Thomas Mason fabrics, inspired by the collections inside the historical archives, went down in the continuous lines Silverline and Goldline besides the seasonal collections, still represent the benchmark for lovers of the British taste.
The Silverline fabrics of Thomas Mason are still being made in the traditional English way, and are sold worldwide. The collection, born in 1992, is a selection of classic two fold cotton shirtings, produced in the best tradition of fine English cloth with the best Extra Long Staple Egyptian cotton. The combination of a special twist given to the fine yarns, plus the traditional pure finishing method, confer a special lustre and softness, characteristics which make Thomas Mason fabrics quite unique in their class. Thomas Mason shirtings make their resultant garments stand apart, defining their style, enhancing their excellence and ensuring the highest quality of the end product.
Shirts made in Silverline poplin soften with washing, and being both quick and easy to iron, thus combine practicality with the highest tradition of quality. During last update, Portland fabrics propose has been renewed in design, thanks to the usage of more brilliant colours, enriching the classic collection. The offer of Zephyr 1818 have been moreover widely renewed, broaden the number of varies and graphic propose, with novelty in colours, strengthening further the classic vichy and gingham. Silverline is the ideal choice for shirtmakers and total look customers who love a classic and eccentric style, typical of Jermyn Street.
Goldline is the highest level Thomas Mason service program, which was created originally for the company’s bicentenary celebrations (1796-1996). The fabrics, on typical structures poplin, zephyr, twill and oxford, are realized with two folded cotton yarns 140/2 obtained from the best Egyptian cotton, Giza 45. Cultivated in a small area of the Nile delta, thanks to particular climatic conditions and the fertility of the earth, Giza 45 represents only the 0,4% of the total annual Egyptian production. His fibres allow to reach the fineness, the silky handle and the softness of the best shirting fabrics.
Completing the collection is a precious collection of super white fabrics, created with the best Egyptian Giza 87 Cotton. The Giza 87 fibre presents extraordinary and unique characteristics; the fibre being notably long and the brightness amongst the best of the Egyptian long-staple cottons, guaranteeing a particularly luminous and brilliant white.
Thomas Mason exalts the characteristics of Giza 87, creating fabrics which do not degrade over time and, on the contrary, with each wash the fabric will return to its original silky handle: a feeling that can be proved every day when wearing a shirt of the Giza 87 Thomas Mason.
High quality cotton alone is not enough. Groundbreaking technology and highly competent personel also contribute. Behind quality, exclusivity and sophistication is a brand that for generations has coupled craftsmanship and obsessive attention to detail with the complexities of an industrial production process. Particular attention is paid to the finishing processes in order to render the Goldline fabrics unique in coloration, luminosity and silky handle. To guarantee the maximum quality, a professional and experienced cloth inspector examines every single metre of fabric with a particular consideration.