The P. Johnson LA Trunk Show

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Continuing our documentation of the classic menswear world in LA, I bring you P. Johnson who was in LA for the weekend for a trunk show.

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Polo Shirts with Denim?

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I’ve been fighting the good fight to make polo shirts “cool” again.  When the fit is right, the placket deep, and the collar wide, it can be a great substitute for a dress shirt and pairs naturally with a sportcoat and trousers.  But what about denim?

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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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