The boxy, slightly-oversized bowling shirt has traversed the global style spectrum from bad US tourist mainstay, to dadcore-by-way-of-Prada, to veritable wardrobe staple of the fashion week FROW.
As pieces from SS22 collections continue to percolate online, there's really no lack of options for short-sleeve bowling shirts that will match most style preferences. Below, we've rounded up 10 of the best bowling shirts for 2022 sourced from the pages of Luisaviaroma.
From bold print editions by MSGM, Charles Jeffrey Loverboy, and AMBUSH through to neutral hits from Frescobol Carioca or Nanushka, there's a shirt for every tactic. Whether you're lining up a loud-and-proud summer wardrobe or keeping it all toned down, keep scrolling for button-down heaven.
Check out our favorite bowling shirts below.
Charles Jeffrey Loverboy Recycled Tech Bowling Shirt
Charles Jeffrey Loverboy got the effortless summer oversized fit memo. This airy viscose masterpiece is super-lightweight, making it a dream for layering or wearing alone when the temperature's up.
Frescobol Carioca Thomas Shirt
If you've never summered in a linen shirt then there's some debate around whether you've ever actually summered. This year, dress responsibly in the Frescobol Carioca Thomas Shirt.
Casablanca Nouveaux Reves Bowling Shirt
Casablanca never fails to impress with its signature silk shirts. The Nouveaux Rêves shirt features a hazy, dreamlike color palette throughout which perfectly matches how we're envisioning our summer.
Nanushka Crochet Bowling Shirt
Crochet became a worldwide phenomenon last year — as if your grandma hasn't been doing it for her whole life — and we're still loving it. How could we not when names like Nanushka are still offering up neutral works of art like this bowling shirt?
Solid Homme Printed Shirt
Graphic shirts aren't always statement shirts. Just look at this Solid Homme piece which looks to a dispersed palm tree graphic for personality.
Sacai Bowling Shirt
It's Sacai, so naturally you're expecting there to be half a bomber jacket fused to the back or something similar. But no, just a simple, perfectly executed bowling shirt in black satin.
GCDS Landscape Bowling Shirt
Much like the Casablanca piece, this GCDS shirt is a visual representation of the season it's intended for. Big seaside energy.
AMBUSH Printed Bowling Shirt
This might be one of our favorite graphics of the season. AMBUSH's undulating, tripped-out colors form the perfect backdrop for a versatile piece like a bowling shirt.
MSGM Printed Bowling Shirt
More seaside vibes. This time it's shells and they're... pierced? Yes, pierced shells.
Palm Angels Abstract Print Shirt
Usually we'd recommend avoiding putting orange hits against a pink backdrop but we're surprised to say that it's actually really working for us here. Worn open atop a white vest, this Palm Angels shirt is another summer-perfect garment.
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