So when you’re wearing your favorite herringbone sportcoat to your “creative black tie” parties this year (see our previous post), why not get creative with your shirt, too.

ThredHeads is a mother and daughter startup that’s putting a neo-prep and formal spin on the Brooks Brothers fun shirt.

According to the company, the shirts are made from Italian cotton “by the finest private label shirtmaker in the United States.”

The idea is that the shirts look conventional from the front when worn under a jacket, but then when you rip off your jacket sometime around midnight — because you’re getting lucky, for example — then the fun really starts.

Above is a tartan model called the Boston, while below is the Nantucket:

And finally, for those who do most of their winter partying at their Florida residence, there’s the Palm Beach, in a pink and lime green gingham check. — CC