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Oh, look what Doyle, the creator of RawMeat, passed along to me – It’s called Too Old For This Shirt (great name, huh?) It’s a new place to share, swap, and sell unwanted tees and hoodies, and you can even request wanted items.

Here at Too Old For This Shirt, you can sell, swap, or request, hard to find, limited edition, or out of print apparel, including tee’s, hoodies, caps and more. If you can wear it, you can share it.

Go take a peek, check out the details for submitting, and if you’re interested in a post, just email Doyle at TOOOLDFORTHISSHIRT@GMAIL.COM with photos of the shirt for sale/swap/wanted, plus your name, email, and sale details. I know for a fact I have a few tees (and hoodies) I would love to trade!

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Boston Tee Party Recap Winky Boo Style

by Amy_F on August 19, 2012

Boston Tee Party 2012

Last weekend was a huge weekend for the indie clothing community.  Months of planning lead to the First Annual Boston Tee Party & Artist/Design Expo.  Hosted by Kelly Murphy (owner of Saucewear & The Tee Gazette) and co-hosted by (yours truly) Amy Fiedler (owner of Winky Boo & blogger/contributor for Hide Your Arms), the Tee party took place in where else? Boston, MA!

Brands from all over gathered in Boston to take part in the Boston Tee Party.  From New Jersey, to California, Florida and UK, we all traveled to take part in this extraordinary event that didn’t disappoint.  Starting the day off with 3 guest speakers which then lead us into the shopping and networking part while the live music played.

For the rest of my recap of the First Annual Boston Tee Party and to check out photos from the event head on over to the Winky Boo Blog for a closer look at this outstanding Indie Event!!

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coffee t-shirts

I don’t drink coffee unless it is forced upon me, meaning that I’d never choose it myself, but if someone were to unwittingly give me a cup and it was good and sugary then I’d drink it, and probably enjoy it too. The funny thing is, I quite admire people that are really into their coffee, it’s an obsession that I can understand because there are so many variations out there now and so many different things that you can do with it. Also, being obsessed with coffee is a lot more socially acceptable than being obsessed with something like vodka.

Dear Coffee, I Love You is a blog all about knitting and crochet (no), and the design-minded writer has decided to branch out into the world of clothing via an IndieGoGo project (same principal as KickStarter). Essentially he’s doing pre-orders to kickstart the line and is up to 3/4’s of his $2,000 goal already so I’d think that he’ll probably make it. The three designs are all really nice (the fancy-type ‘Enjoy Black Coffee’ is also available on a hoodie) and I’d wear them despite my lack of love for the bean, so they must be good.

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Goodbye, The Fat Seagull

by Andy on May 20, 2011

the fat seagull

Continuing what appears to be a trend in the indie clothing community of blogs and brands shutting down, The Fat Seagull has become too fat and will be put down for it’s own good. As is often the case with blogging, they’ve just got too much other stuff going on to find to update the site, and so decided to shut down rather than keep it in limbo being updated every so often. No word on whether their archives will remain online indefinitely or what will be happening to the site.

You shall be missed.


salt & fat t-shirt

I was drawn to this shirt because of it’s simplicity, it’s just a pleasingly straightforward image that says the two things that you need to make something tasty. I was completely unaware that Salt & Fat is also an excellent food blog that I’ve squandered a few minutes browsing just now when I know I should be focused on blogging not beets.

If you’re after food t-shirts, then it might be worth checking out this list of 200 food t-shirts I wrote a while back.

Costiness=$20 Buy it at Buy Olympia (via Rumplo)


109 I love NY style t-shirts for you to love

by Andy on December 14, 2009


After the success and popularity of my previous list posts such at the 202 Star Wars t-shirts and robot lists (and of course the ridiculously meta list of t-shirt lists), I started saving up links of tees that fit into various categories, but there’s no point me just saving them up indefinitely, so it’s about time I started posting all these lists, most of them don’t quite breach the lofty barrier of more than 100 items in a list, but as they say, it’s not the size, it’s the amount of time Andy spent thinking up the metaphor.

