One of my dad's claims to fames is that he had several voice-overs in the Star Wars film, Return of the Jedi (When a Scout Trooper says "Go for help, go!" it's him, which you can see in my Instagram below). At the time, the working title of the movie was actually Revenge of the Jedi, for long enough that they had already printed shirts and products with that title before changing it to its current title, Return of the Jedi. This shirt (now considered vintage), is one he received while working on the film and is one of only a handful that was printed with the original title, which makes it not just a cool collector's item—especially in the city I live in—but also a sweet ode to my dad's three seconds of fame. Here, I added some current flair in the form of a peach-colored handkerchief, and a coat from my collection that made the casual crew-neck a little more elevated for a Saturday outing with ankle boots and a structured bag.
Finding the ideal vintage tee can be challenging, but it's such a versatile piece it's worth the effort. I love the look of a tailored outfit mixed with a tissue-thin top from the '70s or '80s. There are several factors that come into play, from the type of shirt to the fit ...read more