By Gabriella Luciano
One of the appeals of vintage t-shirts is that they allow one to express oneself, whether it’s through a TV show, band or a simple slogan; it’s all about celebrating the great and the good of years gone by. Two great Toronto stores where you can find vintage band t-shirts include Black Market Vintage Clothing at 256 Queen Street West and Dancing Days at 17 Kensington Avenue.
Pair a vintage tee with a skinny jean or wear it tucked into a skirt as seen on the runways at Jean Charles de Castelbajac Fall Winter 2010-11 campaign with a Bambi print inspired by everyone’s favourite cartoon fawn.
Dolce & Gabbana introduced a Mickey Mouse t-shirt retailing for $133.21.
The above looks can be achieved for a fraction of the cost of these designers at Forever 21 or Walmart. This Mickey Loves Minnie t-shirt can be picked up at Forever 21 for $18.80.
Buy this My Little Pony Tee at Forever 21 for $17.80.
If you’re a fan of the spinach-eating sailor, you’ll want to pick up this Popeye crop tee for summer at Forever 21. Tee retails for $17.80.
Guys can pick up this Love Buns tee from Forever 21 for $19.90.
Remember these Sesame Street characters from your youth? The Party Animal boat neck dolman license tee for Ladies reunites Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear. The tee retails for $14 at Walmart.
Pick up this ladies Muppets ‘Animal’ short sleeve crew neck licensed tee at Walmart for $12.
Now with the endless talk about a tough economy, it can feel great to let loose and lose ourselves in our old favorites.