Merz B. Schwanen

"Light Rust" heavy cotton short-sleeve 207 Henley

This "207" Henley is made of heavyweight cotton to the same specs as is was from the 30's through the 60's. It's circular knitted, meaning there are no side seams. This season's special color is a very attractive light red, perfect for the spring months.
  • 100% organic cotton; 2-ply knit
  • Flat knit cuffs
  • Mother-of-pearl buttons
  • Triangle insert under sleeve
  • Made in Germany
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Today there are many companies operating under venerable names that have no relation to what the brand once stood for. Merz b Schwanen is an exception. With the help of a traditional knitwear manufacturer based in the German Swabian mountains, designer Peter Plotnicki has given this hundred-year-old company a second life that honors its first.

Peter's passion for vintage supports every piece he makes. Each shirt is based on authentic vintage clothing – sometimes with slight alterations, sometimes copied exactly. But never choosing the expedient over the enduring.

The company's values run through the entire manufacturing process. All garments are made entirely in Germany, on circular knitting machines like those used in the twenties through the fifties. The shirt body is all one piece, with no side seam. Tags are woven, rather than printed. Buttons are genuine mother of pearl. If you've seen guys looking great in t-shirts in classic movies and wanted one of your own, Merz b Schwanen gives you the opportunity.

Free standard shipping on all orders to US and Canada. Customers are able to upgrade to faster shipping at checkout at a cost.

We want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase. If an item doesn’t fit or is not to your liking, we offer free exchange and returns on all regular priced merchandise within 30 days on unworn and unaltered items. Note that any return shipment costs for international orders, as well as any associated duties, taxes or fees are your responsibility.

No returns on custom orders, underwear/hosiery and final sale products. See full Return Policy in Customer Service / FAQ area