Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
T shirt the yard stick to measure the fashion trends
T shirt the yard stick to measure the fashion trends
T shirt the yard stick to measure the fashion trends
T shirt the yard stick to measure the fashion trends
T shirt the yard stick to measure the fashion trends
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

T shirt the yard stick to measure the fashion trends

758

Published on

Published in: Lifestyle, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
758
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. ==== ====Get the latest trending hardcore T-Shirtswww.aussiehardcore.com.au==== ====T-shirt: The yardstick to measure the fashion trendsT-shirt: the building block of fashionAs season changes from summer to monsoon and monsoon to winter, fashion trends also changeaccordingly. But after every three or four months the majority of us do not have the time or theneed to buy new clothes. Then the question comes: What kind of casual dresses or garments willchange you according to your range of styles, colors and mood? - Obviously the T-shirts.T-shirts have always been believed as the mere essentials - those basic requirements that formthe base of fashion - the building block of fashion. If you want to know how much fashion trend inT-shirts have changed in the last couple of years, take your measure tape.Fashion, which had started in the 50s, became inspired with its sociological and industrialadvances. It was a noble time to be young, and fashion became a rip along the position of age. Inthe 60s people started to wear the tie dye and screen-printed cotton T-shirts. Improvement inprinting and dyeing stood out for more variety and came in to fashion and it bloomed in the 60s.Tight trend of the seventiesIn the 1970s the disco scene was enormous, concert dancing was popular with dance parties andtight pants with T-shirts were a trend. The whole 70s trend was form-fitting - very tight, where theextra-large, loose-fitting, urban-influenced tees moved out and tight T-shirts with tight polyester,usually with bell-bottomed mens pants escorted by standy shoes were used to attract the younggirls seeming for romance, were very popular.Chemin de fer pants, Elephant Ear Pants, embroidery on pant legs, flag pants, Gabardine Pants,HASH Jeans with Bonds T-shirt (raglan cut T-shirt with ribbing around neck and sleeves), RockConcert T-shirts (with a logo picture of a rock star or a rock band or trademark of rock band) andtie-dye T-shirts (homemade T-shirts with stripes and curved in different colors of dye) weregenerally popular in 70s and women generally were short mini skirt, maxi dress, midi skirt or hotpants with T-shirts.The eighties: Iron-on T-shirts with stonewashed jeans pant trendIn 80s Iron-on, the coolest kind of T-shirts was popular. Tight Stonewashed Jeans, ParachutePants, Corduroy Pants, Tight Leather Pants, Super Tight Minis with Fido Dido, Ocean Pacific T-shirts, Long T-shirts, and Hard Rock Café etc T-shirts were popular among them.The nineties - Baggy and bright denim trend
  • 2. Levi brand T-shirt that had "Button Your Fly" written in very large letters were very popular in 90s.Flare Jeans, Baggy & Bright denim, the schoolgirl look of baby doll dresses with puffedsleeves and thigh-high stockings, slip dresses worn over T-shirts became popular and was a trendof 90s.Fashion of 2000T-shirts with "Boys Are Great", "I Make Boys Cry", etc slogan T-shirts with zip off at or aroundknee pants were popular in 2000. Duller colors were more popular at the beginning of that decadeand V-neck sweater and have accents woven in around the neck, waist was very popular.T-shirts have passed through every social, cultural and economic level of human life and got agreat acceptance in day-to-day life from big cities to small towns all over the globe.Age option: Feel young forever with T-shirtT-shirts are not only a chief item, but have become stylish and nice career apparel. Fashion hasalways been impelled by younger people, of course, and not anything says young like the T-shirt.As usual, the young are looking for something out of the ordinary. Wearing T-shirts in old ageprovides a lifestyle option rather than an age option and gives feeling of younger.Women T-shirt: A separate identified marketDuring the last two-three decades, womens participation levels in the corporate houses, business,fashion, jobs, sports, exercises or yoga etc have reached an all-time high all around the world. Theold unisex T-shirts became a thing of the history; today women require T-shirts that fit them thatwash