The shirt is a cornerstone piece of apparel that underpins an outfit and finding a purveyor of shirts that matches your style tastes and comfort requirements isn’t always easy but there are some brands that are impossible to ignore. Richmond based Ledbury are one such brand. If your closet is a little barren in the shirt department right now, you need to head on over and plunder their digital shelves because there aren’t many doing men’s shirts better right now.
Ledbury live by the belief that a few well-made items are far superior than many items that are not. It is their goal to set trend aside and make great-fitting, exceptional quality clothing that can be worn in any setting and by any generation. We’re always on the lookout for first class menswear brands here at The Coolector and Ledbury unquestionably sit at our top table in this regard. Whenever the time comes to refresh your shirt game, Ledbury need to be your first port of call.
Check out some of our favourite men’s shirts from Ledbury below:
The Cadet Blue Newburn Chambray Casual Shirt – $165
Effortlessly cool with a devilishly dapper vibe that is perfect for causal summer occasions, this excellent looking Ledbury Cadet Blue Newburn Chambray Casual Shirt ($165) is one of the first choices for your closet in our opinion here at The Coolector. This stylish, understated shirt has a slim, tailored fit and comfort levels that are off the charts. Made with Japanese chambray from Kuwamara Co. which blends cotton and linen to deliver an airy shirt fit for nearly any setting, any day of the week. The Newburn Chambray Casual Shirt is a dark-wash, chambray offering which has double chest pockets.
You can pair it with your favorite jeans or Franklin-5 Pocket Pants for a cool weekend look. This lightweight, super soft shirt is made from an 85% cotton and 15% linen chambray fabric, sourced from Japanese mill, Kuwamara Co. Features a Ledbury Alden collar and double-barrel cuffs with reinforced buttons. ($165)
The Leaf McClellan Cotton Linen Gingham Casual Shirt – $145
Boasting a classic fit, the Leaf McClellan Cotton Linen Gingham Casual Shirt from Ledbury ($145) has “new favourite shirt” written all over it. It has a vibrant, eye-catching aesthetic that exudes summer vibes and effortless cool ideally suited to kicking back at the beach or the local taproom for some craft beers with friends. This fantastic shirt from Ledbury is one of our personal favourites here at The Coolector and it is constructed from 73% linen and 27% cotton, which makes this casual shirt both breathable and extremely sharp.
Wonderfully designed, this cracking shirt from Ledbury is very breathable and soft but accomplishes this without sacrificing the structure of a cotton shirt. This versatile offering can be dressed up or down easily for warm weather outfits and the look is finished off with the Ledbury Alden collar and a standard body length. Available in both a classic and tailored fit. ($145)
The Navy Short Sleeve Windham Print Casual Shirt – $135
It is summer, after all, so short sleeves are a must for your wardrobe rotation. They don’t come much better than the Ledbury Navy Short Sleeve Windham Print Casual Shirt ($135) which has a bold pattern to turn heads aplenty wherever you go over the coming weeks and months. Ledbury love their geometric prints and that’s why this cracker is one of their favourite shirts in their summer line up with its short sleeve print on 100% luxury linen is inspired by the Shibori dyeing technique made popular in Japan and uses negative space to create a subtle floral pattern.
This navy blue shirt boasts the sort of abstract floral print that goes with any outfit and it is made with super soft and lightweight, 100% linen fabric, sourced from Europe’s finest mills. This shirt should be hand washed and line dried only in order to retain its striking look and comfort. Finished with a button-down collar and a shortened body, allowing the shirt to be worn untucked. Available in classic and slim fit. ($135)
The Deep Blue Holland Plaid Dress Shirt – $145
If, like us at The Coolector, your shirting choices consist of 99% plaid offerings, you’re going to love Ledbury because they are equally as enamoured with this style. One of favourites of this type in their line up this summer is the Deep Blue Holland Plaid Dress Shirt ($145) which can expertly straddle the line between smart and casual.
The Holland Plaid really is one of a kind. This bold spring style is crafted from a mixture of linen, cotton, and Lyocell, which delivers a super soft, ultra-lightweight fabric that is both breathable and drapes handsomely for a comfortable and stylish fit. You can easily pair this shirt with Richmond chinos to complete the warm weather look. Finished with the Ledbury Alden collar and a standard body length. ($145)
The Airforce Blue Short Sleeve Stillwater Polo – $98
The ultimate in smart / casual, the Ledbury Airforce Blue Short Sleeve Stillwater Polo ($98) is effortlessly stylish in a laid-back way and has reinforced buttons with tension threading to ensure they stay fastened for the life of the shirt. It is garment-dyed to give it a worn and washed effect that makes it look like its been a tried and trusted member of your summer wardrobe for years.
This slubby pique knit polo is ideally suited for casual and weekend wear and when you pair it with Richmond Chino Shorts to complete the look, it just doesn’t get any better. It features two, buttoned patch pockets with flaps at the chest and it is constructed from 100% cotton for a lightweight and breathable feel. ($98)
The Blue Bostwick Chambray Casual Shirt – $185
One for when you really want to stand out from the crowd, the Blue Bostwick Chambray Casual Shirt from Ledbury ($185) is a head-turner that boasts unparalleled comfort and no shortage of style. This exemplary piece of menswear from Ledbury has a spread collar; which is finished with a canvassed interlining to prevent unwanted folding and collar collapse and give the shirt and more refined and sophisticated look and feel.
The Blue Bostwick Chambray Casual Shirt is one you can wear for work or play and it is the end all be all of dress shirts in our opinion here at The Coolector. This brilliant shirt has a blue, red and purple check pattern with a heathered effect that gives the illusion of linen fabric. It is a lightweight and breathable offering which has been made with 100% luxury cotton chambray fabric from Albini and the comfort levels are beyond compare. ($185)