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May 20, 2023Liked by Andrei Atanasov

Love the idea of sharing your five favorite shirts! My favorite of *yours* is how you view American baseball! I just watched a video earlier today about baseball in Japan and I'd love to go to a game there someday!

Haha, and I'm not even a sport person! There's definitely a vibe to it that I love. It'd be cool if you got to go to a game someday yourself, especially with the way you describe how you'd imagine them feeling.

And your fifth favorite being your wife's favorite shirt is so sweet! I love that it symbolizes trust and always having someone in your corner; that's beautiful!

Hmmm... My favorite piece of clothing... I'm getting back into my own identity and learning who I am for reasons other than the pandemic, so there's nothing I wear and actually care about right now... But I do have shirt I love that I got from my favorite band when I went to their concert--White Rabbits. It's like a seafoam green with black melty letters on the front.

A second piece is one I've never worn, but it's this long, black, billowy, flowy jumper that I kept contemplating getting until there was one left online soooo... I HAD to get it! I just don't know when to wear it? I never had a reason to, and now the whole "re-discovering who I am" thing is happening but I think I'll have a use for it someday!

It's so cool to see ourselves change. It's neat to see how you're creating such engaging essays through all sorts of topics! (I'm here thanks to Nadia having you as a guest post!)

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I love your "Coolin' With My Snowmies." It is indeed festive and inspiring the holiday spirit! My husband loves punny shirts like that too. I always look forward to acquiring new ones for him that are on the hilarious side. I don't particularly have any favorite clothes. I tend to change my wardrobe a lot. But I love the process of buying dresses and then choosing which ones I no longer need and giving them away to clothing banks.

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Apr 14, 2023Liked by Andrei Atanasov

What a difficult question! πŸ˜…

I know how you feel when you need to wear a suit to go to work, a friend of mine told me that it was the most uncomfortable way to be dressed 😁

When three years ago I started to work as a civil servant for my region's government, it made me feel very special and important to get dressed for going to work. I've got to say I didn't need to wear a suit and it was enough to be well dressed. As I worked mornings, afternoons and weekends, things were different depending on the day it was. On weekends, the ambience was different, usually more relaxed, and also it was the way people wore.

I like very much long sleeve T-shirts and also shirts. I like very much the way I look with them, and it feels really like they are made for me. Most of them are from Desigual label.

As I'm quite a sporty girl, mostly in between spring and autumn, I use to wear T-shirts for that. Most of them are from Kukuxumusu label (https://kukuxumusu.com/es/), very famous here in Spain. They are very funny, and I feel very confortable with them. The one I love most is one with a wale and sheeps, it's very cute.

When I was a teenager my sister and me used to share to pairs of T-shirts of Levis Strauss label. We usually argued because we both like to wear them, and my mum was the one who decided who was the one who was going to wear it. Today those T-shirts are still in some drawer, and when I see them it came to my mind the memories of those days, and how the things have changed since then.

Thank you very much for sharing your memories with us πŸ™‚

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Congrats on post #10!

Snowmies is definitely a killer. I have a friend who has a pun page on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/punny_geenius/, so I'm gonna send a screenshot of that to him hah.

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Apr 9, 2023Liked by Andrei Atanasov

It’s astounding to see how certain objects can stimulate memories that lead to stories.

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I have three different t-shirts from a company called LinkSoul that all say β€œMake Par Not War” on them. My stepdaughter gives me crap about them, saying, β€œLet me guess, your shirt says β€œMake Par Not War’ on it today. Shocker!”

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Apr 8, 2023Liked by Andrei Atanasov

I am happy to see you can write again. I have recently found out that your birthday has just passed so Happy birthday! and naturally, a tee is coming. Hope to be with the stand out dribble.

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Great selection, great post! And my hearty thanks for this lovely feature. I hope that the community you've built here will find it fun over at Hello Universe, Andrei.

Here's a short poem to celebrate your t-shirt collection:

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They've been with me on flights and dates.

They're loved by me and all my mates.

They're not just fabrics, put on me,

they're part of my identity!

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My tshirts have some lovely art,

they're part of times so close to heart,

They've changed me and they've changed with me,

they're part of my identity!

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As I write this, I'm wearing a black NaNoWriMo tee from the 2020 edition (my first and fruitful participation!), under a Peanuts hoodie - it's a bit chilly in East Texas today. That to say I understand you. I used to go for solid color stuff, a bit shy to show my feelings on my front and back, I suppose. Gladly, I'm over it! I'll have to go through my drawers and donate some of that stuff... it grows on you. I'm not as industrious as my sister-in-law who didn't want to throw out her favorite rock band T-shirts: she made throw pillows from them. It's surprisingly cool!

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ha! yeah right - time for new favorite t-shirts ;)

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My favorite t-shirts are all saying I've gained 20 pounds since the beginning of the pandemic and their seams are going on strike! O.o

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Apr 7, 2023Liked by Andrei Atanasov

All the favourite items of clothing I lost. Baseball caps don't fit me but there was one amazing green Adidas (or was it Nike?) cap that made me look cool when I was like 26. I probably left it on the bus. Or maybe lost it cycling.

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