Shirt Spotlight: The Baxter Check

Shirt Spotlight: The Baxter Check

Back in April we invited you, our fans on Facebook and readers of our blog, to help us design a shirt for our Short Run Collection. You picked the fabric, you picked the collar, you picked the pocket (or lack of one), and we tallied your votes -- an exercise in democracy at its finest....
August 20, 2013 — Ledbury
Fall Preview

Fall Preview

Over the next few months we'll be releasing a handful of new products that we're particularly excited about. Around this time last year, we tested the waters with our first batch of Ledbury sport coats, producing a small quantity of more neutral options to get a feel for what you all are looking for in...
August 18, 2013 — Mel Calabro
Shirting 101: Oxford Cloth

Shirting 101: Oxford Cloth

The Oxford cloth button-down is my all-time favorite shirt. The look is classic, the texture is distinct -- it’s arguably the most versatile shirt in any man’s closet. The shirt’s origin dates back to 19th-century Scotland at one of the country’s oldest fabric mills. The mill produced a series of four distinct fabrics, each named...
July 18, 2013 — Ledbury
Storefront Addition: Tecumseh

Storefront Addition: Tecumseh

When we redesigned our storefront a few months ago, we consciously left room for minor adjustments - swapping out furniture, rearranging displays, keeping the space flexible. We’d like to introduce the latest addition to the shop . . . our new Tecumseh portrait. Quick history lesson: Born in 1768, Tecumseh was chief of the Shawnee...
July 15, 2013 — Ledbury
The White Royal Linen

The White Royal Linen

Nothing says "summer" like a lightweight linen. The fabric of choice for warmer weather, linen's crisp texture easily absorbs perspiration and doesn’t cling to the skin, allowing air to better circulate around the body. The White Royal Linen from our current Short Run Shirting Collection is made from a luxurious high thread count linen. The...
June 25, 2013 — Ledbury
Joseph Cheaney & Sons Footwear

Joseph Cheaney & Sons Footwear

It’s safe to say that many of us share a soft spot for craftsmanship, particularly when it comes to handmade leather goods. While thumbing through last month’s issue of Monocle magazine, a brief article featuring Joseph Cheaney & Sons, a U.K. based shoemaker, caught my eye. Despite gaining a reputation for the quality of their...
June 17, 2013 — Ledbury
Video: Lessons From a Tailor

Video: Lessons From a Tailor

For the finest bespoke and made-to-measure suits in the U.S., look no further than those of Martin Greenfield. In this short documentary, “Lessons From a Tailor,” Mr. Greenfield shares lessons he has learned from six decades of tailoring. After surviving the Holocaust, Mr. Greenfield immigrated to the United States in 1947, working at GGG Clothing...
May 20, 2013 — Ledbury
The Reserve Collection: Pairings

The Reserve Collection: Pairings

Our Reserve Collection of Short Run, which we released earlier this week, features shirts constructed from the finest 120 and 140 woven cotton from Cotonificio Albini and Tessitura Monti. Throughout the collection’s lookbook, we frequently mix color and pattern as we pair the shirts with our spring woven neckties. We asked Juliana, our photo shoot...
May 02, 2013 — Ledbury
Short Run Lookbook Behind the Scenes

Short Run Lookbook Behind the Scenes

We had a handful of our favorite local artists stand in as models for the lookbook of our current collection of Short Run. Here is a behind the scenes video of the photo shoot featuring Ed Trask, Jonathan Hirsch, and Sterling Hundley. Today is the final day our April Short Run Collection will be available,...
April 29, 2013 — Ledbury
Design a Shirt with Us

Design a Shirt with Us

A few months ago, we asked our Facebook fans to help us design a shirt for our Short Run Collection. While Short Run typically gives us an opportunity to be a bit more experimental with design, we decided to revamp the process a bit and offer you a chance to choose collar style and pocket...
April 09, 2013 — Mel Calabro