I am sitting down in the food court of a quite busy shopping shopping mall on a Saturday with a pad of paper. What am I undertaking? Counting how numerous people today are donning Retro T-Shirts, what variety of t-shirt they are donning, and about how outdated they are. This is my 4th Saturday conducting this study at four various malls.
Before I began undertaking this “t-shirt study” at the malls below in Dallas, I was expecting about thirty-35% of the people today would be donning a t-shirt. Was I ever improper. I had no strategy just how preferred t-shirts in fact are.
Initially, who is donning t-shirts? I counted a complete of about four,000 people today above four weeks in this study. In complete, about sixty-sixty five% were being donning t-shirts – two times my anticipations! There was a variance in the age teams. For these less than twenty five-several years-outdated, about 80-85% wore t-shirts. For these twenty five to 40 several years outdated, about sixty% wore t-shirts. And, for these above 40, about 35% wore t-shirts.
While I expected the young group to be donning tshirts, what I was not expecting were being these ages 35 – fifty donning them. These are mainly parents, business enterprise people today, and possibly a pair grandparents. Most of their tshirts were being sports or school tshirts, or a model title like Tommy Hilfiger, Nautica, or Polo – practically nothing crude of obnoxious.
2nd, what variety of Retro T-Shirt were being they donning? I rarely observed the very same t-shirt two times. There were being funny t-shirts, animal t-shirts, Christian t-shirts, patriotic t-shirts, and all varieties of novelty t-shirts. And, I was not shocked to see a number of crude or offensive types in the combine possibly.
More youthful kids, these between …