15 Facts About T-shirts


T-shirts are generally made of a stretchy, light, and inexpensive fabric and are easy to clean.

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T-shirts are inexpensive to produce and are often part of fast fashion, leading to outsized sales of T-shirts compared to other attire.

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For example, two billion T-shirts are sold per year in the United States, or the average person from Sweden buys nine T-shirts a year.

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T-shirts are among the most worn garments of clothing used today.

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T-shirts are especially popular with branding for companies or merchandise, as they are inexpensive to make and purchase.

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T-shirts were originally worn as undershirts, but are now worn frequently as the only piece of clothing on the top half of the body, other than possibly a brassiere or, rarely, a waistcoat .

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T-shirts have become a medium for self-expression and advertising, with any imaginable combination of words, art and photographs on display.

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T-shirts that are tight to the body are called fitted, tailored or baby doll T-shirts.

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Screen printed T-shirts have been a standard form of marketing for major American consumer products, such as Coca-Cola and Mickey Mouse, since the 1970s.

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Movie and TV T-shirts can have images of the actors, logos, and funny quotations from the movie or TV show.

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T-shirts'srry was founded in 1948 by its owner and founder Quentin H Sandler as a screen printer of Souvenir Scarf's to the souvenir resort market.

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Psychedelic art poster designer Warren Dayton pioneered several political, protest, and pop-culture art printed large and in color on T-shirts featuring images of Cesar Chavez, political cartoons, and other cultural icons in an article in the Los Angeles Times magazine in late 1969 .

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Additionally, one of the most popular symbols to emerge from the political turmoil of the 1960s were T-shirts bearing the face of Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara.

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Today, many notable and memorable T-shirts produced in the 1970s have become ensconced in pop culture.

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All-over print T-shirts have solved the problem with color fading and the vibrancy is higher than most standard printing methods but requires synthetic fabrics for the ink to take hold.

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