Top 149 Greatest Graphic T-Shirts Of All time (2024)

Are you looking for the perfect graphic T-shirt to make a statement and stand out from the crowd? Look no further! We’ve compiled the top 149 greatest graphic T-shirts of all time, so you can find the perfect top to express your individual style. From classic rock band designs and vintage movie posters to modern day pop culture references, these graphic T-shirts will let you express yourself and show off your unique fashion sense. Read on to discover the best graphic T-shirts of all time!

No matter who you are, where you live, or what your life was like growing up, we’ve all been exposed to the fashion trend of graphic tees. Love them or hate them, there are many different iconic graphic tees out there that you will see at least once in your lifetime.

But, if for some reason you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t had the chance to try on a graphic tee of your own, the top 149 iconic graphic tees of all time will help you to pick out your first, second, or hundredth graphic tee to add to your collection.

1.) A.D.I.D.A.S

Adidas “All Day I Dream about Sports” was founded in Germany and has moved on with becoming one of the most iconic sporting brands around. If you haven’t seen an Adidas shirt, you should probably step outside of your home for some fresh air.

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2.) Save Ferris

Another iconic graphic T-shirt that has taken the world by storm, the Save Ferris shirt jumped off of the big screen and onto the backs, and fronts of many fans.

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3.) Jack Daniels

A historic whiskey that has been popularized throughout the world is now a graphic tee. These shirts are a classic American staple.

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4.) The Ramones

Rock and roll hall of famers, The Ramones will always have a soft spot in graphic tee history.

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5.) Mickey Mouse

While a bit juvenile, Mickey Mouse has found a solid footing in graphic tee icon history.

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6.) Coca Cola

This one needs very little explaining. Coke has made a name for themselves through their beverages, but also through iconic merchandise.

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7.) I Want My MTV

A blast from the past, MTV’s graphic tee is still all the rage in a retro aspect of when Music Television was more about music and less about reality TV.

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8.) Harley Davidson

Who doesn’t know what a Harley is? This biker graphic tee is an absolute staple any time of the year.

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9.) Keep Calm and Carry On

A more recent iconic tee shirt, Keep Calm and Carry On has been popularized by Hipsters across the world, but originated in 1939 to raise British morale during WWII.

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10.) Kiss me I’m Irish

Just in time for ST. Patty’s day, the Kiss Me I’m Irish graphic tee has been a classic go-to during March.

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11.) I’m with Stupid

Albeit a bit mean spirited the “I’m with Stupid” tee has been a classic favorite for many years. This is the founder of the directional T-shirts that cause snickers at the expense of innocent bystanders.

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12.) Grateful Dead.

The Grateful Dead are not only known for their amazing shows, but for their tees as well.

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13.) And All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

This iconic tee comes in many different forms, but is often times used as an expression of gratitude toward a well-spent vacation.

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14.) Ghostbusters

It doesn’t matter if you were born yet when the first film came out; chances are you’ve still heard of Ghostbusters. Due to their insane popularity, the Ghostbusters graphic tee is still popular today.

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15.) Bob Marley

National music and fashion icon all in one, Bob Marley gained superstar status. This graphic tee is known to have sold over 25 million copies worldwide, making it one of the largest selling graphic t-shirts on the market.

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16.) Just Do It

The Nike graphic tee boasts the final words of a convict before execution.

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17.) AC/DC

Classic rock icons, AC/DC shirts are still extremely popular in modern fashion.

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18.) Che Guevara

This powerful imagery of a Marxist figure was turned into a popular fashion statement.

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19.) RUN DMC

One of the most influential rap groups in history, Run DMC’s graphic tees were incredibly popular.

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20.) D.A.R.E.

Dare to resist drugs and violence. We’ve all had this graphic tee lurking around in our closets. It is by far one of the best known graphic tees ever made.

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21.) Pink Floyd

Another classic rock icon, the Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon graphic tee will always be a go-to for many rock fans.

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22.) Tuxedo Tee.

Don’t want to waste time renting an actual tuxedo? That’s okay, the tuxedo t-shirt has you covered.

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23.) Batman

Does it really even need explaining? Batman is amazing, no wonder his symbol makes an iconic graphic tee.

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    24.) Hard Rock Café

    For the love of music, Hard Rock Café graphic tees have been around for ages. With more than 100 restaurants over the world, these have become a collector’s item.

