I did some work on location in New Orleans two summers back, and it took me a while to figure out what exactly worked. If I were starting from square one to build a workday wardrobe for heat and humidity, it'd be:
one good cotton...
Originally Posted by MatthewN
I was actually drawn specifically to the three button style; it seems sleeker, somehow. Would you care to elaborate on your preference?
I'm a fan of 3-button too, but...
I say go for it, man. It's still conservative, but less predictable than charcoal or navy. Quite versatile as well -- your pink shirts will look great with it, and you can wear it with either black or (some) brown shoes.
My only comment...
As it happens, I just got my test shirt back from MyTailor.com and wrote about the experience on my site:
(No fit pic because I just washed the damn thing and I'm too lazy to iron...
Originally Posted by kuwisdelu
+1 note that Mr. Craig/Bond's polo has no logo.
This is important. Also helpful:
self-collar, not ribbed like some stretched-out underwear waistband
Lots of options for shirts with that -- light blue and white are great (particularly in summer), also lavender, pink, pale greys, etc. Never wear black shoes with navy, only brown.
As for ties, I don't wear 'em (don't have to), but I'm...