“Elegance is concentrated in the shirt.”
Need: refined sport shirt that comes off as a little rugged, too.
Visit five high-end Gotham haberdasheries, find untold numbers of expensive and forgettable shirts.
Visit Via della Spiga in Milan. Same thing, better coffee.
Meander into tiny glass and mahogany storefront, not sure if even a store.
Inside, dusty archives of quality shirtings of yesterday and tomorrow. I pore through them like Christmas morning. Strike deal with family-owned fabric mill.
Wilde Shirt (No. 6933). Incredibly soft cotton and wool twill from famed Somelos Mill in Portugal, handsomely-cut into a classic sport shirt. Button down collar. Exceptionally-tailored fit. Reinforced zig zag stitch at interior collar. Corozo buttons. Soft, cozy. Imported.