Feb
8
2011
By
The Staff
of Valet.
 

The Gingham Spectrum

You'd be hard-pressed to find a better shirting staple than a gingham in a shade of blue. Wear it with anything—a tan jacket, your beat up jeans, a crisp pair of chinos or a sharp navy suit. The real trick is finding the right one for you. Herewith, five smart styles.

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J.Crew, $59.50

Rumpled, soft washed cotton in a tailored fit with a point collar.

L.L. Bean Signature, $65

Lightweight pima cotton with a semi-spread collar.

Ralph Lauren, $85

Trim-fit poplin with a button down collar and no chest pocket.

Drakes, $217

Italian broadcloth with long English tails and a cutaway collar.

Thom Browne, $315

U.S.-made from crisp cotton with a slim fit and a button down collar.

 

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