For something a little casual for the men, we have re-created a late 1930s "sport shirt" full of period correct details.
The pattern that this shirt is based on dates from 1939. The style itself would have been fashionable a little earlier, as sewing patterns tend to follow behind high fashion. The width of the collar and the fashionable double flap pockets were popular for some time, so it would suit any 40s re-enactors.
The fabric is a really lovely, drapey Iinen mixed with Rayon. It doesn't crush as badly as pure linen does, and is soft to touch. It washes well and looks authentic. Most of all - it is lovely and cool! Perfect for the dance floor or hiking through the wilderness!
Functioning patch pockets with buttoned flaps
Inverted pleat design on the pockets
Horizontal button holes
Top stitched collar, button band, yoke, sleeve and flaps
long side splits for ease of movement
The back is lightly gathered and tucked onto the shoulder yoke for plenty of room to move
Wide reinforced collar
Specially dyed-to-match buttons
Made in the UK
All the materials and components were sourced from UK companiesMachine or Hand wash. Can be dry cleaned
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