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Linen shirts in the fall/winter?

sadkfjaskfaj

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I adore linen and how breathable and wrinkly it is.
I’m thinking about getting a pale pink shirt made (button down collar). My mind says get an Oxford since I’ll be able to wear it all year round but my heart says get linen because I love linen and fuck it if no one wears it in the winter I’ll wear it in the winter anyway.
Asking cuz I’ve never seen anyone wear linen shirts in the fall/winter. Don’t know if it’ll look weird. What do you guys think?
I live in HK (at the coldest in winter it’s 12-15 Celsius, so suit and light overcoat). Work in an office which is white/blue shirt and suit/trousers no tie Mon-Thurs, oxfords and linens (and sometimes polos) on Friday. Pink shirt will be worn on fridays only and on weekends.
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Phileas Fogg

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If you want to wear it, then wear it. If you’re concerned that it’s too much, then get a linen/cotton blend.
 

Bromley

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Most of my shirts are made from fairly heavy linen (Spence Bryson "Quintin"), and I wear them year-round. Since heavy linen doesn't wrinkle as much as lightweight linen, I don't think my shirts don't look specifically "summery". I also prefer heavy cloths for sport coats, so it's nice to have cool-wearing shirts regardless of the season. I find I can comfortably wear 21oz. tweed indoors if I'm wearing a linen shirt.
 

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I do that especially when I know I'm going to be sweating inside.

People tend to crank the heat up too high inside for winter.
 

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