Short Sleeve Rockabilly Shirt

Founded in NYC by The Vaccines’ guitarist Freddie Cowan (then relocated to East London in 2018), the elevated essentials brand Basic Rights aims to produce all of their limited-run garments with ethical transparency. An homage to the early days of rock music, their boxy, short-sleeve Rockabilly Shirt is crafted from 95% surplus tencel and 5% linen. Only 10 units of it have been made. Through …

Basic Rights’ Menswear Essentials

A new line doing justice to T-shirts to trousers

Basics are that category of clothing oftentimes best described as “wear a few times, then use as pajamas.” The search for non-branded, tailored basics that don’t cost more than they should, are elegant enough to wear to dinner, and last a long, long while has been difficult. (There seems to be a Kickstarter for the perfect white T-shirt launching every other week, with the expectation …