In 1951, Bing Crosby was famously denied entrance to a hotel because he was wearing jeans. Despite being one of the biggest and most recognizable stars of the era, Bing was turned away. Later in the year, Levi’s Jeans presented Bing with an all-denim tuxedo, one that still faded like his favorite jeans, but technically satisfied most dress requirements.
Now, most of us wouldn’t be caught dead in an actual denim tuxedo, but occasions still arise when for whatever reason, denim is not considered appropriate. If you want to keep working on your sick fades, even at a more formal event, consider Stevenson Overall Co.‘s Old Ivy Indigo-Dyed Oxford Shirt. This wardrobe staple is made in Japan from a heavy oxford cloth that has been indigo-dyed and therefore will fade. In addition to classic oxford details, the shirt features side gussets, a split yoke, and single-needle stitching.
Now the fades don’t have to stop. And who better to revitalize a classic staple than the folks at SOC? With your secret fades, you can go wherever you want. Look at you, you’re smarter than Bing Crosby.
Available for $225 at Self Edge.