Have an old t-shirt lying around that could use a little boost? Today, we're giving ours a makeover by adding on a cool neon pocket. Trust us, it's easier then you might think. Watch on to see how it's done.
Everyone loves throwing on a tee during the Summer, but this year brands like 3.1 Phillip Lim, Marc Jacobs, and Just Cavalli took this basic silhouette to completely new heights for the season by using unexpected fabrics and standout prints. The printed tee is now our absolute go-to option for work, play, and wherever else the day might take you. Watch the video to see our favorite picks for the season.
There's a special place in our closets for our t-shirt collection, right next to our favorite Louboutins and vintage Chanel finds. Holding sentimental and style value, our vintage tees get better with age, and they fit perfectly. Did you throw yours out during Spring cleaning? We've got the tips — and a few picks — to help you find the one.
- Don't underestimate your go-to stores like Urban Outfitters and American Apparel. These retail chain stores also carry their own one-of-a-kind vintage lines.
- Do try your local Goodwill, and be sure to hit the kids' and mens' sections. You'll have to do some digging, but the results could be huge pay off at a super low cost.
- Do hunt for the perfect tee on eBay. eBay's loaded with authentic, vintage t-shirts, with rare tees going for premium prices. eBay stores like WyCo Vintage and Stormcrow-Vintage are stocked with an impressive variety of amazing band tees for around $50 and up.
- Other great sites to check out: Wolfgang's Vault has a selection of vintage and retro tees shoppable by artist; while Slingshot Shirts carries a budget-friendly selection of new tees with vintage prints.
Since Sugar HQ is based in San Francisco, we're in an area of the country where start-up culture is rampant. It seems every week we hear about a new company, often being started by the creators of an old company. Fittingly, a new t-shirt line is taking advantage of the start-up culture with its line of appropriately-themed duds.
Startup Apparel features t-shirts with messages like, "It's all about the #startup life," and, "Will work for equity." As a SF resident and Internet-culture enthusiast, I like these shirts! Do they resonate with you?
You guys are pretty jazzed about the upcoming release of Star Wars on Blu-ray (and 3D!), so spread the joy to your lovah by gifting one of these fantastically-vintage items, or hey, snatch one up for yourself. I did. Check out my 10 favorites in the gallery below!
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A pair of brothers, known for their furniture designs made of unconventional materials, designed this Alligator Chair in 2004. It must have made a good impression on Lacoste, because the brand commissioned the duo, the world's most famous Brazilian designers, to create this limited edition t-shirt. It's embroidered with vines of the iconic Lacoste alligator and inspired by the vines that grow in trees in Brazilian rain forests. The t-shirt sells for $1,900 and benefits a women's cooperative called Coopa-Roca in Brazil. Can you name the designers who designed both this alligator chair and t-shirt? (Just name their last name.)
If you're the flirtatious and confident type, I've found the T-shirt for you! It lets others know you're interested without you having to say a word. The only problem is, your little question may get more responses than you're after!
This is definitely a conversation starter so tell me what you think about this bold tee. Do you love it or would you leave it?