Cheap dress shirts for mess kit

Discussion in 'Officers' started by The_Swede, Mar 2, 2006.

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  1. After most mess functions my dress shirt is on the way out, and it's rare that it lasts more than two. I am now struggling to find dress shirts with the following characteristics:

    Normal collar (not that wing rubbish)
    Black studs (exposed)
    No frill / pleating

    Anyone know a good supplier? My last mess do involved me cobbling together bits and bobs from various shirts!
  2. Go to an RN/RM/RAF kit store. Golfball shirt for £14, fused front so you never have to starch it. You need to make the holes for shirtstuds yourself though.
  3. Marks and Sparks usually have a good choice of rugby/high jinks drinking shirts that'll pass for teh real thing
  4. You could always pinch one - that's cheap!

  5. Sounds to me you are the frill can get them most places. :arrow:
  6. Born and Co. Naval Tailors in Pompy - do these shirts off the shelf if i remember correctly.

  7. CGS

    CGS War Hero Moderator

    I am locking this thread for two reasons:

    1. There is already a 'Dapper Clothing' thread for this stuff.

    2. We are Officers. We do not have 'cheap' clothes. We may have inexpensive ones.
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