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"The Original SoftCollar tm"
Bruce Boyer

Made in USA since 1982

Collars of Distinction
"The Best Damn RTW Button-Down Shirt..."
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"The classic button-down is no more – unless you know where to look-"
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History and Location


    In the late 70's and early 1980's,
MERCER&SONS was located in an 18th century warehouse across from Boston Garden. At that time, the primary maker of traditional button downs shirts began to cheapened its product, with uneven workmanship and skimping of materials.

   In response, MERCER&SONS designed our own shirt pattern, traditional in every way, from offset cuffs and six-button placket to our trademark 3 7/16" button down collar which we cut, turn, trim and point by hand, without lining or fusing, to guarantee its distinctive full roll.

   Once we had sourced the finest yarn-dyed, two-ply oxford cloth available (our famed Bulletprooftm Pima Oxford) we began manufacturing button downs for men who rely every day on their shirts for fit, quality and traditional good looks.

   Since that time, we have broadened our shirt line to include not only the finest Italian and English shirtings, but also the best straight point, plain collar, modified spread collar, and the best short sleeve sport shirt, as well.

A number of years later, we moved our operations to Adamsville, part of Little Compton, Rhode Island, a small seaside fishing and farming village located in the shadow of historic textile mills of Rhode Island and SE Massachusetts, and close by the highly respected Textile Department at U-Mass- Dartmouth. 









After 11 years in Yarmouth, an old shipbuilding village nestled between Portland and South Freeport, Maine, we moved our
offices to Big Sky country in Bozeman, Montana.

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Our trademark SofCollarstm . Made in U.S.A Since 1982. Authentic Ivy League Look. G.Bruce Boyer. Unlined, Non-fused, Classic Full Roll 3 7/16" Button Down Collars. Better than Brooks Brothers. Two-Ply, Yarn-Dyed Pima Cotton Oxford, 2 7/8" Straight Point Collars, Generously Cut. Exceptional Comfort. Traditional Good Looks. Hard-to-Find Sizes, Sea Island Broadcloths, English and Italian Superfine Shirtings, Solids, Stripes, Checks, Plaids, French Cuffs, Contrast Collars, 'J.Press' Flap Pockets, Big and Tall Sizes, Single Needle Stitching. Custom Tailoring. Impeccable after 150+ Launderings. Classic Pima Cotton Oxford Boxers. All American Made. Guaranteed to Outlast All Others.

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