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Cool and classic while traveling with Tilley, Part 2

Cool and classic while traveling with Tilley, Part 2
Cool and classic while traveling with Tilley, Part 2Tamar Alexia Fleishman, Esq.

Men, do you often feel that when you travel, there's no easy option besides t-shirts? When you go to places like Europe, do you feel less-than-polished? When I read columnists like Tyler Brulee' in Financial Times, I see exactly how they see male travelers who walk around inappropriately dressed. But, how do you keep polished when packing things and wandering around? Tilley to the rescue! I was happy to be hosted to experience it.

So, RoCK tried out a couple of new shirts in their re-vamped line. The Plaid Tech Shirt is something you can wear traveling to nice luncheon venues or on a casual Friday at work. Like all Tilley shirts, they dry easily and look fresh as a daisy upon unpacking. RoCK pronounces this shirt light and comfortable. Plus, no buttons to pop off and get lost! This is what they say about it:

This lightweight and comfortable long-sleeved shirt makes a great travel companion. It packs small, dries quickly and even has a zippered inside pocket for valuables.


  • Lightweight and quick drying with a hint of stretch
  • Regular collar and sliver ring snaps on front placket
  • Single left chest pocket, inside side pocket with invisible zipper
  • A two snap adjustable cuff
  • Fabric certified "EXCELLENT" UV protection, rated UPF 50+, maximum rating
  • Wrinkle resistant
  • Made in Canada


  • Tapered fit


  • Wash 'n' wear, dries quickly
  • Lightweight fabric is made from 75% nylon, 17% polyester and 8% Spandex.
  • Machine wash cold or hand wash cool. Tumble dry on low or smooth out wrinkles and hang to dry. Do not bleach, dry clean or use fabric softeners

Their Classic Polo has that classic American sportswear look. It comes in a few colors, including a lovely blue. It wicks away moisture -- an innovation above old fashioned polos. That's great on hot, summer days and in warmer climates! This is what they say about it:

Smart casual styling is a breeze with this double wicking and anti-bacterial technology-based polo. With a comfortable fit in classic colours, you'll love wearing this short-sleeved polo shirt with your favourite chinos or shorts.


  • Lightweight and moisture wicking for cooling travel comfort
  • Regular self collar
  • Three button placket
  • Fabric certified "EXCELLENT" UV protection, rated UPF 50+, maximum rating
  • Made in Canada


  • Wash ‘n’ wear, dries quickly
  • Made from 75% polyester and 25% cotton
  • Turn garment inside out and machine wash cold, using mild detergent, and tumble dry low. Do not bleach. Can also be hand washed warm, smooth out wrinkles and lay flat to dry. Air-dries in a well-ventilated area.