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Mr. Start Shirts

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Mr. Start Shirts


Over the years, we have worked hard to perfect our fits and put our contemporary signature on a traditional shirt.

We have worked closely with our loyal customers to create a faultless shirt, sourcing only the finest fabrics from the finest mills in Italy.

Our clients come back season after season to replenish their wardrobe with their favourite staple, or update it with one of our new, seasonal fabrics.

Read more to find out which one is right for you, and how style guru Philip Start thinks you should wear it.


The Mr. Start Fits


We have a slim fit and a casual fit. The design features are what differentiates them from each other.


The Slim fit

This style has been so popular, we created this in four versions, what differentiates them is the change in cuff, collar and placket. But the fit through the body always stays the same.


The Ritz shirt is our most formal shirt, it has the stiffest collar with top stitching detail, a mitred cuff to give your shirt a stylish edge, and a sharp, topstitched placket.


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Philip says wear with a Mr. Start silk tie for a formal event.


The Drake is a more versatile option than the Ritz. It does every occasion, casual, formal, or somewhere in between. The Drake shirt features a bluff collar with no topstitching, a rounded cuff and a French placket with minimal detail.


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Wear with your suit, or for a less formal occasion, remove the collar stiffeners for a softer, more contemporary look. Can also be worn buttoned up with no tie, for a cool, current look.


The Zetter has a rounded collar with edge stitching, a french front placket and rounded cuffs. A modern take on a classic shirt.


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Wear with a slim tie for a contemporary look, perfect in Shoreditch.



The bower is our simplest shirt that suits every occasion, it has the smallest collar with fine edge stitching, a straight cuff and french front placket.


Philip says wear with a bold suit to soften the look


The Truman shirt is a more casual shirt, whilst still having a slimming silohette, it has no darts in the back meaning it is roomier than the above slim fits. The Truman shirt has a great range of fabrics introduced season on season and never fails to impress our clients.

Philip says wear with a tshirt underneath and the shirt worn open for a more casual look or wear with a tie to create an interesting contrast with our fun, seasonal fabrics


The Curtain features a button down collar. Made in a beautifully lightly textures woven two fold cotton, this shirt never disappoints. A natural fit with a box pleat at the back means it can we worn formally and casually, with comfort in mind at all times.


Philip says wear with anything – it works with any outfit!



Made to measure Shirts

Our made to measure shirt service is an option we have for those that prefer something made especially for them, we work closely with the client to create their personal fit, carefully choosing the cloth and details from our vast range of beautiful, quality fabrics.

We also offer a monogramming service, perhaps to mark a special occasion!


Once we perfect the fit, season on season, our clients pick a few materials and we create make their new shirts, giving them a personal, capsule wardrobe.


Shirt Tailoring

We also offer an in-store tailoring service with our shirts, if a client prefers them cut a little shorter or the cuffs need shortening, it is easily taken care of.


Did you know? All shirts were named after luxury hotels in London, representing their high-end quality style and fit.



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