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Edwin McMasters Stanton (not to be confused with Staunton, VA) was The Secretary of War during the Lincoln presidency. And the inspiration for one of our Spring shirts which is named, surprisingly, The Stanton. Lincoln praised Stanton as a loyal confidant stating, “He is the rock on the beach of our national ocean against which […]

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As I’ve gotten older, I’ve started to realize the importance of environment—both at home and in the workplace. We’ve been working on the office downtown and although it’s a work in progress, it’s getting there! We recently took over the adjoining space in our building and I think it’s safe to say we’re all looking […]

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We are often asked our process for naming shirts.  We usually respond that it is incredibly complicated and scientific, but the truth is like most things Ledbury it’s pretty simple.  Shirt names often revolve around the music that we are listening to at the time (our first shirts where named after the founding members of […]

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We are very pleased to announce the start of Short Run Shirting.   Each Tuesday at 11am (for the next 20 weeks) we will introduce a new shirt into our collection. These shirts are limited editions, made in small quantities and will only available until the following Sunday at 11:59pm. It’s an opportunity for us to […]

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With an onslaught of upcoming Spring/Summer weddings we decided that it was time to release our first Tuxedo Shirt. I have always had trouble finding the right formal shirt so we set out to make a few alterations to the classic design. Here were my issues: The Bib: I have never been a fan of […]

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  Surviving the summer heat in Virginia was once again our goal behind this seasonal collection. So we put together a selection of incredibly lightweight and breathable fabrics from our friends at Albini, Canclini and Thomas Mason. Lancaster Plaids are summer classics are that offer a healthy dose of color on an extra-fine poplin weave, […]

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A great day at the farm last month shooting a handful of the spring shirts. Could not have asked for a better day or a better group of people. Big thanks to Patricia for her incredible work, as well as Dickie, Meredith and Danny. The fact that we found a model who can also fix […]

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Great fabric is not the only perk to exclusively using European fabric mills. There are also the obligatory trips to Italy and France that are difficult requirements of the job. So last month it was back to London and then Paris for Premiere Vision and three days, 10,000 fabric swatches and some late nights with good […]