Chambray is a softer, lighter alternative to a denim shirt. Traditionally, chambray is woven using a colored thread (on the warp) and white thread (on the weft) - similar to denim.
Chambray uses the same plain weave construction as poplin. What differentiates chambray and poplin is the thickness of the yarn used in weaving. Chambray uses a thicker yarn.
Go West is our comfortable, year-round chambray fabric. At 145 gm, it has enough weight to give the shirt substance, but it's not woven too tightly, so the fabric drapes comfortably.
Go West has a down-to-earth sensibility with a workwear heritage, that matches well with jeans and cotton pants.
Chambray gets its name from the French town, Cambrai, where it’s said to have been first woven in the 1500s.
- 145 g/sm (grams per square meter)
- Standard barrel cuffs with two buttons
- Fused collar, cuffs, and plackets
- Standard curved hemline
- Standard size products do not have chest pockets
- Machine wash cold, hang dry (button top button), iron if desired. Dry clean or professionally launder if necessary.
- Fabric from Portugal
- Shirts made in the USA