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80 Textual Fashion Examples

From Conceptual Poetry Runways to Cosmetic Lettering Campaigns

— September 4, 2014 — Fashion
From conceptual runway shows to eye-catching statement tees, these textual fashion examples adorn clothing items with expressive logos and bold lettering. The graphic tee is often known for one of two things, either an eye-catching image or a witty message that is composed of letters.

While some labels opt for a subtle showcase of textual accents, others aim to push boundaries with their designs and choose to experiment with the technique in a more expressive and exaggerated way.

A standout from this list includes designer Juun J's Spring/Summer 2015 collection. The urban menswear line highlights a range of textual fashions that are adorned with handwritten letter prints. These pieces are graphic and sentimental in their design, referencing poetry and poignant written works.
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Diva Advice-Seeking Tanks
Diva Advice-Seeking Tanks
The 'What Would Yonce Do' Tank Looks for Advice
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Lo-Fi Logo Apparel
Lo-Fi Logo Apparel
The Brainwash Tee from Shop Jeen Featurs the World's Most Recognized Logos
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Wildly Urban Graphic Tees
Wildly Urban Graphic Tees
Marcelo Burlon County of Milan Fall 2013 Tees are Laid-Back and Luxe
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Remixed Collegiate Runways
Remixed Collegiate Runways
The Claudia Garrido Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Sporty
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Botanically Collegiate Fashions
Botanically Collegiate Fashions
Shop Jeen's Tropical Fantasy Varsity Jacket is Visually Vivid
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Legendary Rap Producer Apparel
Legendary Rap Producer Apparel
The New Stussy J Dilla Graphic Tee Remembers All His Albums
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Boastful Selfie Sweaters
Boastful Selfie Sweaters
This Selfie Sweater Tells Everyone You Love to Take Pictures of Yourself
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72
Typographical Portrait Tees
Typographical Portrait Tees
The Karl Lagerfeld Shirt by I Love Dust is Iconic
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Encouraging Compliment Accessories
Encouraging Compliment Accessories
The You Look Amazing Tote Bag Encourages a Positive Body Image
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70
Witty Graphic Merchandise
Witty Graphic Merchandise
Paul Kasmin Shop & Edition01 Celebrate Anniversaries with New Collection
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69
Rain-Inspired Outerwear
Rain-Inspired Outerwear
The Stussy NEXUSVII 2013 Fall/Winter 'Rainy Dayz' Collection is Splashy
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Matrimonial Shoe Decals
Matrimonial Shoe Decals
These "I Do" Shoe Decals Lets Everyone Know You're Recently Married
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Textual Intergalactic Accessories
Textual Intergalactic Accessories
These Star Wars Typography Cufflinks Make a Sci-Fi Statement
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Musical Capsule Collections
Musical Capsule Collections
The Daily Paper x Yellow Claw Collaboration is Instantly Striking
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Hipster Offspring Attire
Hipster Offspring Attire
These Monochromatic Logo Tees from UK Label P&Co. are Kid-Approved
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Literal Animal Lover Apparel
Literal Animal Lover Apparel
The I Like Cats Sweater from Fred Flare Celebrates Feline Friends
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Amorous Typographic Necklaces
Amorous Typographic Necklaces
Jessica Hische's LOVE Necklace is Perfect for Valentine's Day
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Festive Pessimist Apparel
Festive Pessimist Apparel
Pixie Market's Varsity Boyfriend Tunic Boasts the Word 'Hate'
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Monogrammed Weatherproof Boots
Monogrammed Weatherproof Boots
You'll Be Singing in the Rain With Zoubaby Galoshes
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Imposter Graphic Apparel
Imposter Graphic Apparel
The SSUR 2012 Holiday Collection Makes a Play on Words
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Conceptual Poetry Apparel
Conceptual Poetry Apparel
The JUUN.J Spring/Summer 2015 Collection is Conceptually Crafted
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Hipster Heritage Tees
Hipster Heritage Tees
The Brian Wood Africa Vintage Logo Limited Edition T-Shirt is Cultural
