The classic shirt is impervious to the winds of change in fashion. Comfortable and versatile, it is a byword for cool, effortless style – see Peter Lindbergh’s iconic 1988 image of six supermodels in nothing but unbuttoned shirts, or style icons Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy and Fran Lebowitz for endless white-shirt inspiration.

This season has seen numerous updates on the button-up. Notable iterations include The Deck’s minimalist stand-collar version with contrast marcella cloth bib made in collaboration with renowned shirtmakers Turnbull & Asser and Charvet’s classic cotton-poplin style with a blue stripe. Whether you prefer yours starched or artfully wrinkled, here is our edit of the season’s best…

Charvet cotton-poplin stand-collar shirt, £415,

Officine Generale cotton-poplin Amelia shirt, £215,

The Deck x Turnbull & Asser cotton Minimalist shirt, £395

Bite Studios crinkled organic cotton Boyfriend Shirt, $418,

Raey oversized cotton-mix, dropped-shoulder shirt, £345,

Asceno oversized organic-linen Milan Oat shirt, £205

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