Your flight landed mere hours ago. Your Uber driver changed your pick-up point three, maybe even four times. The hotel had an issue with your reservation, and there’s not even an ironing board in your room. Now, with only 20 minutes before your meeting starts, you’ve got to make a choice between washing, eating and looking presentable.
It’s an impossible choice — but one we’ve all had to contend with. Thankfully, Royal Warrant shirtmakers Turnbull & Asser have rolled up their sharply-cut sleeves and devised a solution to this jet-setting problem.
"Turnbull & Asser have rolled up their sharply-cut sleeves and devised a solution to this jet-setting problem..."
The brand’s new Journey Shirt was specifically designed with the globe-trotting modern gent in mind. And, to further up the practicality credentials of the collection, legendary fabric mill Thomas Mason was brought on board to devise a garment to stand the test of travel.
What's so good about the shirts?
If you’ve been stung by shirts promising to be non-iron in the past, we can understand your scepticism. But don’t raise your eyebrow again just yet.
The new Journey range is made from 100 per cent cotton, which means that even if you pull your shirt from the depths of your deepest suitcase, it’ll be ready-to-wear within seconds. It’s an option you should consider taking, as we know how difficult keeping presentable on the move can be.
The shirts are afforded this edge because of an innovative treatment that happens at the yarn stage — which makes the fibres bright and parallel to ensure your shirt stays neat throughout its entire lifespan.
Which of the collection is right for you?
With a range of 11, the choices are almost as numerous as your possible business trip destinations. But, be you jetting off to Tokyo or Tel Aviv, there’s a shirt in the collection that’s likely to do the job.
The Linen Journey shirt is the perfect option for business meetings in warmer climes, and the Oxford — available in blue, white or lilac — offers something a little thicker for your winter travels.
Turnbull & Asser Journey Shirt collection
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