Traditionally worn as workwear by farmers and cowboys, the humble flannel shirt rose to fashionable heights in the late 1980s and early ‘90s with the Indie music movement. Donned by heavyweights such as Pearl Jam and Nirvana it is little wonder that the flannel shirt became synonymous with grunge. With flannel on the up again we’re here to show you that there’s more ways to wear a flannel shirt than à la Kurt Cobain. Check out the below inspiration on how to wear a flannel shirt this season…
Wear it loose over a tee and jeans for a relaxed look, finishing it with a pair of skate shoes. Be bold with patterns and colours to really embrace the thrown together and eclectic look of the grunge era.
Blue Flannel Llama Shirt £32
Button up for smarter style. Team with jeans for a nod to the flannel shirt’s workwear heritage, opting for slim or straight jeans for a contemporary silhouette.
Green Tartan Flannel Oversize Shirt £34
If bold plaids aren’t your thing then opt for darker shades of flannel. Team with black jeans and heavy shoes for a smart casual look that carries contemporary flair.
Flannel shirts can easily be dressed up for the office. Button up and wear with chinos and under a plain jumper for a preppy feel. Team with a wool suit for a great twist on the classic suited and booted look.