A shirt from your high school track team?
One from a sorority event?
Your all-time favorite rock band?
Or from the junior high summer camp where you met your first love?
We recently conducted a nationwide survey and found that roughly 4 out of 5 Americans still hang on to at least one favorite, sentimental old t-shirt – and, more likely, they still have two or three.
Shirts from a vacation led the way by far across all demographic groups. Shirts from a business or employer, from a concert, from a favorite pro or college sports team, and from a charity run/walk also are popular.
So what’s your list? Share it with us on our Facebook page, here. Add a list to the discussion titled My Favorite Shirts, or add a photo to the album with the same name.
We’ll even get it started with a few of our own lists:
- Racquet Ball t-shirt – paper thin light blue tee that I bought at a thrift store in Seattle in 2000.
- Dave Letterman shirt (the first time) – bought in 1998 while at the show. This shirt was retired in 2008.
- Hanes Beefy T with navy BlueCotton oval logo. I started wearing this bad boy around 2004. The shirt has probably been washed 300 times and it shows.
- BTSS shirt – my rap group from 4th grade. I still own this shirt although I can’t sport it. It had felt iron on letters that said BTSS. Brad, Ty, Shaun, Steve.
- CABG shirts – who does love a good coronary artery bypass graft shirt?
- Gym tee, circa 1988. It is so soft, and still fits. No age jokes from you, Michael.
- Navy long-sleeve BlueCotton tshirt from Christmas 2003. Nothing says the holidays like that shirt.
- Guffy-Kuykendall shirt from Leann’s 2003 WKU Archaeology class. I wasn’t in the class, but the design is choice.
- Get Fresh Crew tshirt, tearing it up at the B+B on Fri nights. You know who you are.
- My Amazing Delores tshirt from 1996. Because she signed it “Amaizing Delores.” Amazing.