Indian Ikat Madras Shirt
The Madras Answer.
Who better to create wonderfully cool cotton fabric than the people of Madras, where the shocking heat demands a certain amount of innovation?
Madras, named after the Indian city where it originated, was originally designed to interpret the Scottish regiment tartans.
Three centuries later, Madras is known for its hot curries and cool fabrics. Traditionally made, exceptionally comfortable cloth for the heat, made in one of the hottest spots on the earth.
Colors and patterns in these shirts, however, are not the usual ones.
They’re bolder. Sharper.
Indian Ikat Madras Shirt (No. 7243). In 100% cotton from Madras, India, now known as Chennai, made using traditional Asian ikat dyeing techniques that bring a handmade quality to the vibrant color bleeds. Garment-washed for a true vintage feel. Features two front pockets. Mother-of-pearl buttons. Made in India.
Goes great with Indian Ikat Madras Short