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Monday, May 15, 2023

Latest Arrivals - Summer Hoodies

Yo!  So these are the hoodies I had come in last week and I gotta say I was pleasantly surprised.

Initially, I was in shock because I saw the tags and they read 3xl and I was like "Shit!"  I thought I had ordered 2xl and I had paid a $30 import tax so I was like, there's no way I'm sending them back but when I unfolded them I noticed that they weren't all that big, and actually they fit just right.  If anything I had been ordering a size too small all these years.  So I'm actually very happy with what I received.

Another thing was that I thought I had ordered at least one hoody that wasn't premium because I wanted a lighter one for the warmer weather but even though they're really crunk and durable feeling to the touch, they don't feel all that heavy so, I can rock them when the weather isn't so nice and when it's nice enough.

The print is pretty solid so I should be able to get a lot of good washes into them but like I said, they're pretty tough so I won't need to be doing that too often.  I do have to wash out that shipping funk the next time I do the laundry so I don't go around smelling like shit for the first few days.

All in all, it was worth the purchase.  Now I gotta get a set of summer t-shirts and I'll post the ones I'm getting made up in a bit.  I'm waiting for Spreadshirt to send a discount code.




Thursday, May 4, 2023

Into Fresh Things - Floral

Yo!  So this is the original floral print design slogan shirt that I've since re-done, of course, what's new?  I brought the lettering tighter together and put the STA&D print underneath.  

I really wanted to keep this design to myself because I think it's a little too audacious and ridiculous for most folks but I'm sure that there are a few nutty characters like myself out there who may dig it.

It's inspired by the Hawaiian shirt craze of the early 2000s and somewhat recent as well but the main inspiration for the design was Don Knotts' character Mr. Furley from the show 'Three's Company'.  I watched it as a kid a lot and I was always interested in what he would wear next.  Every once in a while he would rock something with a crazy floral pattern and I was really into those outfits so I semi-recreated it.  I didn't want to go too over the top.

I've rocked it quite a few times and I get the stares and people trying to read the print but overall I think it's been received quite well.

My favourite colours are the burgundy and navy blue but it's pretty versatile in other dark colours and even the pastels.

Simon Thompson


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