1940s button-down dress shirts fit loose and collars were wide and long in the classic pointed, spread, or spearpoint shape. Knit sport shirts or casual shirts were similar to polo shirts but with a ribbed band at the bottom of the hem. 1940s T-shirts were a ringer crew neck shirt in solid white or horizontal stripes. Learn more.
1940s men’s sweaters and cardigans were another semi-casual fashion item. V-neck sweaters and sweater vests were the most common in solid tan, blue, navy, grey, and burgundy. In winter the Fair Isle, Nordic, and novelty animal prints added festive patterns. Learn more.
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