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BroBible: We’re Digging This Vintage-Inspired Collection Of Rugby Shirts From Withernot

BroBible: We’re Digging This Vintage-Inspired Collection Of Rugby Shirts From Withernot

Rugby shirts have been around for a long time. The first known rugby match was played in England in 1823, when a player decided to pick up the ball with his hands. This birthed the widely popular sport, and rugby shirts (worn as team jerseys) began to arise in the mid-1800s thanks to their rugged durability. Withernot has tapped into the rich history of rugby by releasing this vintage-inspired collection of rugby shirts. Each shirt is a fresh interpretation of the game’s best garments, using vintage color palettes and retro stripes to create a not-so-average jersey shirt. Entire Collection of Withernot Rugby...

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The Coolector: Withernot Heritage Rugby Shirts

The Coolector: Withernot Heritage Rugby Shirts

We love an old school, vintage vibe when it comes to our apparel here at The Coolector so it will come as no surprise whatsoever that we’ve fallen pretty hard for these awesome looking Heritage Rugby Shirts from the guys at Withernot. Available online from Huckberry, these quality shirts will be ideal for enjoying a few craft beers with friends in the local taproom or heading out in search of adventure and their eye-catching visuals are definitely right up our street.It all began during an English football match back in 1823, when one player decided to pick the ball up...

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Gear Patrol: Today in Gear: 5 Products You Need to Know

Huckberry adds Withernot's vintage-inspired rugby shirts to its roster.

You probably know rugby as something like, "American football, without the pads, played by dudes in Britain," but that's certainly selling the sport short — and that includes the vintage style that goes along with rugby's legacy. Popularized in equal parts by college athletes and mountain-climbing hippies here in the U.S. the hard-wearing polo variant is a men's style icon. Withernot — who build its rugbys in the vintage style — features heavyweight 10.5 oz cotton and classic rubber buttons.

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Huckberry: Heritage Rugby Shirts

Huckberry: Heritage Rugby Shirts

Rugby shirts made like they used to make 'em, inside and out When rugby was first invented the players wore trousers and a bow tie during the matches. As you can imagine, that didn't work well with the physicality of the game. They needed something that would be tough enough to take a beating but still honor the gentlemanly origins of the sport, and so the rugby shirt was born. But it didn't stay inside the arena—over the years this look has enjoyed popularity among hardcore climbers, surfers, and anyone else who loved it's robust feel and bold style. Each...

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Field Mag: Withernot Brings the Old School Rugby Shirt Back Outdoors

Field Mag: Withernot Brings the Old School Rugby Shirt Back Outdoors

READ ON FIELD MAG It was nearly 50 years ago that Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard was in Scotland on a climbing trip when he purchased a rugby shirt to wear while rock climbing. He was attracted by the garment's intrinsic properties—namely, fabric and construction tough enough for the rough and tumble game of rugby—and hypothesized that it would translate remarkably well to climbing. He was right. The fabric made to handle scrum and tackle held up against constant scraping against rock walls, and the shirt's sturdy collar kept a heavy sling loaded with various hardware off the neck. Soon after the trip,...

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