In this episode I wearÂ SpoiltÂ byÂ Olly MossÂ and review a tee that I received fromÂ Found Item Clothing, a brand that specializes in taking fictional tees from your favorite movies and making them into an actual living, breathing and wearable t-shirt! As always, enjoy with tea and a comfy tee!
Cameron’s Caduceus ShirtÂ designed byÂ Found Item Clothing.Â Good: Comes in very professional sealed plastic bag, American Apparel fitting, design is replicated with great detail, perfect for any fan of the 80′s. Bad: A bit pricey for a single color design. Â
SpoiltÂ by Olly Moss.Â This week’s starter shirt is available fromÂ ThreadlessÂ as a reprint. There isn’t an Olly Moss tee that I don’t like!
Threadless today announced their upcoming Bestees 2008 Awards. The grand award, as always, is the Design of the Year award, and with that distinction also comes a prize of $20,000. All 326 designs released by Threadless in 2008 will be up for voting and the design with the most votes will be the big winner. This should be interesting since I would assume that many people would recruit friends and family (as many as they can gather) to vote for their designs.
$20,000 prize: Design of the Year:Â My pick for Design of the Year would have to go to the Jimiyo vs. AJ Dimarucot mashup,Â When Panda’s Collide. The print on this tee is huge and let’s not forget the star power of the designers involved – both of whom were finalist in the Design By Humans $10,000 contest. However, for some reason, the Monster Mash Collaboration of Horror might do well due to the overwhelming amount of hype this design earned in the blogs throughout the year.
$10,000 prize: Designer of the Year: I’d give this award to Olly Moss. He continually pumps out awesome designs and has proved not to be a one hit wonder. I’ll also throw fatheed into the mix for this one.
$1,000 prizes: Newcomer of the Year:alexmdc did a great job with Bird Migration, the Threadless Loves Travel winner.Â Unprinted Designer of the Year (plus a design printed):Not sure because I don’t really follow works in progress and unprinted designs. Blogger of the Year:ladykat would be my pick – she put together two great contests in 2008 in the Threadless blogs. Gallery Photographer of the Year:ir0cko, this guys consistently pumps out cool gallery photos. Check out his Flickr if you don’t believe me.Â Collaboration of the Year: Monsters Collaboration:Monster Mash Collaboration of Horror by Monster Mob. Lots of Threadless designers helped to make this tee and thus it should win. Plus, who doesn’t like monsters! This design has to win one of these awards and it would be most fitting if it won Collaboration of the Year.
On of my favorite indie designers is, without doubt, Olly Moss. The designer of the famous Spoilt tee at Threadless, Olly has been busy creating some awesome vintage style poster art of popular movies like The Deer Hunter, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and American History X. I love this stuff, as it reminds of one of my old passions. Make more Olly, make more!