There’s something just a little bit magical about the moment you step into the wilds of tropical land. It might be the climate and unruly greenery that makes you think of more Jurassic, primordial times. Yet, tropical islands remain the stuff of paradise. Warm azul waters, vibrant plant life, minimal clothing required, and beautiful sunny days–all ingredients for a good time. Join the ranks of the immaculate advocates in an immaculate jungle that keeps it simple, calling you to the easy pleasures of island life, all laid out on one of our tropically ready, napping-soft Triblend T-shirts.
The general style of the piece is realistic, yet measured in the depiction of the flora. The restrained detailing in the floral and leaf elements creates many open spaces–not too much ink laid down–for an airy composition that feels clean, unblemished, and lightweight. The thin line weight contributes to the delicate elegance of the line work, creating an almost faerie-like whimsy to the piece. One can easily be musing on a fairy tale garden while looking at the artwork. At the individual plant level, you can see horticultural specimens like lilies, ferns, orchids, and elephantine sized leaves. It’s a vigorous jungle scene that might greet a tropical trailblazer in the bush. Contrasting with the lightweight organic plant forms are the bold, geometric shapes of the modernist sans-serif lettering, suggesting a tension between nature and artifice. The deep inks of the letter glyphs create a focal point, even as the plants seem to overgrow and hide what’s written. It’s a battle between the works of man and the ceaseless growth of the natural world being illustrated. The partial obscuring of the letter forms also creates a 3D illusory effect, producing a sense of depth in a two-dimensions. The meaning of the words points to a sort of movement, a spirit of the people for those in search of something clean and simple. Finally, the choice of a single color tone emphasizes refinement and focus on essentials–just a nice, balanced line drawing.
This design is tailored for our darker colored T-shirts. We also have a version of the same design with black ink for our light colored Triblend T-shirts.
Fan of the outdoors? Maybe you’ve visited the tropical sands of Hawaii or you just like classy casual things with elegant chessboard colors. This shirt vibes with the fans of the simple life out there. Join the legion, become a part of the anti-slob club. Get clean, get fresh yo!
The print is centered in the chest area and about 14 inches x 10 inches.
About the Artist
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Benefits of Triblend Fabric in our Shirts
Our shirts are made exclusively of Triblend: a premium blend of 3 different fabrics for superior performance
Ultimate SoftnessSmoother, smaller fibers for worn-in, favorite shirt comfort
Long Lasting DurabilityWash and wear without worry, it'll keep looking great
Breathable CoolnessPerfect for hectic days around town & hot weather
Fashion Friendly SophisticationBeautiful heather "dappled" pattern adds textural interest
Comfy Stretch, Better FitMoves with you and flatters your body in the right places
Doesn't Weight You DownMove like you're naked, lightweight yet functional
Details & Specs
- 50% Polyester, 25% Combed Ring-Spun Cotton, 25% Rayon - 100% Triblend jersey knit
- Fashion slim fit
- Pulls over
- Crew neck, baby rib knit for extra fine comfort
- 32 Singles for perfect softness and weight
- Lightweight 145g/4.3oz per sq yard (~4.8 oz/shirt, Med)
- Printed in Detroit, USA, with full color digital high resolution
- Machine wash cold, tumble dry low
Sizing & Fit
Protip: Prefer something with a roomier fit? Just order 1 size up!
How to Care for Your Sweet ShirtMachine wash cold inside out to protect the print, no bleach. Pretreatment may remain on your made-to-order shirt which will add a harder, rougher texture (it's to help the print look good), the first wash will remove it and make everything nice and soft. Tumble dry low. Iron low, but avoid print.
Measurements in inches. Equivalent suit jacket sizes in parentheses for chest measurements.
| Chest Length|
|27 ½ (36)||28 ½ (39)||29 ½ (42)||30 ½ (45)||31 ½ (49)||32 ½ (53)|
|Body Length||18 ¼||19 ¾||21 ¼||22 ¾||24 ¾||26 ¾|
|Sleeve Length||7 ¾||8 ⅛||8 ½||8 ⅞||9 ¼||9 ⅝|
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