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Mens Gingham Dress Shirts





Mens Gingham Dress Shirts


Gingham shirts are often considered to be the same as checkered shirts. But the truth is they are not the same and the major difference lies in the color. In this article we discuss about one of the oldest known designs of menswear which is the mens gingham dress shirts.

As for the difference between the checkered shirts and the gingham shirts is that the former can incorporate in it any number of colors but with gingham shirt it should always be two. The word gingham comes from a Malayalam word which translates to striped. This is because of the fact the yarns of the mens gingham dress shirts are dyed before they are woven. The western countries when adopted the style changed it to be defining checks instead of stripes. But if we look close the gingham pattern is more stripy than it is checkered. Mens gingham dress shirts have been a style staple in men's wardrobe and are mostly preferred for summer and spring use.



The thing with mens gingham dress shirts is that they create an illusion of broader figure. If you are a lean person and would like to make your shoulders look a bit broader then you should try out the mens gingham dress shirts style. But if you are a bulky person it is best to avoid mens gingham dress shirts since the stripy pattern of these shirts can give your torso an unbalanced look. But if you still want to try out the style then make sure that you get a well fitting one.Gingham Slim fit mens dress shirts are the best when you need a garment that you can pair with suits and blazers. The mens gingham dress shirt that you buy should drape over your body well but at the same time should feel comfortable.

The advantage with the mens gingham dress shirts is that it is a versatile style that you can easily style as formal and casual garments. When you go with casual styling you can go with a slightly roomier fit like gingham classic fit mens dress shirts. These shirts can be easily paired with jeans or chinos for a smart casual look.

As for the colors of the mens gingham dress shirts this is an important detail since it is the one that is most noted by the viewer. For a formal look you can stick with classic darker shades while you can go with lighter ones for a more casual look. With the same mens gingham dress shirt you can create various styling options. Here are some ideas that we feel will be useful while you decide to style the garment.light-blue-dress-shirt

A white and black mens gingham dress shirt paired with a navy blazer and white jeans is a great look for a modern gent. You can dial up the style factor of the ensemble with a pair of dark brown suede monks. For a more serious look you can pair the gingham light blue mens dress shirt with a blue blazer, brown polka dot tie and navy dress pants. To give the ensemble a refined look you can add with it a pair of burgundy leather double monks.

The black and gingham white mens dress shirt is the most preferred style in the whole style. This may be because of their versatility since white and black are the two colors that you can easily pair with any colors. For example white and black gingham dress shirt paired with a gray three piece suit and a black tie is a great formal style. You can complement the style with a tan pea coat and a pair of black leather brogues. You can wear the same white and black gingham shirt with navy jeans and a teal tie for a off duty look. Add a pair of black leather Brogues and a black shawl cardigan to get a laid back look. Thus based on the styling the mens gingham dress shirts can adapt to the look.

Go with long sleeve gingham shirts to get a versatile garment that you can style both with formal and casual outfits. For example you can wear the long sleeve gingham dress shirt with a gray blazer and navy chinos while you can wear the same shirt with its sleeves rolled halfway with your favorite pair of jeans. A navy mens gingham dress shirt paired with a navy plaid suit and navy overcoat is a great coordinated look that can complete with a pair of black leather loafers. For a laid back look you can pair the gingham red mens dress shirt with navy jeans and dark brown leather casual boots.

mens-yellow-dress-shirt You can also opt for a layered look by pairing the green mens gingham dress shirt with a white crew neck t-shirt and navy jeans. To give the ensemble a sophisticated look you can add a pair of dark brown suede boots. For a distinct look you can pair the gingham yellow mens dress shirt with a dark green sweatshirt and burgundy jeans. Complete the summer look with a pair of dark brown suede casual boots. For a stylish look pair the burgundy mens gingham dress shirt with a charcoal crew neck t-shirt and black skinny jeans. Adding a brown leather biker jacket and a pair of dark brown suede casual boots to the mix will give you a seriously dapper look.

Gray mens gingham dress shirt paired with a navy plaid blazer, black tie and navy jeans is a amazing easy to style outfit. Add a pair of brown leather derby shoes to introduce an extra dimension to the outfit. For a casual look you can pair the short sleeve mens gingham dress shirt with your favorite pair of jeans or chinos. As for the material is it recommended for you to go with gingham cotton mens dress shirts for formal use and linen mens gingham dress shirts for semi formal and casual.

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