This Summer, The Bowling Shirt Is Making a Comeback

The bowling shirt has been priming for a comeback. For years, the humble style has felt as stale as the old cigarettes-and-beer scent of a dusty bowling alley, evoking at best the cast of The Big Lebowski and, at worst, Charlie Sheen in Two and a Half Men. 

But the spring and summer of 2022 may see it once again covering backs, even if a bowling pin is nowhere to be seen. It’s been taken up by labels as diverse as Engineered Garments, whose interpretation sports a characteristic abundance of pockets, Barena, which keeps things classic in a muted awning stripe, and Wales Bonner, which found inspiration in the nightlife of 1970s Burkina Faso to fashion its floral-print model. Read more at Robb Report.