and feel comfortable at work place or while transporting and adopting a more feminineapproach to styling, have made a big difference in the variety of designs and products. Women arealso considering T-shirts as a multi-purpose garment and by both ways the womens T-shirtmarket is growing. Today, women have so many options in the market as many T-shirt producershave seen the bright prospectus and are producing better womens T-shirts in quick changingscenario of demand, which covers better fabrics, latest designs, good color combinations, greatstyles etc. And the womens T-shirt is going to acquire a separate identity from mens T-shirt.Co-relation of T-shirt and ink demandFashion or selection of colors also vary, when season or trends changes. Color is considered as aserious business when it comes up to T-shirts, as a key differentiation in wearable apparels.T-shirt printing is in fact silk-screening or, more properly, screen printing. The 70s brought hugeimprovement in T-shirt printing began with making screen-printing machines in the basements andgarages and these printed T-shirt business referred as Imprinted Sportswear Industry in general.In the 1980s the advancement in ink business enhanced and T-shirts became part of every aspectof our culture, promoting businesses, government, and non-profit organizations. Retailersdiscovered the significance and eminence of T-shirts and have bought tons of products in variousthemes, brand-name and styles.The most important advancement during the 80s was the boom created by the automatic T-shirt
  • 3. printing machine, enabling screen printers to print a many T-shirt printing in a single day.Automation changed the whole thing and with the coming of the 90s, the computer was fetchedinto the mix of designs and patterns in T-shirts. In the end of 2000 the over all textile screen-printing industry had passed through a very difficult stage, but as development of printingtechnology successfully achieved the need of ink and screen printing technology, sustained stilland gained better position. And now with the improvement and development of latest printingtechnology, you can have a number of options like two-dimension and three-dimension; digitalprinted, animated or printed T-shirts. Today the ink or printing is exclusively depends on T-shirtindustry/productions while considering textile printing industry.T - Shirt used as a widespread marketing or publicity toolWould you like to make a statement? Then you will need a T-shirt: A T-shirt is a cheap idea ofclothing or a portable advert with its clothing to declare political, musical or social connection foreverybody to observe, like The Tennis Womens T-shirt with the statement on the court. "I amgoing to make you run!", or as Indian tennis player Sania Mirza had statements "Well-behavedwomen rarely make history", "Attitude Unlimited". It provides a cheaper marketing or publicityweapon. Events, campaigns or programmes like womens rights, civil rights and more found theirway to the face and rear of T-shirts. People began to state who they are/were and what they putfor without ever saying a word simply with logo or slogan. Today, in addition to performing as amedium for stating personal beliefs, team affiliations, hobbies and more, T-shirts are favored,because in a word they are comfortable - no insignificant issue in todays place of work, anatmosphere where T-shirts are going up in greater figures by the day.More choice than ever beforeThe T-shirt by no means going out of fashion, it is the base or foundation of the over all textile andgarment market and drives the total business. It is a very significant part of the enigma for whatpeople require and choose and much market research study showed that one cant ignore thecommodity as well as new trendy market. There are many options or choices that you didnt havejust a few years before.Today, there are many kinds of cotton T-shirts available in market. Open-end cottons give a softerfeel for an outstanding price. Ring-spun cotton has an exceedingly soft hand and organic T-shirtsto protect from chemicals. Though, more practical, performance-driven fabrics such as dry-fiberare growing in recognition which is awful due to lots of segregation in which a style that theconsumer is well-known and at ease with. T-shirts made from a 60/40 cotton/poly blend in unisexsizes XS-4XL, ANSI-certified polyester and non-certified 50/50 are very popular. High-performance polyester micro fibers T-shirts are mostly preferred by working people due to theircharacteristic of reducing the moisture rapidly from body. On plain fabric putting of lace andcrochet are also being used, to create feminine looks. Recently DuPonts Sorona fiber (polymersthat lend better stretch, recovery and stain resistance to fabrics) is also used in T-shirt as amaterial.The T-shirts are finished with jazzier for party wear with gold in the prints and trimmings are also astrong trend in recent times. To create prints more fascinating, sequins, beads, buttons andembroidery and to craft a sparkle look on the tees cotton laces lose out to metallic laces andglitter, texture weaves along with layered contrasting fabrics of tulle, chiffons, bubble fabrics,
