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Grandfather Shirt - Black

$59.99

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$59.99

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  • Product Description

    Our Irish-made Grandfather shirt (aka Grandad Shirt, Graddad shirt, Irish Laborer Shirt, Banded collar shirt, Stand Up Collar Shirt, etc.) is a rich Cotton / Linen blend ideal for summer heat. Pairs perfectly with a kilt when you want something nicer than a t-shirt, but not as dressy as a dress shirt. Made from an easy care blend of 10% linen / 90% cotton.
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    My grandfather never had a shirt this nice.  Bob
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    My grandfather never had a shirt this nice. I just got my shirt in the mail and unwrapped it, unbutton the top few buttons, slipped it on over my head and I’m amazed at the comfort and the fit. Perfect fit and I’m XL. 100% cotton, nice and warm and I look awesome wearing the shirt I must say. I may buy another one in gray later on. (Posted on 12/14/2018)
    Beautifully made shirt  Robin
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    As a seamstress myself, I really appreciate a well made garment, and this one is! I couldn't have made one for that price. I know my son will be thrilled on Christmas morning. (Posted on 12/14/2018)
    Superb Quality!  Kilted Sax Player
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    You can't beat USA Kilts for their quality! These Civilian shirts have great workmanship for the price! By the way I own 10 of your kilt hangers and have never found better at any price! Thanks USA Kilts! (Posted on 12/8/2018)
    Love it!  Dean
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    Delivery was fast. I love the fit and feel! (Posted on 10/10/2018)
    Beautiful  Kelly
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    Love this shirt very comfortable , looks great with my USA Kilt , wore it to the Scottish festival in Estes Park . And always order it a size bigger . (Posted on 9/15/2018)
    Excellent, fit & quality  Rebel
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    Material is very comfortable to wear, it washes with no ironing needed. sizes run a little big, but other that that it's well worth the expense (Posted on 9/7/2018)
    Nice shirt at a fair price...  Seamus
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    The shirt completes my informal kilt package,nice shirt at a fair price, Slainte, and many thanks (Posted on 9/7/2018)
    Comfortable Country Casual  Ted
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    I am lucky enough to be able to shop at the store and try these on. I usually wear a LG so I started there. It seemed voluminous, so I also tried a medium. The Med was uncomfortably tight across the back/armpits/chest. so I went with the LG with the intention of shrinking it a little in the laundry. This worked perfectly. The buttons on these are really small, like those on a button-down collar. So the trick is to only leave the top few buttons open and slip the shirt on like a t-shirt. It's timeless look works with anything. So satisfied I went back for a second one in grey. (Posted on 9/5/2018)
    Another great addition to the product line  H Keith
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    So happy that USA Kilts keeps looking and bringing in new items of great quality; have wanted one of these Grandfather shirts for a long time and USA Kilts brought them in at a great price , then puts them on sale what more could you ask for . (Posted on 8/28/2018)
    Comfortable and looks great  Scooter
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    The shirt is very comfortable and fits well. I am happy with the way it looks and feels, plus it was a great deal. (Posted on 8/28/2018)

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A Brief History of the Grandfather Shirt


The banded collar shirt first appeared in the Victorian age with the invention of detachable collars. It was practical and saved on washing. Naturally, many men simply left off the collar if they didn't need it. And this was especially true of working men such as the Highland ghillie or the Irish navvy. It was comfortable for long days in the fields or on the docks. 


Though they were standard work-a-day shirts for many classes in many different countries, it was in Ireland that these shirts became a form of traditional dress, like the aran sweater (the “jumper”) or the flat cap. It was in Ireland that the name “Grandfather’s shirt” was coined and quickly shortened to granddad shirt or graddad shirt. 


Our Grandad Shirt is Timeless Fashion


Traditional Irish grandfather shirts were, and still remain, practical yet sleek and dignified menswear. You can find old photos of everyone from Welsh coal miners to American cowboys wearing them (not to mention the occasional businessman relaxing after hours). And yet nothing about the Grandfather shirt feels out of place in the 21st century.


Irish Shirt Quality - Granddad Would Approve


A true Granddad shirt will be made of cotton or linen, or a blend of the two. Ours is made in Ireland of rich cotton with just a touch of linen. There’s just enough linen to add durability and that wonderful nubby texture, but not so much that the shirt will require ironing. It’s just about perfect and will only become more and more comfortable over the years. The front features the traditional placket with a dozen small decorative buttons. On the back you’ll find a reinforced yoke and gusset for ease of movement.


The Perfect Traditional Work Shirt for Your Kilt OR Jeans!


Cut long and roomy, this authentic Irish graddad shirt will easily fit in your kilt or even jeans without pulling out. We offer a variety of colors including a black, which tones perfectly with most any tartan as black is a neutral color! Pair this shirt with your favorite kilt, coton hose and flat cap.