Short-Sleeved Bush Shirt

Explore the field in our bush poplin short-sleeve safari shirt.


Built from tightly woven pure cotton, our midweight Bush Poplin short-sleeve safari shirt breathes well and wicks dust and moisture to keep you dry and cool on your adventures. Made to take on outdoor use, poplin has been standard issue in expedition and safari clothing for nearly a century, and was used widely in the field during WWII. Two big button-through pleated pockets, working epaulets for binocular or camera straps, and roll-up sleeve tabs. Short-sleeve safari shirt in pure cotton. Washable. Imported.
Sizes: S(34-36), M(38-40), L(42-44), XL(46-48), XXL(50-52).


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.7 / 5 based on 107 reviews


99 of 107 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 4/5

    Size Check - 9/15/2014

    I really wanted the Light Khaki but it wasn't going to ship until next year, so I ordered the British Tan as a size check. Even though it is darker than it appears on the site, I liked so much, I decided to keep it. Very well made... a quality product! I will still order the Light Khaki next February.

  • 5/5

    Heavy Duty! - 9/8/2014
    By: from Michigan

    This is a heavy duty shirt that I anticipate will take me a decade to wear out. Generously sized. Tough material, well put together. Top quality.

  • 5/5

    Nice shirt. Run a bit large - 8/24/2014
    By: from Kansas City, MO

    Nice, heavy shirt. Size tends to run a bit large. Since I have wide shoulders due to carrying the weight of the world on them, I thought I'd buy this one in large too. No way Jose!!! I found my self swimming in the length of new shirt. I took it back and ordered the medium. Looks great. First time I wore it out, had someone ask if I was an adventurer. I told them no, I'm a father to 3 young kids, but thanks for asking...Seriously, buy the shirt and order it 1 size less unless of course you have a massive man belly and need the extra cloth.

  • 5/5

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  • 5/5

    really good shirt - 8/8/2014

    Made really well. true to size and important to note, does not lose fit after washing machine abuse.

  • 5/5

    Best Of The Kind - 8/4/2014
    By: from New Mexico

    I wear safari shirts practically all the time primariarly for the spacious pockets (I keep my wallet secure in one) and for the good looks and sporty appeal. Yeah, you can find a cheaper one (I know. I've owned a few) that begin to unravel in places but these that Orvis has are the longest wearing and best looking I've ever bought.

  • 4/5

    Well made shirt - 8/4/2014
    By: from Palm Harbor, FL

    This shirt was made from a heavier material from what I had expected. It was very well made but it would not be comfortable to wear in very hot weather.

  • 2/5

    By: from Marblehead MA

    Based on my experience with similar Orvis shirts I think its a very good product. I returned it and and 2 earlier shirts because of faulty packaging. Apparently these shirts from China are packaged by machine and its not working properly.

  • 4/5

    Great Shirt - Could Also Be In Lighter Material - 6/21/2014
    By: from Olympia, WA

    I have several of the long sleeve bush shirts. They fill my closet and I wear them throughout the week. I love them - especially for the predominant cool weather of the Pacific Northwest where I live. The short-sleeved bush shirt is also great. The only thing I would add is that it would also be nice to have this kind of bush shirt in a lighter cotton material. Years ago I purchased similar shirts from another company that were lighter cotton and they were great for warm weather. Knowing Orvis craftsmanship - I know Orvis could also make great short-sleeved shirt in a light cotton material.

  • 5/5


    Very nice my wife got it for me for fathers day. I love it color, texture, fit all perfect!

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