Avedon & Colby Outfitters has introduced their new Linen Signature Area Shirt, primarily based on their unique Bush Poplin Signature Area Shirt, this model is sewn from 100% linen cloth designed for consolation and performance whereas bonefishing.
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Avedon & Colby Introduce the Final Linen Bonefishing Shirt
(Black Earth, WI) Avedon & Colby Outfitters’ new Linen Signature Area Shirt simply is likely to be probably the most snug and practical bonefishing shirt ever devised. Primarily based on the unique, award-winning Bush Poplin Signature Area Shirt, their newest model is sewn from 100% linen cloth in two fishy colours — khaki and light-weight blue chambray.
Linen has been thought to be the popular cloth for tropic climates because the days of the Egyptian pharaohs. Made out of the fibers of flax crops, it’s costly and troublesome to fabricate, however the result’s a robust, abrasion-resistant, long-staple cloth that’s cool to the contact, ultra-absorptive, and extremely easy and cozy to put on. Not like cotton or artificial materials, linen has the flexibility to soak up moisture with out feeling clammy subsequent to the pores and skin — and quickly “lose” it by evaporation, whereas cooling the wearer. When the climate turns cool, or when working out to the flats at dawn, the material retains physique warmth much better than cotton or synthetics, too.
The Linen Signature Area Shirt can be loaded with modern efficiency, consolation and comfort options not discovered on different hot-weather fishing shirts:
Retractable Bi-Swing Again: A beneficiant, full-length bi-swing again extends from the highest of every shoulder to the waist and expands to forestall pulling on the sleeves when arms are thrust ahead when casting or combating fish. A singular, elasticized mesh panel contained in the shirt reseats the bi-swing pleats to their unique place to forestall ballooning and keep a trim, snag-free profile.
Moisture-Wicking Mesh: The elasticized 100% polyester mesh half lining on within the shirt again wicks sweat away from the wearer’s pores and skin and out to the linen shirt materials to speed up evaporation and cooling.
Double-Reversed Underarm Gusset: A revolutionary new underarm gusset design permits for full freedom of arm motion by stopping any pulling on the shirt’s sleeves when arms are raised or rotated when fly casting or combating fish.
Aspect Panels: Tailor-made aspect panels exchange conventional aspect seams (that are cheaper to stitch) to separate the entrance and rear shirt panels and forestall switch of torque so the shirt physique doesn’t twist or pull when casting, stripping line or releasing fish.
Pivot Sleeve: Every sleeve seam follows the arm-motion pivot factors to scale back cuff “pull-back” and waist “pull-out” whereas permitting arms to maneuver freely.
Articulated Elbows: A sequence of small pleats on the elbows assist stop the shirt cuffs from pulling again and binding when fly casting.
Sleeve Roll Tabs: Further-long hid sleeve roll tab loops, exterior buttons and a full 7″ sleeve placket accommodate rolling up sleeves with out binding.
Solar Collar: A flip-up collar extension helps stop sunburn on the again of the neck. Constructed with a military-style “zig-zag” sew to maintain it inflexible with out including extra thickness or weight, the solar collar stays up with out curling or folding again on itself.
Real Bellows Pockets: Beneficiant, practical (not ornamental) field pleats on every breast pocket permit for expanded capability.
Zippered Safety Pockets: Hid, corrosion-resistant, solid-brass zippers safe two hidden pockets behind every breast pocket for safekeeping a passport, money, pockets or different valuables. Material panels sewn on the within of the shirt help the zippers to forestall sagging.
Hidden Button-Down Collar: Hidden buttons safe the shirt’s collar tricks to stop them from flapping in opposition to the wearer’s face and neck in excessive winds or when working at excessive speeds.
Costume Shirt Building: All seams are single-needle stitched and surged to forestall any fraying of fabric.
Horn & Urea Buttons: Stronger and rather more sturdy than conventional plastic buttons, the Signature Area Shirt buttons are molded from floor horn powder and urea-methanol resin with raised button rims defend the thread from abrasion.
Obtainable in Males’s Medium to XXLarge — and Giant and Further Giant in Tall — in khaki and light-weight blue chambray and retailing for $198, the brand new Signature Linen Area Shirt could be ordered on the Avedon & Colby web site: www.avedoncolby.com.
About Avedon & Colby Outfitters
Burt Avedon: After a distinguished profession as a Navy fighter pilot serving in fight throughout each World Conflict II and Korea – and later as a High Gun teacher and a bush pilot/skilled hunter in British East Africa, Burt bought the unique Willis & Geiger in 1978 after it went bankrupt following the collapse of Abercrombie & Fitch, the corporate’s largest buyer. He efficiently revived the corporate by re-introducing improved and fully new variations of most of the iconic Willis & Geiger kinds that outfitted adventurers and explorers like Teddy Roosevelt, Ernest Hemingway, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, and lots of others. Willis & Geiger was bought by Land’s Finish in 1996 and closed throughout a company-wide downsizing in 1999.
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After a number of unsuccessful makes an attempt to buy the enduring model from Land’s Finish, Burt, and his longtime design companion Susan Colby, launched their design and consulting agency, Avedon & Colby, to create premium efficiency put on and equipment for main outside and way of life manufacturers.
Susan Colby: Susan joined Burt at Willis & Geiger in 1986 with an artwork diploma from Smith School following a profitable profession as a member of Westinghouse’s Design Heart, Related Merchandising Company, and at last as a designer and purchaser at Paul Stuart/NYC. Collectively, Burt and Susan designed clothes and equipment for Willis & Geiger that blended the traditional good style of a bygone period of wilderness exploration with high-performance options by no means earlier than seen by outside fans. They continued this custom after the shut of Willis & Geiger, designing premium-performance clothes and accessories for main outside and way of life manufacturers like Orvis, Beretta, Woolrich, King Ranch, Kevin’s and Eddie Bauer.