T-shirts and Tanks

This T-shirt Uses Augmented Reality to Show Different Designs
December 13, 2019 at 2:19 pm

It’s no secret that people love to use the filters you can find on Instagram or Snapchat. In fact, we personally love the idea, especially when it means we can put a filter on our face and look completely put together in just a few seconds. It’s genius. Now, the Scandinavian label, Carlings, has taken augmented reality (AR) to a whole new level and launched a T-shirt that uses AR filters to change the T-shirt design.

Sales of Bullied Fourth-Grader’s Homemade Tennessee T-shirt Raised Almost $1M for Charity
December 12, 2019 at 12:37 pm

Two of our favorite stories this year came in September, when a boy bullied over his homemade Tennessee T-shirt had his design picked up by the Volunteers’ football program and subsequently received a full scholarship from the university. Now, we're happy to report that the nonprofit STOMP Out Bullying received nearly $1 million through sales of the shirt...

Artists Commit Intentional Copyright Infringement to Draw Attention to T-shirt Websites Selling Stolen Designs
December 9, 2019 at 2:22 pm

Twitter user Nirbion dashed off a Mickey Mouse drawing that had the character stating that he smells “like rotten eggs” and divulging a plea for someone to add it to a shirt or mug. Hoping to ensnare an offending website in a situation that could yield a lawsuit, he indeed found a taker when bots picked up the design and automatically published it to a custom shirt site...

Sony Lands Beatles Merch Rights as It Looks to Ramp Up Its Merchandising Division
December 6, 2019 at 12:31 pm

Though we would never say that their breakup in 1970 means we have to “settle” for their massively impressive catalog, we do wish The Beatles could still give us some new tunes. We don't have to carry the weight of disappointment in all respects, though, as Sony Music Entertainment will serve as the exclusive North American provider of the band’s memorabilia...

Diesel Wants You to Buy This $5M T-shirt (and They'll Throw in a Miami Condo for Free)
December 4, 2019 at 11:34 am

Buy a Diesel T-shirt, get a free condo in Miami. Sounds pretty sweet, right? Oh, by the way, the shirt will cost you anywhere from $370,000 to $5.5 million. But, come on. Free condo! This is something Diesel is actually trying out with its first venture into real estate. The apparel company is building a residential development and is advertising it by printing 143 T-shirts with corresponding floor plans...

South Dakota’s Widely-Mocked ‘Meth. We’re On It’ Campaign Gets the Merch Treatment
November 20, 2019 at 12:44 pm

Since its Monday debut, the “Meth. We’re On It” slogan that South Dakota is using to combat the state’s drug crisis has mostly become a punchline on social media and elsewhere on the internet. As its message takes shape, 27 promotional items related to the campaign are now available in a Teespring merch collection, with all but two being apparel...

A Look at LyricMerch, the On-Demand Merch Platform Monetizing Song Lyrics
November 7, 2019 at 2:11 pm

Social media profiles, tattoos and yearbooks come to mind when we think of ways people declare their love for song lyrics. Through its on-demand merch platform, LyricMerch, the online song lyrics library LyricFind has recently excelled in adding merchandise to the mix, with shoppers able to...