Without a doubt, my favorite article of clothing is a good vintage t-shirt. Nothing can really compare to a t-shirt passed down from previous generations, worn and loved to almost transparent softness, with holes in all the right places. I have a couple that belonged to my parents that have achieved this perfect quality, but some shirts are a bit more stubborn.
Distressed print t shirt in a nice marl slate grey with black writing, old style advertisement - Oklahoma Vintage goods. Crew neck and poly cotton, great with threadbare cargo shorts. At Jon Barrie we pride ourselves in stocking collections from some of the fashion industry's most stylish and on trend brands.
There is a wide market of collectors out there looking for original T-shirts, from rare examples printed for Michael Jackson tours to old punk tees. The label is the most important indicator of age, as there are consistent differences between the decades. In the earliest examples from the s and s the label will be largely unbranded and fairly generic, as the industry was in its infancy.
A trusty t-shirt is the foundation on which most casual outfits rely…as well as a good pair of jeans, of course. Although you can wear a V-neck as an outer garment, its low neckline allows it to be hidden when worn beneath an outer shirt. The most basic of all tees is the white crew neck.
Skip navigation! Maybe we're overly sentimental, maybe we're closeted clothes hoarders, but we've collected quite a stock of old and used pieces over the years that we just can't toss. And, we can't deny that we feel feelings when wearing them, too.
By Zachary Kussin. March 29, pm Updated March 30, pm. Authentic music merch tends to be priced higher.
Fabric Care Instructions: Machine wash warm, inside out, with like colors. Only non-chlorine bleach. Tumble dry medium.
Re: Dry Rot. Knock curing off the list - I just watched a screen printing video - it looks like they focus the heat on the design only. I assumed the whole tee was put under lamps.
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