it meets the quality one would expect. Here we discuss what the advantages of buying bespoke shirts from WH Taylor Shirt Makers.

    The Advantages of Buying Bespoke Shirts

    Posted on April 01 2017

    As a long time bespoke shirt maker, at WH Taylor Shirt Makers we know a thing or two about what makes a great bespoke shirt. We make each garment to...

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  • There are various types of shirt collars which are common for men to wear. Whether you buy something off the peg, or have a bespoke shirt handmade for you, you can usually choose the type of collar you prefer. While a modern collar now tends to be shorter and wider spread than it used to be, the beauty of getting a shirt made for you is that you can choose what collar is going to work for you. Here are the most common types of shirt collar you need to know.

    5 Types of Shirt Collars

    Posted on March 21 2017

    There are various types of shirt collars which are common for men to wear. Whether you buy something off the peg, or have a bespoke shirt handmade for you, you...

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  • As we approach Spring, many people like to have a sort out of their wardrobe and see what items they need for Spring. This could be to keep up with trends, shake things up a bit for the new season, or just give their wardrobe a revamp in order to see what new pieces they need. Whether you want to buy new shirts, or try new styles, here we give you some men's styling tips for Spring 2017;

    Revamp Your Wardrobe - Men's Styling Tips for Spring 2017

    Posted on February 27 2017

    As we approach Spring, many people like to have a sort out of their wardrobe and see what items they need for Spring. This could be to keep up with...

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  • Cotton shirts are worn as an everyday practical item of clothing. This means, that in turn they should be cleaned in the most efficient and effective way, while prolonging their life. While some men, depending on their lifestyle, prefer dry cleaning for their cotton shirts, others want a way of cleaning them at home. So, what is the best way to launder a cotton shirt?

    What is the Best Way to Launder a Cotton Shirt?

    Posted on February 14 2017

    Cotton shirts are worn as an everyday practical item of clothing. This means, that in turn they should be cleaned in the most efficient and effective way, while prolonging their...

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  • Many people have been known to throw away brand new shirts after one wear due to a nasty stain they fear won't come out. It is easily done, be it coffee stains, red wine, pen ink or grease. However, it is actually easier to get a stain out a shirt than most people realise. Here, we can provide you with some tips on how to get a stain out a shirt.

    How To Get a Stain Out A Shirt

    Posted on February 02 2017

    Many people have been known to throw away brand new shirts after one wear due to a nasty stain they fear won't come out. It is easily done, be it...

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  • A wardrobe staple, men's shirts are always in fashion, however not every style is. The new range of shirts for Spring and Summer 2017 are now beginning to emerge on the high street, and there are some common themes. Here we'll discuss men's shirt styles for Spring Summer 2017.

    Men's Shirt Styles Spring Summer 2017

    Posted on January 19 2017

    A wardrobe staple, men's shirts are always in fashion, however not every style is. The new range of shirts for Spring and Summer 2017 are now beginning to emerge on the...

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  • We believe you should buy shirts that will last. With the modern trend for cheap and fast fashion, it is little wonder that most shirts purchased on the high street today fall apart before a year is out. Unable to withstand frequent washing without buttons falling off, cuffs coming loose or hems fraying, many people find themselves frustrated that the shirts they buy need replacing on such a regular basis.

    Buy Shirts That Will Last

    Posted on January 11 2017

    We believe you should buy shirts that will last. With the modern trend for cheap and fast fashion, it is little wonder that most shirts purchased on the high street...

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  • We've all heard the saying; new year, new you. But not everyone wants to commit to a schedule of fitness and fad diets in order to make themselves look and feel better. Some people just want to make more of an effort with themselves and the way they dress, resulting in a new found confidence for the new year ahead. There are certain things that can be done to make you look and feel better, so here we have put together 5 men's style tips for 2017;

    5 Men's Style Tips For 2017

    Posted on December 29 2016

    We've all heard the saying; new year, new you. But not everyone wants to commit to a schedule of fitness and fad diets in order to make themselves look and...

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  • Christmas is fast approaching, and there’s not much time left to buy gifts for the men in your life. So if the shops are far too busy for your liking, and there’s just too much choice on the Internet, then cufflinks are the way to go. Stylish, affordable and available in loads of varieties, even the man who has everything can’t have enough cufflinks in his collection.

