100% Softness in Brushed Black

★★★★★ 16 reviews Regular price $105.00
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We pick this brushed cotton because it's only brushed on the outside, meaning it's insulating you, while not being too hot against the skin.  We think this is the most huggable shirt ever.  This particular shirt comes in specialty sizing as well.

  • Short: Sleeve length shorter by 2 inches, shirt length shorter by 1.5 inches
  • Tall: Sleeve length longer by 1.5 inches, shirt length longer by 1.5 inches.


  • Slim-fit. Martin is 6'2", wearing size M
  • Brushed Black is 100% cotton, finely woven, pre-shrunk, and highly-breathable
  • Perfect for Office, Happy Hour, Weekend Leisure
  • Machine wash cold, tumble dry low, hang dry recommended, low iron or dry clean if needed
  • Buttoned Down Collar Design with high quality finishing and durable buttons.
  • Layer up over a simple T- shirt or turtleneck on a cold day. Pair with Jeans, Slacks, or Chinos and look the most dashing
  • Imported

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30-Day Return Policy 
Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it.

If you would like to start a return, email us at charles@cottonthefirst.comWe will provide you the shipping label for your return. 

If you need to exchange for different sizes or styles, first fill out the form below or send us an email at charles@cottonthefirst.com

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A More Comfortable Slim Fit

Ample chest room with slight tapering. It's the fit like no other.

Small-Run Production

We only make what is worth adding to your closet. It's fewer, but better.

In the Details

Every button, thread, and trim is what makes our shirts great. 

4.8 ★★★★★

Based on 16 Reviews

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Love these shirts


Cotton in the First is my shirt company for life. They fit great, feel great, and my partner says I look great.

Verified Buyer
San Francisco, California

Shirts fits great!


Met Charles at Macy’s and bought the shirt for its fit, fabric, and style. I have enjoyed wearing it.

Verified Buyer

Great shirt


Really cool and great fitting shirt.

Verified Buyer

My favorite dress shirt


This shirt is amazing! I’ve gotten so many compliments on the look and the softness of the material. Definitely gonna buy another one!

Verified Buyer

Great quality


Great quality product - feels great, looks great. And loved the customer service

Verified Buyer
Bethesda, Maryland



Amazing and the shirts are my favorite!!!

Verified Buyer
San Francisco, California



The shirt is great. However the holes for the buttons holes are kind of small, and it is not as easy as other shirts to button up. The color and style are fantastic.

Verified Buyer
, Alabama

Please make Short and Tall in other styles


The Short version works really well for my son but I wish it comes in other styles as well.

Verified Buyer

Easy to care for


I bought this shirt directly from the designer at a local fair in Austin, TX. It was great to meet the designer and definitely recommend visiting one of these fairs if you have a chance. Charles altered the waist to fit me more closely and mailed it to me in a very timely manner. Highly recommend.

Verified Buyer

Not black and not lightweight


I was looking for a black shirt but when I got this, I actually kept it because I quite like the texture and the fit. If you are looking for a pitch black shirt, this wouldn’t be it. It’s not just black, I found it more interesting because of the texture. Keep up the good work.

Verified Buyer

A nice simple shirt.


Well-made and fits well, very nice fabric. It’s brushed only on the outside. I live in San Francisco and this is perfect, it's breathable and can keep me warm also.

Verified Buyer

Cool Black Flannel but not for me.


The weight feels like a flannel to me. I sweat a lot so I don’t think this will work for where I live. I ended up exchanging for lighter shirt, the fit is pretty consistent. Good responsive service.

Verified Buyer

Go for the Tall version if you are over 6’ 2’’


The tall version fits me perfectly in the sleeves and the shirt length. Everything even the neck works, this is amazing. The fabric is very comfortable and nice white button contrast too.

Verified Buyer

Super soft fabric


Not sure if it’s me or my shirt but my wife wants to hug me all the time now, especially when I have this shirt on. I appreciate the softness of the fabric and I think it’s best not to put it into the dryer because I don’t want the shirt to pill and shrink. Hang dry seems to be the right choice so far.

Verified Buyer

The short version is perfect for me.


I’m 5’6’’ so the short version works great. I no longer need to tailor the shirt. I’m very happy about this, thank you.

Verified Buyer

My go-to Black shirt


I really like that the fabric is so soft and it’s not pure black. It’s more textured and makes it look very sophisticated. Since it’s different color on the other side of the fabric, it’s cool when I roll up my sleeves too. Overall, I’m really impressed with the quality and the service.

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