Discover some of the best options for striped shirts for men, which can be dressed up or down for your post-pandemic wardrobe.
I’ve been exploring the best places to buy striped shirts for men from among the direct-to-consumer men’s clothing brands I’ve gotten to know over the years. Here’s what I’ve found:
Without a doubt, Todd Snyder is one of my favorite destinations for men’s clothing. Todd maintains an enticing collection of t-shirts for men, including a series of long sleeve Japanese nautical striped shirts as well as short sleeve stripe t-shirts in colors like spicy tomato and claret.
I love walking around Todd Snyder’s New York flagship store along Madison Square. If only I could afford more of his clothing.
Huckberry, which is a great alternative to Brooks Brothers for men’s chinos and is one of the best online stores for men period, often has a great selection of striped shirts for men from brands such as La Paz, Armor-Lux, Howlin, Outerknown, Banks Journal, Free Fly, Native North, and Finisterre. The company carved out an entire striped shirt shop, though it doesn’t appear to have been updated recently.
Mack Weldon is one of a number of innovative brands that specializes in performance-fabric clothing for men and is also a solid place to buy colorful socks. They make plain-old-cotton offerings too.
Mack Weldon’s DRYKNIT Crew Neck Striped Shirt for men is made of 100% cotton, is available in a really nice gray with white stripes or navy with white stripes, and retails for $42.
Boden may be better known as a destination for British-chic fashion for women (check out the striped Breton for women pictured below), but the company has rolled out a more robust lineup for men as of late.
I particularly like the look of Boden’s tropical coral multi-stripe shirt for men, complete with a navy blue ringer crewneck. The soft jersey shirt made of 100% cotton, which retails for $42 (but watch for sales).
Affordable fast-fashion retailer ASOS has a ton of affordable horizontal and vertical striped shirts for men, including some styles made with 100% organic cotton hovering around the low-low price of $10. Asos Marketplace, which is a wonderful option for online vintage fashion for men, serves up additional choices for striped shirts for men.
Seattle-based retailer Nordstrom regularly impresses me with their ability to offer a seamless omnichannel experience whether you are shopping online or in person.
For example, their website lets you quickly filter down to a collection of striped t-shirts for men.
Nordstrom carries a nice selection of vertical and horizontal striped shirts for men from brands like 1901, A.P.C., Alex Mill, Bonobos, Club Monaco, Comme des Garçons, Daniel Buchler, French Connection, Good Man Brand, Madewell, Marine Layer, Neuw Bass, Obey, Patagonia, Original Penguin, Prana, Rodd and Gunn, Reiss, River Island, Sol Angeles, Ted Baker, Threads 4 Thought, Topman, Vans, Vince, and Volcom.
Bombas first started producing colorful and funky socks for men, but has branched out into other product lines including t-shirts. Their nautical stripe crew neck shirt for men is tagless, features extra-soft seams and is made of 100% Pima cotton from Peru and costs $36.
California-based menswear brand Buck Mason maintains an impressive variety of t-shirts. Their field spec cotton rugby crew long sleeve striped shirt for men looks perfect for cool nights and costs $75.
Austin-based menswear emporium Stag Provisions one of the top independent menswear stores in America. They have a stellar online presence as well and stock a variety of striped shirts for men from brands that might include Alex Mill, Armor Lux, Faherty, and Knickerbocker. (Stock varies with the seasons.)
Founded by the son of former J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler, Alex Mill is a great alternative to J. Crew. They offer a range of striped tee shirts, henleys and polos for men, including a standard t-shirt in slub cotton featuring thin navy stripes for $52.
Irvine, CA specialty retailer Tilly’s has a selection of very colorful striped crew neck shirts from brands like Billabong, Brixton, Dark Seas, Huf, Katin, Nike, Obey, Quicksilver, RSQ, Vissla and Volcom at prices that start at around $15.
Nikki Kule founded her eponymous fashion label back in 2001 with a collection for girls. She then debuted Brooks Brothers’ first clothing collection for girls, before returning to expand her own brand to include women’s and men’s lines.
Kule has a particular focus on striped long sleeve and short sleeve t-shirts for men and women, including the cool Archie in candy-stripe red and a pale blue, made in Portugal from 100% cotton for $75.
I’ve been testing out a number of Pact’s sustainably-and-ethically-made basics; Pact’s organic-cotton knit boxers are a new favorite. They also make terrific organic cotton t-shirts and polos and their entire line-up is relatively affordable. Pact is also at the top of my list of ethical and sustainable fashion brands.
My biggest issue with Pact is its relatively sparse inventory, which sees striped t-shirts and polos come and go. Last I checked, I don’t see any striped t-shirts, but you can examine Pact’s organic t-shirts and tops for yourself.
Another sustainable fashion brand, Outerknown, had several nice-looking striped t-shirts for men in past seasons. Their Bayside t-shirt (no longer available last I checked) is made from a hemp and cotton blend that gives it more weight than your usual t-shirt. I love hemp-cotton blend t-shirts, which feel like short sleeve sweaters. (Side note: I have an old hemp-blend striped t-shirt sweater from long-defunct mall staple Structure, which I love and still wear.)I Their Bayside shirt is also tagless (yay).
Portland Dry Goods
I had the chance to visit Portland Dry Goods on summer vacation in 2019, and admired their impressive collection of innovative and heritage menswear brands. In store, they featured a nice selection of brands selling striped shirts including Armor Lux and Billy Reid.
What are some other options for striped shirts for men?
I’m still on the lookout for more options for striped shirts. Where else should I look? Leave your suggestion in the comments or contact me. Thanks for reading.
About JakeJake is an expert on men’s style and fashion based in Washington, DC. He founded Modern Fellows in 2012 to get to know the entrepreneurs and innovative clothing and lifestyle brands helping men dress sharp in the digital age. He has published hundreds of articles on style and apparel, and regularly interviews small business CEOs and startup founders about industry trends. Jake has written about entrepreneurship, international business and fashion for outlets including Business Week, Forbes, Inc., Details Style Syndicate and Primer Magazine.
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