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    25.) Superman

    Just as popular as Batman, Superman has his own graphic tee in the running for the most iconic tees of all time.

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    26.) The Rolling Stones “Lick”

    The alternative rock band Rolling Stones graphic “Lick” has become one of the most recognizable symbols of all time.

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    27.) Vote for Pedro.

    A popular graphic tee inspired by the hit movie Napoleon Dynamite in 2004.

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    28.) I Love New York

    It has become one of the most worn tees of all time and one of the most iconic American tees.

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    29.) YOLO

    Made popular by rapper Drake, YOLO (You only live once) has been worn since 2012.

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    30.) Austin 3:16

    An iconic graphic tee for lovers of WWF/WWE wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin.

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    31.) Stussy

    A street wear brand that was created in 1980, it has become a popular iconic tee among the surf community.

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    32.) Camouflage

    Whether it’s used for military or civilians, t-shirts with camouflage have become absolutely iconic in fashion history.

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    33.) Rainbow Brite

    A psychedelic colored kid’s cartoon with rainbow horses and twink. This is a throwback to the 80’s and the popular fashion fads from the time.

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    34.) Metallica

    Everyone’s seen a Metallica t-shirt; it seems to be a staple for music fans.

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    Big Dogs

    Founded in 1983, the Big Dogs brand of clothing has become iconic when it first made it big in the 90s when they released their first slogan t-shirts.

    Anarchy Symbol

    Not only is this an iconic graphic tee, it has withstood the test of time ever since it became popularized by the punk rock movement in the 1970s.

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    Woodstock Festival

    While classics are rare, the heart of the Woodstock festival tee design remains in the forefront of iconic tee glory.


    FBI graphic tees can be found just about anywhere, but are rarely worn by actual FBI agents.

    Union Jack

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    The well known stripes of the UK Union Jack have gained stateside popularity with this iconic graphic tee.

    Punisher Skull

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    Who doesn’t love the Punisher? First introduced in 1974, this shirt has become wildly popular.

    Angry Birds.

    Angry Birds took the world by storm with a fun and interactive app, but it’s no wonder it was turned into a tee.

    It’s Five O’clock Somewhere.

    Definitely a fun and sassy t-shirt that not only says its okay to drink early in the day, but lets people know what you think about their opinions on doing so.

    Mighty Mouse.

    This classic cartoon character is an Icon in many people’s childhoods. Nostalgia definitely is at play with this tee.

    Neon Tee.

    Bright, edgy, and perhaps a little offensive to the eye, Neon t-shirts were all the rage and can still be found walking about on the backs of many people.

    Sh*t Happens.

    The motto of life, Sh*t happens to everyone.

    Mardi Gras.

    Bright, vibrant, and an amazingly fun get together; it’s no surprise that Mardi Gras t-shirts are popular.

    Smiley Face Tee.

    Need something to pick up your day? A Smiley Faced T-shirt definitely did the trick in the past.

    Rebel Flag.

    Extremely prolific in the south, Rebel Flag t-shirts can still be found throughout the United States and is an icon of history.

    Bart Simpson.

    The longest running animated TV series, the Simpsons still reigns supreme with the general public. Tell them to get bent with this Bart Simpson tee.


    An extremely popular rapper who helped to lay a solid foundation for the genre, Tupac is memorialized in t-shirt form.

    Martin Luther King.

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    A lesson in history and an extremely heart-warming show of solidarity, a Martin Luther King tee is definitely one that everyone has seen.

    Virginia is for Lovers.

    Much like the I heart New York T-shirt, Virginia is for Lovers has become a well known slogan for those who love Virginia.

    Team Jesus.

    This popular T-shirt was made to help draw younger generations into the love of their faith.

    Hooters Tee.

    Founded in 1983, Hooters has become a staple of wings, waitresses, and their iconic T-shirt and logo.


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    No longer just for sale on tour, the Misfits T-shirts have become a staple among the music world.

    T & C Surfwear.

    Town and Country surfwear is an icon in itself, founded in 1971 by Craig Sugihara, this T-shirt line featuring “Da Boys” surfing characters.

    Spuds Mackenzie.

    Bud Light’s fictional dog character became a hit when it was introduced in the late 1980’s.


    Quicksilver, the go-to fashion of the great outdoors, they’re a staple go-to with anyone who is the least bit sporty or adventurous.

    Black Dog Tee.

