Here Comes the Bride - Amazing New Bridal Shirt For Women Debuts At Claridge + King
Claridge + King Debuts The Bridal Boyfriend Shirt And Bridal Shirt Package
March 5, 2012 - PRLog -- Houston, March 1, 2012 - Claridge + King today announce the debut of The His is Hers® Bridal Shirt. Sisters Laurann Claridge and Lizbeth King, who started their eponymous brand three years ago with this very item believe there isn’t anything sexier than a woman dressed in nothing but a man’s oversized dress shirt.
Inspired by the idea of a woman wearing her boyfriend’s shirt, albeit a beautifully made button-down one tailored to flatter her figure, they’ve introduced The His is Hers® Bridal Shirt, a delightful twist on the classic boyfriend shirt. A popular bridesmaid’s gift, brides themselves have also found it makes the ideal button-down boyfriend-style shirt to get hair-and-makeup-
Embroidered with her new monogram placed on the pocket, waist, tail or placket, Claridge + King’s seamstresses also embroider the date of her pending nuptials on the sleeve’s cuff. Available at claridgeandking.com for $133 ($98 + $35 for the Bridal package), The His is Hers® Original Shirt is available in hues such as crisp white pinpoint, light blue oxford, ice pink, as well as stripes, checks and linen versions, while the monogram thread color options number nineteen and the monogram lettering styles include six script and block fonts.
"Ever since I was a teenager, I loved wearing my dad’s and, later, my boyfriend’s worn in, button-down shirts," Claridge recalls.
"The problem was, while the sleeve length might work, the tails where too short. Or perhaps it was roomy enough, but the cuffs extended past your fingertips."
Claridge worked on prototype after prototype to get the proportions right on the slightly oversized button-down shirt designed to sleep in, lounge in, hit the beach or pool in, or throw on casually with a pair of skinny cargos or leggings.
Constructed with finely woven gentleman’s shirting Claridge + King’s 100 percent cotton boyfriend shirt, sized extra small to extra large, hits the most flattering part of nearly every woman’s leg - mid-thigh - then circles up at the gusset on either side to sensually reveal a bit, while disguising just enough (read: that sensitive upper-thigh area and behind).
Claridge + King - famous for their beautifully tailored white shirts for women, like to think that they’ve “bespoken for you” by meticulously articulating each subtle detail. They’ve strategically placed mother-of-pearl buttons down the front placket, removed traditional stiff inner linings from the collar and rounded two-button cuffs, and added a button above them to make rolling up your sleeves or keeping them in place a cinch. They’ve also built in classic details such as a box pleat on the back and front pocket to create a shirt that will age gracefully– growing softer with each laundering.
Fascinated by English Savile Row suiting and shirting made with handsome menswear fabrics, Claridge + King named their line His Is Hers® to pay homage to the tradition of custom tailoring, while adding a soft, feminine twist to classic men’s styles made expressly for women.
Additionally, The His is Hers® Shirt is packaged in a charming charcoal-gray-
Claridge + King is a Houston based women’s line of clothing inspired by menswear tailoring and fabrics. Products include the famed His is Hers® boyfriend-shirts, white shirts for women, sweaters, tees, dresses and pajamas for women.
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Claridge + King is a clothing line for women inspired by menswear fabrics and tailoring. Our mission is to create, versatile, beautifully tailored, yet chic clothing for women, inspired by subtle details found in his closet.