Barnzley Armitage and the bootleg Chanel tees

Some time last year, I was asked to contribute my thoughts on slogan T-shirts to a book that was being published by Bloomsbury. I met up with writer Stephanie Talbot and we discussed the non verbal communication of T-shirt culture, the communication of blogging and the genius of Maison Martin Margiela’s AIDS T-shirts. (more…)

Bruce Weber tees please


Introducing Topshop’s New Gen tees

Topshop is celebrating ten years of its BFC NEWGEN sponsorship scheme to support emerging British fashion by releasing 20 Tshirts exclusively designed by our most exciting young talent. The T-shirts retail for £30 and will go on sale in stores nationwide and online at Topshop.com, as well as at a pop-up shop in Selfridges and at Somerset House (all profits go to Centrepoint). (more…)

FNO Secret tees: they’re here!

Vogue Fashion’s Night Out is almost upon us and I said I’d give you the final low down on my Secret Tees project with Harvey Nichols. Well ta-da… here it is! I asked Sophy Robson, Dr Noki, Bip Ling, Quentin Jones, David David, Fred Butler and Yang Du to create a one-off T-shirt to be auctioned by Harvey Nichols for FNO, with all proceeds going to Kids Company. (more…)