It doesn’t matter if you want to look older, or simply dress different from anyone else. Vintage shirts are always a great addition to your closet. There is a big variety of vintage cloth stores online. If you want to go into a clothing department by yourself, it is also a very good idea. You will be able to choose from hundreds of vintage styles and textures. If you are looking for a specific look, maybe a fresh, calmed look, or an extravagant bright design, I’m sure you will be able to find it in any vintage store.
Vintage shirts have a very peculiar look. They are normally buttoned all the way down in the front. They are always squared and have a single breast pocket, which is square as well. They are meant to be useful for both casual and formal occasions. They were obviously designed to fit a classic 40’s man. In those times, people were normally fit and obesity was relatively low. That’s why, it is easy to notice how these shirts are meant for fairly fit people.
Designers started by creating monotonic, or single colored shirts. These were the first ones that were introduced to the market, and were the ones people bought the most. However, some designers started doing some extravagant patterns and images to print on shirts. This started with flowered shirts, which were famous in Hawaii. People started using designer shirts after some time, and pattern based designs were the top fashion then.
Some years later, teenagers started creating their own style. They were not dressing as their parents anymore, but looking for a more casual, informal, extravagant style. This made them war designed, short sleeve shirts for a very long period of time. After this period they started creating t-shirts which have been the fashion until today.
In the 50’s, one of the clothing traditions was to use an unbuttoned, short sleeve shirt, and use a t-shirt below it. Well, this style was only used by bowlers during competitions. That is why they call it “The Bowling Shirt”. Bowling shirts were only meant to be used by bowlers, and some fans. However, today they are part of the fashion. Bowlers don’t even use these shirts anymore. Some still do, while others use simple t-shirts, as they are more comfortable. These shirts are usually very bright, and their colors are not very common. If you are wondering about where you can buy your vintage shirt, it is important that you know something. Normally, people think about buying their cloth online, as it is sometimes cheaper.
However, when it comes to vintage shirts, it is better to shop for them in person. You will probably spend a little more, but these shirts have very unique ways to fit your. So, don’t think they are like any other buttoned shirt you have, they are very different from modern shirts. Some people go through real disappointments because they didn’t get the item they expected from a site, or the item didn’t fit as they thought. That is why it is better to opt for buying them in person, so that you can try them. However, if you are only able to buy them online, always make sure you get a good measurements’ description to know whether the shirt will fit or not.