"There's not a more important staple in the tomboy wardrobe than a perfectly tailored crisp white popover. When all else fails a white shirt and a pair of jeans will get you through most sartorial jams. The Ashburn is named after a dormitory at Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts. It's proper, utilitarian, and always up to dress code." - Lizzie Garrett Mettler, Tomboy Style
Lizzie featured Tradlands on her beautifully curated blog, Tomboy Style, back in March of 2013, just weeks after our website launched. Through an interview with her we realized we have a lot in common. She mentioned that she has been wanting a great high-quality oxford popover - something she has been unable to find for years. So we decided to make one together.
What makes this collaboration so great? We both appreciate and understand the tomboy ethos. It's a mutual genuineness that made it easy to work together. Also, we both value clothing that is classic and well-crafted. Our shirts fit the style and quality the Tomboy Style reader looks for.
In Lizzie's words: "There are so many brands out there that are chasing trends and trying to portray an authenticity that just isn't there, Tradlands is one of the few labels where in an instant you know that they believe in their product. Part of that is because they're small, but part of that is because they are incredibly thoughtful. Every aspect of their design is considered, from the fabrics to the buttons."
Excuse us while we pinch ourselves.
What will your Ashburn story be?
Just received my Ashburn shirt in the mail. It is so beautifully made and the material oh so nice and sturdy. Thank you for making women's clothes with quality and craftsmanship that will last, it is so rare now to find a shirt that you can tell will last for years. I can't wait to get more of these shirts for my wardrobe!! Thank you -Justine
Thank you for the follow-up email. My only comment is to say these are, hands down, the best shirts I've ever owned. They are officially the only items in my closet I actually want to wear in the morning. The quality is outstanding, the fit is perfect, and I'm proud to support the company you are creating. Looking forward to seeing the Spring collection! Best, Nicole
Love the shirts. Someone sent me your site, but now I don't know who. I got the shirts because I wanted summer tops that I could take traveling back east that could be for beach as well as cooler evenings. I like the casual style of the pullover. The fabric used for the white one is just great, a little thicker than a regular oxford. let me now if that pullover style is ever going to be made in other colors. (red stripe?!) - Linda Cassidy
Thanks for the check in email. Everything was great with the Busby shirt. Now i just cant decide which I like more, the Ashburn or the Busby, and I can't wait until you guys have more colors, I am a sucker for the pop-over! to answer you PS, I saw your company on Tomboy Style, and loved the look of your shirts, the cut and the classic styles and also the quality of the shirt that looks like it would last. After reading more about your approach to design and manufacturing I knew it was a company I could get behind. While I am not 100% committed to buying products made in the US, (or Canada for that matter as that is my home), I do try to buy with the philosophy of fewer, better quality items that are made as ethically and responsibly as possible. So thank you for making such a great product! -Justine
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We want you to be able to try out our products with ease. We offer free returns and exchanges for all US orders, unless otherwise noted during sales and in our last call collection. If you would like to return or exchange your order we allow one free return/exchange shipment per order. Shipping both ways is on us, one time per order.
For International customers we offer a flat rate of $5-15, depending on your location. We ship via Priority International and delivery time is 5-10 business days.
What is in our guarantee? We stand behind every product that we make. If at any time you are unhappy with your purchase, you can return it to us and we will replace or mend the item for you or issue a gift card on returns made within one year of purchase. We are happy to issue a full refund on all returns made within 60 days of purchase given that your shirt has been handled with care, unless otherwise noted on sale items.
When you order from us, we want you to feel confident. You are not dealing with a big-box store or chain retailer. We read every email from our customers. We inspect each shirt that goes out the door. We package all orders with care. That is what makes us special. From jackets to button-ups, we believe in the well-crafted quality of our goods because we are a part of every step.