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News :: Histoy of the t-shirt

Sunday 16th January 2011

T-shirt as underwear were developed in the 19th century. Originally made as a one piece body suit, once the top and bottom were cut apart the t-shirt was born. T-shirtswere worn by miners during the 19th century as a comfortable and cool piece of clothing to wear in hot working conditions.  



T-shirts first became popular in the United States when they were issued by the U.S. Navy during or after the Spanish-American War. It was a round neck, short sleeve, white cotton shirt worn under a uniform. It has become common for sailors and marines in the work of the party, the submarines in the beginning, and tropical climates to remove the uniform "jacket", the port (and loading), only the shirt. It is possible that the Navy uniform commissions found the shirt to see the dock crew. 


Named after the T-shirt, because the shape of the contour of the head, which quickly became a popular clothing workers stand in various sectors, including agriculture. T-shirt was easy to install, easy to clean, and affordable, and this has become a choice for young boys shirt (perhaps chosen more for the mothers of the children themselves). Boys' shirts were different colors and patterns. 


At the time of the Great Depression, was T-shirt clothing often the norm to be worn while working on the farm or ranch, and other times when called modesty covering the torso, but the requirements for light fabrics . 


After World War II veterans became common to see wear the uniform pants T-shirt, casual clothing, which became even more popular after Marlon Brando had a streetcar named desire, to achieve a position of fashion, stand-alone, the Non-wear clothes. 


Since late 1960, the shirt has become a means of wearable art. Psychedelic Poster Art Dayton Warren launched a number of political protests, and the art of pop culture images of Cesar Chavez, political cartoons and other cultural icons, in an article in the Los Angeles Times, the west end of 1969. Today, many notable and memorable T-shirts made in the 1970's have been installed in pop culture.