10 Designer Bowling Shirts That Are Right Up Your Alley For Summer 2019
1/10 Oversized Camp-Collar Printed Voile Shirt by Valentino
Valentino takes animal print to the next level by covering its shirts in the fiercest images. Instead of familiar black and orange tiger stripes, Pierpaolo Piccioli has put a streak of psychedelic neon-colored tigers on his bowling shirt and we can’t get enough. Tone it down with a pair of casual trousers, like these ones by Gucci and a neutral Valentino sneaker.
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2/10 Baroque Jacquard Bowling Shirt by Gucci
Gucci reimagines the classic bowling shirt by using viscose jacquard as a primary material, turning the seemingly pedestrian trend into one with a true sense of luxury. The fusion of precious fabrics with uncharacteristic bandana-inspired shapes gives a hint of '90s elegance, while sporty elements on the sleeves line the shirt with signature Gucci flair.
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3/10 Poppy Print Poplin Shirt by Prada
Prada made a statement during its Fall 2019 Men’s show with Frankenstein-inspired prints and gave us all the spook and camp that we never knew we needed. These bowling shirts are our latest obsession, and they're guaranteed to make your next beach trip or casual brunch 10 times more entertaining.
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4/10 Oversized Camp-Collar Printed Satin Shirt by Balenciaga
Satin is big this season, and so is Balenciaga. The iconic brand that married streetwear and luxury came up with these oversized bowling shirts in magazine headline-inspired prints, and we are all for it. Complete the look with a pair of dramatic Leather Wyatt Harness Boots from Saint Laurent and these Calvin Klein skinny jeans.
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5/10 Dior And Sorayama Print Cotton Shirt by Christian Dior
Kim Jones, the creative director of Dior Homme, is known not only for revolutionising menswear, but also for his fascination with Japanese artist Hajime Sorayama. Yet another collaboration between the two visionaries brings us this beachy azure masterpiece. A tailored cotton shirt with dreamy prints and deep colours will charm even the most hardened fashion cynics. Styling this beautiful piece with tailored L’Homme Rouge shorts or this white Tom Ford blazer will make for a smart, laid back summer look that's perfect for your next holiday.
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6/10 Gioelleria Jetés Silk Short Sleeve Shirt by Versace
What's a summer shirt without Versace? This vibrant shirt in a signature baroque print is a particularly a good fit for a champagne brunch or a yacht party with friends, especially when styled with these Brunello Cucinelli Taped Cotton-Blend Twill Trousers and Alexander McQueen Exaggerated-Sole Leather Sneakers.
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7/10 Short-Sleeved Shirt in Cotton Gauze by Emporio Armani
For the more conservative gentlemen out there, Emporio Armani offers its elegant take on the bowling shirts trend. This sheer cotton shirt in deep navy is a truly versatile piece that will be your friend in the office or in a country club. The light gauzy fabric will ensure you look fresh and youthful yet clean and unrestrained. Combine it with these timeless Fendi aviators to go with those shiny new golf clubs.
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8/10 Andy Slim-Fit Short Sleeves Printed Cotton Shirt by Berluti
All the brands are singing the blues on the runway, and what better way to wear them than as a splash of paint on a cotton short-sleeve shirt. Styling this lovely Berluti number with Wide Leg Tailored Trousers from Haider Ackerman and a silver wallet chain by Balenciaga will make for a perfect appearance at the ongoing UCCA Beijing Picasso exhibition and other coveted art events.
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9/10 Hawaiian Shirt by Louis Vuitton
This season, Louis Vuitton offers its own perspective on the known and loved Hawaiian shirt. Decorating it with dice doesn't seem very intuitive at first, however, it works beautifully on sapphire blue silk. Combine this piece with Officine Generale Trousers, and throw in a pair of those Givenchy Urban Knots currently topping the charts for an effortless yet chic cocktail look.
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10/10 Tropical-Print Bowling Shirt by Polo Ralph Lauren
For this tropical bowling shirt, Polo Ralph Lauren dives into the beloved Hawaiian coast for inspiration. Depicting familiar tropical imagery like palm trees and sailing boats, the cyan palette transports us to the beaches of America's 50th state, while the crisp woven fabric gives the shirt a novelty feel. Available at mrporter.com
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