As fasr as t-shirts go, few are more iconic than the design Milton Glaser created to help promote New York (the state, not just the city) back in the 70s. That design has gone on to be used in hundreds of different ways and become part of American pop culture, so it’s hardly surprising that the style has found it’s way onto more than a few t-shirts.

As ever with my list posts, THEY ARE NOT IN ANY RANKED ORDER, the numbers are merely there to keep track of the amount of tees in the list. I say this every time and no one seems to listen, it’s as if you skip the intro and move straight on to all the tees! Also, there are some affiliate linked shirts in there, so it’s possible I will earn money from people buying certain t-shirts on this list, but as I’ve listed just about as many as I could find, it’s hardly surprising that some of the companies have affiliate programmes. Some of the tees in the list are sold out already, and depending upon the success of this post some of them could become sold out in the future, but they could also be reprinted, so in many ways these tees are like Schroedinger’s cat before you click on the link. The list has been split into two pages to make things a little bit easier on my server, but please click through to the second page, because some of my favourites are on there and I think the list finishes pretty strongly, so they’re all worth checking out.

As ever, any exposure you can give to the list (stumble, tweet, delicious bookmark, blog post, digg, ill-considered full-back tattoo) will be greatly appreciated, and I’ll write up a thank you post with links back to everyone that helped in a couple of weeks. Now let’s go love some t-shirts!

I heart Something by The Tee Party – From $15.99

I heart Google by NerdyShirts – $19.97

I have never seen Star Wars by Reece Ward at RedBubble – $24.34

I Bike SF by Super7 – currently unavailable

I cannot remember much about the weekend by Regal Clothing – £17.50

New York Loves Me by Local Celebrity – $28

I heart TPM by The Printed Mind – $19.99

I heart LDN by Clothing For Culture – £25 (various colours available)

I heart New Year by ha-wear at Etsy – $20.99

I really just want to have sex with you by DeezTeez – $14.99

I Texas NY by Saltlick NYC – $58 (yeah, I know)

I Square Pixels by Bytelove – €22

I bomb NY by The Originators – $25 (I assume ‘bomb’ is a graffiti term?)

I Love Coffee by Kirksey Wells for Threadless – $12 (currently sold out)

I dyslexia heart by Busted Tees – $20

I Steel Pittsburgh by Peoples Cartel – $28

I heart my nerd by – $22.95 (available in many colours and as a hoodie)

I love Beatport by Beatport – $24

I love Apple Pi by Adam de la Mare at RedBubble – $25.94

I Used To Love Her by UNDRCRWN – $28 (currently sold out)

I Love To Cook by Pyknic Clothing – $26.98

I love toxic waste by Found Item Clothing – $21.95 (as seen in the film ‘Real Genius’)

I USB Geeks by Lola Camisetas – €11

I love zombies by Mike Friedrich for Scribtee – £15.40

I Uzi LA (I don’t know where to buy this but I’d like too)

I love love love polygamy by Busted Tees – $20

I Love Love by Blend Apparel – $29.99 (printed on a bamboo tee)

I Disco NY by fauxsure at Etsy – $23

I’m apparently not too happy with LA by Rogue Status at Karmaloop – $18

I love Electric Zombie by Electric Zombie – $10 (on it’s last printing and only available in large)

I rock out to Metal by Ex-Boyfriend – $24.99

I heart nerds at Zazzle – $32.60

I Love Pixels by zerotees at Skreened – $23.99

I F LA by Lipstick Prohpets – $26

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Holly Madison loves Candy (and publicity) and I have no idea where to buy her top from.

I heart NY (with gold foil) by Christopher – $34

I heart LA (with gold foil) by Christopher – $34

I love shoes bags and boys by House of Mental at MoreTVicar – £22

I love Mushrooms by Tee and Toast – £20

I can Street Art by Cotton Factory – $15.99

I bike LA by Local Celebrity – $28

I Sample Favela Funk by PalmerCash – $22.97

I love New York Girls by Monsieur Steve – €19

I Love/Stake Buffy by ThinkGeek – $18.99

I love the Poker Room, no clue where you can buy this, I just like the photo.

