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.
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.
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.