Step back in time with a classic men’s dress shirt, casual retro shirt, polo shirt, Hawaiian shirt, bowling shirt, T-shirt, or Western shirt. We searched online and found these new men’s vintage shirts with all the details, cut and colors of vintage men’s shirts ranging from the Victorian times to 1980s. White collar dress shirts and spearpoint collar dress shirts are vintage classics. Casual knit mod shirts, t-shirts, polo shirts, button down print shirts, camp collar shirts, two pocket flannel shirts, racing stripe shirts, and vintage denim shirts are all back in style.
Vintage Men’s Shirts
- Detachable collar dress shirts were the norm until the 1920s. Work shirts were blue or striped sturdy cotton with multiple pockets. The white round collar dress shirt was very popular in the 1910s and 1920s.
- The 1930s and 1940s favored the spearpoint collar dress shirt, the sailor striped shirt or casual knit polo shirt. Guayabera shirts were great for summer.
- The 1950s saw the T-shirt as we know it today. The ’50s also saw the casual Hawaiian shirt, bowling shirt, gaberdine shirt and camp shirt surge in popularity.
- In the ’60s, it was the Mod turtleneck shirt and retro striped casual pullovers that started the retro revolution. Added to it were button down shirts in kitschy patterns and funky colors that carried well into the 1970s.
- Big open collars were the style of the ’70s disco scene along with more casual retro T-shirts and hippie dashikis. At the disco it was satin shirts and ruffled tuxedo shirts.
- 80s shirts were rugby stripes, layered button down shirts, striped retro polos, band T-shirts