2018's Coolest T-Shirt Fashion Trends
Updated: Jun 6, 2018
Stay ahead of the pack with the latest t-shirt design trends! Check out this article for all the details on these t-shirt designs for men and women in 2018.
Did you know around $36.9 billion are spent on t-shirts every year? Everywhere you turn there are new shirts and designs to delight the eyes. However, if you want to have the coolest look in town you're going to need to know about 2018's t-shirt design trends.
Over the last couple of years, technology and the internet have changed how we think about a lot of different industries, one of which includes clothing. As a result, styles have changed as well. Here are the top 9 t-shirt design trends of 2018.
1. It's More than Just Clothing
Recent changes in technology and politics have led to greater transparency from companies. Before it was nice knowing where your clothes and food came from. Now it's crucial.
A new trend is to look beyond the clothes and designs themselves. Instead, people want to be sure that the company they are supporting is also supporting the planet and healthy working systems.
If you want to stay with the times, don't absentmindedly choose clothes. Be sure to buy from companies that uphold the morals you value.
2. Choose Something Timeless
Another trend we've seen this year is an emphasis on classic and timeless pieces. Avoid shirts that are going to go out of style in a couple of years.
You can do this by purchasing shirts with simple designs. Geometric and lines are a great place to start.
3. Focus on Typography
It's not always what is said but how it's said. This holds true for t-shirts as well. For 2018 you'll be sure to look for shirts that utilize fun typography in their product.
Find the shirts with phrases and words that speak to you. They don't have to be easy to read. Although that is a bonus. There are over 25,000 different font families, so there's sure to be a style that appeals to you.
4. Find the Linen Look
Another design trend that hit the market this year is linen. Linen is an extremely soft material that has a lined textured look.
Not only is this fabric extremely comfortable, but it's easy to pair with a lot of different clothes. The linen look can be dressed up or down easily.
It's also very simple and classy. That means you won't have to worry about buying a shirt and leaving it forgotten in your closet in a couple years when styles change.
This type of shirt appeals to the original trend of timelessness.
5. Eye of the Tiger is Coming Back
Maybe it's because last year was a crazy year, but you can expect to see a lot of jungle-themed clothes in 2018.
Embrace your inner tiger, and look for shirts that play to this effect. The jungle theme is strong and it's sure to catch people's eyes as they walk past.
If you love hearing compliments and looking good, a jungle t-shirt is right for you. Just check how amazing this hippo shirt looks.
6. Holographic Colors
A new technological development is holographic colors. When t-shirts first became a thing colors were pretty limited. You were lucky to find shirts with more than three.
However, now with advances in digital and screen printing, you can find shirts with all of the colors of the rainbow.
In fact, with holographic ink, you can get all the colors of the rainbow in one simple ink. The ink will look silver at first. However, when the light hits it, you'll be able to see all of the colors of the rainbow.
You'll begin to see more shirts with this fun ink as the year goes on. However, if you want to stay ahead of the game, be on the lookout for the new ink now.
7. Bohemian Style
Another one of the t-shirt design trends of 2018 is bohemian chic. The bohemian style plays to the older days. Think feathers, dream catchers, tribal marks, and more.
This fun style is similar to the jungle theme. If you're able to find shirts with wolves and forests, you're on the right path.
Like the linen shirts, this style can also be played up or down. Add some fringe jewelry and boots, and you're ready to hit the next event.
8. New Destinations
Another popular trend in the world is the emphasis on traveling and exploration. With Google maps and other technologies, we can now see more of the world than ever.
As a result, you'll see more people sporting t-shirts of places they've been to or places on their bucket list.
If you've got wanderlust then a destination t-shirt is the best bet for you in 2018. pick an area that you've always wanted to go. Then every time you wear that shirt, you'll be reminded of your dreams.
Who knows it might just help you achieve your goal to go there this year.
9. Real Art
As mentioned before, colors are increasingly more accessible for t-shirts. However, that's not all the machines have accomplished. It's easier now to show textured and shading than ever before.
As a result, the images on shirts are becoming more detailed and artistic. In fact, you can now print photographs on shirts just as easy as some other basic designs.
A common trend this year will be printed merchandise from artists. What started out on paper can be quickly transposed onto a shirt.
Be on the lookout for shirts that represent real art. In fact, every shirt we print is designed and created by youth artists. Check out our gallery!
More T-shirt Design Trends Coming Your Way
T-shirts don't just look good, they're also changing the world. It's one of the best ways to make a difference because you can wear something that's meaningful to you.
The next time you're looking for a shirt with one of these new t-shirt design trends, be sure to also look for something you can stand behind. Then you can be sure that you'll love the shirt and what it signifies for longer than a year.
Think we missed a new trend? Comment below with your ideas! We can't wait to hear your ideas.