The Coolest Shirts (Of Every Kind) That Will Upgrade Your Wardrobe

The plain and printed shirts to freshen up your look.

Ranging from chambray to viscose, by way of some smooth, smooth linen shirts, we've gone to great and noble lengths to upgrade your wardrobe. Whether you're after short sleeves, long sleeves, camp collars, or something left-field, you'll find the perfect holiday hide below. 

1| Our Legacy 

Hawaiian shirts are tried and tested. They're good. They're great. We know all of this. Japanese prints however? Well, they're relatively newand stylishwaters with Our Legacy filling a Cuban collared shell with a sharp illustration of the Far East. Seven Seas Print Shirt, 

2| NN07


NN07shorthand for 'No Nationality Number Seven'is Danish minimalism through and through. Just take this classic grandad collared shirt: simple, light, and easier to assemble than any budget flatpack. Eske Grandad Collar Shirt, 

3| Tod's

Red and white windowpane checks sounds like the stuff of Where's Wally? convention nightmares. Thanks to Tod's however, it's a far dreamier picture. Expect a silk constructiona cooler choicealongside a palette with just enough pop. Camp Collar Silk Shirt, 

4| Burberry 

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British weather is unpredictable. British design stalwarts are not. We refer you to Burberry's signature house check: the wardrobe gift that keeps on giving, and a fail-safe way to introduce some much-needed prints. House Check Cotton Shirt, 

5| Fitz and Fro

Collarless shirt specialists Fitz and Fro have only been on the scene since 2016 but their reputation is growing thanks to items like this: a perfect, sky blue shirt in 100 percent linen that's pre-washed so it feels as joyful to shrug on and off as a ocean breeze. 100% Linen Collarless Shirt in Sky Blue, 

6| Fred Perry 


Tennis, one of the most conservative sports, has birthed one of the most modern of brands, with Fred Perry taking Wimbledon classicsmuch like this short-sleeved shirtbeyond Center Court. Woven Pique Vacation Shirt, 

7| A Day's March 

Muted shades from the likes of Scandi outfit A Day's March will suit simpler summer looks just as well as colder weather ones. Which means more bang for your buck. Which means money saved. Which means a very good thing. Dyed Oxford Custom Fit Shirt, 

8| Thom Browne 


Stripes are so commonplace, it'd be difficult to forge a signature with that very thing. Still, it's something US designer Thom Browne has achieved, peddling red-blue-red-blue threads that are both simple and recognizable. That means you get our own. Stat. Cotton Oxford Shirt,

9| Coach 

As much inspired by Palm Springs as it is Middle American social club, this ribbed hybrid bowling shirt by Coach pivots from the classic without heading too left-field. Complete with cocktail and a one-way flight to LAX. Varsity Bowling Shirt, 

10| A.P.C. 


If a Hawaiian print is too dad abroad for you, and a polka dot too kids' TV presenter, settle for a happy mid-point from A.P.C. While far from the realm of tacky tiki holidays, this shirt rejigs a classic print for a cooler, wearable look. Sun Shirt,

11| River Island 

Settle for something durableand cost-effectivefrom River Island, with a trio of green, orange, and black stripes guaranteed to complement most staples in your wardrobe. Revere Shirt, 

12| AMI  


While a trope mostly seen on cheesy American teen films, 'a summer of love' is often term-limited to a couple of dates and the occasional snog in the real world. But at least you can put your heart on your sleeve (or, more specifically, your chest) with French outfit AMI embroidering its signature logo upon a classic Oxford design. Cotton Oxford Shirt,

13| Gucci 

Mr Ripley visiting a local nightclub in seventies Milan? It's a look worth considering, and one Gucci has nailed thanks to a colorful embroidered shirt most certainly worth the imitation game. Camp Collar Embroidered Shirt, 

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