8. Pick up the essential shirts for every occasion
Get a traditional blue oxford shirt or two, and several “broadcloth” whites. Yes, you should explore more than that, but these hues (or hue-less) shirts work with everything else, which is why they’re standard fare for every man’s closet.
Beyond that, pinstripes always work, and ginghams of all sorts are both very much in fashion these days, and relatively timeless, too. And a relatively noisy pattern like gingham, by the way, lets you play in the shirt-as-tie realm, without having a shirt full of parakeets.Back to top