I’ve really been enjoying the Insound and Delicious Design band t-shirt collaboration. Therefore, when I saw their newest release was for a band I really like, I was super happy. The fourth installment of their collaboration is a great t-shirt for the band Smith Westerns, who hail from Chicago. Smith Westerns is one of the small number of modern bands I own on vinyl–I enjoy their first album that much. I’m going to be super happy to add this t-shirt to my collection as well. If you’re looking to a song to check out, I would recommend Be My Girl. It’s definitely one of my favorites from their discography.
So after all that textual praise of Smith Westerns, let’s talk about Insound and Delicious Design’s actual t-shirt. The design is called Ying-Yang Basketball, and if you look at it, that’s exactly what you’ll see. I’m not sure why they chose a ying-yang basketball (maybe I’m not up on my Smith Westerns biography and details), but I think the design comes off super cool and retro looking. I probably wouldn’t like these particular colors on most t-shirt designs, but I do like how they used it for this shirt. I think it came off great.
So, check out the Smith Westerns if you haven’t already, then buy this design for $19.99 at Insound. It’s a very limited edition t-shirt. Insound is also currently offering 15% off all their t-shirts, which would make the design only $16.99. You can then use our 10% off Insound coupon to lower the price even further ($15.30 I believe).
I can’t wait for the next Insound/Delicious Design release–I’ve been loving all of them so far.
I just got an email from Rob at GraphicLab about their cool new Star Wars themed t-shirt (Chewbacca to be exact). This design, titled Chew Toy, is a very quirky take on the Mos Eisley Cantina scene from Star Wars: A New Hope (I think I got that right). I believe the little toy Chewbacca is dragging around is Greedo, although it has been some time. Even if my details are possibly a bit fuzzy, I still think this is a fun and fan-specific Star Wars shirt. It’s also a bit goofy, which I always like.
If you dig Chewbacca’s Chew Toy and want to pick it up for yourself, it’ll cost you only $10.00 at GraphicLab. The shirt is only on sale until Sunday, and then it’s gone for good. This makes it quite a limited edition, and also makes it essential not to delay if you want to pick the shirt up and wrap it around your torso.
I’m stopping by on my way out tonight to let y’all know about a great new t-shirt brand called Goodfibres. Not only do they have some excellent shirts, but they’re also “Designed With Purpose.” Here’s a little explanation of what this means from their site:
No, we’re not just another t-shirt site. We like good design and fashion but we also think that, as artists, and friends of artists, we can do something big by teaming up our collective voice to help people who need it. Firstly, we aim to help the artists who participate – we do this in many ways, but mainly by allowing every designer to retain the rights to their artwork and by giving them 10% of the proceeds on each sale. Next, we want our artists and customers to feel that they are participating in something that is making a difference so we will match every purchase by donating to a community in need.
I’m always happy to support a store with great designs, and even happier when that store also donates to communities in need. I’ve chosen two of my favorite designs above, but I recommend you dig through the site in its entirety because there really are some great designs. You can pick up some cool tees and help some people out at the same time. The shirts typically cost 25 Pounds (dang exchange rate!). Goodfibres is based in Shoreditch, London and will definitely be featured more on troundup in the future.
P.S. If I go offline in the next few days it’s because the “rapture-es” Hurricane Irene will be storming through Philadelphia.
The $10.00 sale just ended at Threadless, but that doesn’t mean you’re out of options to save money. They just relaunched their 25% off offer, which will give you a couple more weeks of discounts. This is very similar to the offer from before. Once again, the offer is tied through affiliate links–so you have to click the link to get the 25% off orders $25+. I feel the need to reiterate–this is not some elaborate scheme for me to get clicks, I’m just following the directions they gave me. So, to get the 25% discount at Threadless, here’s what you need to do by September 5th (when the discount expires).
- Click my Threadless affiliate link (or the image above) to head to the website.
- Shop in the window that opens just as you usually would. At the top of the page, you should see text saying that you’ll get 25% off at checkout.
- Check out through the process like normal and you should get that sweet, sensual feeling of a 25% discount.
- $25 gift certificate=$18.75
- $50 gift certificate=$37.50
- $100 gift certificate=$75.00
I was doing my usual browse around Etsy earlier today when I came across this awesome Star Wars t-shirt gem. It’s a masterpiece of absurdity. Darth Vader riding a bicycle is just as funny on a t-shirt as I thought it would be. I love it.
You can pick up this design for $23.00 from Iron Spider’s store on Etsy. It’s printed on American Apparel.
I posted a few days ago about Threadless’ Back to School sale. When I made that post, all their shirts were on sale for $12.00. Well, I just got an email today letting me know that they’ve upgraded their sale, and all their t-shirts are only $10.00 now! They also gave an expiration date for the sale: August 23rd. To sum it up, all of Threadless’ t-shirts are on sale for $10.00 until 8/23. Buy buy buy!
P.S. All their hoodies are also on sale for 20% off, which is great with Fall just around the corner.
I was sifting through my incredibly overfull inbox tonight when I came across this great new brand called Pistols in Paradise. It’s got an urban feel to it, but it’s also got something else that appeals to me. I don’t usual like urban/street t-shirts but I dig pretty much all of these. You’ll have to just check out the designs yourself to get what I’m saying.
As I said, I like most of the designs I saw. I think this one is my favorite though–a combination creature of Biggie and Shakespeare. The shirt works on two levels for me. First, it’s just goofy…because it’s Shakespeare’s head on Notorious B.I.G.’s body. But, it also works because both men are poets in their own way, even if the delivery differs a bit.
Anyway, I’m a fan of Pistols in Paradise. You can pick up this design, as well as check out their other stuff, at their store. All their t-shirts cost $19.00 each.
Sorry for posting two sales in a row–I’ve been travelling so I haven’t had time to post regularly. But, this is a big deal, so I had to make a special effort to get this post up and let you guys know. Threadless just launched one of their awesome $12.00 tee sales! The 25% off discount at Threadless just expired, making me sad. But then I check today and find Threadless is running a $12.00 sale, and my eyes light up! Threadless has really been laying on the discounts heavily the past few months, it’s great stuff. I don’t see an expiration date, so I’m not sure when this ends. All I know is that every single t-shirt at Threadless only costs $12.00, so you should take advantage of this as soon as possible so you don’t miss out. Also, remember that popular designs often sell out during sales, so you don’t wanna wait too long to put your order in.
To sum up, Threadless just launched a store-wide, $12.00 t-shirt sale. I’m not sure when this sale will end. We’ve got a Threadless coupon code page, but Threadless typically disables all of their coupons during sales, so that probably won’t help you. Get your order in quickly, ’cause you never know when the sale might end, or when that shirt you want so much may sell out!
Expect a bunch more great back to school sales in the coming weeks. I will do my best to post them up as I become aware of them. Hopefully I can save you guys some money and get you some cool tees.