The Number 1 Essential – The White Shirt

The Number 1 Essential - The White Shirt

“Men who take their clothes seriously have their white shirts custom made. There’s a reason for that. The right shirt is the cornerstone of a man’s wardrobe. It’s the pristine anchor for a formal suit and crisp complement to a blazer and jeans. If you can retrace the steps of style icons like J.F.K., Gianni Agnelli, and Tom Wolfe and make a pilgrimage to one of the classic shirtmakers lining Jermyn Street in London, like Turnbull & Asser, Alexander Kabbaz in New York, or Charvet in Paris (if you can’t find the perfect white shirt at Charvet, it can’t be found). Select the style you want, keep the embellishments to a minimum – a custom-made white shirt doesn’t need pockets and monograms- and order more than one. When you’re scanning your closet at the crack of dawn for a fast way to look sharp, you’ll be thankful” – Details, Men’s Style Manual


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The Asian Gentleman philosophy is simple. We advocate you to be yourself, to be the trendsetter, to have your own style. Our aim is to provide you with the knowledge so that the discerning dapper in you know the “rules of the game.” However, remember “Rules are rules.” You have the power of knowledge, use it to create your own style. Use it to your advantage to create something uniquely you. Be a dandy. Be outrageous. Be bold. Most importantly, Be yourself. That is where Substance meets Style.
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One Response to The Number 1 Essential – The White Shirt

  1. Philip West says:

    The quality of the fabric is so important for your basic white shirts. Minimum 120 count…

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