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Elegantly Monogrammed Accessories
Elegantly Monogrammed Accessories
Etsy's Oliki Shop Features Custom-Designed Jewelry Pieces
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Vividly Retro Editorials
Vividly Retro Editorials
Yuji Watanabe's Power of the Colours Fashion Story Embraces Bold Hues
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Bad Boy Songster Tees
Bad Boy Songster Tees
John Mayer & NEIGHBORHOOD Technical Apparel Made Commemorative T-Shirts
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Unusual Goth Monster Couture
Unusual Goth Monster Couture
The VFiles Fall 2014 Collection is Punk and Goth-Infused
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Certificate of Participation Clothing
Certificate of Participation Clothing
Goodenough Varsity Jacket Makes Odd Couture Combo
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Graphic Gothic Streetwear
Graphic Gothic Streetwear
Black Scale and Diamond Supply Co Pair Up for a Capsule Collection
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Confidence-Boosting Song Lyric Tees
Confidence-Boosting Song Lyric Tees
The Wake Up Like This T-Shirt Quotes Beyonce's Flawless
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Stenciled Cosmetic Captures
Stenciled Cosmetic Captures
The Untitled Magda Zych Beauty Story is Artfully Ornate
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Monogrammed Menswear Lookbooks
Monogrammed Menswear Lookbooks
The Mjolk Spring/Summer Lookbook Features Funky Ensembles
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Poetic Apparel
Poetic Apparel
Ferka16 Publishes Arabic Poems on Printed Tees
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Eccentric Top Model Editorials
Eccentric Top Model Editorials
Greg Vaughan Captures Familiar Faces for Made in Brazil
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Typography-Painted Faces
Typography-Painted Faces
The Font Face by Atipo Series Pays Homage to Four Type Designers
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Luxe Varsity Apperel
Luxe Varsity Apperel
The John Richmond Spring/Summer 2015 Collection is Elegantly Dressed
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Stress-Free Superstar Sweaters
Stress-Free Superstar Sweaters
The 'Don't Worry Be Yonce' Sweater Offers Valuable Advice
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Zombie-Inspired Adornments
Zombie-Inspired Adornments
Grab an Undead Necklace if You're Excited for the Walking Dead Season 3
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Luxury Voucher Sweaters
Luxury Voucher Sweaters
This Hermes Sweater Lets the World Know You're a Big Spender
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Eccentric Raver Runways
Eccentric Raver Runways
The Christopher Shannon Spring/Summer 2015 Collection is 90s-Inspired
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Tribal Typographical Fashion
Tribal Typographical Fashion
The D&G Fall 2011 Offers Funky Hipster Prints and Textures
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Fantasy-Appropriated Fashion
Fantasy-Appropriated Fashion
This Wizard Shirt is Inspired by the Dolce and Gabbana Logo
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Fiesty Feline Fashions
Fiesty Feline Fashions
The Kenzo Spring/Summer 2013 Tiger Fever Collection is Beastly
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Explicit Graphic Apparel
Explicit Graphic Apparel
Ktag clothing NYC Shows that Anything Can Sound Seductive in French
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Pessimistic Urban Attire
Pessimistic Urban Attire
The Matthew Miller Fall/Winter 2013 Collection is City-Chic
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Flamboyant Varsity Apparel
Flamboyant Varsity Apparel
Allan Vos Shows Some Skin With His Latest Menswear Presentation
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Edgy Manhattanite Lookbooks
Edgy Manhattanite Lookbooks
The Rad Lookbook Tours New York City
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Suited Punk Rock Runways
Suited Punk Rock Runways
The Libertine Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is Musician-Approved
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Handwritten Signature Bracelets
Handwritten Signature Bracelets
These Golden Bracelets Come With a Personalized Autograph Charm
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Blatant Drying Cloths
Blatant Drying Cloths
The 'I Am Busy' Towel by Rirkrit Tiravanija is Blunt
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Candid Inner City Captures
Candid Inner City Captures
The Stussy Tribe Holiday 2012 Lookbook Takes to the Streets of NYC
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Sculptural 3D Print Accessories
