Original material: Lucy Nagle switches from cashmere to the t-shirt

Original material: Lucy Nagle switches from cashmere to the t-shirt View Gallery
The Vee tee in light green, €60

Irish designer Lucy Nagle is noted for her cashmere sweaters and accessories. Now she’s focusing on something much simpler: the t-shirt

A t-shirt is a tricky thing to get right. Find your match and wear with abandon; with a suit, a pair of jeans, even to bed. It’s an important, hard-working element of any wardrobe, yet one we tend to buy with scant consideration to fit, form and quality. Our t-shirts are overworn, over-washed, and unflattering. They cling where they shouldn’t; v-necks dive too deep; colours fade too soon. And whatever about the ten euro t-shirt that saw you through your twenties, the passing years demand a more sophisticated approach to even that most casual of items: the humble tee.

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