Rosemary Mac Cabe

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To T-shirt, or not to T-shirt?

I’ve always been firmly in the anti T-shirt camp, but sometimes we have to rethink our own ideas of fashion. Today it was an email from DailyCandy that made me sit up and listen, and take a look at these babies: …

Thu, Feb 18, 2010, 11:07

   

I’ve always been firmly in the anti T-shirt camp, but sometimes we have to rethink our own ideas of fashion. Today it was an email from DailyCandy that made me sit up and listen, and take a look at these babies:

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They’re fitted T-shirts printed with original book covers, and for every purchase, a book will be donated to an underprivileged community. Not only that, but including postage, these tees cost just $38 – which is about half of what Urban Outfitters will charge you for a secondhand T-shirt they’ve fashioned into a, well, secondhand T-shirt.

Buy them here, or at the very least check out the other tees they’re stocking, including a Catcher in the Rye print that I’m sure will become some form of collector’s item.