The plaid shirt is a style staple and the perfect piece of attire for the colder autumn and winter months and a well chosen one will make for the ideal gift for any lucky chap over the next couple of months. You can see some of the greatest out there with our list of 5 of the best men’s plaid shirts below:
San Francisco based men’s apparel pedlars, Taylor Stitch, are one of the best in the business when it comes to outdoor and adventure ready apparel and they’re particular adept in the plaid shirt department as this superb looking Taylor Stitch Crater Shirt admirably illustrates. Made from 9-oz. 100% brushed cotton twill flannel, which has been custom developed for Taylor Stitch, it is both supremely comfortable and fantastically robust.
Colorado is one of the US’ most magical states with outdoor adventures aplenty to be had and that’s why one of their best adventure apparel brands, Topo Designs, know a thing or two about making awesome plaid shirts. This Field Shirt from Topo Designs is made from soft twill 100% organic cotton with brushed interior and is a classic military/workwear style shirt with a custom Topo Designs plaid.
Another shirt that any chap would be lucky to receive is this wonderfully crafted and effortlessly cool Ridge Shirt from another American lifestyle brand in the form of Iron & Resin. The Ridge Shirt is perfectly suited to both wilderness and the metropolis surrounds and it is a 6.3oz yarn dye brushed plaid flannel shirt ideal to be worn as a middleweight layer that will keep the elements at bay on any autumn or winter adventure.
A real specialist in the world of shirtmaking, Gitman Vintage, are a stand out supplier of plaid shirts and this Black Plaid Mammoth Shirt is going to tick all the right boxes with any chequered apparel loving chap out there. This eye-catching offering from a US shirt making icon has a classic button down collar and is an incredibly soft double-brushed, medium weight flannel in a black and red plaid with yellow highlights that is heathered for a unique aesthetic.
Tangible quality abounds with the wonderful selection of plaid shirts from Alex Mill and any man will count themselves lucky to have one of these cracking shirts in their wardrobe rotation this autumn and winter. It is this Alex Mill Green Brushed Plaid Flannel Shirt that has caught our eye at The Gent’s Gift Guide and it is made from 100% cotton with Corozo buttons.
Leo is the creator of The Gent's Gift guide and takes inspiration from many a terrible gift both given and received over the years.