10 Reasons To Wear Vintage Clothing

Why should you wear vintage clothing? Here’s a few reasons.

Making the leap from new clothing to vintage can be a bit tough for some people. “What if it smells!” they say, or “I’ll look silly!”

Thankfully, washing machines and style tips exist. But if you’re looking for motivation, we at Comma Vintage think there’s a lot more to it.


1. Vintage clothing prevents human exploitation

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A Guide to Buying Vintage Flannel Shirts at Thrift Stores and on eBay

 

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This guide is designed to help the reader find affordable vintage flannel shirts for everyday wear.

Reproductions of vintage flannel shirts sell for around $200. I imagine that brands like Iron Heart, Sugar Cane, and The Strike Gold deliver a worthwhile product, but I laughed a bit when I learned a California company revived Five Brother. Continue reading

Brian’s Box: Bass Dirty Bucks, LL Bean OCBD, and More

Vintage Bass Dirty Bucks, LL Bean OCBD, and More

I should really work on folding shirts more elegantly. But, to be pedantic, nothing about a 60-40 LL Bean OCBD is elegant, it’s about looking refined yet casual, you know? It’s like having a 35 year old Jeep Wagoneer but not telling anyone you paid $12,000 in refurbishment, which I guess is what the entirety of this box is. I just want everyone to know that you could buy 300 months of Comma Vintage for the same price as a your Wagoneer refurbishments. It’s an easy choice.  Continue reading

Oliver’s Box: LL Bean Flannel, Crewneck Sweatshirt, and more.

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There’s this odd line of finding something genuinely related to a subscriber’s life versus inventing a relationship that may not exist. I know that Oliver lives in New Jersey, for example, but I have no idea whether he’s actually been to Jersey City, where he’d find the restaurant advertised on this crewneck sweatshirt. It’s a stretch, perhaps. Then again, he did say he could use a new grey crewneck sweatshirt. I think I did better with the hat. Continue reading

Kavi’s Box: Vintage LL Bean Cordury, Vintage DeeCee Western, and More.

Kavi let me know that his first box didn’t quite meet his expectations, particularly around fit. We’re a fallible company, and we know that we’re not going to get it right every team. So we really appreciate it when our subscriber’s give us the opportunity to make things better. We gave Kavi a fully-loaded box in his second shipment. Read more about it below:

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