While the origins of the pattern are Scottish those fashionable clans! Many of the options are a larger, true plaid style.
Because the plaid is, by definition, a somewhat intricate design, it immediately gives some lift to the fashion quotient. It just looks good just sitting there. While the origins of the pattern are Scottish those fashionable clans! Some of the shirts are button-down collar. The other collar type is a simple straight collar which, again, because these are short sleeve shirts, the collar is smaller and the straight treatment looks very good. And, even more so, a plaid short sleeve shirt.
This plaid short sleeve shirt for men is from the always on-trend and very popular Carhartt. It is, in fact, a button down collar and the shirt features a front left patch pocket with the prominently displayed Carhartt logo, as well as shoulder pleats to increase ease-of-movement. Shown in dark crimson, the shirt is available in eight different colors.
As an option , the Carhartt Force Ridgefield has quite the skater vibe going. As you might expect from Kenneth Cole Reaction, this plaid shirt for men is a bit on the slim-fit side and is a little tapered. It does feature a rounded bottom hem so it will work very well untucked. This percent cotton shirt is a button down and features a patch pocket on the left front.
The fit is classic meaning good roominess, but not baggy and the hem is slightly rounded, so it is great untucked. For another Wrangler option check out this canvas plaid. Goodthreads is an Amazon brand and, as such, you can count on excellent quality and a great low price. The shirt features a button down collar and a patch pocket on the left front.
For an option in a regular fit — also from an Amazon brand — the Amazon Essentials short sleeve plaid is percent cotton and offered in three different shades of blue. The Tennyson is percent cotton and features one buttonless pocket on the left chest.
The shirt is percent cotton. The summer shirts for men wardrobe would not be complete without a casual short sleeve button down. This style shirt is available in a few larger patterned true plaid styles, like this one.
Not only will you not have much trouble caring for this shirt, it also offers a lotta comfort thanks to the Spandex. Features a small contrasting IZOD logo on the front-left patch pocket. This one is very popular, with a 4. Another option for a short sleeve button down is this percent cotton piece from Tommy Hilfiger. It features tortoise buttons and the discreet RVCA logo on the left-chest patch pocket.
Will look great untucked. Many of the options are a larger, true plaid style. This one is percent cotton and it features the small button-down collar. I particularly like their polo shirts — like this one from PGA Tour — because they always have a great drape the way the shirt hangs when you wear it.
Gets great reviews, with more than reviews and a 4. Another polo to consider, this one from John Varvatos. The horizontal striping is woven into the fabric. I happen to own four of these shirts and they are great. The shirt features the classic just-a-little-bit-longer-in-back hem, as well as the banded sleeves.
A very nice little detail with the Nautica is that they use their signature taping under the two-button placket. It just adds a little splash of contrast and color. A great looking use of color-blocking on a traditional summer shirt for men. But you get the same casual vibe. The main portion of the percent cotton shirt is a sort of faded denim color, while the sleeves, collar banded and placket three button are a teal color. It gets fantastic reviews, with a 4.
If you wanna cop a true short sleeve henley, check out this version from Carhartt , which is extremely popular with more than 2, customer reviews and a 4. As linen shirts go, this is an affordable piece. Shown in blue, the shirt is available in three colors. In this case, Pacific Legend refers to the fact that this was one of the original makers of the classic Hawaiian shirt.
They still make their island products in Honolulu, so this is the real deal. This one features the big hibiscus flowers on a light blue background and the shirt is available in four different colors. The shirt is percent cotton and the buttons are genuine coconut shell. A key to wearing it well is to go ahead and be extra casual.
Inspired by one of our best-selling summer shirts for men—the Havana Shirt—this shirt pairs that traditional design with a remarkably soft knitted blend of Tencel and polyester. Opt for men’s casual dress shirts with handsome features like a spread collar and chest front pockets to make it easy to transition from a day at work to a night on the town. Whether your preference is a solid color or a pattern like stripes or checks, discover the ideal shirts and polos with our variety. The 12 shirts we’ve selected below come in a variety of colors, patterns, and fits, and they’ll keep you comfy when the next heat wave of summer hits.