Charles Tyrwhitt Spring/Summer 2006

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Add quality and color to your wardrobe this summer with Charles Tyrwhitt’s new SS/06 men’s collection. From boardroom to beach, Charles Tyrwhitt is dressing the discerning man from head to toe. With an expanding range of modern dress shirts, including the new suiting range and exclusive cotton-cashmere knits, this Spring Summer season offers garments rich in tradition, with a nod to contemporary, Summer trends.

Bring instant sophistication to the busiest of lifestyles with the fresh new look of Charles Tyrwhitt. Spring introduces formal lightweight navy and cream cotton three-button men’s suits. For a more casual summer look, Tyrwhitt now offers single-breasted two-button Italian linen jackets paired with flat front trousers. Add a soft casual shirt to create an easygoing casual Summer look. Available as separates, linen jackets can be teamed with crisp open neck shirts and denim, cotton trousers, or soft cotton-cashmere Vs.

This season’s dress shirt range is based on Charles Tyrwhitt’s Jermyn Street heritage. Highlights include stripes and checks in blues, pinks, lilacs and mints. The Premium Fitted range is a new development for the brand featuring fitted styling with double cuffs, in the boldest multi stripes – blues, greens, and yellows. Wear these with a suit and without a tie for dress down office days, or with denim for a weekender look.

Twisting Tradition

Italian woven, exclusive cotton/linen blend 180’s are Tyrwhitt’s softest casual shirt for Summer. Floral prints and stripes are garment washed to enhance softness. Silk and linen blend button down and short sleeve shirts offer another alternative when the temperature rises. English woven silk ties in club stripes, Churchill spots and pin dots are updated in new colorways such as apple green and brightest white, making modern fashion statements.

Soft Touch

Chinos and a five-pocket cotton trouser complete a sporty casual look when combined with Charles Tyrwhitt’s soft jersey cotton polo or an old school style rugby shirt in random blue, purple and green stripes. Soft knit polo shirts and v-neck pullovers made from an exclusive cotton/cashmere yarn, provide a sophisticated natural solution for cool summer breezes.

Finishing Touches

Charles Tyrwhitt’s fine finishes round out their customer’s wardrobe with accessories, cufflinks and shoes. Sharper lasts have been introduced to Charles Tyrwhitt’s men’s shoes, giving a slimmer shape in new punched brogues, alongside cherry brown suede boots, driving moccasins and the traditional boat shoes, perfect for leisurely activities. Printed boxers, satin striped dressing gowns and bright pajamas bring Summer freshness to each day’s end.

Tailoring for Tyrwhitt Women

This Spring/ Summer 2006 season, Charles Tyrwhitt introduces formal tailoring for women with the arrival of cotton suiting. Sold as separates, the jackets, skirts and trousers can be dressed up for a meeting or dressed down for a more relaxed statement. Soft stone and mocha tones fit easily into a neutral Summer wardrobe palette, and can be accented with bright or pastel shirts. Wool and Lycra twill from France is classically styled in black and slate grey mélange. Two-button jackets are semi-fitted, with clean lines for a smooth silhouette. Trousers with flat waistbands allow for a neat look, while skirts with kick pleats add a subtle touch of elegance.

Fitted shirts made from the finest cotton and silk blends, sourced in Italy, are available in classic white and bold stripes with Mother-of-Pearl buttons. Each shirt is delicate to the touch, neatly finished and machine washable – everyday luxury to covet.

Charles Tyrwhitt offers easy tailoring with its 100% linen range in sky, bubblegum, navy, pistachio and raspberry. Stylish shirtdresses, simple A-line skirts, easy wide leg pants and preppy pique polo shirt dresses are ideal summer staples for warmer weather, home or away.

Fine gauge Tyrwhitt knitwear is a key look for Spring and Summer. Three simple styles – camisole, short-sleeved crew and cardigan – are available in classic Summer hues including sky, lemon and palest pink. Wear as a perfect pair or stylish separates for Summer lounge dressing with a sophisticated edge. For a retro classic try the new Charles Tyrwhitt cricket sweater in bright lemon, mint, pink and sky – adding a quirky edge to a British Summer standard.

Tiny Tyrwhitt growing in size

The smallest members of the family are not left out of the fun this Summer. The Tiny Tyrwhitt range expands this season to include even more colorful, fun, yet practical clothing for the under 12’s. Boys scrub up well in signature Tyrwhitt yarn dyed, cotton shirts. Lively checks and classic stripes in sky and navy blue, are perfect for a fresh summer look that ‘passes muster’ with Mum and Dad. Cricket jumpers and chinos complete the look, with a lightweight Harrington jacket adding a finishing touch. Dress down and play in polo shirts and striped rugby tops in British red, white and blue blocks. Chinos and tough wearing cargo pants let boys be boys.

Tyrwhitt girls wear classic pink check cotton feminine dresses or act the tomboy in purple and pink jerseys teamed with clam-diggers and a floral belt. “Tennis” skirts in pink and white are teamed with sleeveless cotton shirts with a mini floral print. Tyrwhitt terrors are little angels in cozy pajamas – choose from pretty in pink hibiscus prints or classic stripes for grown up boys.


For more information on Charles Tyrwhitt and the new range, please contact Sharon Mandler at Tracy Paul & Company by phone at 212-741-5459.


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