Our Top 13 Picks For This Summer’s Best Linen Shirt

Seeing that it’s already October and the temperature has hit a cool 23 degrees (in Sydney, at least), Aussie blokes are now dusting off their trusty linen shirts, or if they’re a newcomer, they’re on the hunt for the perfect staple to wear this summer.

If 90% of Aussie males are about to don these breezy beauty’s, it’s worth casting your net a little wider to make sure you don’t rock up to a Sunday session on the Hamptons wearing the same kit as old mate across the deck.

For the love of linen, we’ve carefully curated an array of shirts to suit every budget and every buyer. Take your pick!

Premium Linen Long Sleeve Shirt – Uniqlo

Price: $49.90

For: The guy who needs one in every colour.

Alex Shirt – Jac + Jack

Price: $220

For: The minimalist.

Grandad Collar Striped Linen Shirt – Oliver Spencer

Price: AU$240

For: The bloke with the biceps to match.

Tropical Print Linen Shirt – Tommy Hilfiger

Price: AU$149

For: The guy who can’t part with his Hawaiian shirt but wants to dabble in linen.

Ridley Linen Shirt – Orlebar Brown

Price: AU$330

For: The wasp who still thinks he’s in Mykonos.

Check Linen Shirt – Polo Ralph Lauren

Price: AU$265 

For: The lad who wants to keep cool but also needs to sharpen up for Christmas lunch with the inlaws.

The Thorne Linen Shirt – Industrie

Price: AU$79.95

For: Your go-to beach linen (and the shirt your girlfriend buys you).

Casual Linen Shirt – Assembly Label

Price: AU$90

For: The guy who only drinks craft beer.

Slim Albini – J.Crew

Price: AU$110

For: The fella who just can’t resist a floral shirt, but has grown up from Hawaiian shirts.

Smithson Linen Shirt – Saba

Price: AU$169

For: The serial dater.

Chocolate Brown Linen Shirt – 100 Hands

Price: AU$510

For: The menswear guy.

Slubbed-linen poplin shirt – Frescobol Carioca

Price: AU$301

For: The “it’s salmon, not pink” lad.

Grandad Collar Striped Linen Shirt – Brunello Cucinelli

Price: AU$794

For: The most subtle of flexs.

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