    A restaurant and tavern in Vineyard Haven in Martha’s Vineyard became popular and well known for its souvenir T-shirts.

    I Shot J.R. Tee.

    A catchphrase coined by CBS in 1980 to promote their television series Dallas.


    A line of clothing that chained color with heat.

    Vuarnet France Shirt.

    After sponsoring the 1984 Olympics held in Los Angeles, Vaurent became extremely popular in the United States with their Vaurnet France T-shirts.

    Farrah Fawcett.

    A star among the pin up wars, Farrah Fawcett was one of the faces of iconic T-shirt history.

    The Max.

    Saved by the Bell made this T-shirt what it is today, pushing it to the top of the list of Iconic tees.

    Keep On Truckin’.

    A one page comic by Robert Crumb first came into existence in 1968; this skyrocketed into popularity when it made it into the form of a tee.

    Coed Naked.

    Made famous for turning sports into something you can participate in while in the buff, the slogans became extremely popular among younger generations in the 80’s and 90’s.

    Cookie Monster.

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    Created in 1966, Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster is a household name.

    Don’t Mess With Texas.

    Everyone knows you need to go big or go home when it comes to Texas, it’s no wonder this has become an iconic tee.

    Choose Life.

    Wham! In their “Wake Me up before you Go-Go” video, this t-shirt was brought to life to social issues within society.

    Property Of.

    To prevent theft, USC printed out tees that said “Property of USC”. However, they have long since become a staple in other colleges and online.

    Notre Dame.

    University of Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish T-shirt is legendary.

    NWO (New World Order).

    New World Order, also known as “NWO”, was a group of wrestlers such as Kevin Nash, Randy Savage, Hulk Hogan, and Sting who became some of the world’s favorites.


    Shepard Fairey, an iconic street artist was made popular by his Obey Giant works.


    Who doesn’t know KISS? Catman, Space Ace, The Demon, and Starchild are all icons in the music world; no wonder their shirts are a staple in music.

    Don’t Worry Be Happy.

    As sung by Bobby McFerrin, this slogan T-shirt was made popular in 1988.

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

    Who doesn’t know Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael? If you watched Saturday morning cartoons, you knew who they were.

    Garth’s Aerosmith.

    Garth, of Wayne’s World helped to boost this Aerosmith T-shirt into popularity.

    Power Rangers.

    Hitting the air first in 1993, Power Rangers were all the rage. Still today their t-shirts are well known.

    Planet Hollywood.

    Founded in 1991, Planet Hollywood though smaller, is still well known and is still operating in many theme parks across the United States.

    Hello, Kitty!

    Introduced in Japan in 1976, this brand has since gone global.

    I Survived.

    I survived, a t-shirt that has taken on many different faces over the years. Chances are if you’re facing a fear, you’re going to bring home this t-shirt.

    Brew Thru.

    If you live on the East Coast, chances are, you know what Brew Thru is. This drive through brew store has sold over a million of these shirts since they opened.

    Alvin and the Chipmunk’s “A” Tee.

    While Theodore and Simon are amazing, Alvin seems to get all of the popularity with this grade “A” shirt.

    Autobots Logo.

    Autobots, if you don’t know them, you will want to travel through time to enjoy the original Transformers. This good-guy T-shirt is all the rage even today.


    Hulk Hogan, a man who took the wrestling world by storm is still insanely popular today. These t-shirts skyrocketed in popularity once he entered all forms of entertainment.

    Decepticon Logo.

    You can’t have one without the other. The polar opposite of the Autobots, Decepticons are the villains in Transformers.

    We Can Do It.

    A series of posters created to boost morale for women during WWII, they have become extremely important t-shirts for those who support women’s rights.

    Led Zeppelin.

    Rock history was made when Led Zeppelin entered the room. The band’s logo became an iconic t-shirt for rock fans throughout the world.

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    John Deere.

    If you’ve ever driven a tractor, you’ve probably heard about John Deere. With bright green and yellow, these eye-catching t-shirts are ones that almost everyone has seen.

    Lennon’s New York City.

    John Lennon made this $5.00 T-shirt from a street vendor insanely popular when he decided to show what New York meant.


    What Would Jesus Do, a popular slogan for Christians throughout the world.

    Green Lantern.

    Another super hero that is cherished throughout the world, the Green Lantern’s logo t-shirt can be found everywhere.

    Jesus Is My Homeboy.

