How To Wear Chambray Shirts

How To Wear Chambray Shirts

Chambray first originated in Cambrai, France around 1595, hence its name. This fabric has been traditionally used to make men’s work shirts. Who knew? The phrase “blue-collar working shirt” is actually derived from the blue chambray shirts that most uniformed working class laborers wore back in the days. We are dealing with one classic item right here!

The iconic nature of a chambray shirt was then proliferated by Hollywood. Stars like Marlon Brando, James Dean and Steve McQueen manifested the masculine edge of this garment, making it a wardrobe staple for any man.

So how to wear a chambray shirt as a female then? Well, the key is to play with its relaxed, masculine look and mix it with contrasting feminine elements. These can be elegant full skirts, bright colors or delicate lace material.

You can see all three options in 3 Ways To Wear A Chambray Shirt, but of course there are many many more! It is indeed an classic essential to draw upon time and time again. Just timeless.

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