In terms of satisfying summer style, there’s a fulfilling feeling behind rediscovering out-of-office favourites, ready to be folded with finesse inside a suitcase. A summer staple promises imagination, escape and fantasy within its seams, even if your holiday plans are a little more local than usual.
Considering a breezy new style to add to your out-of-office arsenal? May we present Matchesfashion.com’s exclusive Charvet summer shirting capsule, a men’s and women’s offering of sophisticated yet insouciant summer-ready styles, suited both to a sleek city lunch or as a beachside cover up, from stand-collar shirts and shirtdresses in striped cotton poplin and tactile linen, to belted linen robes.
Summer shirting with an artisanal intention
Matchesfashion.com and Charvet's shirting capsule ensures you’re packing a piece of history into your carry-on. The heritage label was founded in Paris in 1838, when its founder opened the world’s first shirt shop. Each of Charvet's pieces is made by an expert artisan over 30 days, using the maison’s bespoke fabrics and highest level of attention to detail. Notes to those with a soft spot for tailoring: a Charvet shirt displays twin-row stitching, collar seams exactly 4mm from the edge, and entirely symmetrical yokes and plackets.
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There’s a host of tones to select from when picking your latest summer piece, whether you favour pared-back colours associated with classic tailoring, like sky blue and pistachio green, or zestier, mouthwatering sorbet hues, like lemon, orange and light pink. We're sure a host of Charvet obsessives would approve, from John F Kennedy and Yves Saint Laurent to Sofia Coppola.
Fantasising about sporting a summer shirting style as you stroll through dusk-lit city streets for a cocktail, lounge on a beachside deckchair, or aim for sartorial heights while sunbathing on your roof terrace? Luckily, a Charvet piece doesn't draw attention for one season, it effuses elegance for a lifetime.
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