Why The Shirt Jacket (Shacket) Is Menswear’s Largest Development

Shirt Jacket Overview

A shirt jacket, or ‘shacket’, is precisely what it sounds like-a hybrid between a shirt and a jacket. It’s a thicker material than a shirt however not as cumbersome as a real jacket. This makes for a superb transition piece coming into spring. From a mode perspective, it’s much less dressy than a blazer. So, for those who’re in search of an informal, however nonetheless tailor-made, piece of outerwear, it’s among the best choices on the market.

So, what are some good styling choices?

Outfit 1: Navy Cotton


Since I’m billing this as menswear trending extra informal, let’s begin with a brilliant informal look. Gentle wash denims and a tan crew neck sweater set the tone for a basic ‘blue and brown’ coloration palette, and minimalist white leather-based sneakers give a impartial base.

The navy shirt jacket completes the search for a basic, easy, do-anything form of outfit. Swap out your tech pullover for one among these, and it’s simple to raise even a really informal seem like this.

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Outfit 2: Khaki Cotton


Transferring on to our khaki cotton shirt jacket; it highlights the jacket as an informal different to a blazer. The muse of this look could be very basic with a white OCBD up prime paired with some navy cotton trousers.

You possibly can simply gown this up with a blazer, sure. However the shacket, then again, makes for an off-the-cuff, sportier really feel. The pleated pocket element on the jacket provides a little bit ‘menswear aptitude,’ too.

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Outfit 3: Herringbone Linen


That is the dressiest look of the bunch. Once more, one other means you need to use a shacket as an alternative choice to a blazer to realize a extra informal, sporty really feel. I really like how such a easy change or substitution can have such a dramatic impact.

The muse of the outfit here-the striped shirt and navy chinos-is a easy, simple, and basic combo. The club-style tie provides some preppy really feel and performs rather well off the sportiness of the jacket.

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Outfit 4: Camel Corduroy


Whereas corduroy could also be thought of extra of a ‘fall’ material, the type we use is extra light-weight and ideal for a winter-to-spring transition. From a mode standpoint, the rugged vibe the jacket has works rather well with each the darkish denim and the gingham shirt.

I additionally actually like how the brown tones within the shirt complement the camel coloration of the shirt jacket. For footwear, the sunshine brown leather-based derbies make for 3 completely different browns working collectively.

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Outfit 5: Olive Corduroy

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For the olive model of the corduroy jacket, I attempted to lean into the safari shirt styling particulars and a coloration palette that’s extra, properly, safari-ish. Beneath is a light-weight tan knit polo distinctive for each the robust collar (so it stands up rather well) and the deep, five-button placket.

Whereas white denim is seasonally agnostic, it’s well-suited to spring. The suede boots play into the rugged really feel of the corduroy, and a pair of aviators and my pre-Bond Seamaster full the look.

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We’ve really simply launched all of those within the HSS Store. All of them are in what I’d name a safari fashion. They’ve obtained 4 pleated pockets with a pleasant element stitching across the flaps, a camp collar, and single button cuff. All of our shirt jackets are unlined, in order that they’re an excellent choice for light-weight, spring outerwear.

They’re obtainable in off-the-rack sizing or customized sizing.

Which of those seems did you want greatest?

Thanks for studying.

Stylishly Yours,

Brian Sacawa
He Spoke Type

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