The Vintage Sport Shirt

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Absurdly long article on a garment that almost no menswear writer has touched on.

In the world of vintage casualwear, one article of clothing reigns supreme: the sportshirt. Because of its uniquely shaped collar (which lies flat and creates a notch, like a jacket’s lapel)  it is commonly known on the internet as the Cuban or camp collar shirt.  While the term loop collar has been thrown in the mix, it’s best known among true vintage enthusiasts and collectors as the sport shirt.

There have been a few articles written by other people on this subject, but none of have gone past the 1950s and 1960s in terms of history.  We’re here to put the record straight on this classic piece of vintage menswear that was worn by men of all ages in a variety of different outfits.

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Tee Shirts and Trousers 5: Untucked with Wide Leg Seersucker Pants

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Expanding my casual side is definitely something I’ve been trying to do lately.  If you follow me on Instagram or watch me closely on Male Fashion Advice, you’ll see that it’s been happening slowly but surely.  As we get right into the beginning of “real summer”, there’s probably going to be a lot more of these posts since it’s the best way to try new ways to dress down.

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