Ventura Light Grey Melange Knit Pique
Don’t worry about shrinkage — we’ll account for that automatically based on fabric choice. You can fine-tune your collar size down to 0.1” or adjust any of the 16 other customizable size parameters when you create a custom size.
Sleeve length is measured from the center back to the edge of the shoulder and down to the end of the cuff. Fine-tune your sleeve length down to 0.1” or adjust any of the 16 other customizable size parameters when you create a custom size.
Slim Fit will be nicely fitted, yet comfortable. Super Slim Fit is for those that prefer a particularly trim fit and are not bothered by slight tightness or limited range of motion. Classic Fit is a more generous, roomy fit that won’t hug the body closely.
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Shirt Style Details
President Spread Collar
Our new and improved version of our most popular collar. We designed this to be a truly premium modern spread collar with timeless proportions.
Long One Button Cuff
A slightly longer version of our one button barrel cuff. Fused. Great for for guys with longer arms.
No Placket, No Pocket
The front of the shirt simply folds back on itself for a cleaner yet less structured look.
Roma Buttons i
A beautiful off-white faux mother-of-pearl button. Made from a high quality plastic resin. Very durable.
A 2” curved front and back shirttail hem with reinforced side seam gussets.
Change any of these shirt details, add a monogram, chest pocket, and more by customizing this shirt.
A stretchy 100% cotton knit piqué with subtle color variation and texture.
This 40s single-ply knit piqué is a beautifully textured take on the timeless polo shirt fabric we all know and love. It has a tiny geometric knit structure that makes it naturally breathable, stretchy, and lightweight yet substantial, with a dry hand that gives it a more casual appeal. A luxe alternative to your sportier polo shirts, it’s extremely versatile and easy to dress up or down. This light grey melange will make a unique yet understated classic addition to your weekend wardrobe.
Recommended Styling: Our Soft Franklin Spread collar and One Button or Two Button Polo front make a great classic long or short sleeve polo shirt, while our President Spread 3 collar, no placket, and Long One Button cuff is a more formal option. Mother of Pearl buttons will blend nicely for a more elevated look.
Color & Pattern
5 / 5 Average rating
Recommended by 100%.
“Great polo/knit shirt material”
ezra in BROOKLYN, NY
James in New York, NY
“great look/feel but requires undershirt”
Tyler in Phoenix, AZ
“Soft and comfortable. Perfect with denim. I have the Ventura in a few colors. One of my favorite casual shirts.”
Jonathan in ROCKVILLE, MD
Ryan in Saint George, UT
“I use the polo material to make formal dress shirts with business collars and french cuffs. It’s the perfect combo for WFH. No one on camera can tell I am not wearing a normal proper dress shirt, even though it’s completely soft and stretchy and comfy as a polo.”
Jay in NEW YORK, NY
How do I get started?
First, welcome to Proper Cloth. We specialize in custom dress shirts, suits, jackets and pants.
The first step would be to create a size using our Smart Size Quiz. We’ll use your answers and data from thousands of satisfied customers to generate custom dress shirt sizes in your account.
To order, you can browse our gallery of curated, pre-styled options and purchase them, made to order in your custom size (and style, just click ‘Customize’ to modify).
You can use our Design-A-Shirt tool to create a custom designed shirt from scratch, selecting the fabric and all style details (collar, pocket, buttons, etc), before applying your custom size! We highly recommend only getting one shirt to start so we can lock down the Perfect Fit (Guaranteed!).
How long does it take to have a custom shirt made?
Standard finish, casual wash, and non-iron shirts generally take 12 to 14 days to produce and deliver. In all cases, the promised delivery date range at checkout should be accurate (if not slightly conservative). Click here to see our typical delivery times based on product.
Orders including shirts with any style of Mother of Pearl buttons must undergo special Fish and Wildlife inspections that may cause delays. For this reason, the expected delivery date range will be extended by an additional 14 days.
Can I change the collar or cuff style? Can I add a pocket? Short sleeves? etc.
As a made-to-measure shirtmaker, we offer a wide variety of style features. Proper Cloth shirts can be styled with any of our 30+ different collar styles, 12 different cuff styles, and one of our 9 different pocket options can absolutely be added.
Just click the 'Customize' button next to any of our pre-designed, photographed shirts to edit the design however you wish!
Short Sleeve shirts can be ordered by specifying as such under the Cuff/Sleeve section of the Design-A-Shirt tool.
Do you make shirts that can be worn untucked?
Absolutely. Taking our Smart Size Quiz will generate an untucked long sleeve and untucked short sleeve size for you automatically (in addition to a traditional, tucked-in long sleeve size).
If you've modified your Smart Size for the perfect tucked-in dress shirt fit, then we recommend decreasing the back length 1.5-2.5" and increasing the midsection 0.5-1.0" to save as your perfect untucked, casual fit.
How do I order a short sleeve shirt?
First, make sure you have a Short Sleeve shirt size. You can update your Smart Size Quiz to automatically generate one, or you can convert one of your custom long sleeve sizes to short sleeve.
From there, you can shop from our gallery of short sleeve shirts, click the Customize Style button to modify any long sleeve shirt, or build a short sleeve shirt from scratch with our Design-A-Shirt tool.
Then under Cuff/Sleeve options, simply select Short Sleeve.
Do you offer rush delivery?
Rush delivery is not available for custom made products. With ready-to-wear and stocked products, we have a little more flexibility.
Our Perfect Fit Guarantee
If you’re not entirely happy with the fit of your custom shirt (or anything else about the shirt) you can return it to us for a complimentary remake in a new size or style. We excel at making remakes quick and hassle-free. If remaking the shirt doesn’t suit you, you can also return the shirt for a full refund.