    Created by David LaChapelle, the Jesus is my Homeboy shirt has captivated many fans.

    Where’s the Beef.

    A slogan presented by Wendy’s made its way into presidential politics, ensuring that everyone heard it.

    FCUK (French Connection).

    French Connection United Kingdom, a fashion retailer based in London England hit gold when they added “UK” after “FC”.


    The nemesis of Coke, Pepsi has also become a popular t-shirt. This has solidified the divide between Coke and Pepsi lovers.

    Yo! MTV Raps.

    MTV was a popular staple with music lovers for years, especially when “Yo! MTV Raps” ran from 1988 to 1995”. While it may have gone the way of the dodo, the logo still remains intact.


    Thundercats, Thundercats, Thundercats Ho! A classic Saturday morning cartoon from 1985 to 1989, the Thundercats is still a beloved piece of T-shirt history.

    Hello, My Name Is.

    A T-shirt that lets strangers know who you are, if you’re tired of having to jot down your name, this T-shirt will save you time and hand cramps when attending seminars.

    Captain America.

    This T-shirt is one of the most solid foundations in Comic Book history that was made to capture young minds.

    Boston Red Sox.

    Who doesn’t know the Red Socks? Despite the discomfort of the Yankees fans, Red Socks fans will forever don this t-shirt.

    Rock The Vote.

    To help promote voting and free speech, Rock the Vote became popular in 1992.


    Yet another iconic sports team that has created a plethora of iconic merchandise including t-shirts.

    The Flash.

    Super heroes will always have a place in our hearts; this is equally true for the Flash’s gold lightning bolt t-shirt.


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    Everyone knows who Kurt Cobain is, just as they know about Nirvana who created the “Have a Nice Day” logo and created their own with a grunge edge to it.

    Make 7.

    An Un-cola slogan pitched by 7UP “Yours”.

    Abbey Road.

    The Abbey Road, an iconic T-shirt that became the forefront of beatlemania with their final album cover on front.


    Who doesn’t love Sheldon? Made popular by the Big Bang Theory, nerds of all kinds will sport this t-shirt for life.

    Peace Frog.

    Peace! The iconic Peace Frogs company logo t-shirt is based in nostalgia.


    Don’t want to wear a tux t-shirt? Why not wear a curvy bikini babe body instead?

    The Godfather.

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    The Mafia classic, the Godfather’s logo is iconic in itself, let alone on the majorly popular t-shirt.

    Mud Smiley Face.

    You’ve got mud on your face. Forrest Gump made this t-shirt into an iconic must-have.

    No Fear.

    Popular in the mid 90’s everyone has seen these T-shirts that turn living on the edge into a slogan.

    Legends of the Hidden Temple.

    Nickelodeon’s hit game show Legend’s of The Hidden Temple was made popular in the 1990’s and has stuck around as a t-shirt years later.

    Three Wolves Howling.

    Who hasn’t seen this shirt? A classic black t-shirt with three majestic wolves howling to the moon.

    Have A Nice Day.

    This once started as “Have a Happy Day” and in time changed to “Have a Nice Day”. This iconic T-shirt can be either taken seriously or ironically.

    James Dean’s Plain White Tee.

    A white T-shirt, nothing more, nothing less, paired with a leather jacket it’s reminiscent of James Dean.

    Charlie Brown.

    Charlie Brown, whether you’re thinking about the comic, television show, or movies; everyone has seen or heard about Charlie Brown and has seen this iconic shirt.

    Peace Sign.

    Give Peace a Chance, the peace sign has been a staple for as long as we can remember.

    CBGB Tee.

    Opened in 1973, the Country, Bluegrass, and Blues music CBGB was a staple in New York’s music scene until 2006.


    Not a lifeguard? That’s okay; you can still look like one!

    Tye Dye Tee.

    Technicolor Tye Dye tees were made with RIT Dye, which is now sadly being phased out into extinction. But, we have hopes that this fashion icon will always be remembered.


    With his portrayal of a fraternity brother, John Belushi has made the T-shirt version of his famous sweatshirt has continued to be spotted throughout the years.

    Looney Tunes.

    They’re all a little Looney, who hasn’t heard of the Looney Tunes? This Saturday morning cartoon bliss is still seen in t-shirt form.


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    Created by H.P. Lovecraft, Cthulhu has become a staple among fantasy lovers throughout the world. It’s no wonder that he has become popular in the t-shirt world.

