ISTO. has cemented itself as a summer style saviour, with its range of understated and easy-to-wear staples that will form the building blocks of your warm weather wardrobe – think perfect chino shorts, essential linen shirts and timeless Breton tees, all made to stand the test of time and serve you for years to come.
Guided by a philosophy of quality over quantity, the independent Portuguese label is dedicated to minimising its ecological footprint. Working with factories held to the highest social and ethical standards, it uses only organic and natural materials and is completely transparent about its pricing, so you can feel good about your purchase. Scroll on for six summer staples that will see you through the months ahead, and beyond.
Seersucker Camp Collar Shirt
Seersucker is a quintessential summer fabric that's lightweight, breathable and oh-so-versatile. This shirt showcases its relaxed yet elegant nature, making for the perfect holiday piece. The '50s-inspired camp collar will add just the right amount of retro appeal.
You may already have a few pairs of chino shorts on rotation, but we can guarantee this pair from ISTO. will be your new favourite. Crafted from organic cotton and cut to perfection with a slight crop, they'll serve you well at a relaxed barbecue or evening drinks, teamed with a breezy linen shirt and espadrilles.
Breton Long-Sleeve T-Shirt
This striped Breton tee is ISTO.'s take on the classic French mariniére, typically worn by quartermasters and seamen in the French Navy. Crafted from a premium midweight jersey with a straight fit, this striped T-shirt ideal for year-round wear, but will really come into its own as a nautical-inspired summer staple.
You can never go wrong with a linen shirt and ISTO.s version ticks all the boxes. It's lightweight and breezy, with a relaxed fit, buttonless collar, bio-resin buttons and the perfect sleeve length. Team it with swim shorts and sandals for a day at the beach and take it up a notch with boat shoes and tailored trousers in the evening.
What's better than an ordinary T-shirt? A recycled T-shirt, like this one made from a combination of organic cotton and recycled cotton, which comprises manufacturing scraps and deadstock. It reinforces ISTO.'s commitment to maintaining the lowest environmental impact possible, and happens to look great at the same time.