Origin68 – the holy grail of t-shirts


As a girl, I’m always on the look out for a t-shirt I can buy my boyfriend and a couple of months later steal for myself!  So I was pretty pleased when I stumbled upon the Origin68 website, or as its rather aptly named, the holy grail of t-shirts.

Origin68 is the brainchild of two Manchester based t-shirt enthusiasts Matt and Harry. Buoyed on by their hippy ideals that a t-shirt can change the world they set to work designing their art.

The concept behind their t-shirts is that of wearable art, designs that provoke thought in people and make some kind of comment about the world in which we live in.  Their philosophy is that a t-shirt should allow us to express a response to our environment, surroundings, culture, society and hopefully make us look half decent whilst we do it!

We’re loving their latest creation, a collaboration with the now legendary Si Scott.  The design features a dove, the symbol of peace, in Si Scott’s highly intricate, hand-drawn signature style, which can been seen in the images below.

Si Scott has his own characteristic style that combines hand-inked artwork with modern typography.  His prestigious and ever-expanding client list includes the likes of Adidas, Converse, Diesel, Gap, Hugo Boss, Matthew Williamson, Nike and Uniqlo.

Origin68 Dove by Si Scott

Origin68 Dove by Si Scott

Origin68 Continental Clothing tees offer a superior quality and their sizing is pretty much standard, perhaps slightly on the fitted side, just how Stylenerds likes them!  The t-shirts are all very reasonably priced at only £18, you can’t find much better than that!

Unlike many websites, where the shipping can cost almost the price of your entire order, they have a fixed shipping rate of only £2 no matter what you order or where in the world you are based.

The best thing about their tees is that they are Continental Earth Positive t-shirts, which are manufactured to high ethical standards, being climate neutral and organic.

Origin68 also do women’s fit tees, so if you don’t fancy your other half stretching your t-shirt, you can buy one each!

So what are you waiting for? Head over to their website now to bag yourself a great quality organic tee.

Check out a selection of our favourites below.

Origin68 Rockin The Tree World T-Shirts

Origin68 Higher Than The Sun T-Shirts

Origin68 Paris'68 T-Shirts

Origin68 Anonymous T-Shirts

Origin68 XOX - Unknown Pleasures T-Shirts

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