A T-shirt is donned for its sheer comfort, life and hassle free maintenance. Overall 70 percent of men and 54 percent of women have more than 10 t-shirts. The reason for its popularity also lies in its affordability. Which is why, 79 percent of the Gen Y (aged between 18-25) have more than 10 t-shirts.
U.S. textile mills spin almost 10 million bales a year. One bale of cotton is enough to make 1,217 men’s T-shirts
Cotton has been grown for 6000 years.
Top 5 producers of cotton are China, India, U.S., Pakistan and Brazil.
It takes 6 miles of yarn to make on T-shirt
And did you know, the concept of T-shirts first caught up in America during WWII when the soldiers were seeking a comfortable alternative to their itchy, heavy weight uniforms to something light and soothing for summers.
Typically known as an undershirt or a vest, John Wayne, Marlon Brando and James Dean shocked Americans by wearing their “underwear” on National TV. In 1955, James Dean made the T-Shirt cool in “Rebel Without A Cause” and suddenly the T-Shirt became a symbol of rebellious youth.
In the 1960′s, people began to “tie dye” and screen print the basic cotton T-Shirt making the tee even more popular. With advances in printing and dying, the T-Shirt sprouted into many different forms: v-necks, tank tops, muscle shirts.
And today with advances in technology and printing, t-shirts have become a revolutionary product of not only the youth but for every age and gender. It has become a medium for self expression which combines words, arts and more on its designs.
Your T-shirt could also say a lot about your personality and your attitude towards life. Ofcourse there can be different ways to look at it but your style statement does leave a lasting impression about how you take life. Wearing a funny t-shirt can amplify your sense of fashion and at the same, help you strike an instant chord with people around you. It can also attract some eye balls if you’re an attention seeker! (No pun intended).
A t-shirt with a bold graphic will reveal how adventurous you can be or about ‘I don’t care a damn about the world’ attitude! A sensible message lets you wear your heart out, at the same time, lends a voice to your true sentiments about a cause or a liking.
So if you want to experience the delight of wearing rib tickling Teesort or a message Teesort, go and buy one now. Don’t wait for the next summer. Log onto www.teesort.com and strut you attitude the way you want.