Great article about why shirts don’t last today; it seems it has something to do with where it is made and how much the shirts cost. Unlike Guy’s shitty asian made shirts, my Brooks Brothers shirts aren’t showing a hint of wear after two years of wearing and washing. You get what you pay for I guess.
Originally posted on clothingmadeinusablog:
Why Men’s Shirts Today Fall Apart After 3o Washes
Last Saturday marked the annual spring cleaning of the Walters household. This is a process accompanied by much childish wailing and gnashing of teeth, some of which comes from the children, but mostly from me.
I am a compulsive hoarder. Redundant pieces of electronic equipment, old magazines, handleless mugs — all are kept on the grounds that ‘they might be useful one day’.
But what infuriates Mrs Walters most is my insistence on keeping all of my clothes, no matter how dreadfully unfashionable or old. On Saturday, much to my annoyance, she proceeded to fillet my collection of sartorial disasters…
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