Possibly related to the Zoom-induced focus on waist-up dressing, the shirt has become the foundation for many a designer’s imagination.
Same but different
Blue pinstripes and khaki cotton get a fresh twist from unusual elements such as a zip fastener or a vested jumpsuit.
(On her) Cotton jumpsuit and shirt, from Hermes. Metal frame sunglasses, from Gentle Monster. (On him) Cotton jacket, shirt and trousers, from Hermes. Acrylic frame sunglasses, from Gentle Monster.
Add lightness to your life with sheer silk and a cotton bib for modesty or a detachable lace collar.
(On her) Silk shirt with cotton bib and wool trousers, from Fendi. (On him) Linen jacket and shorts and cotton shirt, from Fendi. Metal frame sunglasses, from Emporio Armani.
All tied up
This season, Dunhill's inspiration comes from traditional English tailoring blended with the relaxed style of Italian and Japanese tailoring, giving rise to pieces such as these kimono-style shirts.
(On her) Linen jacket, silk shirt and denim jeans, from Dunhill. Leather boots, from Ermenegildo Zegna. (On him) Cotton shirt and trousers and leather shoes, from Dunhill.
An irreverent, dressed-down take on black tie topped with a white shirt with scarf detailing. Add a long-sleeved lace top if you’re feeling extra fancy.
Cotton shirt, lace top, silk shorts, cotton-polyester cummerbund, cotton socks and canvas sandals, from Dior Men.
Multitasking garments, such as this artsy shirt-jacket hybrid, make sense when you’re looking to get more out of your purchases.
Cotton twill jacket and denim trousers, from Loewe. Acrylic frame sunglasses, from Gentle Monster.
Push and pull
Introducing two ways to make an impression with a shirt this season: subtly (think a zipped white top) and over the top – we’re talking full-on boucle with the pants and shoes to match.
(On him) Wool jacket and trousers, cotton shirt, gold-tone brass necklace and rings, and crocodile-embossed leather shoes from Givenchy. (On her) Boucle shirt, trousers and shoes, from Bottega Veneta. Acrylic frame sunglasses, from Gentle Monster.
A grandad collar and a zipped fastening give the shirt a dressed-down ease that looks good on you or your other half.
(On her) Cotton shirt, from Ermenegildo Zegna. (On him) Linen jacket and cotton shirt and shorts, from Ermenegildo Zegna.
Tired of dressing down? Make a no-holds-barred statement with a shirt spliced with a quilted or oversized jacket with patchwork elements and a layered collar.
(On her) Moncler 1952 cotton shirt with quilted jacket detail and goose-down skirt, from Moncler. Leather boots, from Roger Vivier. Acrylic frame sunglasses, from Burberry. (On him) Cotton shirt and linen trousers, from Dolce & Gabbana. Neoprene sneakers, from Moncler. Acrylic frame sunglasses, from Burberry.