A touch of old-school formality - this is the new pinstripe and it's ready to lend a touch of style to your favorite raw denim.
Pinstripes can come in so many varieties, but we like versions that are bit more subtle and that make great use of the contrasting color the pinstripe can add. These versions start with an extremely thin, vertical pinstripe. It's so thin that it lends more of a subtle texture than an overpowering look of stripes. The combination of colors is masterful. This version has an inky palette of blues with dark navy base and cobalt pinstripe - admittedly the office favorite. Each is sewn in the USA and offered at a great value.
This shirt is sewn up in our Classic Style. We spent the most time really making a true improvement to fit. The best way to put it is that our updated fit simply feels more organic. There is a much more sophisticated and natural shape to the entire body, from shoulders to chest to waist that better matches the natural curve of the the human form. We’ve better aligned shoulder and chest widths and given the bottom hem only a subtle curve, striking an improved balance between tucking and untucking ability. The improved fit is something you notice the instant you put this new shirt on. It just flows with the body better and feels better on. We also believe this fit is more universal. It’s taking the place of slim and classic fits . . . this is now our best fit.
We made two key upgrades to the details while preserving the classic style we all love. The first is button placement on the placket. Most people are wearing these shirts without ties and now opening that top button leaves the ideal shape. Second is a gently rounded chest pocket shape to provide a softer, more organic look. Of course, we’ve kept all the intricate construction details from the single needle work to locker loop to box pleat.
Buttons downs that are made in the USA using our quality of material and construction are typically priced at $175 to $300. The Gustin model, with your support, lets us do much better.