The Autumn Flannel Shirt

One of the softest plaid flannel shirts you will ever own.


You'll love the softness of this substantial yet relaxed Sonoma flannel shirt against your skin, especially on cool days. The softness is derived from our special hardy weave of pure cotton yarns. Understated autumn colors and fine tailoring finish this versatile shirt. A natural to reach for this fall and many falls to come. In multicolor. Pure cotton. Washable. Imported.
Sizes: M(38-40), L(42-44), XL(46-48), XXL(50-52).


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.5 / 5 based on 149 reviews


136 of 149 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 4/5

    Another Great shirt - 8/10/2015

    I bought three different flannel shirts from Orvis. I like the coloring on this shirt the best. Size is a little large but I think I can shrink it just enough. Size I bought does run true. This will be a great shirt for the Fall.

  • 5/5

    By: from Farnham

    Please put these back on sale in uk, I've had 3 over the last 15 years and they're proper good.

  • 5/5

    The Best - 3/10/2015

    One of the most comfortable shirts I have ever owned. My wife has been bugging me to buy Orvis for years, I finally did because the products last forever. She has shirts and skirts from twenty-five years back that are classic and look new today. I continue the tradtion...Thank-you Orvis!

  • 5/5

    Top notch+ - 2/16/2015
    By: from Golden Valley, Minnesota

    Nice shirt, warm, easy to wash and iron, ,draws spontaneous comments on being good looking"

  • 5/5

    Nice shirt - 2/16/2015
    By: from Blackstone, VA

    Comfortable, attractive, warm, easy to wash and iron.

  • 5/5

    Valentine Gift - 2/14/2015
    By: from Blacksburg, VA

    This was a gift and my husband was thrilled. The weight of the material is perfect and the size was true.

  • 3/5

    Disappointed - 2/7/2015
    By: from Columbia, TN

    In a shirt in this price range, I expected plaids to be matched at side seams and sleeves. They were not.

  • 5/5

    Another great product from Orvis - 2/5/2015

    This Flannel Shirt is brillantly colorful, beautifully constructed and always a pleasure to wear .

  • 5/5

    His favorite flannel shirt ever! - 1/7/2015
    By: from Grand Blanc, MI

    Every purchase I've made from Orvis has been the finest quality and this shirt is no exception. The fabric, design and classic style is superior. The Autumn Flannel Shirt remains his favorite year after year, so much that I'm gifting the shirt for the second time after years of wearing the first one proudly and if I may say so - very handsomely too.

  • 5/5

    Very soft shirt! - 1/6/2015
    By: from Maryland

    Nice and soft and elegant. Also, very comfortable and keeps you warm! Great purchase and value for the price-

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What is flannel?

A plush, warm fabric of various weights and fineness, flannel is a plain-weave cloth that has been heavily brushed or carded for a soft napped finish. The brushing process creates insulating air pockets in the interlocking fibers that enhance its luxurious warmth. Cotton flannel is a favorite choice for pajamas and robes, cold-weather apparel, and bedding. A medium-weight fabric, wool flannel is a soft twilled fabric with a loose texture and napped surface to conceal the weave. Wool flannel is used mainly for suits and business attire.

History of flannel

Derived from the Welsh word for wool, gwlanen, flannel was being woven in Wales as early as the 16 th century. The French were using flanelle by the late 17 th century, and a German word for the fabric, flannell, can be traced back to the early 1800s, indicating the use of this soft, warm material for clothing and bed linens during harsh German winters.

Flannel clothing

Nothing says cozy like a classic pair of soft flannel pajamas. Typically the cotton flannel used in pajamas is brushed on both sides for the most comfort, and flannel pajamas are a winter sleepwear staple for men, women, and children. Flannel has long been thought of as the fabric of woodsmen, lumberjacks, and farmers as it is exceptionally good at insulating, particularly for outdoor work in cold environments. In the early 1990s, the Seattle alternative music scene introduced flannel shirts as a fashion statement among young people.

It's also has traditionally been used for athletic team wear—baseball road uniforms were historically made of wool flannel and known as “road grays”. Cricket uniforms were originally made of white flannel, and known simply as “flannels”. Wool flannel is a wonderful choice for more tailored business and dress clothing. Its tight weave helps pieces retain their shape, adds a sophisticated look and luxurious drape to clothing made of this classic fabric.

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