Chances are, you don’t play rugby. On the off chance that you do partake in this organized roughhousing, you’re probably not reaching for Battenwear‘s Pocket Rugby Shirts to toss around a leather ostrich egg (that’s what they’re called, right?).
But if you just dig the rugby-style shirt, maybe with a bit more everyday practicality, you’d be hardpressed to do better. Neither made of wool, nor super-performance fabric, these classically-styled rugby shirts are made from a 12oz. 100% cotton jersey fabric in the USA. They feature twill tape at the collar and placket as well as reinforcement stitching at the armpits in case you find that a neighborhood match has absorbed you. For anything you want to keep close to your chest—a list of your darkest fears, perhaps—Battenwear’s kept you in mind and added a chest pocket.
The shirts come in a variety of solid colors, or, if you’re feeling emboldened to pretend you’re a part of the Gryffindor house, bold stripes.
Available for $185 at Battenwear.