  • 4. crinkle printed semi sheer crepes, are also used. Ethnic, jungle, graphic or graffiti-inspired, printswith bright or muted, multiple colors are extremely used now a days. Styles of tees include rose,forest and blue, layering, retro men, graffiti and graphics, khaki and blues and striped patterns area strong trend in T-shirts for men.More and more options are available with much texture choice, such as ribs, hemp, pique,ottoman, etc. and more fits for men, women and junior are available. T-shirts are offered in rangefrom the awfully light of 3.8 ounces to the normal 5.5 ounces and be capable of as high as 7.1ounces. Heavier weights have the benefit of existence of durability and remaining their outlineunder frequent wearing and washing. Lighter-weight tees are more relaxed, particularly in warmerclimates, and provide a perfect fit. Higher-end T-shirts will provide the additional strength ofdouble-needle stitching and shoulder to shoulder string. In 2004 stretch T-shirts brought highdemand in womens jersey products both made of 95 percent combed ring-spun cotton and 5percent Lycra and heavyweight T-shirts in 50/50 blend, 100 percent cotton, ultra heavyweight in100 percent cotton and premium ultra heavyweight T-shirt in 100 percent combed ring-spuncotton.Worldwide fashion designers noted that average consumers were only concerned about jeans andT-shirts in 2004-05 for daytime and still the trend is continuing. Sportswear, sports styling willcontinue to possess consumers who wish comfort in everyday wear and will continue to demandfor ever. In recent times wearing the corporate T-shirts in offices became a trend, and the demandis increasing, even it is more demanding for the purpose of corporate gifting with particular logo orcorporate statements.ConclusionToday, a common shift towards sporty and comfortable wear in fashion lifestyles seen, and T-shirts are becoming popular and "active wear" with many brands, designers and become a basicpart of anyones casual wardrobe and favorite in athletic teams, schools, gyms, athletic events,golf events, outdoor active groups, firefighters, the college bookstore market, emergency serviceworkers, police offices, camps and outdoor workers and even in corporate houses. In a nut shell,people with active jobs or hobbies are motivating to use more for a tee that stay them cool, dryand more relaxed.The coming out of general fashion trends is a social process but as appearance of new competitorin the textiles industry T-shirts are turning out to be more fashionable and are replaced with tailorgarment shirts and other wears and the T-shirts are considered as a multi-purpose garment bymajority consumer.Whether color combination, fabric used, publicity tool, new or old trends of mens or womensfashion, new printing technology, etc changes fashion trends or whether fashion trends arrive andpass on, clothing should always be fun with T-shirt due to a strong reason of more availability ofoptions. Hence, T-shirts will no way get out of fashion, over all be consider as a building block offashion.Fibre2fashion.com- Leading B2B Portal of Fashion, Textile and Apparel Industry offers Free
  • 5. Fashion Articles, Free Fashion Trends Articles, Free Industry Reports, Free Articles, Free FashionDesigners Articles, WomenÂ’s Fashion Tips, Fashion Tips Free Fashion Case Studies andFashion Market Country Reports – submit your reprinted articles, featured articles free and getadvantage of largest community of textile apparel, fashion and retail industries.To read more articles on Textile, Fashion, Apparel, Technology, Retail and General please visithttp://www.fibre2fashion.com/industry-article If you wish to download/republish the above article toyour website or newsletters then please include the "Article Source”. Also, you have to make ithyperlinked to our site.Copyright © 2006Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Gaurav_Doshi==== ====Get the latest trending hardcore T-Shirtswww.aussiehardcore.com.au==== ====

×