The classic checked shirt. What else?
Nothing says timeless class and easy elegance like a good checked shirt. Here’s ours: a firm favourite you can wear on top of smart trousers
, chinos, or even a pair of shorts
version will work best!).
There’s a lot of history behind that checked fabric
Like tartan, its sister fabric, checks have their roots far back in Celtic weaving traditions, but it took the 1850’s Wild West culture to make it the classic it is today. Cowboys flocked to the original red and black checked “Buffalo” shirt, and it’s been a staple of men’s wardrobes ever since. And while it may go out of fashion from time to time, it’s never far from the limelight – just take a look at any men’s fashion show or dressing room today.
You’ve chosen check, now choose your colours and fabrics
Winter demands long sleeves and warm, soft fabrics, like our signature flannel model. Try a fleece over-shirt too, worn open over a t-shirt
or a thin sweater
, to keep you warm in style. When the sun comes back around though, you’ll be able to enjoy our range of excellent short-sleeve shirts. These are generally made from cotton and are perfect from spring right through autumn, so choose from a tailored or straight fit, patch pockets or no pockets, any colour and any type of checked pattern. Try primary reds and blues, a Scots themed brown and green model for the cooler seasons, or something lighter and brighter for the holidays. Make a statement with our chunky black and white check, or stay a little more discreet with the tighter Vichy plaid – it’s up to you! Here, you’ll find a wide range of models and colours for all seasons, including plus-sized shirts, so take a look and find the perfect one for you.