365Telugu.com Online news,Hyderabad, November15th, 2022: Present generation t-shirts are being used by everyone irrespective of whether they are young or old. Especially in the world of fashion “T-shirt” has become a trend setter. Two billion t-shirts are sold worldwide each year. Now let’s know more facts about T-shirts that no one knows.
T-shirts were first designed by a company called “Tropics Tags”. For the first time, it printed T-shirts with symbols related to pop culture. Movie stars like Marlon Brando, John Wayne, James Dean popularized T-shirts. Most Americans wear T-shirts. Around 56 million T-shirts will be needed worldwide. The second most popular fabric for a T-shirt is cotton followed by polyester.
In 1904, the T-shirt was first produced and sold by the Cooper Underwear Company. That’s why they were called long underwear. First entered pop culture in the 1970s. These became more popular in the year 1980. The famous cool drink company Coca-Cola has promoted its company brand with T-shirts for the first time. To sell their products, the company printed the cool drinks on T-shirts and introduced them into the market.
It takes 6 miles of yarn to make one T-shirt. But to produce about 1200 T-shirts only one acre of cotton is used. June 21 is considered as International T-Shirt Day. The T-shirt is believed to have originated from a type of all-in-one underwear called the “Union Suit” patented in New York in 1868. Many workers used these clothes to keep cool in hot weather.
Scott Fitzgerald first used the term t-shirt in his novel “This Side of Paradise” in 1920. For the first time, the t-shirt was used for the promotion of an American fantasy movie. That is the 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz”.