The Rugby Shirt

Transitioning into Fall with a statement collar craze.
Hey Dappers!
Fall is here. THANK GOD.
With mother nature’s ebb and flow this time of year, the closet, most likely the outfits, may suffer from a bad case of bemusement. I know mine is. 
Let’s face it, sporting layers of clothing on a freezing cold morning, only to haul a giant parka halfway through the day seems like A LOT. Let a lone a mid-weight jacket -in my opinion.  
….but let’s digress the jacket situation. On the bright side, you can treat yourself to a nice carry-all (like this one) for an easy throw n’ go. Simple. Stylish. Justified. 

Rugby shirts are making a comeback, and i’m totally here for it. The collegiate-preppy top has now undergone a mainstream profile. It’s giving me #schoolboyvibes and bringing back memories from my uniform days at private school. 
Love it or hate it, it’s here to stay! (but no hard feelings if not your cup of tea)
But seriously though, they look great on eeeeeeeveryone. The classic silhouette is quite boxy, something to appreciate when the waistline (my waistline) equates to an hourglass. Oy.  
Various brands edit their rugby shirts with a slimmer cut, but I literally screamed hallelujah upon scouting this shirt from Target. T-A-R-G-E-T, people!!! The Goodfellow and  Co. collection currently offers great basics for the fall season. Can’t wait to style more pieces from them. 
This particular style is my absolute favorite right now, given its long-sleeve feature for AM layering, but also works well as a standalone when the temperature picks up midday. The white collar gives any outfit a pop of effort. 
In true Ian fashion, I tucked the shirt halfway, as per usual, for a slight sense of quirk. 

*Photos by Megan Wert
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I'm Ian, the writer behind CharlesTucket (a mix between Charleston & Nantucket, two of my favorite places). My hope is to inspire every man to live a wholesome & whimsical life, one quirk at a time.


"Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love." | 1 Corinthians 16:13-14


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