Wednesday, July 11, 2007


The origin of T-Shirt is conflicting between the nations from California to Britain from 1913 to 1948 which is most likely a slow progress. Most research says that during World War 1 when US soldiers observed that European soldiers worn light cotton undershirts while they were sweating in their wool uniforms, So American decided also to wear those shirts and because of their design they got the name T-Shirts. Other experts described T-Shirts as "Crew Neck" which was wear by U.S Navy's soldier as light undershirts in 1913. From the evidences I 1932 it was claimed by the underwear company Jockey that they develop the sweat absorbing shirt for USC football team, which is propose as "modern T-Shirts". <article resource>

After World War II t-shirts appeared in civilian wears without a shirt covering it. In 1948 t-shirts were get more popularity because of its promotional use by New York Governor for presidential campaign which was followed in 1952 by many famous stars of Hollywood which they wear on national TV programs.

Now days T-shirts are worn normally as casual wear rather than wearing it as a undershirts, it also become a part of promotion and protesting events also, T-shirts typically extend to waist although one of its fashion type is "oversized" T-Shirts which is adopted by modern hip hop culture. Since the late 1980s and 1990s, T-shirts with prominent designer-name logos have been popular, especially in teenagers and young adults, in addition to being decorative. Examples of designer T-shirt branding include Calvin Klein, FUBU, Ralph Lauren, and the Gap.

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