Blog Posts - Mens Eco/ethical Clothing



Quail's Mens Shirt Sale

Quail's Spring clearout continues with the sale of mens shirts made from organic cotton. As our website cannot be updated as fast as our blog...our sale is being held on this blog! Low prices are offered to loyal customers on a first come, first serv...
by Quail By Mail on Mar 31, 2011

Liberty Print mens shirts

Quail has launched a new series of mens shirts featuring detailing of Liberty Print fabric which has been married with a lovely organic calico. The above shirt features a peacock Liberty Print called 'Caesar' from their Classic Tana range. Quail's sh...
by Quail By Mail on Sep 4, 2010

Quail begins to specialise in menswear

After a successful summer start to our menswear collection, Quail has published a specific menswear catalogue featuring a selection of our colourful and unique mens shirts. Longsleeve, shortsleeve, weekend style with a relaxed fit and breast pocket a...
by Quail By Mail on Jul 30, 2010

Quail Photo Shoot with John Hyam

I enjoyed hosting a visiting professional fashion photographer, John Hyam, for a few days recently at Quail's studio in south Devon. Taking full advantage of the fantastic south west weather John and I enjoyed few days of great natural light for an o...
by Quail By Mail on Jun 23, 2010

New mens shirts with piping detail

Quail's new series of Piping Mens Shirts have just been released on our website for £49.00 including postage and packaging. International customers welcome. Available in Lavender, Blue, Black, Sand and Grey and in sizes Small to XXXL to fit big cud...
by Quail By Mail on May 4, 2010

Quail one of the best menswear fair trade products

Today, Emma Laurence, fashion editor of 'The Guardian' featured Quail's black fairtrade cotton and Indonesian batik shirt for men. 'Each of these cotton shirts from Quail has a unique batik fabric on the inside collar and cuffs, adding an edge to the...
by Quail By Mail on Mar 5, 2010

New Blue Madras Mens Shirt

We're loving the new mens Blue Madras shirt at Quail which was launched on the website today. As soon as visitors come to the studio their attention is drawn to the classic blue and white check so we knew it was going to work well with the bright gre...
by Quail By Mail on Feb 28, 2010

Quail to host a Fairtrade Fashion Show

Here in the UK, Fairtrade Fortnight 2010 is upon us and Fairtrade Towns, Schools, Universities and Churches are in the throngs of organising Fairtrade fashion shows to help raise the profile of ethical fashion and the existence of Fairtrade cotton. F...
by Quail By Mail on Feb 22, 2010

Win an organic/Fairtrade Mens Shirt

Quail has team up with the GIN Lady for a new Mens Shirt promotion. Winning a shirt for yourself or the man in your life could not be easier, simply visit the GIN Lady's website and enter in your details and a winner will be selected from all entries...
by Quail By Mail on Feb 6, 2010

New Mens Limited Edition Shirts

The popularity of Quail's mens shirt range continues! Thanks to support from The Guardian, Royal Fellowship of Arts and The GIN Lady and of course male shoppers seeking out organic cotton shirts! In many cases guys shopping for their Mrs for Christma...
by Quail By Mail on Dec 4, 2009

Quail's most popular men's shirt

To date, the most popular colour in Quail's Weekend Shirt for men is the Black organic/Fairtrade cotton with genuine Indonesian batik contrast. As shirts are made to order within 2-3 days sleeves can be lengthened or shortened by request. This classi...
by Quail By Mail on Aug 17, 2009

Natural Button Showcase

The timeless elegance of natural shell buttons really suits ethical fashion because it fuses tradition, beauty, quality and sustainability into a tiny, functioning, rare detail. The modern lust for 'the bottom line' on garment manufacture has differ...
by Quail By Mail on Jun 10, 2009

Chap Shirts...it's purple but what kind of purple?

Colour naming, especially for menswear is a struggle for me. As founder, owner, operator, manager and marketer of all things Quail I am going with 'Lavender' as a colour description for this shirt. 'Pale Purple' is too much of a tongue twister, maybe...
by Quail By Mail on Jun 2, 2009

A nice nod from the GIN Lady

The GIN Lady has had some very kind things to say about Quail's collection of mens shirts. The GIN Lady herself is Under the influence of Green, Independent & Natural brands.
by Quail By Mail on May 11, 2009

Brand new ethical mens shirts

Batik Weekend Shirt £49.00 (Black only, batiks are genuine antique)Weekend Stripe Shirt £49.00 (Raspberry)Weekend Multi Stripe Shirt £49.00 (Merlot)Weekend Print Shirt £49.00 (Merlot)Weekend Print Shirt £49.00 (Blue) *Popular wholesale item*Week...
by Quail By Mail on Feb 12, 2009

New Organic and Fairtrade shirts for guys

A sneak peak at Quail's new mens shirts. The Long Weekend Shirt in Raspberry, (above) retails at £49.00. Guys need to have a decent supply of shirts so they might as well be ethical. They want something easy fitting and casual but still semi-smart e...
by Quail By Mail on Jan 23, 2009

Guys like eco/ethical stuff just as much as Girls

I think it takes real courage for a man to contact a ladies clothing label and ask: "Can you...um...er...um...{ nervous pause }...make men's clothing?". Men's organic and Fairtrade shirts are just coming off the drawing board now and we're toile test...
by Quail By Mail on Jan 21, 2009


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