The Rite Stuff
The Atlas Workshirt - Charcoal
For this shirt, The Rite Stuff selected a robust 6.5 oz. selvedge salt & pepper chambray, also referred to as covert cloth*, that’s milled in Japan. This fabric is one of the only remaining selvedge salt & pepper fabrics made in the world today.
The Atlas shirt is chock-full of 1930s details, such as the ‘chinstrap’ (originally known as an ‘extension neckband’) for a tighter, cleaner fit and to keep out the elements. There’s also ecru stitching, including chain stitching, set to a period-correct thread gauge. Then there’s the high, thin back yoke, just like many early 1900s work shirts had. Dig the continuous cuffs, the pocket shapes, and urea cat’s eye buttons too. Rounding out the package are selvedge gussets, chain stitch run-off, and a garment workers’ tag with owner Bryan Shettig's name to guarantee you that all The Rite Stuff items are ethically made.
The Atlas shirt is made in Japan with John Lofgren & Co. to John’s exacting level of quality and fair treatment of workers at every step of the way.
Please note: Due to the nature of the twisted yarns in covert chambray fabric, exact shrinkage is almost impossible to control during the one-wash process. Our pattern maker has tried his best to make sure each shirt is as close as possible to the stated measurements.