    Lost for a last minute gift? Cufflinks are the answer

    Posted on December 12 2016

    Christmas is fast approaching, and there’s not much time left to buy gifts for the men in your life. So if the shops are far too busy for your liking,...

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  • No matter how many items of clothing you own, there’s always a situation where you just can’t find anything to wear, and especially at Christmas, it can be tricky trying to find the perfect look to suit the many occasions that arise at this time of year.

    3 Looks To Get You Through Christmas

    Posted on November 29 2016

    No matter how many items of clothing you own, there’s always a situation where you just can’t find anything to wear, and especially at Christmas, it can be tricky trying...

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  • It is a fact that everyone has their own sense of style and taste when it comes to dressing. Some people are so fussy about their wardrobe, it can make them near on impossible to buy a clothing gift for, especially when it comes to choosing colour. However, when it comes to buying a shirt as a gift there are various aspects you can consider in order to make the right choice. Here, we share some of our expert advice in helping you decided what is the best colour shirt to buy as a gift.

    What is the Best Colour Shirt To Buy as a Gift?

    Posted on November 01 2016

    It is a fact that everyone has their own sense of style and taste when it comes to dressing. Some people are so fussy about their wardrobe, it can make...

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  • Unless you are required to wear a uniform to work, or protective or practical clothing of some kind, then the chances are your attire will be the same as what most other people wear to work, also known as work wear, business attire, or office clothing. Here were are going to tell you about 5 workwear essentials for men;

    5 Workwear Essentials For Men

    Posted on September 30 2016

    Unless you are required to wear a uniform to work, or protective or practical clothing of some kind, then the chances are your attire will be the same as what...

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  • Soft Brushed Cotton Shirts for AutumnAs Autumn fast approaches, many of us relish the opportunity to get dressed in a cosy and warm attire. Feeling the soft fabrics from cotton and knitwear against our skin is one of life's simple pleasures when the air turns cool and the nights draw in. Warmer clothing need not sacrifice style however, as we can demonstrate with our bespoke shirt collection in thicker fabrics.

    Soft Brushed Cotton Shirts for Autumn

    Posted on August 31 2016

    As Autumn fast approaches, many of us relish the opportunity to get dressed in a cosy and warm attire. Feeling the soft fabrics from cotton and knitwear against our skin...

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  • Summer is wedding season, and despite the weather reaching record temperatures, a suit and shirt is still the appropriate attire for men. Many men might choose to wear their regular shirt and suit, not realising that there are other options within this dress code. As a guest, many people wonder - what should men wear to a summer wedding?

    What Should Men Wear To a Summer Wedding

    Posted on August 17 2016

    Summer is wedding season, and despite the weather reaching record temperatures, a suit and shirt is still the appropriate attire for men. Many men might choose to wear their regular...

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  • Best Shirt Collar for Formal Occasions.When it comes to formal wear, or more specifically Black Tie, then there are certain shirt
    and collar styles which suit the dress code better than others. As shirtmakers, we are often asked what the best shirt collar is for formal occasions, and we have a couple on our website when ordering your handmade formal shirt to choose from. The Cutaway Collar or the Classic Collar, on Marcella shirts, is the standard choices for formal wear shirt collars here.

    Best Shirt Collar for Formal Occasions.

    Posted on August 08 2016

    When it comes to formal wear, or more specifically Black Tie, then there are certain shirtand collar styles which suit the dress code better than others. As shirtmakers, we are...

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  • Social media has long been the place to keep up with the latest trends as well as find inspiration for new ones. By following like-minded individuals and companies, you can get style tips and ideas that don't require you to go out of your comfort zone in order to freshen up your look.

    Browse Shirts on Social Media

    Posted on June 07 2016

    Social media has long been the place to keep up with the latest trends as well as find inspiration for new ones. By following like-minded individuals and companies, you can...

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  • Wear a Handmade Silk TieA silk tie is a beautiful and luxurious item for any man to have in his wardrobe, and a tie that is handmade in Britain is something that is even more special. When you are required to wear a uniform suit everyday for work or business, the necktie might be the only way of putting your own creative slant on your outfit.