I Love Lamp by snorgtees – $16.11 (currently on sale)

I Love Boxed Wine by NoiseBot – $22.95

I Bike Bike by Cotton Factory – $15.99

I Miss NY by Lipstick Prophets – $32

I bread clip bread clips (& I don’t get it?) bySport Coat Clothing – $13

Click here to visit the second page of this list, there’s some really great tees coming up, I promise!


The Big Brain Machine by Always Thinkin

by Andy on December 11, 2009


Always Thinkin is a blog not a clothing brand, but judging by the looks of this organic and fairtrade certified tee maybe they should be!

Costiness=£12 (until tomorrow when I think the price will go up) Available from Always Thinkin


I Am The Trend hits 3.0

by Andy on November 3, 2009

I Am The Trend – Your Guide For All Thing Independent_1257184142280

The I Am The Trend crew released the latest iteration of their guide to all things independent last week and I must say that it looks great. Unless I’m missing something they seem to have dropped the directory nature of the site (this may have happened a while ago?), so I guess they’re a competitor now… so I should probably be doing some trash talking, but you know HYA is too nice to stoop to that level!


Ladies, time to Turn Nocturnal

by Andy on September 19, 2008

Turn Nocturnal have a little sale going on at the moment for the ladies. Both of their designs which are printed on girls American Apparel tees are $15 each, I can’t remember what that’s down from, but its a pretty good deal.

The Turn Nocturnal blog has also been tweaked to make it more friendly to us iPhone owning folks, something which I’ve also done for HYA.


Cotton Filter: 080908

by Andy on September 8, 2008

victoriabay (Large)

[Picture unrelated to anything in this post, I just like it] Ha, the Cotton Filter is back, I didn’t think I’d ever write another of these again once I started posting a lot more articles (8 posts a days sometimes), but here’s a few little bits of news that I didn’t feel warranted a whole post of their own:

  • Preshrunk is back! I’m sure I’ve written those words before, but I think Jason is serious this time, last time he resumed blogging I think it lasted for a week, this time its almost been a month! Also, in a shameless grab for followers on Twitter, he’s randomly offering Threadless gift certificates to people that follow the Preshrunk Twitter account (and you can always follow me as well if you want).
  • Color Overload has started a forum, and whilst it doesn’t yet have the membership of emptees of T-Shirt Forums, there does seem to be a lot of good discussion going on.
  • I’m moving to Philadelphia! If I were a smart man I’d probably not mention this since all the details and logistics haven’t been worked out yet, but I have accepted an internship in Philly that will hopefully be starting in a few months. This isn’t a permanent move, but I am very excited about living in America for a short while and eating loads of cheesesteaks. If you’re worried about what will happen to HYA whilst I’m there, the internship isn’t full-time so I don’t expect there to be too much impact upon post frequency.
  • I’ve also started blogging for a company that I wrote about month or so ago called Pop Vulture. I’d like to point out that I wrote that review before they contacted me about writing for them, so there was no conflict of interest. I’m not writing about tees, its political/social commentary (I don’t promote their clothing directly), which is quite refreshing and enjoyable for me to write. We’re aiming for an article a day over there, so please subscribe to the RSS feed if you haven’t got enough Andy over here at HYA!
  • The galleries are now Lightbox enabled! This means that when you click on one of the thumbnails on a post with a gallery on it a pretty Ajax box will pop up showing you the picture in full size and by clicking on the left or the right of the picture you can see the next one in the gallery, saving you from clicking on the picture, looking at it, clicking ‘back’ in your browser, then repeating the process, I’m saving you a whole click! That’s 25% more efficient! One problem with it that I’ve found is that if you click on a gallery whilst not on a single post (like the front page) it will allow you to see all the gallery pictures that are on that page, rather than the related gallery, but I don’t think its too big of an issue.
  •! Surprisingly enough, this is a site where you can trade tees. Obviously, a site like this is only as strong as its users (you get a few scammers in there and it could fall apart pretty easily), but there are some cool looking tees up for trade, so if you’re a tee producer that wants to get some swapping done, or you’ve got some tees in your closet that you’re never going to wear, TeeTrade might be worth a look.

