Holiday Gift Guide 2016: All Things Indigo
Year after year we find ourselves drawn to the power of indigo. More than a color or dye, it represents a historic process and continued invention. Further, it's application is almost endless. The items we highlight below are some of those found in...
Indigo Ombre Plaid Flannel Shirt
From 100% Japanese cotton, The Hill-Side's long-sleeve indigo ombre plaid flannel shirt is all about the details. From the button-down collar to the gusset at each side seam and an interior twill tape locker loop, everything has been taken into consideration...
Indigo Pocket T-Shirt
An appropriate fit defines good T-shirts. With inspiration from military issue undershirts, Apolis' indigo pocket T-shirt falls upon the body beautifully, without being too snug. From 100% pre-washed cotton, naturally indigo-dyed, that's been grown...
As far as base items go, there's nothing quite like the henley—and when it's crafted from high-quality cotton waffle fabric, in the US, this everyday article gets a design boost. Complete with antique silver finished metal buttons, American Giant's...
Patchwork Cotton Twill Shirt
With plenty of thoughtful touches and embellishments, this lightweight button-down Junya Watanabe MAN piece is much more than a regular shirt. With an inverted pleat, patchwork fabric (all in navy and white) on the back, and a dramatic scooped shirttail...
Sizing Right with Stantt's Dress and Casual Shirts
For the past few years, it's been hard to distinguish between all the new companies offering made-to-measure shirts (we've had great experiences with J Hilburn and Ratio Clothing). NYC-based Stantt's strength is in convenience; just take three...
City Boy Shirt
Beyond the vibrant bishops blue colorway, London-based designer Daniel W Fletcher's oversized (but reasonably cut) City Boy Shirt features contrasting white piping. Drawn from his A/W 2016 collection, the cotton shirt was made in England with an emphasis...
Mack Weldon Updates the Polo Shirt
The polo shirt can be a confusing staple piece to some. It's a bit dressy and a bit casual. Its existence in that interspace has made it popular for over a century—as it was initially primarily attached to sports (polo, golf and tennis). While...
Orangutan Polo Shirt
ARKWEAR (an apparel company whose name was inspired by Noah himself) donates 5% of their sales to the Wildlife Conservation Society—a global non-profit that aims to save wildlife that's vulnerable or facing extinction. This year, they are focused on...
STLR Aesthetics Athletic Apparel
As we are constantly scouting out for advancements in athletic apparel, a common concern becomes finding durable gym clothes that one feels comfortable wearing to—and potentially from—the gym. New NYC-based STLR Aesthetics launches today with a...
agnès b. 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Artist T-Shirts
In 1994, French fashion label agnès b.—designed by Agnès Troublé—partnered with artist Félix González-Torres for their now-iconic “Nobody Owns Me” graphic T-shirt. Since, the brand has collaborated with more than 60 artists over the years—working...
Basic Rights' Menswear Essentials
Basics are that category of clothing oftentimes best described as "wear a few times, then use as pajamas." The search for non-branded, tailored basics that don't cost more than they should, are elegant enough to wear to dinner, and last a long...
The Hill-Side + Buaisou Indigo Collaboration
Two of our favorite Brooklyn-based brands, The Hill-Side and Buaisou have joined forces to produce a limited edition run of selvedge chambray clothing and accessories—all of which has been hand-dyed in natural indigo using the traditional Japanese...
Light Grey Schaket
Part of Palace’s SS16 collection, this shirt-jacket mashup—aptly dubbed the “Schaket”—provides protection from inclement weather while staying light and loose. With two side pockets, two zippered chest pockets and a packable hood (which prominently...
Coldblack Button-Down Shirt
A sleek addition to any closet, The Radavist + Parker Dusseau’s Coldblack shirt is specifically built for warmer climates. It benefits from Schoeller’s proprietary Coldblack fabric, which provides stretch, breathability and UV protection to regulate...
Crystal Cluster Shirt
Covered in multi-colored and differently shaped crystals and gems, Gorman's silk/cotton Crystal Cluster shirt avoids becoming gaudy with subtle natural hues and pastels. With a hidden center front button placket, it's a busy but ultimately neat shirt...
Henry Pajama Shirt
With Sleepy Jones’ Henry Pajama shirt, there’s no need to change before heading out to grab a morning cup of coffee. The comfy lounge shirt is cut from a fine cotton fabric and comes with contrast piping, French seams, button cuffs and a chest pocket...
Twill Stand Collar Shirt
Named for its love of all things indigo, Blue Blue Japan excels at designing simple, quality garments that have been enriched by the deep, dark hue. Their Twill Stand Collar shirt features mother of pearl buttons, a band collar and is a slim fit made...
Customized Made-in-USA Shirts by Ratio
Off-the-rack is so passé. Denver-based Ratio Clothing offers quality custom-made shirts at a fair price, all the while keeping manufacturing in a North Carolina factory—a union shop where employees earn a living wage. Fill out a brief survey to...
Hi Little One Personalized Tee
Born from designer Nell Lindquist's realization that most baby swag is pretty silly, Hi Little One brings together the sharp, type-driven aesthetic of Lindquist and her sister, Maggie Allen. Pick from thoughtfully personalized, high-quality cottons...
Each of Vestige's t-shirts embodies a story, fact or myth culled from a certain period of time and given a contemporary graphic emblem. This super soft raglan t-shirt features an hourglass glyph, reflecting the freshly launched brand's creative ethos...
Tap That Tee
Instead of promoting a corporate fashion label on your chest, why not spread the word about your favorite cause? 30% of the profits from Prinkshop's Tap That Tee will go to an organization tackling water crises around the world. And whether your cause...
An impeccably made shirt that fits your exact physique can be life-changing. The master shirtmakers at Turnbull & Asser create a bespoke pattern based on more than a dozen upper body measurements, and then customize every minute style detail to your...
Chicago's Glass House Shirtmakers
As recently discussed, the role of the collared shirt within a wardrobe changes considerably with each generation. While they still carry a dressier cache and remain an essential component for most suits, collared shirts are also everyday wear for...
March + Held Co. Shirts
For all the ink that's been spilled over the Made In America movement, the reality is still a little grim. True American-made goods remain hard to come by, and most still use foreign materials. So what does it take to make an American product? For...