Graphic T-shirts have become a major part of men’s clothing in today’s time. With the world a click away from us, every individual is well versed in matters that interest them and has an opinion or a perspective to share with the world. With the level of customization in the graphic t-shirts today, they have become a channel to show off talents and skills on a personalized level.
The first graphic t-shirt was seen in the 1950s that had prints of straight forward character licenses (Disney etc.) and holiday resort names. With the descend of 1960s, the printed tee gained a lot of popularity as it became a medium for the revolutionaries to present their ideas on music, politics and their attitude towards freedom. Among the most popular graphics were the rock bands that were in every person’s heart during the 60s. As the 60s faded and the 70s began, fashion house logos were seen everywhere and with the dawn of the 80s era, everything was available on a graphic t-shirt. Graphic t-shirts had become the perfect mode to express allegiance and as a means of promotion.
In today’s century, there is a graphic t-shirt available for every genre in the book. Television, radio, internet have become the major influencers for the next generation. From television show catchphrases to puns on social issues or politics have all become a part of the graphic culture. The more diversity and creativity present in the style, the bigger the market and the appreciation for the artist.
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Graphic t-shirts collections are launched by fashion designers during the f fashion shows as well considering the popularity and the reach of the graphic tees in the younger generations.
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Creativity plays a major role in the world of graphics. Graphic tees have turned into a business venture for anyone who wants to raise awareness and present issues in a better form than a newspaper advertisement.
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Supriya Ghurye is the founder and owner of Fuel4Fashion, the freelance fashion design studio for multiple product designing in apparels that caters to start-up fashion labels and growing fashion brands with a diverse portfolio of design services. She is a member of the Cherie Blair Foundation’s Women Entrepreneurship Program and has over a decade of fashion industry experience with international labels and start-ups.