In the sale: Ben Sherman 1960s archive shirts

by Modculture 29 August, 2019

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 1960s 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 1960s 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 1960s 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 1960s 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

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