    Frankie Say Relax.

    Frankie Goes to Hollywood made this T-shirt the icon it is today.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon.

    We’ve all been touched by breast cancer in one way or another, it’s no wonder that this awareness t-shirt has become a staple in t-shirt history.

    Mickey USA Flag Icon Tee.

    If you didn’t want to have a full blown mouse on your t-shirt, boasting Mickey’s logo with red white and blue was also an option.

    Iron Man.

    I am Iron Man, or, I wish I was. Another hero of comics, Iron Man’s symbol is also a classic and iconic T-shirt design.

    X-Men Tee.

    Who doesn’t love the X-Men? From their logo to character t-shirts, these iconic T-shirts still remain popular today.


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    Who doesn’t love this little green Jedi master? Yoda is not only an icon of pop culture; he is also a t-shirt frequent.

    Star Wars Tee.

    Star Wars, an incredibly popular series of Sci-Fi gold has become iconic with all of their merchandise, including Star Wars logo t-shirts.

    PNB Nation “My Name Is”.

    The names of three fatal police shootings, this t-shirt has become an incredibly iconic PNB Nation shirt.

    Black Sabbath.

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    The rock gods Black Sabbath’s logos and album covers have graced the world of music for as long as I can remember. They’re definitely a staple in the t-shirt and music world.


    Made popular by Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, PlumTree T-shirts can be seen everywhere.

    Public Enemy.

    Want to feel like a public enemy? This iconic T-shirt can be seen walking the streets throughout the world.

    Moustache Rides.

    Who doesn’t love a moustache? While this T-shirt pre-dates the popularity of moustaches, it has definitely made a comeback in pop culture.


    Another Graphic T-shirt that has become common place in history, the Killer T-shirt can be found throughout the world.

    Flash Gordon.

    Who doesn’t know Flash Gordon? This logo T-shirt has been popular for years and continues to trickle into main-stream fashion.

    International Order for Gorillas.

    From Real Genius, this is the shirt that Chris Knight wears while taking his final exam.

    Big Fun.

    Born in the 80’s Big Fun has been around for years yet hasn’t faded into the background.

    Shark Cat.

    The Pineapple Express’s Shark Cat “Shark Kitten” T-shirt is so absurd it’s funny.

    Dance Your Ass Off.

    Get ready to dance your ass off; this is an incredibly popular T-shirt, especially in the dance community.

    One in the Oven.

    Once In the Oven pregnancy T-shirts are incredibly iconic, especially when worn by men.


    Despite it being somewhat offensive, the Bullsh*t T-shirt has maintained its popularity and icon status throughout the years.

    Mario Brothers.

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    Who doesn’t know about Super Mario Brothers? Whether it’s the classic logo or Mario and Luigi, these gaming classics are iconic T-shirt royalty.

    Win Rocky Win.

    If you haven’t seen Rocky, you’re missing out on an American classic. This T-shirt, Win Rocky Win, has been worn by proud Rocky fans for years.

    Legend of Zelda.

    Another gaming success, the Legend of Zelda is an iconic t-shirt for geek culture.

    High on Stress.

    Revenge of the nerds! This High on Stress T-shirt got its popularity years ago with TV and Movie fans alike.


    Atari, the classic home gaming console’s logo is still a well-known pop culture T-shirt design.

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    152. Do i like like fucking people person

    Which is your favorite t-shirt? Did we miss anything from the list?

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    What is the highest quality tshirt printing? ›

    The best quality t-shirts for DTG printing are made from cotton. The higher the percentage of cotton, the more vivid the print.

    Which is the world best expensive t-shirt? ›

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    When was the first graphic t-shirt? ›

    1940s: A Military Matter

    The first known graphic tees were used by the United States military. Soldiers were given shirts with their military branch/training program printed on the front; these shirts were used for both recruitment and promotion, and remained popular even after World War 2.

    When were graphic tees most popular? ›

    Graphic tees became popular sometime in the late 1960s when screen printing and ink made it easier and less expensive to print graphics on fabric. Today, Nayked Apparel uses start of the art direct-to-garment ink printers to produce one-of-a-kind graphics for each customer.

    What color shirts sell the most? ›

    Among other colors, black and white are the most popular and wanted in the industry. You can always play safe in these two shades while still being the chicest version of yourself. In the black canvas of these colors, you have much space for making desired designs through t-shirt printing and embroidery.

