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Pull-Up Tees

The Clever Shikisai T-Shirts Encourage Wearers to Play With Their Clothes

— June 19, 2010 — Fashion
Clothes usually have buttons and strings as decorations but often these accouterments are useless. The Shikisai t-shirts are cleverly designed to include bits of string, a pen, a strap and other dangling things that serve a purpose. They actually act as extensions of the t-shirt's simple graphics.

On one of the Shikisai t-shirts, a black and white drawing of a set of blinds can be seen on the front. A string dangles from the area the drawstrings are in, and when pulled, the tee inches up provocatively. Click through the gallery to see more of these fun tees.
Trend Themes
1. Interactive Clothing - The clever design of Shikisai t-shirts encourages wearers to play with their clothes, opening up opportunities for interactive and engaging apparel.
2. Purposeful Accouterments - Including useful features like strings, pens, and straps, Shikisai t-shirts showcase the potential for clothing accessories to serve a functional purpose.
3. Extended Graphics - Shikisai t-shirts utilize dangling elements as extensions of the simple graphics, creating new possibilities for visually dynamic apparel.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - The fashion industry can explore the integration of interactive design elements in clothing, transforming traditional garments into engaging and experiential pieces.
2. Textile Manufacturing - Manufacturers in the textile industry can explore the production of clothing that incorporates purposeful accouterments, offering functional and innovative apparel options.
3. Graphic Design - Graphic designers can embrace the concept of extended graphics in apparel, exploring how dangling elements can enhance visual storytelling and create unique fashion experiences.
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