25. Chambray Shirts

A rugged answer to the preppy button down oxford shirt, the definitive chambray shirt couldn't be more different from your standard button down. With two front pockets, a throat latch, and a reinforced placket, brands like J. Crew helped reinforce the idea that these work shirts were the new wardrobe staple. Meanwhile, companies like Engineered Garments and RRL produced higher-end versions for guys who had that extra scrilla.