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FITS Silk Touch Show Shirt

Innovator and FITS founder/CEO Sheryl Rudolph may be best known for her revolutionary approach to full seat breeches. But hunter/jumper riders need to take note of the new FITS Silk Touch Show Shirt – quite possibly the most comfortable and best-fitting show shirt we've ever worn.

Just as riding coats made from high-performing, technical fabrics were a long time coming, a long-sleeved, "ratcatcher" style show shirt that didn't feel like riding in your boyfriend's dress shirt has been, until now, nearly impossible to find.

The Silk Touch shirt is, as the name implies, incredibly soft to the touch. The fabric is also designed to breathe while worn under a hunt coat, with a smart powermesh underarm gusset for ventilation (no more sweat marks!). Since it's 4-way stretch, the shirt allows for an athletic range of motion across the shoulders and through the arms (like releasing over a jump!). We also love the tailoring- slim enough to avoid bunching at the waist and long enough to stay tucked in to low-rise breeches.

You know we've said it before: if you're focused on being uncomfortable in your clothes, you're not fully focused on riding your horse. We recommend this shirt as a winning combination of comfort and classic styling.

Dappled Grey’s blog,, and Weekly Guide are curated by Molly Knott, a thirty-something equestrian with a lifetime of experience in the English riding disciplines of Hunters, Equitation, and Dressage. Like you, a passion for horses and riding influences every aspect of her personal taste and style. A Stanford-educated education policy researcher, Molly now uses her talents in research and writing to create a first-of-its-kind online lifestyle guide for English equestrian sports. From Style and Equipment to Travel, Culture, and Community, Dappled Grey is your personal concierge to the best of the English equestrian lifestyle.

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2 comments on “FITS Silk Touch Show Shirt
  1. Merry Ann Moore says:

    Thanks Molly, for your rave review of the new shirts! If you’re not already, could I put you on our email list to receive new product info from FITS, and other company news? I’m helping Sheryl Rudolph connect with bloggers writing about riding apparel. Let me know if I can add your email address. Thanks, Merry Ann

  2. Dappled Grey says:

    Thanks Merry Ann. Add me to your list if you haven’t already, and email me anytime at

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