Style staples Three: The Oxford shirt.

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If you’re even partially interested in fashion then you’ll have heard about the Oxford shirt, I’ve mentioned it several times before in any number of the outfit ideas that I’ve put together and for good reason, the Oxford is an enduring classic piece of menswear.

What exactly is an Oxford shirt? Well, it’s all about the weave, named after the famous university and featuring a basket weave pattern that combines two yarns woven length wise against a heavier yarn cross wise, the fabric is thicker and heavier to the touch than traditional cotton shirts, the Oxford shirt is usually a button down but this isn’t always the case.

Such a simple shirt and yet such an enduring part of every stylish man’s wardrobe, ask anyone worth their sartorial salt and they’ll all tell you that the Oxford is absolute essential, the reason for this, is simply versatility…

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I am a fashion enthusiast that has engaged in the blog as a vehicle to grow from boys b-boy fashion to the distinguished men's fashion of yesteryear and today. As Arthur Ashe states, “Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance". Ding! Ding!
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