With Eid around the corner and a family wedding just over a month away, my brothers have begun scouring Joburg’s clothing stores for eye-catching shirts to wear on these special days and since they might be following the current trend of losing the their suit jackets, they will have to find shirts that are both dressy and exclusive enough and that will also set them apart from the rest of the crowd. Once again, the Italian shirt comes up tops…
Roman-born designer, Andrea Palombini’s collezioni of innovative men’s shirts are all this and more. With his focus on fit, tailoring, special detailing and quality materials, Andrea’s collection integrates sophisticated floral and paisley prints on the collar and cuffs against eccentric coloured fabrics to create individual pieces that are a pure pleasure to wear.
I found shirts from the Andrea Palombini Collezioni at the GianMarco men’s clothing store in Joburg’s Morningside Shopping Centre. A brilliant blue and white floral shirt had me promise the saleslady that I would drag my brothers back there