Indie Brand T-shirts – Get Your Indie On!

by on Nov 03, 2014

I know there are plenty good reasons to head on to H&M or Zara when you find yourself in need of a good t-shirt or tank top, but today I’m giving you 10 reasons not to. I know H&M tees are cheap and that they offer good quality but what if I told you that you can get the same quality (and sometimes even better) for the same money and something else on to of that? Personally, I hate it when I’m going for a walk and meet a lot of people that are wearing the same shirt as I am. It’s a great shirt but we all want to be unique and have our own style. That’s why the t-shirt that we wear represents us and says a lot about ourselves, our personality and the things we like.

A good t-shirt is like a good friend, always there for you helping you out and even start conversations in case you’re a shy guy. For example a couple of weeks ago I ordered two awesome indie brand t-shirts from Redbubble, the “Grow a Beard” and “Destiny – Cave of Endless Loot“. I think you know the reasons why I choose these two indie brand t-shirts, I have a beard and I love Destiny. Even though most of my friends have no idea what Destiny is, the ‘Grow a Beard’ t-shirt got everyone’s attention. Everyone asked me what brand is my tee and where did I get it. All of them were surprised to find out it’s actually an indie brand tee from a clothing company they haven’t even heard of. And the quality is amazing, I never had a tee that was so soft and comfortable to wear.


But lets get back to our indie brand t-shirts and why you should get one. Most of the people say that brand names have become a method to display status but how can a t-shirt that is owned by nearly half the people in your hometown represent an individual? Some also say that brand names also sparkle conversations. But indie brand t-shirts do it better, specially if they’re TV Show or Video Games inspired. It happened more than once to get into a conversation with a random person starting from my ‘Star Wars – That’s no moon‘ tee.

I deviated a little from the subject. I told you I’ll give you 10 reasons to wear indie brand t-shirts so here are my 10 favorite websites to buy awesome tees!

1. Redbubble

If you’re looking for unique and impossibly brilliant t-shirts, heart-stopping wall art, attention grabbing iPhone cases or any other beautifully designed products they’re here to present an alternative to the mass producing hordes rudely hawking your individuality back to you on the main street.

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2. Design by Humans

Finding the right t-shirt on Design by Humans can be challenging. They feature over 2000 t-shirts, all pretty awesome, covering various topics: abstract, animals, funny, nerdy, music, urban, vintage and so on.. Searching for the right one can be intense. My advice: take it baby steps. Start with the t-shirt of the day, then go to the 50 most wanted t-shirts on Design by Humans and finish your search with Collective Shirts! PS: you can use our DBH exclusive coupon code for a 10% discount on everything your order!

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3. TeePublic

TeePublic is the best place to discover, support and promote t-shirt designs created by a passionate community of independent designers.

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4. BustedTees

Since 2004 BustedTees has been one of the web’s leading Internet based t-shirt brands. Started by the guys from, we decided to start making T-shirts because we want people to have fun, laugh, look good, feel comfortable, get good jobs, get sweaty dancing and go home with someone who also did those things. PS: you can use our BustedTees exclusive coupon code for a 25% discount on everything your order!

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5. TShirt Bordello

Tshirt Bordello was founded back in 2006 by Don Myers and a small band of geeks known as the “Gamer group”. This collective was formed and the plan was set in motion to deliver you high quality, funny and unique t-shirt designs. PS: you can use our Tshirt Bordello exclusive coupon code for a 20% discount on everything your order!

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6. Crazy Dog T-shirts

CrazyDog specializes in vintage and customized apparel. The tees and hoodies are made out of super soft cotton, and 100% of them are designed and printed in house. The company takes pride in being able to provide its customers with the highest quality products at the best possible prices – Guaranteed! If CrazyDog does not have what someone wants, it’ll gladly design and print it for them! PS: you can use our Crazy Dog exclusive coupon code for a 20% discount on everything your order!

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7. TeeTurtle

Teeturtle was founded in 2012 by designer RamyB to scratch your insatiable itch for cute, funny, nerdy, popculture-y shirts. They use only the softest shirts on the market and we know that you will fall in love as soon as you slip into one of our ultra comfy tees.

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8. Awesome Sports Logos

The name says it all, these T-shirts are awesome! Even though it has a sports theme,ASL isn’t just for sports fans. Some of their logo tees will make you laugh, some logos will make you look cool, but each Awesome Sports Logos T-shirt you wear will have people talking.


9. Jack of all Trades

Jack of all Trades is quickly becoming recognized as the go to clothing brand for everything pop culture. Every day they look for ways to develop new designs across their large portfolio of trendy licenses that include brands like Marvel, DC Comics and various other pop-culture icons.

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10. Naolito was founded in 2009 by designer Nacho Diaz, known as Naolito. Wearing their tees you can share the fun wherever you go. Naolito believe that the best way to be good at something is to be passionate about it, that’s why they design about what everyone can really enjoy, cute characters, movie parodies, videogames.

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I have a t-shirt addiction, a craving for new RTS video games and a dream to become Captain America. I also grow my own beard so I'm kind of a big deal! :P

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