Citron belt-back overshirt

£245.00

From day one SFC has been all about clothing details; preserving them is something we were guided by for our belt-back overshirt.

If you asked those in vintage menswear circles what their holy grail piece would be, chances are the 1930s-40s belted-back suit would be top of the list. Forget the suit though – it’s really all down to the belt, which in our opinion is a thing of beauty! It sits proudly across the small of the back, acting as a horizontal spine for hand-gathered pleats which travel in both up down the body. The belt gives a unique shape and structure that’s easy on the eye and easily worn all the same.

Also available in menthe green.

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From day one SFC has been all about clothing details; preserving them is something we were guided by for our belt-back overshirt.

If you asked those in vintage menswear circles what their holy grail piece would be, chances are the 1930s-40s belted-back suit would be top of the list. Forget the suit though – it’s really all down to the belt, which in our opinion is a thing of beauty! It sits proudly across the small of the back, acting as a horizontal spine for hand-gathered pleats which travel in both up down the body. The belt gives a unique shape and structure that’s easy on the eye and easily worn all the same.

From the front of the shirt there are 4 seamed pockets, 2 on the chest and 2 at the hip. A subtly curved front collar that also is perfect for popping if you felt so inclined. This shirt wears well as overshirt, replacing the need for a jacket on warmer days, or simply over a t-shirt/vest. Made from a vintage deadstock perforated cotton, it breathes in heat but gives you a layer when you need it.

Looking for something to style under your shirt? Wear with our perforated vest for the full look.

 

 

Each piece is made on a per-order basis, please allow up to 3 weeks for your hand-made item to be dispatched.

Made in London, England.

100% cotton.

Shaun wears a size SMALL here, but for a roomier more over-shirt fit would opt for the MEDIUM. For a little more of an easy-relaxed fit although selects the SMALL on occasion. He is 5’10” with a 38/40 inch chest.

Dry clean (preferable) / cool machine wash (possible).

Please note, as these are made-to-order we do not accept returns or offer refunds. We’re totally committed to selling high-quality products and hope that you’ll never find yourself in this position though. Please review our order terms for more information.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Size (to fit chest)

X-Small – 36" inch, Small – 38" inch, Medium – 40" inch, Large – 42" inch, X-Large – 44" inch, XX- Large – 46" inch

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