camp shirt


Definition of camp shirt

: a usually short-sleeved shirt having a notched collar and often patch pockets

Examples of camp shirt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Uzi is wearing a patterned camp shirt and plaid Burberry scarf over skinny Rick Owens jeans and white Air Force Ones. Samuel Hine, GQ, "The Elusive Lil Uzi Vert Talks Jeff Koons and How He Found His Voice in Fashion," 14 May 2018 Finneas, leaning over the couch in an extremely L.A. ensemble — multicolored camp shirt, skinny trousers, perforated brown loafers with no socks — gave Billie a hug. Nicole Daniels, New York Times, "What Songs Matter to You Now?," 19 Mar. 2020 The Superstar shoe and Bowling Bag bring those worlds together—and would pair nicely with either an Adidas Tracksuit or maybe one of Prada’s groovy camp shirts. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Exclusive: Prada and Adidas Unveil Their Sneaker Collaboration," 25 Nov. 2019 Something to wear with an open-collar camp shirt for a ’70s vibe or a corduroy suit for the winter. Max Berlinger, Los Angeles Times, "Fall Fashion: For men, looks inspired by ‘The Matrix’ are one of this season’s biggest trends," 7 Sep. 2019 Shown in monochrome, the camp shirt and pleated pants combination is an especially cool look. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Swaim Hutson—The Man Behind the Late Aughts Label Obedient Sons & Daughters—Is Back in the Suit Business," 20 Mar. 2019 Take Paloma Elsesser, who headed to Lagos, Nigeria for Arise Fashion Week and chilled out on an office chair, wearing slides and a standout print green camp shirt. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Kendall and Kaia Are Grumpy-Chic, Cardi B Channels Old Hollywood," 7 Apr. 2018 The North Face floral camp shirts for when the weather does finally warm up. Tyler Watamanuk, GQ, "Nordstrom Has Your New Favorite North Face Jacket," 16 Jan. 2018 Even Prada sent out a camp shirt with airbrushed flames. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Why Guy Fieri’s Flame Shirt Is Having a Fashion Moment," 31 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of camp shirt

1977, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jun 2020

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“Camp shirt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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