    Say hello to

    by Andy on August 14, 2008

    I don’t really know anything about the world of hats, I didn’t even know that they could also be called ‘lids’. I like them and have a small collection for when I just can’t be bothered to sculpt my hair (and it is sculpting sometimes), but my knowledge of who’s hot and who is not is very, very limited. So with that in mind, here’s Hat Hype, a blog all about New Era hats, fitted caps, and lid related news. Anyone know of any other cool hat blogs? I can see myself turning from “Andy the t-shirt guy” into “Andy the t-shirt guy that also wears hats.”

    Hat Hype



    I’ve done another update on the t-shirt blog list, and its now up to 155 blogs. I was hoping to accompany this post with a picture of HYA running on a new iPhone, but since it didn’t get delivered you’re being treated to a picture of the shiitake mushrooms that I’ve been growing for the past few weeks (but am afraid to crop because I know nothing about mushrooms).

    Check out the list of 155 t-shirt blogs.


    Happy Birthday to B

    Shirtspotting, the mostly German-language t-shirt blog, has turned one year old, and instead of doing what most of us bloggers do and write up a quick post saying “hey, I’ve been writing this for a year, wow, and people actually read it, cool, thanks” and then move on, Markus is hosting a ‘tee party’. He’s rounded up 15 companies who are each going to give away one or more tees to commenters on his blog.

    All you have to do to be eligible is go to this page on Shirtspotting and leave a comment saying happy birthday or something similar, einfache!

    (there’s no end date listed for this, so you’d probably be best off leaving a comment…. now)


    Some bloggy goings on

    by Andy on June 26, 2008


    [Picture unrelated to anything, I just think that Ames Rooms are cool]
  • T-shirt Island has changed its name to Cottonable, which doesn’t really change anything in terms of the blog, but it is a pretty cool name.
  • Shirtlog, who had their first birthday recently (huzzah!), held an interview with Filip from Allmightys recently, check it out here.
  • Subtraction, which is a very nicely designed blog, has posted a great description of Rumplo, in case you don’t know what it is yet.
  • Atticus (the brand founded by Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge of Blink 182, though Hoppus doesn’t have anything to do with it now) and Ebtm (a British clothing site) have launched a fashion blog that I imagine British emo and scene kids might like.
  • Continuing the music theme, Ian Watkins, who is the singer/frontman of the Lostprophets, a band who are big in the UK (I’ve seen ‘em twice), has moved on from designing the bands album covers and merch, and released his own line of t-shirts with the brand name of Made In Hell, which are actually pretty good, and to prove that he’s keeping it indie and not selling out to ‘the man’ the store is powered by Big Cartel. If you’re wondering how I’m shoehorning this piece of news into a post about blogs… ummm… here’s an interview he did with Punktastic.
  • You The Designer wrote up a great tutorial last year (and I just re-found it in my bookmarks) that they’ve called “The Ultimate Guide to Designing Your Own Custom T-Shirts“, that’s a pretty lofty claim, but it is a pretty good guide to be fair to them.

    Check out Glass Boutique‘s blog for some of the better entries to their design competition, I’m pretty impressed by the quality level. I’m guessing that they aren’t getting the same level of interest and publicity as the big guns like Threadless and DBH, this could be a good opportunity for people who are new to the t-shirt design scene to get some experience in the design competition world.

    Glass Boutique blog


    Tag Cloud tee by ShirtCity

    by Andy on February 15, 2008

    Blog tag cloud tee by ShirtCity

    Tag cloud’s always look a bit messy to me, which is why you won’t be finding one on HYA despite me slowly working my way through the archives adding tags to each post (which over more than 1000 posts is quite a lot of work). But I do think that its a pretty neat idea when it comes to t-shirt design. It would be nice if it were possible to input your web address and then have a robot generate personalised tags for your site automatically and put them onto the tee, but I guess that if you really wanted a personalised version then you could always just make up a tee of your own on one of the many custom t-shirt sites, of which ShirtCity is one.Costiness=€14.95 Link

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