Tender Co.

Buggy Back Airbag Cambric Shirt


USD 101.25 (Tax Free)


The Buggy Back Shirt takes its unusual shape and name from a traditional British Tailoring technique for lining casual sports jackets. Rather than fully lining the jacket, the fronts are lined but the back is ‘buggy lined’ with triangles of lining fabric set into the shoulder seams, overlapping at the centre The Buggy Back Shirt has no side seams- the fronts wrap around and overlap into the opposite side’s back armhole. Large front hand pockets allow the shirt to be pulled down and worn as a jacket. The high back allows easy access to back jeans pockets and can be layered with a T-Shirt or a button down tail shirt.

Always seeking or creating new and inspired cloths, the shirt itself has been cut from a custom cotton woven in England with split faces using the technique used for car airbags.

This piece has been dyed with Indian Black, which is derived from a naturally occurring iron oxide from India. This pigment has been used in the west since 77CE and is thought to be the original source of lamp black and India ink.

As with all natural colours, Indian Black is less predictable than modern synthetic dyes and any colour transfer, inconsistency, irregularity, or fading is a desirable characteristic.

Product Code: SD-TENW18S-434AIR-BLK


  • 100% Cotton
  • 100% cotton thread
  • Dyed with Indian Black
  • Natural olive wood buttons
  • Made in England

Tender Co.

Tender is a British company, founded by William Kroll. Following a secondment in Kojima learning the denim trade, William brought back his experience and created the brand calling on the traditional skill set of the British craftsmen. Tender has its roots in antique workwear and machinery, especially from the Great British Steam Age. The important face of Tender is the nurture which is put into the clothes; in their research, design, manufacture and wear. Tender products are designed to be worn hard with the respect of the strong provenance and stories that are found within the garment.

How to measure

A - Chest - Armpit to armpit seam
B - Sleeve - Shoulder seam to cuff
C - Length - Hem to collar seam
D - Shoulder - Between the shoulder seams
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2/S 3/M 4/L 5/XL
A 21.0 53.34 22.0 55.88 23.0 58.42 24.0 60.96
B 25.5 64.77 25.5 64.77 25.5 64.77 26.5 67.31
C 27.0 68.58 28.0 71.12 28.5 72.39 28.5 72.39
D 17.0 43.18 17.5 44.45 18.0 45.72 18.5 46.99

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