Tattersall — The Workhorse for the Working Man

Ubiquitous in boardrooms, corner offices and those watering holes next to them, it’s today’s most famous square, check and plaid.

While it may have corporate leanings now, it was Tattersall’s horse market that gave the cloth its name as it was used as pattern on bed clothes for horses.

Image courtesy Gentalmanly Pursuits — Hunting & Shooting Attire — Gentalman’s Gazzette

A Tattersall with one’s country tweeds was the dress of choice for hunting season in the 19th century. And due to it’s penchant for versatility, it moved beyond the British countryside and entered into the wardrobe of the working class hero as a staple for the 9 to 5 grind.

Although earth tones and combinations like olive and drab are popular, the size of the tattersall square gave it a long leash for being supremely adaptable.

We’re giving this check its due and permanence, in our collation of what we call Bareek Essentials.

The camel corp and sky corp 100% GOTS certified organic cotton oxford says ‘natty’ without trying too hard — always tattersall’s strong suit.