1950s mens shirts

1950s Men's Shirt Styles

A mix of sport knits, button downs, and pullover shirts . Sport shirts were made of knit or pre-shrunk cotton and synthetic fabrics that washed and wore easily.

Elvis Presley listening to his portable record-player while taking the train home from New York City, 1956

Ultimate hipster: Elvis listening to his portable record-player while taking the train home from New York City, 1956

1950s mens shirts knit sport

1950s Men's Shirt Styles

1952 Men’s Knit Shirts A high round rib collar matched a wide rib band that was worn outside of trousers, and around the waist. A narrow rib sleeve band was also common although the new “T Shirt” variety had a simple stitched sleeve and an open waist

1950s mens western shirts

1950s Men's Shirt Styles

1952 Western Inspired Shirts The western shirt became the best way to wear the…

1950s mens hawaiian shirts

1950s Men's Shirt Styles

1952 Hawaiian Inspired Shirts, upper left They were the ultimate in casual, pool or beach-side wear. Since pool parties or “Tiki” parties were extremely popular house party themes it was the ideal shirt to wear in the summer.

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