Posts Tagged ‘v-neck


One Guy Recommends: The Undershirt

Continuing on the theme of my post about Sea Island cotton shirts, it’s summer and it’s HOT.  I’m not all that sweaty a guy, but when you’re walking around downtown in blazing heat with a suit jacket on, it doesn’t matter: you’re getting sweaty.  The telltale sign is of course the infamous “pit stain”, harbinger of the creepy dude at the office.  If there’s one thing you do not want to be, it’s the creepy dude at the office.

The best way I’ve found of preventing this is wearing an undershirt.  I go with regular white or grey t-shirts, either crew neck or v-neck depending on whether I’m wearing a tie.  The two that I’ve found to be the absolute best bang for your buck in the undershirt world are those made by Hanes (available at any Walmart or pretty much any other down-market retailer) and those by Joe Fresh at Loblaws/Superstore.  Not only are they absurdly cheap, so you can really stock your closet with them, but they’re soft enough that they’ll soon be one of your favourite things to lounge around the house in (ladies, somewhat surprisingly, have reported that this can be a sexy look as well – further food for thought).  Continue reading ‘One Guy Recommends: The Undershirt’


One Guy’s Daily Tip: Wear Henleys

There are two types of casual shirts that immediately come to mind.  First, there is the t-shirt, the most casual of casual shirts, but one that indispensably comfortable over the summer months.  You can’t go wrong sitting on a deck and drinking a beer in your t-shirt.  The second shirt that comes to mind is the polo shirt.  The polo shirt is on the other side of the casual spectrum, being one of the least casual of casual shirts.  Shirts with collars tend to be deemed more formal than shirts without collars, hence this characterization.  T he middle ground between the two?  The henley.  (More after the jump)

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