Italian dress shirts are some of the best in the world. In this article, we're going to focus on 5 specific brands that make exceptional dress shirts. These brands are known for their high quality and meticulous attention to detail. Whether you're dressing up for a funeral or a ball, you can't go wrong with an Italian dress shirt from one of these five brands.

The 5 brands are:

We're going to talk about these brands one by one, with examples of their dress shirts scattered throughout the article. If you want to shop a band, go to their brand page (click the link from the list above) and filter for shirts.

Kiton Luxury Dress Shirts

Kiton is one of the highest quality sartorial brands in the world. They also create a beautiful range of Luxury Dress shirts. The Kiton dress shirt is the perfect example of how a luxurious and well-made Italian dress shirt should look and feel. The fabric is soft, the stitching is impeccable, and the overall fit is excellent. If you're looking for a high-end dress shirt that will make you feel like a million bucks, Kiton is the way to go.

Let's have a look at some examples:

Kiton Navy Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Kiton Navy Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Kiton Orange 100% Cotton Italian Handmade Dress Shirt


Kiton Orange 100% Cotton Italian Handmade Dress Shirt

Kiton Green 100% Cotton Italian Handmade Dress Shirt


Kiton Green 100% Cotton Italian Handmade Dress Shirt

Kiton Red White Patterned 100% Cotton Handmade Dress Shirt

Kiton Red White Patterned 100% Cotton Handmade Dress Shirt

Kiton Pink 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Kiton Pink 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Kiton Orange, Brown, and White 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Kiton Orange, Brown, and White 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Kiton White 100% Linen Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Kiton White 100% Linen Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Luxury Dress Shirts

Cesare Attolini is still much more of a classic style dress shirt, and mainly is known for making fantastic suit shirts. Although they do have some patterns, they're very often classic patterns that are already established.

This is not necessarily a bad thing - and, in fact, sometimes it's best to not change something that isn't broken. Made with the finest available fabrics in the world, these Cesare Attolini dress shirts will slowly change the way you think about classic menswear.

Cesare Attolini Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Cesare Attolini Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini White 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Cesare Attolini White 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini White Texture 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Cesare Attolini White Texture 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Light Blue Celistina 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Cesare Attolini Light Blue Celistina 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Light Blue Patterned Celistina 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Cesare Attolini Light Blue Patterned Celistina 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Red, White, Blue 60% Cotton 40% Linen Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Red, White, Blue 60% Cotton 40% Linen Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Red, White, Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Cesare Attolini Red, White, 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Striped Blue and White 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Cesare Attolini Striped Blue and White 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Pink 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt


Cesare Attolini Pink 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Violet & Light Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Cesare Attolini Violet & Light Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Sartorio Napoli Kiton Luxury Dress Shirts

A much more classic-orientated brand, Sartorio Napoli is another offshoot of Kiton. Unlike their father brand, Sartorio Napoli is yet to branch out into anything other than classic menswear. You won't find any patterns, houndstooth or otherwise, in this collection. Instead, we have two colors, white and light blue.

Using some of the highest quality fabrics in the world, this brand has managed to make a name for itself by making the best damn classic dress shirts that money can buy. They're not cheap, but they're worth every penny.

Sartorio Napoli White 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Sartorio Napoli White 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Sartorio Napoli Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Sartorio Napoli Blue 100% Cotton Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Luxury Dress Shirts

Luigi Borrelli is one of the most popular shirt brands in the world, and for good reason. Their shirts are absolutely stunning, and they come in a wide variety of colors and patterns. If you're looking for a dress shirt that will make you stand out from the crowd, Luigi Borrelli is the way to go.

They use incredible fabrics, and they make shirts that are perfect for every occasion. It was founded in 1957 by Luigi Borrelli senior, and it's been making amazing shirts ever since.

The Neapolitan Shirt has no finer connoisseur than Luigi Borrelli.

Luigi Borrelli White 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Luigi Borrelli White 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Red and blue 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Luigi Borrelli Red and blue striped 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Light Red and White 55% Cotton 45% Linen Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Luigi Borrelli Light Red and White 55% Cotton 45% Linen Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Gray 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Luigi Borrelli Gray 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Green 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Green 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Gray 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Luigi Borrelli Gray 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Navy Blue 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Luigi Borrelli Navy Blue 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Luigi Borrelli Blue, White, Striped Patterned 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt


Luigi Borrelli Blue, White, Striped Patterned 100% Cotton Handmade Italian Dress Shirt

Zilli Luxury French/Italian Dress Shirts

Zilli is a French brand, but they are half Italian. Alain Schimel originally bought the traditional Sartorial workshop of an Italian tailor in Lyon, Teofilo Zilli. Together with his new partner, they launched a newly refurbished style of the leather jacket, and have been innovating in the fashion industry ever since.

They have a beautiful range of silken shirts, but for now we only have the following shirts on our website:

Zilli 100% Cotton White Tuxedo shirt


Zilli 100% Cotton White Tuxedo shirt

Zilli 50% Cotton 50% Silk White Shirt


Zilli 50% Cotton 50% Silk White Shirt

Zilli 100% Cotton Brown Shirt

Zilli 100% Cotton Brown Shirt

Conclusion

There you have it, the five best Italian handmade dress shirt brands in the world. If you're looking for a shirt that will make you look and feel your best, one of these brands is sure to have what you're looking for. Whether you're looking for a classic white shirt or something a little more daring, there's an Italian brand for you.