    What type of t-shirt printing lasts the longest? ›

    Sublimated Prints and Screen Prints are considered to be the ones that would last longest. Screen printing has been around for a long time, so there are many different variations of it.

    What is the cost of the most expensive and the cheapest T-shirt? ›

    Diesel claims its 'F2-L7' is the most expensive T-shirt in the world, costing customers a cool $5.5M. While on the other end of the spectrum, the cheapest T-shirt is priced at $370,000.

    What type of T-shirt is most popular? ›


    It's the most common t-shirt type and worn by everyone.

    How expensive is Mark Zuckerberg T-shirt? ›

    We know Zuckerberg is not immune to fashion because we know the pigeon gray T-shirts he favors are custom-ordered from Brunello Cucinelli, and we know they go for upwards of $300 a pop.

    What is the oldest t-shirt in the world? ›

    The Tarkhan Dress, a V-neck linen shirt currently on display in the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, has been confirmed as the world's oldest woven garment with radiocarbon testing dating the garment to the late fourth-millennium BC.

    What are vintage t-shirts? ›

    What Is a Vintage T-Shirt? A vintage style t-shirt recreates the nostalgia, soft hand feel, and distressed, faded print of decades-old t-shirts. Technically, true vintage shirts need to be at least 20 years old. Remember, vintage differs from antique, which refers to items 100 years old and more.

    Why are vintage t-shirts so expensive? ›

    One of the primary factors driving the high prices of vintage t-shirts is their rarity and scarcity. As time passes, vintage t-shirts become increasingly difficult to find in good condition, especially those featuring iconic designs or bands.

    Do graphic tees wear out? ›

    All graphic t-shirts will eventually wear out and fade – it is only natural after all. A lot depends on how you look after your t-shirt, as well as on the printing method used in production.

    Why are graphic t-shirts so expensive? ›

    It is hard to create them, and they are expensive to make. They are created using special materials. You have to pay for the people to create them, and they cost a lot of money to create them. There are other reasons as to why custom t shirts are so expensive, but these are the main ones.

    What is the coolest color on a shirt? ›

    After white, the colours that keep the body cool are none other than yellow, gray, and – surprise – red, still considered in the collective imagination as a 'warm' colour. Purple is in the middle of the ranking, so it can be worn during hot weather if it is your favourite colour.

    Which color shirt attracts the most attention? ›

    Red is the color of power. It gets people's attention and it holds it, which is why it's the most popular color for marketing. The word SALE is always red, and you'll often find red a common tie color for professionals. When you want to be viewed as trustworthy and cool, blue is the color for you.

    What color shirt makes you more attractive? ›

    Scientists have revealed that wearing the colour red will make you more attractive to the opposite sex. Studies reveal that red is the most attractive colour to both men and women but, curiously, the two genders are attracted to the same colour for different reasons.

    What is the best t-shirt length? ›

    The length

    Your t-shirt should end roughly halfway between your waist and crotch. Tees that hit at the waist look shrunken. T-shirts that end at your crotch or beyond elongate your torso and shorten your legs, making you look stumpy.

    How many years should a shirt last? ›

    According to Cadmus, how long you should keep a shirt really depends on how often you wear it. On the short side it could be six months, on the long side two to three years.

    What is the cheapest type of t-shirt printing? ›

    Screen printing is the most common type of T-shirt printing, and it is a great option for those who want to keep costs low. It is also one of the cheapest options, which can make it an attractive choice for many businesses.

    What size t-shirts sell the most? ›

    When you look at the numbers, large is the most common shirt size. In fact, it accounts for about 30 percent of shirt sales. Coming in at 28 percent, the size medium is a close runner-up and extra large is next at 20 percent. The percentages are much lower for smaller and larger sizes.

    Which country is the cheapest place to make a T-shirt? ›

    December 4, 2013 • Bangladesh is the cheapest place in the world to make a T-shirt. But this month, the minimum wage there will rise from $39 a month to $68 a month.

    What is the most expensive shirt button? ›

    Mother-of-pearl buttons are the most luxurious button material. They are ten times more expensive than a plastic button, but worth their weight to make a great quality shirt. The material is strong, resilient, and naturally elegant.

    What color clothes sell the best? ›

    This is the list of five fashion colors that always sell the best:
    • Red: Red is the color of passion and love. ...
    • Black: After red, the most sought-after fashion color is black. ...
    • White: The serene color attracts everyone. ...
    • Blue: Men's clothing industry will struggle a lot if blue is removed from their catalog.

