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The earliest T-shirt dates back to sometime between the Spanish–American War and 1913, when the U.S. Navy began issuing them as undergarments. The word "T-shirt" became part of American English by the 1920s, and appeared in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Following World War II, it became common to see veterans wearing their uniform trousers with their T-shirts as casual clothing. They became even more popular in the 1950s after Marlon Brando wore one in A Streetcar Named Desire, finally achieving status as fashionable, stand-alone, outer-wear garments. Often boys wore them while doing chores and playing outside, eventually opening up the idea of wearing them as general-purpose casual clothing.
Famous people through the ages to wear just a simple plain T-Shirt are Marlon Brando, James Dean, David Beckham and Adam Levine to name just a few, one of the reasons we now offer an extensive plain T-Shirt collection called our essential collection, and is extremely popular with our loyal followers of Wolfe & Hunter
Printed T-shirts were in limited use by 1942 when an Air Corps Gunnery School T-shirt appeared on the cover of Life magazine. In the 1960s, printed T-shirts gained popularity for self-expression as well for advertisements, protests, and souvenirs.
The second instalment of understanding how something is designed, constructed and finished is here.
All of our products are designed and finished here on the South Coast of England by our dedicated team at Wolfe & Hunter, we have our own in-house design and development team that handle all concept creation, graphic design and production. We have a dedicated in-house print team with state of the art screen printing facilities, using only the very best Eco friendly water based inks and additives, our inks are soft to touch and last the test of time remaining full and vibrant after repeated washing.
Local menswear store Edgar & Scott is official stockists of Wolfe & Hunter in Christchurch Dorset
Edgar & Scott began in November 2012 out of a desire to bring great menswear back to the high street. They source some of the best brands from all over Europe and right here from Dorset to give you a huge selection of looks for your wardrobe.
Edgar & Scott is passionate about design and quality, everything the modern man could need is here from grooming products, t-shirts, sweaters, hoodies, smart office shirts to relaxed weekend styles, we are proud to be a part of such a great destination for men!