after unsuccessfully searching for the perfect tee, I did the pamela thing and designed my own.
these shirts are easy to wear with a loose but flattering fit–I’ve chosen linen jersey because it adds a bit of polish and structure to a casual every day shirt. and, well, because linen just gets better with age.
each graphic comes in two styles.
– crew neck with a semi-cap sleeve with a slight drop shoulder created by an angled seam at the shoulders on both front and back. the back hem is rounded and longer than the front so you won’t expose skin when you bend over. this shirt looks great alone with jeans, covering a tank, or tuck it into a skirt and throw on a blazer for a more polished look.
-crew neck with a vertical back seam that opens into a peek-a-boo vent and is sleeveless. the back is significantly longer than the front. this shirt looks great on its own with a colorful bra, or wear it over a tank for a more modest look. I like to wear this one under a cardigan opened to reveal the wording.
to give the shirts a well-lived in look, I’ve printed the graphic on the inside. for new york city girl I’ve used turqoise ink. my pamela head logo is in black at the back neckline.
best of all, each shirt has the bonus of a tiny vintage jewel at the neckline.
please note: linen will shrink, so I recommend machine washing cold, then hanging to dry. however, the shirts have a very easy fit and if you’d like yours more snug, on your second wash, by all means go ahead and put it in the dryer on LOW heat. linen has a lovely natural drape, but if you feel the need to iron, please do not put the iron directly on the words–the print will melt and ruin both your shirt and your iron. instead, place a cloth over the printed section and iron as usual.
a note on sizing: originally, I was going to do these shirts as one size fits all, but added a smaller version for my tinier customers. to give you an idea of fit, I wear a narrow shouldered size 6 but am very busty. on me, the medium has a VERY loose, easy fit and the small is more snug. (I am wearing a medium in the pictures.)
due to the complicated nature of so many styles and patterns, use the pull down menu to view what style, color, and sizes I have available in your chosen saying. there are swatches of the available fabrics in the product gallery.