Extraordinary hand tailored, intricate stitching, superb, high quality manufacturing, innovative collars and cuffs in rich combinations of colors

Our story

Our StoryCafébleu takes its cue from the modern influence of Carnaby Street, Londonin the mid 1960’s and early 1970’s that was shaped by the music of Motown,jazz, fusion, rhythm and funk. The sounds of Philadelphia along with the Beatles, the Stones and the Who which created a new genre of music dubbed “Blue Eyed Soul”.

What we’re made of

We take pride in the way our garments are made and the people who make them. Our products are made in Turkey on the Mediterranean we are known for our quality specialty apparel production facilities and passion for the style, color, texture and pattern, all are embraced with fresh styles roaming the streets from locals to tourists. Our shirting is made of one hundred percent 60’s singles cotton which gives it that unmistaken luxurious “Satin Finish” you love. Each shirt is detailed with a unique trim, hand tailored stitching, high quality European buttons and stamped with the Cafébleu logo the “Evil Eye”. In the Mediterranean, the “Bead” as it’s also known by is said to bring a sense of safety and protection when displayed.

The Evil Eye

Disks or balls, consisting of concentric blue and white circles representing an evil eye are common talismans found on the prows of Mediterranean boats and common place in homes for protection. Known as nazar (Turkish: nazar boncuğu or nazarlık), this talisman is most frequently seen in Turkey, found in or on houses and vehicles or worn as beads. The spreading in the belief of the evil eye towards the east is believed to have been propagated by the Empire of Alexander the Great, which spread this and other Greek ideas across his empire.