    Which shirt does Bill Gates wear? ›

    For several decades, Gates has set his standard with jeans, ties and suits. But the look he always seems to return to is the humble sweater and button-down shirt. This simple, straight up combination is the signature calling card of one of world's most powerful men. It gives him a wholesome vibe that people trust.

    What kind of shirts does Bill Gates wear? ›

    Gates goes for function and practicality, so he sticks to his Casio watches and simple looks of button-down shirts, jumpers, and chinos. He learned from Buffet that you really don't need much to dress well and be comfortable, or to stay productive.

    How much is Steve Jobs T-shirt? ›

    Steve Jobs' iconic black turtleneck will be making a comeback of sorts this summer, with the company behind the original garment, Issey Miyake Inc., announcing a new version coming this July for $270 and called the "Semi-Dull T" (via Bloomberg).

    What does T in t-shirt stands for? ›

    A T-shirt (also spelled tee shirt), or tee for short, is a style of fabric shirt named after the T shape of its body and sleeves. Traditionally, it has short sleeves and a round neckline, known as a crew neck, which lacks a collar.

    Who first wore t-shirts? ›

    The T-shirt started as an item of underwear - in the 19th Century the t-shirt was born when labourers in America cut their jumpsuits in half to cope with the summer heat. Although they were starting to be manufactured in1898, the T-shirt really made it in 1913 when it became standard issue in the US Navy's uniform.

    What were shirts made of 100 years ago? ›

    The origins of the t-shirt were more to ward off cold than to keep the wearer cool on hot days. Therefore cotton was a big no-no, and the first garments were made of wool and linen. It is only when t-shirts began to be used as a way to feel comfortable with clothes on in the heat that the material changed to cotton.

    Why is 80s tees so expensive? ›

    Why are your shirts expensive? We did raise our prices due to the free shipping option, but that is only a small part of the price increase. We just were not making any money. The prices of the blanks and the licensing agreements have been rising much faster than our pricing.

    What's the difference between a classic t-shirt and a graphic t-shirt? ›

    Style and function

    Functionally, graphic T-shirts tend to be easier to print than illustrated T-shirts to print because their designs are often 'cleaner,' meaning they use less colour and/or are less elaborate (but this is by no means always the case).

    How can you tell how old a shirt is? ›

    Look for a Copyright Year

    Identifying vintage clothing labels can first and foremost help you date a garment. Simply look for the copyright year. These aren't listed on all garments, but if present, they help to prove authenticity and give you a hint about when the vintage eco friendly t shirt or dress was produced.

    What is the most expensive vintage rock shirt? ›

    An original Grateful Dead T-shirt from 1967 has broken the record for the most expensive vintage rock shirt ever sold at an auction, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The tee — free from the band's notable tie-dye or dancing bear graphics — sold for $17,640 through Sotheby's on October 15.

    What band has the most expensive vintage t-shirt? ›

    Led Zeppelin 1979 Backstage Pass T-Shirt

    And, for the lucky concertgoers who kept their shirt for all these years, they now sell for more than $10,000, making them the rarest and most sought-after Led Zeppelin T-shirts in the world. This is a prime example of vintage band T-shirts.

    How often should you wash vintage shirts? ›

    Cleaning Vintage Clothing

    To protect the clothing items as much as possible, they typically should not be washed after each wear. While this may go against what you're used to doing with more current clothing items that you buy online or in stores, washing clothes too often can actually decrease their lifespan.

    What is a good price for a graphic tee? ›

    The cost of a custom t-shirt can vary widely, depending on the number of shirts ordered, the type of shirt, the printing method, additional features, and how soon you need it. Generally, you can expect to pay anywhere from $10 to $50 for a custom t-shirt, with an average price of around $20 per shirt.

    How do you tell if a shirt is vintage or a reprint? ›

    How to Tell if Something is True Vintage
    1. Look at the logo on the tag. If you don't recognize the brand name, it might be vintage. ...
    2. Flip the label over to see where the garment was made. ...
    3. Check the fabric composition tag. ...
    4. Look for unique construction details and/or handmade sew jobs. ...
    5. Check for a metal zipper.

