© Bonnie M.Truitt–Custom Quirks, 2021
More and more, people are feeling compelled to express themselves and bond with others through words and graphics on T-shirts.
DRESSING FOR PANDEMIC AND POLITICS
Since the Covid-19 pandemic entered our world, Americans have had a collective, unprecedented reason to dress down — or more casually. The impact of self-quarantines, lockdowns and isolation has made some of us feel akin to caged animals. We want to get out. We want to be seen. We desire the quasi-intangible luxuries of people-watching, shopping freely, and giving an unspoken greeting. We miss that iconic, upward head nod — to convey a casual ‘what’s up’ or ‘how you doin’’ to passers-by.
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