Charlie Sheen in Two and a Half Men, the Dude from The Big Lebowski, Bill Murray in Kingpin; The style favoured by pop culture's most questionable men has found an unlikely revival in trans-seasonal fashion.

The humble bowling shirt - characterised by its short sleeves, boxy-cut and association with a mid-life crisis - taps into what Vogue.com refers to as fashions sleazy-chic moment: the abundance of yellow-tinted glasses, pornstaches and exposed chest hair we seem to be experiencing.

The surprising new style staple to steal from the boys

Thankfully, when worn with a little consideration, it's a look that is surprisingly chic with a SoCal-meets-Rockabilly, breezy vibe. Look to the runways for a quick pre-game lesson: Wear belted over a leather pencil skirt a la Prada AW16, under a leather biker as at Saint Laurent SS16 or embroidered in animal motifs like at Gucci SS16.

The surprising new style staple to steal from the boys

As Spring settles in, combat winters retreating chill in a pair of sleek, slim jeans and a pair of clean, minimal mules. Or, wear open over a silky slip dress and leather trainers for the day.

Either way, it's strong game.

The surprising new style staple to steal from the boys
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Marni, FÊTE IMPÉRIALE, Sonia Rykiel