How to Wear a Work Shirt 5 Ways
The shacket's lightweight cousin
March is over, guys! That means it’s really, truly, finally Spring. A surprise snowstorm in late March is annoying but not completely unexpected…April, though, April is consistent. Or at least, consistently 50° to 70°, with rain, blue skies or a little bit of both. With that kind of forecast, versatile layers are a key component for any wardrobe.
Enter, the work shirt.
What is a men’s work shirt?
Designed for manual labor, workwear is made of a thicker material, meant to be more durable than that of your average button up. Its weight makes it a versatile layer for the change of season.
A close cousin of the shacket, a work shirt is nevertheless a little lighter and usually unlined.
Below, five outfit ideas on how to wear a work shirt this spring:
A work shirt is the perfect over-or-under layer for erratic spring weather.
Wear it well: Layer your work shirt over a (pink!) sweater and trousers to hit the bar for happy hour.
Wear it well: Go shirt-on-shirt for your next casual date night.
Wear it well: Wear your over shirt as a shirt itself, keeping it buttoned all the way (or almost all the way) up. If that’s a little uncomfortable, layer a thin tee underneath for extra comfort.
Wear it well: Wear your work shirt as an internal layer under a crewneck sweatshirt in a color like bluebird blue that really pops against the army green.
Wear it well: A work shirt adds some structure to a casual tee and cozy pants-look.
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