Buzz Rickson's is a Japanese brandthat'scounted among the few high-end reproduction manufacturers of military garments and casual wear in the world. They strive to make true replicas by carefully researching and analyzing original vintage garments and make every effort to duplicate the material used paying close attention to technique, quality and details.
This is Buzz Rickson's version of a 1940s style HBT Twill Work Shirt, a garment designed to be durable, classic and functional in every detail. The texture of the HBT fabric also makes it slightly more interesting to look at than a regular green cotton twill shirt.
The fabric is a nice and sturdy cotton herringbone twill, a fabric that got it's name because the texture resembles the skeleton of a herring. This weaving technique is most commonly used in wool textiles and for more dressed up suits, but during the 40 and 50s it was also used in the military and and in workwear garments and that's were this shirts find it's inspiration. The cotton herringbone fabric was referred to as the "HBT twill".
- Buzz Rickson's HBT Twill Work Shirt - 100% cotton - Pre washed and won't shrink - Made in Japan
All measurements are in centimeters and measured on a flat surface. Width is measured straight across the chest from armpit to armpit, length is measured at the back of the garment from the neck down and the sleeve length is measured on the underarm from the armpit to the end of the cuff.