Merz b. Schwanen - 8.6oz Loopwheeled Henley Vintage Washed Oversized Fit - Army
Merz has been on our list for quite some time. Can you believe they've been around for 111 years? That's currently our oldest brand! They've stuck around because they do something quite incredible with basics. They stand behind the idea that basics can be something to get excited about. So they create the best and put their iconic branding on just the tags. We're so happy to introduce this German line to our store. In the same way we correlate Japanese production to meticulous attention to detail, we correlate German production to impeccable engineering. We hope you love these super-engineered basics!
Vintage times two! While fabric made on their original loopwheelers in Germany itself has a unique vintage feel, Merz takes it even a step further! How? These authentically made pieces have undergone a special pigment dying process: thanks to this particular treatment, these pieces receive an exceptional vintage optic.
Their henleys have the best buttons and clock in at a weight that is just heavy enough to let you know it's there, but not something you have to think about before you slip it on in the morning. These have the wonderful aesthetic of a visible horizontal loopwheeled line throughout. It's super subtle, so you'll have to look closely. They're so soft that these feel like a henley you've been wearing for years. The vintage wash tends to do that!
- 100% Cotton
- woven button border
- vegan ivory nut buttons
- ribs on sleeves
- vintage optic
- pigment dyed
- paneled crew neck
- square cotton label on front
- 245g (8,6 oz)
- fabric loopwheeled in Germany
- finishing sustainably made in Portugal
A variance of +/-.5" is within tolerance.
Fit Notes: Even though these are also stated as an oversized fit, we didn't necessarily figure that to be true. Shop owner Tommy was easily able to fit his normal North American size medium in this. We do expect a good amount of natural stretch to occur in these based on what we've seen in the waffle henley. We recommend either sticking with your true size or sizing up once if you're unsure. Tommy is 5'10," 165lbs, with a 40" chest, and typically wears a North American M, and a Japanese L.