Aqua, white and red all wrapped in a tight herringbone weave.
This style uses cotton cloth from one of the finest mills in Japan. This fabric manages to tame a huge amount of complexity into a wonderfully cohesive shirt. It starts with color and pattern. Aqua dominates, while whites and red add variety. A classic plaid pattern brings them all together. The base weave is a tight herringbone, which adds even more texture to the fabric and a subtle visual complexity as well. A slightly more open weave gives this shirt a flowing and luxurious feel. This is a just a superb shirt.
Our fit starts with a beautifully tailored body, not too slim, but definitely fitted. High armholes keep the body lines clean. The length hits just right so it looks great tucked or untucked. Scooped out sides give the untucked look a bit of extra style. A traditional button down collar is secured with two side buttons and one back and has a nice soft roll.
We labor over every construction detail. Extensive single needle stitching is used throughout. All our closures are made from true mother of pearl. A finely folded locker loop sits over a box pleat on the back yoke. The front placket is also pleated, made the right way, using a true two piece construction. The feel is more substantial and the effort higher, but it's the right way. An angular chest pocket completes the front. Our cuffs are double button with rounded corners.
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.