If the pinnacle of a craftsperson’s work is doing one thing incredibly well, the partnership between Japan’s denim experts OMNIGOD and NYC menswear label Alex Mill is a true success. Composed of three shirt styles in four colorways and one shawl-collar sweater ($320), the capsule collection reveals itself as a clear choice for those who seek both utility and effortless style in their sartorial choices. OMNIGOD’s penchant for detail-driven production and uncompromising quality of material means the fabric is soft and sure to improve with wear and tear. Mother of Pearl buttons add just enough elegance to the work shirt and spread-collar shirt ($220-$255). Selvage detailing on the placket, cuff placket and side gusset add a hit of color and a nod to the fabric’s roots. All shirts are made on vintage looms in OMNIGOD’s factory in the Kojima District of Okayama, the heart of Japan’s textile industry. At once easy and timeless while stylish and sophisticated, the understated shirts make workwear worth keeping around.
Image courtesy of Alex Mill and OMNIGOD