The Affair

I was chatting to a friend of mine a little while back about my plans to start a label, and they mentioned that a friend of theirs was putting together a tshirt label with some cool designs.

I’ve also been wanting to find some more obscure tshirt labels since Threadless tees are seemingly popping up everywhere nowadays. Plus I wanted a bit of a change, given most of my tees are Threadless already.

In watching my Facebook news feed I saw they’d become a fan of the-affair, figuring that was the label they were talking about, and sure enough it was them.

I checked out the website and subscribed to the blog. I dig the tees and the branding, and the other week took the plunge and purchased two tees.

More about my impressions of the tees and American Apparel over the jump…

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Threadless

Threadless.com are now producing their own tees. They claim they’re “sweatshop free” (though no indication of any accreditation or auditing scheme) and that they’re a blend of the two different types of tees they’ve used in the past – which sounds tops (the American Apparel ones were too thin, the Fruit of the Loom were too boxy).

My favourite t-shirt company just got better 🙂