If you’ve been wondering why you’ve been thinking about striped shirts for men more, why your finger has been hovering around the “shirts” tab, why you’re suddenly hypnotized by Ivy-heavy moodboards, you’re not alone. And while striped shirts never really left, they spent some quality years in the background (read: vacuum bag). But now they’re back like they’ve never left, and you can scratch that mental itch in any number of ways: unbuttoned over a tank, buttoned under a suit, pushing the limits of acceptable button fastenings, rolled up, dressed down. You get the point.
So, we’re here to simplify your striped shirt concerns—or complicate them, depending on how deep you feel like going. And whether you’re searching for a bengal, a banker, a block, a hickory, a pin (not even a continuous line, just some super close dots that look like a line!), a variegated, or a whatever-can-fit-in-between-kind-of-stripe, we’ve got you.
Even though stripes traffic in the bold and the juxtaposed, their magic often lies in the subtleties: because a lot of stripes are as much visual effects as they are solid lines, the closer you zoom in the more they reveal—and, in some of the best instances, the more disorienting things become. And because menswear today is a free-for-all of personal taste, striped shirts for men come in, uh, all stripes. Below, we've bundled together the best of the best.
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