Sculptural 3D Print Accessories
The Gabriela Ligenza Capsule Collection Displays Sculptural Hats
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End-of-the-World Varsity Jackets
End-of-the-World Varsity Jackets
Nike and Cassette Playa Collaborate to Create Tribal Attire
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90s Graffiti Jackets
90s Graffiti Jackets
The Gerlan Jeans Bomber Jacket is a Total Trip to the 90s
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60s Bouffant Lookbooks
60s Bouffant Lookbooks
Peter Jensen 2013 Channels the 1960s for the Latest Collection
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Pop Star Merit Tees
Pop Star Merit Tees
The Marilyn T-Shirt Uses Some Modern-Day Examples
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Superhero Designer Streetwear
Superhero Designer Streetwear
The Anticipated Stussy x Marvel 'The Ultimate Team Up' Unveiled
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Alphabetic Acrylic Accessories
Alphabetic Acrylic Accessories
The Plastique Avant Garde Necklace is a Typography Essential
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Suggestive Sarcastic Tees
Suggestive Sarcastic Tees
The Zazzle Sarcasm T-Shirt States Irony Finishes Second
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Typographic Street Shoes
Typographic Street Shoes
Alife Spring 2011 Collection Features Fontastic Branding
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Polychromatic Skater Shoots
Polychromatic Skater Shoots
These Models Went on a Skate Date Wearing the Latest HYPE. Attire
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Designer Imposter Fashions
Designer Imposter Fashions
The Brian Lichtenberg 'Homies' Sweater Mimics the Hermes Logo
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Playful Plush-Lettered Lookbooks
Playful Plush-Lettered Lookbooks
The Dee & Ricky x Joyrich Collection is an Urban 1950s Wardrobe
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Suggestive Relationship Fashion
Suggestive Relationship Fashion
This Tee Lets People Know You Don’t Want to Be Just Friends
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Internet Famous T-Shirts
Internet Famous T-Shirts
This Fashionable Tee Indicates You Are Cooler on the Internet
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Typographical Tunics
Typographical Tunics
'"T" Shirts' by Masashi Kawamura are Typeface Trendy
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Nonconformist Hipster Lookbooks
Nonconformist Hipster Lookbooks
The Latest Collection of Outside Apparel is Simple and Striking
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Typographic Mexican Fashions
Typographic Mexican Fashions
These 'Santa Muerte' Tees are Nostalgic and Trendy
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Blatantly Unapologetic T-Shirts
Blatantly Unapologetic T-Shirts
The 'Sorry I'm Not Sorry' Tee Doesn't Give Any False Pretences
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Typography Fashion
Typography Fashion
Little Factory Scarfs With Too Much to Say
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Urban Latex Lookbooks
Urban Latex Lookbooks
The MEAT Clothing Autumn/Winter 2013 Campaign is Hip-Hop Inspired
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Typographic Jewelry
Typographic Jewelry
Ebon Heath Teams With Mona Ibranhim For Musical Bauble Line
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Distressing Oversized Necklaces
Distressing Oversized Necklaces
The 'Help Necklace' Fits Around Your Neck to Call for Help
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Eccentric Club Kid Couture
Eccentric Club Kid Couture
The Jylle Navarro x Sink The Pink Collection is Raver-Themed
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Grungy Streetwear Lookbooks
Grungy Streetwear Lookbooks
The Latest Collection by Lazy Oaf Pays Tribute to the 90s
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Financially Independent T-Shirts
Financially Independent T-Shirts
The Eleven Diamond Girly Graphic Tees are Playful
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Pop Art Runways
Pop Art Runways
Jeremy Scott Fall 2011 Collection is a Funktastic Blend of Cultural References
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Cheeky Typographic T-Shirts
Cheeky Typographic T-Shirts
The Leena Parvin 2010 Tee Collection Will Give You a Giggle
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Comical Graphic Streetwear
Comical Graphic Streetwear
California Streetwear Brand Hall of Fame Glamorizes Basics
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Simple DIY Felt Purses
Simple DIY Felt Purses
Create a Casual Clutch for any Outing with This Simple Tutorial
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