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5x white linen shirt

Sun starts to shine, one might get rid of socks while wearing sneakers or loafers and winter jackets are put on hold. As the spring and summer keeps coming it means people are starting to think lighter. Materials such as heavy flannels and tweeds start to feel a bit too muggy and everyone are looking something more lightweight and something more airy. Something like linen.Linen shirts - underused optionWhen it comes to summer and lighter fabric options linen is the choice that most of times is highlighted. However what usually is underlined are jackets (sport coats & blazers) and trousers. Linen shirts for some reason do seem to be considerably much less used option.However, when it comes to linen shirts...

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5 x denim shirt

After writing on Wednesday about denim shirts I got a couple of questions about where to get them. The question is quite accurate as the limited edition of denim fabrics for custom shirts by Proper Cloth mentioned in the post was sold out in less than 12 hours. So I decided to come up with a few ready-to-wear options to check out in case you are looking for a denim shirt to wear this spring and summer. The picture above - by Gothenburg-based Spiga3 - showcasing a Finamore denim shirt together with a sport coat by Boglioli and Entre Ami cream white colored cotton trousers is a great example of springish way to combine denim. In case you are looking for something more...

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Eton S/S ´14 @ Pitti Uomo 84.

The S/S ´14 collection of Eton Shirts gives credit for hope, dignity, elegance and strength, elements they see as key ingredients for a man who wants to be well-dressed and elegant. It’s a collection for the men who does not necessarily need to wear a suit and shirt but still enjoy being able to do that. One feature worth mention regarding the collection is that it will be launched step by step so that there will be new designs and fabrics coming up various times during the season and each month has its own individual color themes and expressive patterns.  In terms of fit, Eton will also present a new “super slim” fit for the Red Ribbon collection; Shirt that features a slimmer fit...

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A Gift from Herrainpukimo - striped light blue oxford shirt

I wrote about Herrainpukimo first time a bit over a year ago when they opened their store in Turku (see the post here). A while ago I got a pleasant message from them if I was interested to give their made-to-measure shirt a try and review it. The shirt arrived about a month ago, here’s some thoughts of the process.  Taking measurements and choosing details As said, Herrainpukimo has their shop in Turku which I don’t visit that often but maybe once a year. However they do make visits to Helsinki every once in a while so we agreed to have my measurements taken here. The first difference between Herrainpukimo and other (not-online) mtm-shirt makers (Schoffa and Isaia) I’ve tried so far was...

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