There are a lot of great menswear companies making high quality clothes to fit most guys and most budgets. Perhaps unexpectedly, one guy who has been overlooked is the athlete. Most clothes off the rack are either made for the average American male (i.e., skinny shoulders and an expanding waistline) or the “in-shape” guy (essentially his waist is not larger than his chest). These ten brands make excellent clothing that flatters and athletic build, and we’ve picked out some staples for your wardrobe.
Duds for fitness studs
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31 shirts in 31 days
The shirt is a powerful thing. It says so much about who you are and how you approach life. It can give you confidence or take it away. After your face, it’s the first thing someone sees when they look at you. A more tailored fit says you have your sartorial act together. A strong collar stance ensures the people you meet will focus on you and not be distracted by awkward details. A little personality demonstrates you’ll not be swept up by the herd.
Ledbury wants to be your shirtmaker. That’s a great thing for you, particularly because they’re coming out with a different shirt every day in the month of October. That’s 31 shirts in 31 days. Ledbury’s lead designer and CEO, Paul Trible, spearheaded this major initiative and hand-selected his favorite cool-weather fabrics. From fine-wale corduroys to brushed-cotton flannels, the resulting collection of modern-yet-classic shirts is one you’ll rely on again and again for their versatility and uncommon comfort. Click the link below to shop the collection, and read on to see a video on the awesome new line.
Ledbury has been making some truly great shirts at reasonable prices the last few years. Recently they launched their first foray into men’s suiting with their new sports coats and blazers. Ranging from $595 to $675, they come in a number of different Italian milled wools. Most importantly, the cuts look to pick up on…
Blue Shirt Special
Fashion is constantly changing, but Paul and Paul (the gents behind Ledbury) decided to take it to another level. Instead of releasing something, say, every season, new Ledbury will be offering a new shirt every Tuesday at 11am. The project is called Short Run Shirting, and it serves as a creative outlet and opportunity for…
Southern gentleman. English rake. Paul Trible is the consummate man about town. Designer and co-founder of Richmond-based Ledbury, Trible draws on his transatlantic roots to make the ultimate refined-yet-modern shirt. Read about how that happens after the jump.