Oxford (cloth)

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Oxford is a type of woven dress shirt fabric, employed to make a particular casual-to-formal cloth in dress shirts that may be called Oxford shirts.

Structure[edit]

Oxford cloth has a basketweave structure and a lustrous aspect[1] making it a popular fabric for a dress shirt.[2]

Varieties[edit]

Plain Oxford and Pinpoint Oxford are commonly used for casual shirt designs such as a button-down collar. Pinpoint Oxford is made from finer yarn and has a tighter weave than plain Oxford. It shows a "pin" or "dot" effect in the texture[3]. Royal Oxford is considered a more formal option. It is a versatile weave that is suited to business or sporty dress codes.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kohls.com Glossary of Fabric & Fashion Terms". Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2008-08-02.
  2. ^ "Dress Shirt Fabric". Retrieved 2008-08-02.
  3. ^ https://www.acornfabrics.com/fabrics/solid/pinpoint-plain-blue-solid-fabric?filter_name=pinpoint