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Style Pick: Wallace & Barnes Camp Shirt

Wallace & Barnes is a vintage-inspired capsule collection from the minds at J. Crew. The newly released Camp Shirt ($168) is made from a marled Japanese Jaspé cotton blend that provides a rustic tweed look without the itch. Firmly grounded

The monkey on your back

Howler Brothers Aransas Shirt

Yes, summer is drawing to a close, and there’s a nip in the air at night. But with enough collective willpower and the right clothing, we can prolong the season well into September. If there’s one shirt that can do the

Everything you need to live it up

Roundup: Memorial Day Weekend

Looking to make your extended weekend celebration extra memorable? Well, our editors have culled through our latest posts to help provide some last minute inspiration for your Memorial Day weekend, whether the festivities are at your place, or elsewhere. You

Style Pick: Taylor Stitch S/S Milton Madras shirts

With spring upon us, it’s time to dust off madras shirts. If you’re looking to upgrade your current collection or even taking the plunge into the famous cloth born from the city of Chennai, India for the first time, make sure

Style Pick: Saturdays Surf NYC Crosby Check Shirt

Break up the monotony of your solid coats, sweaters, and pants with a touch of pattern. True to Saturdays' surfing roots, the Crosby Checked shirt's casual air looks great as is. Those who trudge in the office every day, though,

Clothes that keep up

Nonetheless Garments

Nonetheless Garments is a new Chicago clothing brand dedicated to creating stylish menswear that can also withstand the fluctuating weather conditions of commuting. The magic all starts with using advanced materials like Polartec NeoShell, which has twice the airflow of

Noel Nomad

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Picks for the Traveler

The person who coined the phrase "getting there is half the fun", clearly never had to travel by air, train, bus, or car during the holiday season. No amount of planning can ever guarantee a smooth journey, but having the "right

Style Pick: Imogene + Willie Earl Bright Check Shirt

This 2-ply, loose-weave Japanese cotton shirt from Nashville, TN brand Imogene + Willie features a bright check pattern out on the outside, with a solid light blue interior. It's also built to last, with triple needle construction, in homage to co-founder

Mountain Inspired, Man Approved

Mountain Khakis Teton Flannel Shirt

Mountain Khakis has quickly become one of our favorite outdoor apparel purveyors. While we've been busy wearing their pants during most of our outdoor pursuits, Mountain Khakis has been re-imagining a broader line of clothing. Newly released as part of their

Style Pick: Charles Tyrwhitt Marl Long Sleeve Polo

Not quite dressy, but certainly not sloppy, this classic fitting 100% pima cotton polo is great thing to have on hand for fall weekends. Distinguished by mother-of-pearl buttons, cuff detailing, and shirting fabric lining on the collar, cuffs, and placket --

Well-Dressed Comeback

30 Minutes With: Paul Trible

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. Gear Patrol: Five things

Get in touch with your inner waterman

Howler Brothers Shirts

You know that laid-back vibe that pervades among dive boat captains, fishing guides and surfers? It’s a sort of smug contentment that comes from being able to spend most days on, in or under the water in a warm climate. Well,

Look Good Either Way

Brooks Brothers Long-Sleeve Spread Collar Polo

Navigating the murky waters of dress code lingo can paralyze even the brightest of men. Phrases like "dressy-casual", "semi-formal", or "black tie-optional" just seem purposely engineered for confusion and panic. Erring on the side of being over dressed is always

Your Sweater Alternative

Scotch and Soda Knitted Shirt

Not quite a jacket, and a little more than a shirt, this Knitted Shirt ($188) from Scotch and Soda is a unique winter wardrobe addition that's bound to attract attention. Details we especially like are the double breasted pockets and

Be the Black Sheep

Filson Merino Wool T-Shirt

Wear a wool t-shirt? You'd probably rather roll yourself into a sheet of fiberglass insulation after soaking in corn syrup. For many years now, synthetic activewear have been all the rage for their warmth, ability to dry quickly and overall comfort.

