Vintage t-shirts are an American classic. Like your denim trucker jacket and your favorite Converse kicks, old band shirts are a time-tested way to cool up your look. Like you, the older the shirt the better. The best are super soft and aged to perfection. So don’t be afraid to break out the old AC/DC tour tee. Just remember, shirts were cut smaller back in the day and your modern bod might not be up for the encore. But don’t worry, you can always trade up. When adding to your vintage t-shirt collection don’t go by the size on the tag. Measure the actual shirt to ensure the best fit. Shop these rad places for the coolest vintage tees.
Celebrity fans of this brand include actual rockers like Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and Demi Lavato. Founded by Los Angeles based design partners Kelly Cole and Sean Hornbeak, this California brand offers rare music tour shirts, treated denim, and luxe leather jackets. Kelly Cole is known for developing an innovative dying technique that breathes new life into old t-shirts.
No matter what your favorite genre, you’ll want every single t-shirt by MadeWorn. Each one is handcrafted and treated like a work of fine art. Creator Blain Halvorson explains why its all about the details “The things I make are for the purist. I wanna set the holy grail standard for American craftsmanship.”
Shopping online for vintage t-shirts can be pretty fantastic until it arrives and looks nothing like the band tee you ordered. Patrick Klima feels your pain. His own subpar, ill-fitting tees were the inspiration for going into business. Wyco Vintage has an amazing selection of high-quality vintage t-shirts. All are the real deal, no modern reproductions. And to guarantee you get the fit just right, pit-to-pit, collar-to-hem measurements are listed with each shirt. Looking to sell off some of your collection? Send them a picture and you might just get paid.
If you’re a serious collector, you already know about Rainbow Gasoline. As a dependable Etsy seller since 2010, they sell some seriously cool and highly collectible vintage t-shirts. They know their stuff. Is your Zeppelin collection missing the 1973 House Of The Holy promo tee? If it is, this rare beauty can be all yours for just $1000. Check in regularly to shop their latest finds.