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Why Every Man Should Own a Classic Gingham Shirt

* A 150-year-old pattern that’s still fresh and modern
* One of the most versatile pieces of clothing you can own
* Unique ability to make its wearer look their best

There are few pieces of clothing that make you look good, regardless of gender or time period. One of these is the gingham dress shirt, which has been around for over 150 years, and continues to be a go-to for stylish men and women alike.

What makes the shirt so flattering is the uniqueness of the gingham fabric. It’s solid but slightly complex, which means it hides extra pounds. The fabric is thicker than most dress shirts (usually made of Oxford cotton), making it more durable without sacrificing breathability. Also, the pattern and material essentially eliminate wrinkles, allowing you to pull it out of the bottom of your suitcase and still look sharp without an iron.

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You can find a good gingham in almost any major store, but we suggest this one from Jos. A. Bank. It enhances the classic shirt with premium fabric and a flattering tailored fit while retaining the quintessential gingham character.

Keep the shirt crisp and wear it with a solid suit for a bold office look, or break it in and wear it casual to the beach or the bar. The rules for wearing this shirt are almost non-existent due to its unbeatable versatility and timeless charm.

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