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Oxford Shirts & Ties

Aug 28th, 2009 | Categories: Made in the USA, Style | by Michael Williams

What’s not to like about a collection of oxford shirts and ties. Lucky for us Mr. Mark McNairy is not content with just making footwear. The North Carolina bred designer stopped by my office this week to give me a preview of his collection of SS10 oxford shirts and ties that are launching at Capsule next week in Las Vegas. The line includes a selection of button-down shirts in white, pink, yellow, blue, stripes, and a group of mix-matched fabrics. The tie selection consists of bows and neck ties in emblematic and repp stripe silks. There are also some nice looking madras options — which will be in my rotation next summer. Since McNairy is ACL’s non-official yet oh-so-official spiritual adviser, these quality goods are all made in the USA with liberty and oxford cloth for all.





Comments: 27

27 Comments to “Oxford Shirts & Ties”

  1. Marc
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 8:11 AM

    those ties are tiiiiight!

  2. Steve
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 8:19 AM

    That shirt in the middle is not so good. Others look like good, classic shirts.

  3. Paul
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 8:19 AM

    Gotta have that mixed shirt in the middle! Sharp looking!

  4. Mike
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 9:04 AM

    They look really nice, although extremely similar to the Black Fleece lines.

    Any idea who will be retailing them?

  5. jubei
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 9:25 AM

    oxford shirts = the new graphic tee (?)

    Not a bad thing in my opinion… at least these babies you can wear to the office and beat up. Curious to handle them in person… are they a summer-weight oxford cloth?

  6. Amit
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 9:35 AM

    “Extremely similar to the Black Fleece lines”.

    I mean, it’s an oxford cloth button down. All ocbd’s are extremely similar.

    Anyway, with that substantial collar, it being USA-made and what I assume will be a slimmer-cut, this may prove a very viable alternative to black fleece. This is something very much lacking.

  7. Dave
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 9:46 AM

    Diggin’ the ties. Love to see the shirts up close. The comparisons drawn to Black Fleece are intriguing. Sure, the one in the middle looks a bit outrageous, but you’ve got to add serious value to an OC button down to distinguish it from the millions out there. From this distance, I have trouble seeing how they’re different from the $20 Brooks Bros. outlet mall staples. Which fit phenomenally well, btw.

  8. jfox
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 9:48 AM

    mmm ties. not enough days in the week. have to start day/nighting it…

  9. ben
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 10:56 AM

    I’m curious to see how these compare to my other oxford staples GItman (good price, boxy fit, tuck-in-able) and Band of Outsiders (tighter cut, great overdye chromatics).

  10. Chris
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 11:22 AM

    This guy doesn’t stop. I feel like a complete failure. What is he on MW?


  11. Michael Williams
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 11:27 AM

    Honestly, I think he is powered by coffee and Marlboro Seventy Twos. In all seriousness, Mark is the type of guy that, when he gets something in his head, he just goes out and makes it happen. Have to respect him for that. —ACL

  12. Fredrik
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 1:42 PM

    The ties look great. The shirts look really nice too, but frankly you can’t really go wrong with clean cut oxfords shirts. The one in the middle looks refreshing though. Playful and fun, for next summer’s adventures.

  13. Zachary
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 4:38 PM

    Good looking items. You mention Capsule in your post, but where are his items normally available? Any online options?

  14. Michael Williams
    on Aug 28th, 2009
    @ 4:41 PM

    The shirts aren’t available on the street yet, they are SS10, so that means they will be available come spring of 2010. I suspect though someone will stock them as immediates this fall. That is another good reason to make goods in the USA, no three month float from China. — ACL

  15. Chris
    on Aug 29th, 2009
    @ 6:51 AM

    Killer madras ties!

  16. Mark
    on Aug 29th, 2009
    @ 9:05 AM

    Shirts and ties recall Thom Browne’s personal line moreso than Black Fleece. Even the label looks remarkably similar to Thom Browne…

  17. E.A.P.
    on Aug 29th, 2009
    @ 11:13 AM

    Love the ties.

  18. damien
    on Aug 29th, 2009
    @ 12:23 PM

    Very nice shirts. Very brooks brothers but who can say anything bad about brooks brothers right?

  19. Comfortably Smug
    on Aug 29th, 2009
    @ 6:20 PM

    Allplaidout is going to freak over those ties

  20. Scooter
    on Aug 29th, 2009
    @ 8:59 PM

    Um, love all three shirts as well. People look at me wierd when I tell them I only wear button-downs. Just like the neat and clean look, no floppy collars….

  21. Scooter
    on Aug 29th, 2009
    @ 8:59 PM

    Most notably when I spell “weird” wrong…

  22. dopey
    on Aug 29th, 2009
    @ 11:04 PM

    That “New Amsterdam” on the label is really clever.

  23. Ryan
    on Aug 31st, 2009
    @ 2:21 AM

    Dope, these look great, looking forward to it.

  24. Classics Patriot
    on Sep 1st, 2009
    @ 2:34 AM

    I’m loving everything but the “fun” shirt. Where, oh where, can I get this stuff on-line?

  25. newgrass
    on Sep 1st, 2009
    @ 3:36 AM

    These shirts do look great from the little I can see in the pictures. But really, @Chris (w/Billykirk) “complete failure” you are not my friend. Your products are absolutely incredible.

  26. F.E. Castleberry
    on Sep 4th, 2009
    @ 1:03 PM

    Those ties are quite brilliant.

  27. Christopher Baus
    on Sep 9th, 2009
    @ 8:41 PM

    I’m kind of curious. Is the fabric made in the US? I don’t believe the Black Fleece/BB is.