Lord Geoffrey's Fine Shift
Add the quality of poetic license to your Renaissance garb with M'Lord Geoffrey's 13th-18th C. European Gentleman's Shift (Shirt). This fine shirt is ideal for the noble, the gentryman, the artisan, or the merchant! The smooth and fitted shape of this shirt make it perfect for wearing under doublets. The cuffed sleeves are VERY full for freedom of movement and are laced together through button holes with hand-made ties tipped with etched gold aguillettes, adding that necessary touch of elegance to any noble's ensemble. The full collar features a stand designed for the proper fit over the neckline of your doublet...no more 'lost' collars being pulled into your doublet! A single silver or gold (your choice) button closes the collar.
Aside from its head turning quality, the shirt is comfortable to wear, extremely durable, and will be the ideal fit for your Renaissance Man persona. All hems are turned and finished for strength and longevity. The sleeves measure about 30” around and is shirt length. Lace can be added to the collar and the wrist in place of pleating, just e-mail us for prices.
No noble would be caught dead without accessories, and our Lord Geoffrey has just the thing! Try our exclusively designed Jabot to add that classic stamp of nobility to your Lord Geoffrey shift! The Jabot is hand-crafted to fit snugly and easily around the collar stand and rests proudly over the chest of your shift or your doublet (see photos). The Jabot is made of the exact material you select for your shirt, ensuring authenticity. Once you don this fine shirt and Jabot you will agree, M'Lord Geoffrey draws breathtaking glances wherever he travels!
This shirt is available in a variety of materials including a polished cotton/poly blend, 100% Egyptian cotton (high thread count), fine (bridal weight) satin, or linen. After purchase, you will be sent an email allowing you to choose the color of your collar button and provide the measurements we need to complete your shirt. Since this is a more fitted shirt, accurate measurements are very important.
NOTE: The standard shirt does not come with the Jabot but can easily be purchased. Just click on BOTH "Add to Cart" buttons for the shirt AND the Jabot beneath it! May you enjoy your new nobleman's shift for years to come!