King Louie Bowling Shirt Men's 1950s Style Two-Tone Short Sleeve Shirt KL38136
This shirt is made in Japan and produced by Toyo Enterprises under a license from King Louie U.S.A. Body pattern is uniquely designed and inspired by 1950s Fashion & Style (1950s american culture) and not a reproduction of what King Louie once produced, but this shirt has a exact copy of original label design and the overall vibe and look is inspired by the original King Louie. The fabric is made from soft, lightweight, dull rayon. Also, this shirt is decorated with embroidery on the right side collar and pocket.
Gender : Men.
Fit : This product is US and EU size. This shirt is originally intended to wear as a Boxy Fit (A extra room through the chest and body) with short in the body length for a more 50s fashionable feel and look. This shirt is made to fit shorter torsos but still have the room to comfortably fit wider chests or broader shoulders. This shirt is not intended to be worn slim fit. For example : If you are usually wearing size "US/EU M/38" and if you prefer shot fit, please choose "Tagged size M(US/EU S-M/36-38)" for this shirt. If you are usually wearing size "US/EU M/38" and if you prefer relaxed fit, please choose "Tagged size L (US/EU M-L/38-40)" for this shirt. Fits may vary by style or personal preference.
Our model wears a tagged size S (US/EU XS-S/35-36) and is 175 cm/5'9″tall, 60 kg/132 lbs and 91cm/36" chest. He normally wears size US/EU S/36.
・Tagged size S (US/EU XS-S/35-36) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 35-36"(86-91cm).
・Tagged size M (US/EU S-M/37-38) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 37-38"(93-96cm).
・Tagged size L (US/EU M-L/39-40) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 39-40"(99-101cm).
・Tagged size XL (US/EU L-XL/41-42) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 41-42"(103-107cm).
The following provides approximate garment measurements. (Not body measurements).
Please compare actual garment measurements of our product to another you may own.
・Tagged size S (US/EU XS-S/35-36)__Width: 19.7"__Length: 25.2"__Sleeve: 16.5"__Shoulder: 16.9"
・Tagged size M (US/EU S-M/37-38)__Width: 20.9"__Length: 26.0"__Sleeve: 17.3"__Shoulder: 18.1"
・Tagged size L (US/EU M-L/39-40)__Width: 22.0"__Length: 26.8"__Sleeve: 18.1"__Shoulder: 18.9"
・Tagged size XL (US/EU L-XL/41-42)__Width: 23.2"__Length: 27.6"__Sleeve: 18.9"__Shoulder: 19.7"
Width is half chest.
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side.
Made in Japan.
Brand-new, new condition with tags.
*All measurements are taken with the garment flat on the ground.
*Sleeve length is taken from the center back of the neck.
*Please understand that measurements may vary somewhat.
*Note that actual color may be slightly different from one in the photo.
Material : Made of soft, lightweight, No stretch, 100% high density dull rayon. This fabric has a unique flowing drape, silky hand and matte sheen with sophisticated wrinkles on the face of the fabric. The shirt is washed once for the fashionable vintage feel and look, and to ensure consistent sizing, thus these are the final size fitting and it is ready-to-wear. And the fabric will also develop a comfortable feeling and continue to get softer and cozier through repeated wear. Lightweightr, airy and breathable summer fabric. This fabric is suitable for summer.
Types of garment closure (Placket type) : 5 buttons on front opening including loop top button. Full-button closure (Front placket). The buttons are four hole mother-of-pearl buttons with horizontal button holes.
Collar Type : Contrasting Italian Collar ( Loop Collar, Open Collar).
Bottom hem type : Straight Hem (Square cut bottom Hem).
Pocket : A single open-top patch pocket on left side chest.
Back of the Shirt : Fifties-style contrasting side pleated back vents to allow for maximum movement and comfort.
Yoke type : Straight yoke. A shirt yoke is made from two layers of fabric for durability. Reinforced double-layers shoulder yoke for greater durability at at stress points.
Style : Mens Fashion Casual.
Pattern Type : Embroidered bowler figure on the right side collar. Embroidered bowling pin and ball on the pocket.
Sleeve Style : Set-in sleeves.
Sleeve Length : Short.
Other details : 50's style retro bowling shirt. *This item has been specially treated to produce a vintage-like effect. Note that this may cause some of the threads in the base material and embroidery to appear loose or split in parts. Note that this is entirely consistent with the vintage effect and is intentional. *Note that the material used in this product is extremely delicate. The material is susceptible to damage from friction and wear, and its color may wear or fade in the sun. Note that the embroidered accent is extremely delicate, so avoid striking it against surfaces. Tumble drying should be avoided, as it can cause the garment to lose shape, fray, or shrink.
King Louie was the leading label of bowling shirts produced in the 1950s and 1960s in the USA. The King Louie label was a part of the holiday sportswear division. The holiday sportswear division was owned by the Lerner Brothers Manufacturing Company of Kansas City, Missouri.
This product is made by Toyo Enterprises in Japan under a license from King Louie U.S.A.
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