    Why do people buy graphic tees? ›

    Graphic tees are quite possibly the most popular section in my closet. They're snuggly, comfortable, effortless, and cute! And while they may seem a bit too girly or too teeny-bopper, they can easily be worn by anyone at any age. It's an interesting way to express your values, style, or mood.

    Is it better to fold or hang graphic tees? ›

    What to fold: Anything that can easily stretch out, such as sweaters, knits, T-shirts and sweats, should be folded rather than hung, because folding puts less stress on these materials. Sturdy items like denim, cords and khakis also do well folded.

    Should t-shirts be washed inside out? ›

    Helps prevent color fading. Washing your clothes inside out allows the inside of your garments to take the brunt of agitation and color fading that occurs during a wash cycle. This helps to protect the outside dye of your shirt or pants by reducing friction and contact while still ensuring a thorough wash.

    Should I put graphic tees in the dryer? ›

    Avoid dryers at all cost

    They shrink garments and t-shirts (especially cotton t-shirts) as well as damage t-shirt prints, making them crack or peel. Hang dry your clothes the old fashion way, the best method.

    What is the highest quality of t-shirt? ›

    Fabric choice

    Cotton is considered one of the best fabrics for T-shirt manufacturing since it is soft and breathable. Synthetic fibers, on the other hand, are smooth and have low water absorbency, but may not be comfortable for everyday wear.

    Is it legal to sell graphic tees? ›

    Receive Permission From the Copyright Owner

    You can still sell t-shirts with copyrighted images, provided you gain permission from the author. Always maintain decorum and ask for permission before using anything you see on the internet.

    Which types of printing is the highest quality printing system? ›

    The correct answer is Laser Printer. Laser printer: A laser printer provides the highest quality text and images for personal computers today.

    Which type of printing has the best quality? ›

    Laser printers, on average, have a faster print speed than inkjet printers, and usually have a higher print quality. The most affordable models are more expensive than even budget inkjet models, but many people who print a lot find their strengths worth that premium.

    What is better DTF or DTG? ›

    DTF printing offers quick and easy printing on a wide range of fabrics, while DTG printing produces long-lasting, vibrant prints on cotton fabrics. If your home-based business or small store sells dozens or even hundreds of custom T-shirts, you might consider a DTG printer.

    What is premium quality tshirt? ›

    A premium t-shirt is made with high-quality materials, often using better fabrics such as combed and ringspun cotton, organic cotton, or jersey knits, which are softer and have a better drape than regular cotton. Premium t-shirts also have a higher thread count, meaning they are softer and smoother to the touch.

    What is the most durable printing method? ›

    Screen printing.

    But the idea is still relatively simple – a squeegee is used to press ink through mesh fabric and a stencil, which transfers the design to the underlying substrate. Screen printing may be the right solution for: Durability and longevity.

    What is the most popular printing method? ›

    Offset printing is currently the most common printing process with the printed part visible on the plate. This printing process moves ink from a plate to a rubber roller (or cover plate) and other surfaces to produce high-quality images and designs.

    Is 600 or 1200 print quality better? ›

    Bigger and Better Resolution

    For example, 1200 X 1200 dpi will give you better resolution or copy/print quality than 600 X 600 dpi, thus giving you better copy/print quality and better half tones.

    Which print is best for clothes? ›

    Screen Printing for Clothes

    Flat screen printing, which is best for shirts and bags. Rotary screen printing, which is suitable for rolls of fabrics. Hand-screen printing, which works for shirts or any homemade constructions.

    Does sublimation or DTF last longer? ›

    Quality of the ink.

    The higher quality of ink that is used in either printing method, the longer the image will last. With the right ink, an image printed with sublimation could last longer than a DTF image printed with lower quality ink.

    Does DTF last longer than vinyl? ›

    Durability. DTF prints are more durable than vinyl or screen-printed designs. The ink is actually bonded to the fabric, so it won't crack, peel, or fade like other methods. DTF prints can also withstand multiple washes without losing their color or quality.

    Which is better sublimation or DTG? ›

    Sublimation printing works better on lighter colored fabric because of the way the ink blends into the fibers. To print on black or dark colors, DTG is a better printing method. Range of colors in the image. Sublimation has some color limitations, especially white.

    What type of t-shirt is best quality? ›

    The best-quality printing t-shirt options are distinguished by brand, weight, and neck style. Leading brands include Gildan, Bella+Canvas, and Stanley Stella. When selecting t-shirts, consider market, fabric, weight, style, fit, knit, and transparency.


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