Standard & Strange

Telegraph Tee - Standard & Son


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The story of this t-shirt is a simple one - we wanted a great fitting tee, with easy to wear colors, and just the right fabric. 

The fabric is a 5.25oz, 20/1 cotton spun, dyed, and knit in Los Angeles. The 20/1 count works like this - there's 840 yards of single-ply cotton thread on a spool, and the 20 refers to how many spools in a pound. The higher the number, the finer the yarn, and the softer the shirt. Above 40/1, the fabric becomes too fine to wear in most cases, and we chose 20/1 as a happy medium between a soft hand and a long life. 

In order to prevent fading, we went with a reactive dye, which is very stable. The shirts are preshrunk to make sure the tee you get today is the same size in a year. Micro-denier damask weave labels have a soft hand and non-irritating edges, and are also made for us in Los Angeles.

The fit is true. Not slim or skinny, and not super boxy. Wash cold, hang dry. Will not shrink.

  • 100% 5.25oz cotton
  • 20 single yarns
  • Micro-denier damask weave labels 
  • True to size
  • Wash cold, hang dry
  • Made in Los Angeles

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All measurements are in inches.

Size Front Length Shoulder Chest Sleeve Length
Small 27.25" 16.5" 41" 7.75"
Medium 28.5" 17" 43" 8.25"
Large 29.5" 18.25" 47" 9.125"
Extra Large 30" 18.75" 49.5" 9.25"
XXL 32" 19.5" 51.5" 10"

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Due to USPS service delays, we are shipping most USA orders via UPS Ground until further notice. If you prefer to have your order shipped with USPS, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you.

USA Orders

Bandanas, Patches, T-Shirts, Socks, & Hats - $5 via USPS First Class Mail
Curbside pickup: Free
Orders $300 and over - Free shipping via UPS Ground
Orders under $300 - $12 shipping via UPS Ground
Expedited Shipping (1 - 2 business days) via UPS - $40

International Orders

Canada Shipping - Orders under $400
USPS First Class (10 - 15 business days)  - $18
USPS Priority Mail (5 - 10 business days) - $35
DHL Express (2-3 business days) - $55

Canada Shipping - Orders over $400
DHL Express (1-3 business days) - $50

Rest of World Shipping
DHL Express (2-4 business days) - $55

We want you to be comfortable shopping with us online without being able to touch the product. Before you purchase, please check the size charts we provide against your favorite garments.

  • Exchanges or returns for store credit will be accepted on full-price items within 14 days of delivery (as verified by courier)
  • Items sold on sale or discount are final sale, no returns or exchanges.
  • Items must be in original condition with all tags attached.
  • Items that have been washed, hemmed, altered, excessively worn, set aflame or touched by a private equity firm cannot be returned.
  • All return and exchange shipping costs are your responsibility
  • We will process all returns within 3 business days of receipt
  • Our team will acknowledge receipt and action take with your return
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