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In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts

In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts
In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts

They were a bit pricey when they came out, but that’s not the case with the Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts now, which have dropped into the sale.

In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts
In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts

 

In fact, not just archive shirts from the 1960s – the range has ‘archive’ designs from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s too. But I am guessing that the 1960s designs are most likely to be of interest.

In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts
In the sale: Ben Sherman archive shirts

 

At least, they are if you don’t mind Ben Sherman. The label has changed hands a few times in the past and its standing isn’t really up there with fellow ‘mod’ brand Fred Perry for example. It has probably veered a bit too close to high street fashion for a lot of people.

In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts
In the sale: Ben Sherman archive shirts

 

But they do occasionally look back and use their heritage well. That’s the case with this mini range. There are t-shirts, sweatshirts and polo shirts in this range that might not be up your street and perhaps some of the later shirt designs aren’t really your thing either.

In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts
In the sale: Ben Sherman archive shirts

 

But the 1960s shirt designs might be. Using archive prints, they are typical button-downs with the Ben Sherman tab in various colours with what’s described as a ‘mod fit’ and with details such as a back pleat, loop and button back on the collar.

In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts
In the sale: Ben Sherman archive shirts

 

Most sizes seem to be available and prices are half price or less in the sale, selling from around £30. So not bad money for something to knock about in.

Find out more at the Ben Sherman website

 

Ben Sherman archive shirts
Ben Sherman archive shirts

 

Ben Sherman archive shirts
Ben Sherman archive shirts

 

Ben Sherman archive shirts
Ben Sherman archive shirts

 

One Comment

  1. Riccardo Bertani (@Claretbluemod)

    The patterns of the 60s range are very good, but the collars are still too small…

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