The fitted button-up. Commonwealth Proper helped usher in a new era of bespoke suiting for Philadelphia gents. Now the company is expanding into the ready-to-wear realm with smart checked shirts. These "Made in the City of Philadelphia" shirts are perfect for the guy who loves cowl-necked cardigans and Army-style blazers or basic jackets. Guys, layering is your friend this new year. To buy: $125, www.commonwealthproper.com; 267-319-1741.

- Elizabeth Wellington