How to Wear a Work Shirt 5 Ways
The shacket's lightweight cousin
When the weather is not exactly consistent, it’s important to have wardrobe workhorses that you can easily layer into an outfit.
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:
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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