The Razor’s Edge | Sporting Short Sleeves

 

Vintage Playboy Sailor

This salty sailor knows that attitude is everything-- what a great shot, one of my faves.

 

The picture above is definitely cool for all the obvious, unsaid reasons– and also for fact that it shows a time in menswear before the short sleeve shirt was banished to Land of the Nerds.  The difference between looking cool, or looking like a tool in a short sleeve shirt is a very fine line indeed.  You might think that the one fool-proof way to an acceptable short sleeve sportshirt is to start with long sleeves and roll ’em up– and you aren’t too far from the truth.  I happen to like a short sleeve shirt from time to time, but always under strict observance of my two hard & fast rules–

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