31.8.09

the perfect t-shirt

I have found it: the Alternative Apparel burnout deep V with pocket. I love this t-shirt. It drapes really well, has a slightly boyish cut (it is unisex), and is so soft and comfortable. It's not see-through, unlike some burnout styles, and I think I need it in every colour. I'm wearing this colour, "washed black," at the moment. It is the Jane Birkin of t-shirts.

It is also perfect for my fall fashion concept, such as it is, which happens to be a lot like Tara-Lynn's. Bring on the dead leaves!

12 comments:

  1. All the girls are turning into boys!
    My fall inspiration is Dirk Calloway!

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  2. Heck yes, dude! Now that my hair is super long again I want to wear boys' clothes all the time. Dirk Calloway! Love that kid!

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  3. This looks amazing!

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  4. I am in love with v-necks this summer!

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  5. i live in alt. apparel's burnout tees! good choice lady :)
    xo.

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  6. from your description, this t-shirt sounds perfect!!

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  7. I too really like the shape and surface of this t-shirt, not sure how I would feel about the poly/cotton mix though, but those synthetic blends are getting better and better.

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  8. i look in my closet & all i see is secretary blouses, i'm panicking, i just don't feel like it!
    agreed! never thought i'd be wanting tees, but i do too! i loved the ink spot tee you mentioned(&own) in a few posts back, but it was only available in xs at the time...
    its so hard to find a good tee, i want want something longer & thinish & soft too...
    i'm forcing myself into greys & blacks too...
    maybe its also the complete consumerist feeling about vintage lately too...but thrifting isn't as fun sometimes...
    who knows what i'm going to be wearing, i don't... ;)
    love t.l.

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  9. I've heard alternative apparel rocks! I'll definitely have to check it out...
    ♥~L

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  10. Yeah, I'm pretty sure I'm gonna need one in every colour too.

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  11. Hey guys! Thanks for the comments -- I can't praise this t-shirt enough, and the company has a "social responsibility" policy posted on their website, so that's kind of cool.

    Johanna: I was skeptical about the poly part myself, but you wouldn't know it to feel it! I actually prefer this blend to all cotton, which can sometimes feel a bit stiff depending on weight.

    Tara-Lynn: I know what you mean! I love a secretary blouse too but I'm trying to do less of it. I'm also wishing my clothes were deep navy blue... sigh.

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  12. ahh! yes this is THE perfect tshirt style. definitely the jane birkin of tees :D i have quite a few of american apparel's deep-v tees in my collection. and i've been guilty of wearing these to the exclusion of everything else in my closet! :) am intrigued about alternative apparel, though - got to check them out...

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