As much as we love a crisp white t-shirt, there’s something about a classic t-shirt that can make our menswear hearts beat a little faster and our curled fingers. slightly more violent convulsions. Maybe it’s the price-by-price combing journey of our favorite old places to find that diamond in the rough, or maybe it’s the unique characteristics of amassed vintage tees over a lifetime of the wearer. Faded colors, torn fabric, cracked graphics? All of those “flaws” just add to the classic tee’s one-of-a-kind appeal, helping them spin off the alluring yarn (heh) that their newer — even the best of — counterparts have. them — can only hope to be approximate.
Most people consider classic t-shirts fairly casual—ideal for Sunday mornings—grocery sales, for example—but GQ employees aren’t most people. So, on the latest episode of the GQ Recommends Show, we tapped some of our colleagues to highlight their favorite vintage t-shirts, where they buy them, and most importantly, how they wear them. they. Turns out, they’re a lot more flexible than you might expect.
Watch the full video below and feel free to tell your own story (and photographic evidence!) Describe the appearance of your dreams. Next time your next occasion forces you to wear a piece of clothing that fits perfectly, consider ditching the freshly laundered tees you caught in a 5-pack — and then tucking into a perfectly faded vintage joint. color, totally unique that you really want to wear.
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