Late Middle Ages, Renaissance and the Elizabethan era – men of all social classes wore shirts like this black shirt with lacing, and they were fashionable for centuries. They were popular for a number of reasons, but comfortable cut and practicality both played important roles. Billowing sleeves gather into snug cuffs, a long neckline bound by contrasting lacing – and this cotton shirt is long enough to be worn over hose, breeches or trousers. Add a shiny cloth sash or leather belt to accent this black shirt with lacing just like they did in the old days. A refined detail of our black shirt with lacing: the extravagant, double-laced cuffs.