    Wear a Handmade Silk Tie

    Posted on May 12 2016

    A silk tie is a beautiful and luxurious item for any man to have in his wardrobe, and a tie that is handmade in Britain is something that is even more...

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  • Where To Buy Handmade Shirts at Discount

    Posted on May 03 2016

    Most people are aware of the benefits of having a bespoke handmade shirt - made to measure shirts give a great fit, with stitching and finishing to a high standard....

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  • How To Stay Cool in a Shirt and SuitDress codes don't change just because the weather is warmer, people still have to dress smartly and appropriately for work, weddings, and a whole host of other occasions - so, how do you stay cool while wearing a shirt and a suit?

    How To Stay Cool in a Shirt and Suit

    Posted on April 24 2016

    Dress codes don't change just because the weather is warmer, people still have to dress smartly and appropriately for work, weddings, and a whole host of other occasions - so,...

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  • The warmer months always bring some changes in fashion trends, so what did the catwalks for Spring Summer 2016 have in store for men's shirt fashion?

    Mens Fashion Shirt Trends Spring Summer 2016

    Posted on March 24 2016

    The warmer months always bring some changes in fashion trends, so what did the catwalks for Spring Summer 2016 have in store for men's shirt fashion?Surprisingly, for Spring Summer 2016,...

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  • Are Ties Still Relevant Business Attire?

    Are Ties Still Relevant Business Attire?

    Posted on February 29 2016

    Recent media coverage broadcast a remark made by Prime Minister David Cameron to the opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, about how he should put on a proper suit and do up...

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  • Different Types of CufflinksCufflinks are an excellent addition to a man's wardrobe as they not only provide an ornamental touch to a shirt, but they are also functional too.

    Different Types of Cufflinks

    Posted on February 23 2016

    Cufflinks are an excellent addition to a man's wardrobe as they not only provide an ornamental touch to a shirt, but they are also functional too. There are various different...

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  • On first thought, buying a shirt for your beloved on Valentine's Day may not be the most romantic gift, however, think again. A made to measure shirt is something special, and very personal, as well as something that is practical that can be used and kept for years to come.

    Buying a Shirt for a Valentine

    Posted on February 17 2016

    On first thought, buying a shirt for your beloved on Valentine's Day may not be the most romantic gift, however, think again. A made to measure shirt is something special,...

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  • What is the Best Job Interview Shirt?A job interview is not solely about dressing well, obviously the interviewers want to know about what you have to offer and how suitable you are for the job.

    What is the Best Job Interview Shirt?

    Posted on February 01 2016

    A job interview is not solely about dressing well, obviously the interviewers want to know about what you have to offer and how suitable you are for the job. However,...

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  • Why Ladies Shirts are best Made-to-Measure

    Why Ladies Shirts are best Made-to-Measure

    Posted on January 27 2016

    Any woman will tell you just how difficult it can be to get clothes that fit perfectly. Ladies shirts are no different, and this is why getting a shirt made...

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  • Popular Fabrics For Shirt MakingThere are a range of different fabrics used in shirt making today, however there are a few that are used the most, and that is because with them tried and tested over the years, they have proved to be fabrics that work perfectly for shirts.

    Popular Fabrics For Shirt Making

    Posted on January 13 2016

    There are a range of different fabrics used in shirt making today, however there are a few that are used the most, and that is because with them tried and...

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  • The new year is seen as a transition from leaving the old, to embracing the new, and a good clear out along with some goal setting can be just what is needed to get that fresh start feeling.

    Losing Weight For The New Year

    Posted on January 03 2016

    The new year is a time when many people decide to lose weight, declutter their homes, make life changes, and generally begin the year with a whole fresh outlook. The...

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  • Men's shirts come with a wide variety of cuff styles, and it can sometimes be a little confusing to know the differences between them all. So, what exactly is a double cuff shirt?

    What is a Double Cuff Shirt?

    Posted on December 12 2015

    Men's shirts come with a wide variety of cuff styles, and it can sometimes be a little confusing to know the differences between them all. So, what exactly is a...

