Don’t be fooled by the proper Weizen glass filled to the brim with golden goodness… Club Schmitz was the father figure of Dallas dive bars and never tried to be something it wasn’t. This gloriously never-renovated spot had plastic pint cups for your beer, or mixers if you chose to bring your own liquor, but sadly, Club Schmitz served its last burger and beer on May 31, 2014, and it’s still hard to believe such a cool place was leveled to make way for yet another RaceTrac convenience store that’s now clogging up the intersection of Denton Drive and Webb Chapel Extension. Sure, you can still get a burger cooked on the Club Schmitz flat-top that’s now doing its business at Dot’s Hop House in Deep Ellum, but there’s no replicating the vibe of a glorious dive that opened its doors in 1946 when cousins Lawrence “Bigun” and Leonard Schmitz returned to Dallas following World War II and decided to open a bar. This Texas original may have started as a watering hole, but it eventually turned into a legendary burger house that would become the most family-friendly hang this side of Bachman Lake.
Like all our designs, this one is treated with our signature ‘relic-ing’ process which includes our own secret recipe of hand-painted chipping, cracking, fading, and just the right touch of yellowing to ensure that it looks the part of a true vintage imprint.** We lay these works of art down on premium Next Level 3900 Premium Women’s tees, aka ‘the boyfriend tee, one of the softest, best-wearing women’s t-shirts available today. We utilize state of the art direct to garment (DTG) printing which allows us to create a vintage effect that simply can’t be accomplished with other printing methods. In short, these shirts are everything you’ve dreamed of and more – it feels soft and lightweight with just the right amount of stretch making it both comfortable and flattering while the feminine fit and shorter sleeves add a special touch to this classic missy cut tee.
- Slim fit with longer body length
- 100% Soft cotton (fibre content may vary for different colors)
- Light fabric (145 grams/4.3oz.)
- 32 singles
- Tear away label
- Runs smaller than usual
Not sure what size is your best fit? We recommend taking one of your current t-shirts, laying it flat and measuring it. The measurements in the chart below are taken with the shirt laying on a flat surface. To get the length, measure from the high shoulder point down to the bottom of the shirt. To get the width, measure approximately 1-inch below the armhole, across the chest, from seam to seam. The Next Level 3900 is a fitted women’s t-shirt, so if you are looking for a roomier fit, we suggest going up a size or with the unisex Bella + Canvas 3001 we print our men’s t-shirts on as they are the same super soft ring-spun cotton that feels like an old favorite. While our tees are all made using premium, pre-shrunk, ring-spun cotton, there can be some shrinkage depending on your personal wash and dry cycles. With that said, if you’re on the fence, we always suggest going up a size.
*Heather colors are 90% ring-spun cotton and 10% poly. **Due to the nature of the printing process and different sizes of shirts offered, imprint position and scale may vary slightly from the product images, but we do our best to be as accurate as possible.