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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - Bob Wieland, American Hero

Today's post is about some great t-shirts from our collection, modeled here by Vietnam War veteran and marathon racer, Bob Wieland, in this promo photo, circa 1982. But more importantly, it's the story of this true American Hero.

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November 03, 2015

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - Sandwiches 101, Dagwood University

What is more ubiquitous than a t-shirt, you ask? Why, a sandwich, of course! That's why for today's T-Shirt Tuesday we're celebrating National Sandwich Day with a swell t-shirt from the shop and this tribute to the KING of sandwich engineering: Dagwood Bumstead.

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - Happy Halloween!

Just a quick one this week to wish all of you vintage lovers a very HAPPY HALLOWEEN! 
A vintage t-shirt is an awesome jumping off point for a homemade costume! In case you don't have a costume yet, here's some ideas...

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - Cubs and Back to the Future!

We all know the story; in 1989's version of 1985 traveling forward to 2015, Marty McFly cooks up a crazy conspiracy: using time travel for betting with Gray's Sports Almanac.

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - Where's the Beef?

In 1983, retired Chicago manicurist, Clara Peller, would embody Andy Warhol's "15 minutes of fame" adage when she was plucked from obscurity to star in a tv commercial for the then struggling Wendy's fast food chain. In that first, fateful appearance, she and two other women of advanced age visit the competition and after looking at the rather puny hamburger patty shouts in a raspy voice "Where's the Beef?"

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - US Festival '82 & '83

Thirty-three years ago this month, the influential, short-lived and very expensive US Festival got underway. Though the festival only lasted for two years - '82 & '83 - it helped to lay the groundwork for the modern music festivals of today. Today for T-Shirt Tuesday we're bringing you not one, but TWO sweet shirts from the US Festivals of 1982 & 1983!

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY - The Goldbergs

Our favorite sitcom set in the 1980's ... IN THE PHILLY 'BURBS, The Goldbergs, returns tomorrow for a third season! We LOVE that their costume department goes to great lengths to source authentic vintage for the show and we've even provided some ourselves. Here's Adam (Sean Giambrone) wearing our "ALF ROCKS" t-shirt on the most recent episode “Goldbergs Feel Hard” (Season 2, Episode 24) (!!!)...

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