Either for the office, or for leisure time, these five shirts belong in every man’s wardrobe.
You cannot go wrong with a simple, good quality white cotton shirt . A menswear staple, it can be worn formally as well as in an informal environment – though the collar can often play an important part. A sharp cutaway collar is best for formal occasions, whereas the button-down lends a sense of dressed-down style. For a collar that always works, choose the Windsor. It is cut at an angle, allowing enough space for the
, but also looks modern without a tie and the top button undone.
As a shirt colour, Pale blue is almost more versatile than white. It is the essential . The colour is the ideal backdrop for distinctive ties and suits very complexion. For when comfort is key or it’s going to be a busy day ahead, choose an oxford weave for optimal breathability and crease-resistance.
A shirt with a check pattern may not be your go-to shirt for formal business environments, but it can truly shine in more casual workspaces. It manages to bridge the gap between office- and leisurewear. Choose a more subtle check if pairing it with a suit and for a more casual look, wear it without a tie.