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Best men's flannel shirts in 2022

Nothing says Fall is approaching quite like pulling on a fresh flannel shirt. Worn by everyone from grunge god Kurt Cobain to the perpetually dapper designer Ralph Lauren—they can be buttoned up by themselves right now and are perfect for a mid-layer during the colder months. This Fall favorite isn't new, of course, but how people have been wearing them feels fresh. The easily adaptable shirts can be mixed in a nostalgic way as people are knee-deep in '90s fashion looks—throw them over a tee or thermal with some vintage denim, worn-in leather jackets and chunky footwear.

Today's best styles are more relaxed and cut a little roomier. You've got traditional prints like Buffalo plaid and tartans along with rugged fabrics like brushed twills and soft wool blends. Although plaid is synonymous with classic-looking flannels, there are solid options in case a bold pattern or print isn't your vibe. But the best ones are unapologetically flannel, with sturdy buttons and a fuzzy texture. We've picked out a few to help jumpstart your fall wardrobe wishlist, so don't wait to buy these when it's already too cold.

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The Best Men’s
Flannel Shirts in 2022

3Sixteen Crosscut Flannel Shirt

Crosscut flannel shirt,
$220 by 3Sixteen

Todd Snyder Brushed Flannel Button-Down Shirt

Brushed flannel
button-down shirt,
$158 by Todd Snyder

Noah Two-Pocket Lightweight Flannel Shirt

Two-pocket lightweight flannel shirt,
$198 by Noah

Abercrombie & Fitch Boucle Flannel Shirt

Boucle flannel shirt,
$70 / $59.50 by Abercrombie & Fitch

J.Crew Mid-Weight Flannel Workshirt

Mid-weight flannel workshirt,
$89.50 / $62.50 by J.Crew

Alex Mill Frontier Flannel Shirt

Frontier flannel shirt,
$155 by Alex Mill

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Percival Flannel Workshirt
Percival Flannel Workshirt

Flannel workshirt,
$330 by Percival

Buck Mason Blanket Flannel Workshirt

Blanket flannel workshirt,
$150 by Buck Mason

A KIND OF GUISE Flannel Overshirt

Flannel overshirt,
$233 by A Kind of Guise

Line of Trade Summit Flannel Shirt

Summit flannel shirt,
$65 by Line of Trade

One of These Days Japanese Flannel Shirt

Japanese flannel shirt,
$220 by One of These Days

Reese Cooper Brushed Flannel Shirt

Brushed flannel shirt,
$378 by Reese Cooper

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Engineered Garments Flannel Workshirt

Flannel workshirt,
$288 by Engineered Garments

Corridor Recycled Flannel Shirt

Recycled flannel shirt,
$185 by Corridor

Portuguese Flannel Teca Flannel Shirt

Teca flannel shirt,
$119 by Portuguese Flannel

Filson Field Flannel Shirt

Field flannel shirt,
$98 by Filson

Knickerbocker Cotton Yard Flannel Shirt

Cotton yard flannel shirt,
$225 by Knickerbocker

UNIQLO Flannel Button-Down Shirt
UNIQLO Flannel Button-Down Shirt

Flannel button-down shirt,
$39.90 by UNIQLO

RRL Plaid-Print Flannel Workshirt

Plaid-print
flannel workshirt,
$229 by RRL

Taylor Stitch Yosemite Flannel Shirt

Yosemite flannel shirt,
$125 by Taylor Stitch

imogene + willie Long-Sleeve Thermal

Feeling itchy?

Flannels are warm and cozy, but some can be itchy. A base layer like this thermal will keep you comfortable and serve as a buffer between your skin and the flannel. You’ll also wear this as much as your flannel come winter time—thank us later.

Long-sleeve thermal,
$98 by imogene + willie

NOTE: Items featured in this story are independently selected by the editorial team. Purchasing via our links may earn Valet. a portion of the sale, which helps fund our editorial mission.

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