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Outside’s Guide to Flannel, the Superior Fabric

Here at Outside, fall means only one thing: it's flannel season. We've changed our sheets and pulled out our shirts, shackets, and more. Here you’ll find all of our best stories on the woven fabric we all know and love—including our top product picks. #OutsideFlannelWeek

ESSAYS

Odes, rants, and love letters

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It’s a material, not a pattern, damnit

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How can it be a wardrobe staple when nobody knows what it is?

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What's better than being wrapped in a nest of flannel?

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The journey of a fabric enjoyed by everyone from Welsh shepherds to grunge Seattleites

GEAR

Our favorite flannel clothing and apparel

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These shirts do it all—dinner, drinks, and (yes) lumberjacking

An enduring classic gets boosted

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Can one shirt have it all—technical chops and good looks?

The Editors

Your flannel shirt can come in handy when putting together last-minute costumes. Here are our favorites.

The Editors

As cooler temps approach, wrap yourself in one of these cozy button-ups

The Editors

Every guy needs at least one durable flannel shirt for layering as the mercury starts to dip. Here are our favorite flannel tops for fall and winter.

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Technical outdoor capability with more than a dash of style