Microsoft’s move into branded clothing is not exactly the geekiest of chic, but for years people have been making money off the computing giant with their unofficial MS DOS t-shirts and other MS-centric t-shirts, so Microsoft has finally said enough is enough and has joined the party. It’s been very clever with the naming of said clothing range – Software Clothing – stating the range is a “clothing line that taps the nostalgia of when PCs were just starting to change our lives”. I don’t know about you, but for me, the t-shirts are borderline awful. And considering the line has been partially designed by rapper Common (you know, because every clothing range needs a celebrity endorsement right?) the tees aren’t very cool, or hip (or whatever the kid are saying these days). Hopefully (for Microsoft) the t-shirts will be cool by association as there’s certainly nothing cool about them.
It’s as if absolutely zero effort has been put into the design, but that’s just me – plain, boring and tasteless does it for some people (but to be fair, how exciting can Microsoft t-shirt designs get?). Regardless of style (or lack of), geeky t-shirts make for great stocking fillers or secret Santa gifts for a geeky/gadgety co-worker. If this t-shirt has one of your friends all over it, the range will be available as of the 15th December from ‘selected stores’ for $15. Whether this includes ‘selected stores’ in the UK is a mystery. I guess we’ll find out as of the 15th December.[via Trusted Reviews]
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