Nothing beats the comfort of a good ole flannel. Like the same camping spot that you book every year, or your weekly jaunt on the local trail. It reminds you of home. We design our flannels with the comfort of home in mind. Because what good is an adventure in a flannel you don’t love? So pack your favorite men’s flannel shirt and hit the road.
Adding a Men’s Flannel Shirt to Your Wardrobe
Every needs a reliable flannel, one that you can throw on to head out to the field or the office. We go for casual style, so we outfit it with jeans and boots. But your shirt, your call. Easily dress them up or down, no rules on how to wear it. Pair it with a blazer and a leather briefcase for a day of business meetings, or throw on a leather jacket for the true rugged gentleman look. No matter how you wear it, you’ll feel confident and comfortable in one of our men’s flannel shirts.
Extra Styling Tips for Men’s Flannel Shirts
Wearing men’s flannel shirts is a look on its own, but what else can you do to upgrade the style? Back in the day, a man would roll up his shirt sleeves to kick back after a long day, or to do manual labor, or to get ready to fight, or to just cool off. Today, the same reasons can apply, but more often, sleeve-rolling has become a style statement. Learn more about perfecting your sleeve rolling skills so you always look your best.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is buffalo plaid?
Buffalo plaid is a broad checkered plaid pattern usually composed of two colors like red and black.
2. Why are most flannel shirts plaid?
Most flannel shirts are plaid because many Welsh and Scottish farmers originally wore flannel shirts to keep them warm. The tartan pattern that they wore on the apparel is a well-known part of those cultures that later evolved into plaid when American and British manufacturers began to replicate these traditional looks.
3. Why is buffalo plaid so popular?
Buffalo plaid is so popular because everyone loves it—lumberjacks, cowboys, and Canadian farmers alike. It is a beautiful pattern that makes it versatile to wear in cold weather and outdoor conditions.
4. What are Buffalo Jackson's flannel shirts made out of?
Buffalo Jackson’s flannel shirts are made out of durable wool or cotton.
5. What colored flannel shirts does Buffalo Jackson offer?
Buffalo Jackson offers a variety of different flannel colors including red, green, white, yellow, blue, brown, and black. They also offer a multitude of other flannel color combinations.
6. Are flannel and plaid the same?
Nope. Flannel and plaid are not the same. Although flannel and plaid often go together, flannel is a fabric; plaid is a pattern. Plaid can appear in any number of fabrics and colors, and flannel can come in a variety of patterns (although, unless you’re looking at flannel sheets or pajamas, plaid is by far the most common pattern on flannel).
7. Can I wear my flannel shirt in seasons other than fall and winter?
Absolutely! While flannels are known for their warmth, the breathable material makes them suitable for cool spring evenings and summer nights around the campfire as well.
8. How should men’s flannel shirts fit?
A good flannel should offer a comfortable fit that's not too tight or too loose. It should provide enough room for movement without being baggy, ensuring a flattering, rugged appearance.
9. How do I prevent my flannel shirt from pilling?
Pilling often occurs due to friction during wear and washing. To prevent this, wash your flannel shirts inside out on a gentle cycle, and avoid washing them with heavy items that can cause friction.
10. Can I iron my flannel shirt?
While it’s safe to iron flannel, use a low to medium setting to prevent damaging the fibers. And always iron inside out to protect the outer appearance.
11. How do I pair flannels with other clothes?
Flannels are versatile! Pair them with jeans or chinos, layer over t-shirts or under jackets, and complement with sturdy boots or casual shoes for an easy outfit.
12. What is the lifespan of a Buffalo Jackson flannel shirt?
With proper care, our flannels can last for many years, providing enduring style and comfort. Their longevity is enhanced by quality craftsmanship and durable materials, celebrating a life well-lived.
13. Do Buffalo Jackson flannels run true to size?
Our flannels are designed for a true fit. Consult our sizing chart for accurate measurements to ensure the perfect fit that accommodates your style and comfort preferences.
14. What makes flannel shirts ideal for outdoor activities?
Flannel shirts are perfect for the outdoors due to their warmth and breathability. The soft woven fabric provides insulation while allowing air circulation, making them ideal for hiking, camping, or just enjoying a day in nature.
15. Can men's flannel shirts be dressed up for formal occasions?
You bet! Men's flannel shirts are for more than just casual wear. Pair them with the right trousers and shoes, and you can absolutely dress them up for more formal occasions. Their versatility makes them a staple in any wardrobe.
16. How do I store my flannel shirts during the off-season?
To store your flannel shirt, first, ensure it's clean and completely dry. Fold it neatly and keep it in a cool, dry place. If you're concerned about moths, consider using cedar blocks or mothballs to protect the fabric.
17. What's the best way to layer with men's flannel shirts?
Layering with flannel shirts is easy and stylish. For cooler weather, layer your flannel shirt over a t-shirt or henley, and add a jacket or coat on top for extra warmth. Flannel also pairs well with vests and sweaters for a comfortable, rugged look.
18. Are Buffalo Jackson's flannel shirts pre-shrunk?
Yes, our flannel shirts are pre-washed and pre-shrunk to maintain their size and shape. This process also enhances the softness and comfort of the fabric right from the first wear.
19. How often should I wash my flannel shirt?
Wash your flannel shirt as needed, but not too frequently. Overwashing can cause the fabric to wear out faster. Washing after every few wears is usually sufficient, depending on your activity level and exposure to dirt or odors.
Remember, each men’s flannel shirt from Buffalo Jackson tells a story — not just of its own history, but of the adventures you'll have while wearing it. Care for it well, and it’ll be a reliable, stylish companion for years to come.