The Ultimate Autumn Shirt Guide

So Autumn has well and truly arrived, leaving you reaching for the warm layers salvaged from last year. The key to steering away the cold this season is cleverly selecting the right basics and wearing them well. In this shirt guide we’ve chosen some ace products for you to consider when looking for a new piece. The shirt is actually one of the most transitional pieces you can invest in – and here are all the reasons why…

Plaid & Pattern

Around this time of year, autumn and winter wardrobes can start getting drab. With less light in the morning and evenings, sub-consciously we automatically reach for the blacks, greys and blues. How about changing this up and instead of wearing dark layers opt for a tartan, plaid or checked shirt?

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Traditionally flannel, these style shirts date back to the early 1940s and look effortlessly cool with a great pair of denim.  A patterned shirt can instantly add a quirky edge to any outfit. Comfortable and versatile – these can be layered up, tucked in and buttoned up. Check these out…

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There is nothing more appealing than a new well-fitted shirt to compliment a range of items in your wardrobe. If you’re on the search for something smarter than the first option, but not too formal, look no further than the denim staple.

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A shirt that possesses fashion longevity and that looks great paired with both smart and relaxed attire; the denim shirt is the perfect essential garment for this autumn. Teamed with chunky cable knitwear or worn over layers; so it goes with denim there is a colour and style out there suited to every guy.

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Shirts are traditionally a formal item of clothing but this doesn’t have to mean conservative or boring for that matter. With emerging trends coming and going each season – even this garment has been given a style overhaul with an endless range of options to match.

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Patchwork detailing, prints and dip dye techniques have given this classic staple a 21st century makeover. Styled with understated basics – let the statement shirt speak for itself. Stick with a good quality cut, fabric and fit; from here it’s hard to get this look wrong. Style up with quirky colourful accessories to channel your personality and eccentric side.

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On That Note…

We hope you have enjoyed our cohesive style guide to shirt shopping this autumn and that you have some new found inspiration. A shirt is one of the most practical staples you can own; why not invest in a piece that looks interesting as well as feels great? If you stick with the style notes above – you’ll be sure to stand out this autumn for all of the right reasons.