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  • Men's Shirt Trends For Winter 2015/16The big colour of the moment for men's shirts is said to be Burgundy. Winter collections showcased warm rich shades for menswear, charming dark tones of wines and purples, all perfect for bringing a bit of comfort to your Winter wardrobe.

    Men's Shirt Trends For Winter 2015/16

    Posted on December 01 2015

    The big colour of the moment for men's shirts is said to be Burgundy. Winter collections showcased warm rich shades for menswear, charming dark tones of wines and purples, all...

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  • Many people declare that the men in their life are notoriously difficult to buy for, be it for Christmas, birthdays or anniversaries - so, here we will give you our top five gift ideas for men;

    Top Five Gift Ideas For Men

    Posted on November 24 2015

    Many people declare that the men in their life are notoriously difficult to buy for, be it for Christmas, birthdays or anniversaries - so, here we will give you our...

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  • What kind of shirt does James Bond wear?With the recent release of Spectre, all eyes have been on everything James Bond - from the cars to the cocktails, right down to what shirt Bond might wear.

    What kind of shirt does James Bond wear?

    Posted on November 10 2015

    With the recent release of Spectre, all eyes have been on everything James Bond - from the cars to the cocktails, right down to what shirt Bond might wear. Suitable...

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  • Many women buy shirts off the peg from men's clothing departments, however some choose to get their shirts made to measure.

    Can a Woman Wear a Man's Shirt

    Posted on November 01 2015

    It might not be obvious, but many women buy clothes from the men's departments in stores, including men's shirts. There are a number of reasons why a woman might want...

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  • If you are looking for the best wedding shirt, it should be made to measure, in a white or off white colour depending on the bride's dress. The fabric should be thick enough so that it is opaque and not see-through too.

    The Perfect Wedding Shirt

    Posted on October 22 2015

    When preparing for a wedding, many grooms have some idea of what sort of suit or outfit they plan on wearing - it may be top hat and tails, a...

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  • Men are notoriously difficult to buy for, or so many people would have us believe, but one thing that every man will appreciate one more of is a well made shirt.

    Buying A Shirt As A Christmas Gift

    Posted on October 11 2015

    Men are notoriously difficult to buy for, or so many people would have us believe, but one thing that every man will appreciate one more of is a well made...

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  • Now that the weather has turned colder, moving toward the end of the year, a long sleeved shirt is the perfect men's wardrobe staple for both smart and casual wear.

    How to Wear A Shirt This Autumn

    Posted on October 01 2015

    Now that the weather has turned colder, moving toward the end of the year, a long sleeved shirt is the perfect men's wardrobe staple for both smart and casual wear....

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  • A good black shirt is a great look for either smart or casual occasions, however many men shy away from wearing a black shirt as they are unsure of how to wear it.

    How To Wear A Black Shirt

    Posted on September 11 2015

    A good black shirt is a great look for either smart or casual occasions, however many men shy away from wearing a black shirt as they are unsure of how...

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  • Should I tuck my shirt in? is a question that men often ask. As shirts have become more tailored and fashions more casual, it is often acceptable to wear an untucked shirt.

    Should I Tuck My Shirt In?

    Posted on August 30 2015

    Should I tuck my shirt in? is a question that men often ask. As shirts have become more tailored and fashions more casual, it is often acceptable to wear an...

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  • The cutaway is the widest of the spread type collars, having a very wide 'cutaway' gap at the front, and is perfect for wearing wide knot ties with.

    Shirt Collar types

    Posted on August 12 2015

    When having a bespoke shirt made at W.H. Taylor Shirtmakers, you are able to choose from various shirt collar styles. Choose from a classic collar style, a cutaway, a button...

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  • As you will be able to see on our website, the majority of shirts we make at W.H. Taylor Shirtmakers are made in 100% cotton fabric.

    The Benefits of Wearing a 100% Cotton Shirt

    Posted on July 31 2015

    As you will be able to see on our website, the majority of shirts we make at W.H. Taylor Shirtmakers are made in 100% cotton fabric. We have a great...

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  • As a main garment that covers half the body, it is vital that all the components of a shirt fit in the correct way.

    How Should A Shirt Fit

    Posted on July 21 2015

    As a main garment that covers half the body, it is vital that all the components of a shirt fit in the correct way so that the overall look is...

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