Peau De Loup Has the Buttondown of Your Dreams (and You Could Win One!)

A button down is (in my humble opinion) a closet staple. Perfect for an interview, cute on a night out and always impeccable thrown over a tee. But, alas, finding the perfect one is a often a challenge. Too fitted, too loose, too frilly, big in the shoulders or not quite long enough, shopping for shirts can be, at the very least, a trying experience. In comes Peau De Loup, a shirting company founded in Vancouver by two tomboys who struggled to come by a shirt with their ideal fit.

The "Alpha" shirt reflects, not imitates, the classic menswear shirt. Purposefully designed, Peau De Loup uses a closed loop sourcing process to create a button down for the contemporary renegade. In short, it's a damn good shirt, designed for those of us who are tired of tailoring menswear to fit. With a myriad of both classic and eclectic colorways, it’s a shirt for everyone. And yes, in case you were wondering, they’ve got flannel.

"It’s about creating clothing that makes you feel the same on the out...

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Lydia Okello is a feminist, body positive, queer personal style blogger. On her website Style is Style, she showcases her panache for bright colors and power clashing. When she isn't pawing over Samantha Pleet collections on Tumblr, she's dreaming about havin' a kitten of her own one day. You can find her on Twitter, Tumblr and on her personal blog.

Lydia has written 64 articles for us.