Italian Envy

Glanshirt Madras Shirt

Every so often, a man needs a new shirt. Paralyzed by the jungle-like savagery of the average mall, most men fall back on a few classic brands that we are familiar with – Banana Republic, J. Crew, Polo, etc. While his

A Revisit

ShirtsMyWay 2.0

When we were first introduced to ShirtsMyWay more than a year ago, we walked away happy with our shirts, but some of our readers emailed with complaints about the first run of product. Nearly a year and a half later, we've

Safari Meets the Street

Martin + OSA Linen Aviation Shirt

Martin + OSA is a brand named after the famous American exploring couple Martin and Osa Johnson, who traveled the world to exotic places and heavily documented their experiences to share back at home with the curious American public. Understanding that

Confirmed Cure to Swamp Ass

Slix Closer Boxer Brief

Your preference in underwear has likely evolved as you've grown older. That means that the way you roll today is probably different from your high school or even college garb, as you expect more from every piece of clothing in your

American Made and Japanese Inspired

Gilbert & Lewis Milton Shirt

This is a continuation of our summer upgrade series for those of you still on the hunt for the perfect sun approved shirt. Made in America in the city that never sleeps, Gilbert &

Summer Style with a Slight Military Treatment

Apolis Activism Mini Stripe Officer Shirt

Military-styled shirts are being pumped out by every men's fashion brand under the sun these days, but few exude the quality of this version by Apolis Activism. We've brought up clothing items from this brand created by the Parton brothers before, mainly

Jolly Good Shirts

Jack Wills Striped Rugbys

Even if you didn't graduate from the likes of prestigious English prep schools like Eaton or Hogwarts, it doesn't mean you can't look the part on the weekend. Intended more for fashion than actually tussling in the scrum (we know how

Rethinking Traditional Design for the Better

Outlier Pivot Sleeve Shirt


Outlier boldly states on their site that the Pivot Sleeve Shirt ($144) is "quite simply a better men's dress shirt", and based on their design we definitely think they're on to something. Known for making attractive but functional clothing for

Brighten and Lighten Up

Our Legacy Sundried Japan Check Shirt


Readers of fashion blogs like Hypebeast should be fully aware that Japan has been exporting its men's wear style world-wide for decades now. Defined by rich textures and subtler color palettes, this shirt from Our Legacy (a Swedish Brand) is inspired

Long Live the 80s?

Gitman Vintage Cotton Poplin Shirts

gitman-vintage-cotton-poplin-shirtsWinter isn't done yet, but that shouldn't prevent you from thinking of refreshing your attire come spring. New for spring/summer 2010 season, boutique shirt manufacturer Gitman Vintage which is a sub brand of Gitman Bros. has released a series of

Classic Button Up With A Twist

Modern Amusement Glenwood Check Shirt

modern-amusement-glenwood-check-shirtTired of seeing yourself in the mirror wearing the exact same button down, regardless of brand name or plaid pattern? Thanks to some contrasting strips at the cuffs and button closure, Mondern Amusement's tweak on this classic men's staple may be

Just Because It's Unseen Doesn't Mean It's Unimportant


ribbedtee-mens-white-crew-neck-undershirt-01If you are a man who cares even a little about the shirts you're wearing on a daily basis, you're probably already wearing an undershirt. If you're not, you should be. In wearing a cotton undershirt, you're not only protecting your

A Classic Design Distinguished by Details

OBEY Coastal Shirt

obeyIn response to several requests we've received asking us to focus on more of the basic aspects of a man's attire (as opposed to just the bigger, bolder items like jackets and shoes), we present the OBEY coastal shirt. Suitable for

Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 20: Upgrade Your Work Style


By Gear Patrol reader Mitch Granger For most of us, dressing for work involves little thought. We wake up, put on the obligatory pieces of clothing that insure we're appropriately dressed based on our position and office environment, and walk out the

Summer Picks From An Up and Coming Brand

Number:Lab 2-Layer Jersey Polo


Summer's here, and you're in need of a wardrobe upgrade. Toss the tattered college tee and go with a modern crew neck t-shirt or polo. Whether you layer them on for a cool night or wear one alone in the doldrums

Like Options? How About 7 Trillion?

shirtsmyway1Based on the feedback we received from our review of Proper Cloth, an online custom shirt purveyor, we decided to see what other options were out there for custom men's dress shirts. No need to thank us, we love

Recover Gear Shirt

recovery-gearHere at Gear Patrol, you've probably noticed that we advocate an active lifestyle.  Whether it's hiking, circuit training at the gym, or field testing your new dive watch, we're squarely in favor of your preferred playtime.  Sadly,