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Ready, Set, Go! It's Tee-V Episode 2: Speed

by Threadless / None /

EPISODE 2: Speed! It's now on the air and available for your viewing pleasure.

This week, hearts will race as we rev you up for the upcoming Threadlemanss derby! We then take you inside the inner workings of the warehouse during a Threadless sale and finally, present a fly-on-the-wall perspective of a top secret meeting. Make haste and give Episode 2 a taste!

April '08 Store Events At Threadless Chicago!

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April is going to be one explosive month at the Threadless Gallery, no foolin!

From Friday April 4 to Tuesday April 29, we are proud to present Steak Mtn: THE MOST EXPLOSIVE PICTURE OF THE YEAR! (Opening party on Friday, April 4th from 7pm-9pm) Don't miss your chance to view some of Christopher Norris' amazing work from the music industry, the clothing industry, and beyond!

Thursday April 10 from 6pm - 8pm we'll be hosting a Photoshop Basics Workshop! The first one of its kind (at least for us), this class will teach the basics of Photoshop and should be especially helpful to those interested in submitting a design to Threadless but not sure how. This workshop is FREE and will be led by Ross' (arzie13) dad, Big Jim Zietz, a seasoned photographer and Photoshop aficionado. Limited computers available, so make sure to RSVP to

Wednesday April 30 from 6pm - 8pm, it's another Submission Workshop! Want to submit your design to Threadless, but not sure how? Learn how during our FREE workshops led by Threadless staff and Alumni Club members! We'll provide details on specific requirements and general guidelines, then hang out to work on your designs in our community studio in the upstairs gallery. Limited computers available for use or bring your laptop. Please RSVP to or simply show up.

A Threadspotting March 08 Wrap-Up!

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We're constantly looking for Threadless shirts out in public! On tv, online, onstage, everywhere! Send your sightings to, include a picture and your username! Every Friday, we pick 3 to highlight and give you, the spotter, Street Team Points that you can redeem for tees! What a great day.

Check out these awesome Threadspots from March: March 07 March 14 March 21 March 28

What will April bring? Well, besides some showers, it's all up to you!

Introducing Threadless Tee-V!

by Threadless / None /

It's finally here!!

A long time in the works, we are proud and excited to finally announce THREADLESS TEE-V! The premiere episode is now up and available for your viewing pleasure!

Each week, we will showcase the random awesomeness that is always taking place in Threadless land. Tune in for the priceless side splitting scoop on your favorite tee shirt company! Watch closely because we'll be springing special giveaways and promotions on ya when you least expect it.

Check it out!!!

Errol Ortiz: A Retrospective, Looking Forward - In The Gallery Now!

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Local Chicago painter Errol Ortiz has been painting since before Al Gore invented the internet, back when Threadless was just a star in the sky. His vibrant and colorful fascination with spaceships, guns and war machines started early on and continues into his current work. Showcasing an onslaught of paintings and drawings, borrowed from his home studio, we are attempting to host Errol's biggest and best one-man-show yet.

Running until March 31, it's not too late to come visit the Threadless gallery space to see this amazing showcase!

Check here often to stay updated on upcoming in-store events!

Steak Mtn: The Most Explosive Picture Of The Year - Coming To The Gallery!

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Steak Mtn: THE MOST EXPLOSIVE PICTURE OF THE YEAR! Coming to the Threadless Gallery April 4 - April 29! (Opening party on Friday, April 4th from 7pm-9pm)


Steak Mtn. (or Christopher Norris) is a vaguely successful graphic artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Since 1996, he has been illustrating/designing records, merchandise and ephemera for bands & record labels with clients including Against Me!, Atom and his Package, Panthers, Sire/Warner Bros., Vice/Atlantic & Earache Records. In the past few years he has been branching out from the music industry by bringing his graphic gallows humor to snowboards (Rome), editorial illustration (Res Magazine, The Drama) & clothing companies (Threadless, Shirtkiller, Art in the Age).

For THE MOST EXPLOSIVE PICTURE OF THE YEAR, Steak Mtn. is hanging three different phases of his work. The first section will be dedicated to showcasing the hundreds of found xeroxed pictures, doodles on tracing paper and full scale ink illustrations that have been utilized for some of the punk & noise records he has designed and illustrated over the past ten years. The second section will be images from a small series of color studies that rely on text and inky illustration to create disparate & seamy narratives. The third section will be the debut of his very recent pencil drawings, a series structured on transgressive statements, haunted house imagery & thick seeming minimalism.

Check here often to stay updated on upcoming in-store events!

Server Issues, Apologies, Coupons! ... And The Sale's Extended Until Wednesday!

by Threadless / None /

Hi Everyone!

Earlier this week, during your most crucial purchasing moments of our Spring Cleaning sale, we experienced some serious down-time. The frustration that many of you experienced while trying to make purchases is unacceptable and we promise to never ever let this happen again forever ever.

To allow you to make the most of the sale, our friends at Rackspace (the folks that host Threadless) are sponsoring five thousand $5 coupons on orders of $50 or more. The first five thousand people to use the coupon code 'spring08' during the Spring Cleaning sale will receive $5 off their order on top of the already discounted sale price. Time to go on a shopping spree!!!!

In addition to the $5 coupons and to make up for lost time, we are extending the Spring Cleaning sale until 11:59:59 CST on Wednesday, March 26th, 2008! The new shirts to be released on Monday will also be on sale!

If you are interested in all the geeky details of what went wrong, please join Harper Reed, our CTO, in a live discussion of your questions and concerns. To chat with Harper please visit Harper will be available to answer your questions from 12pm to 3pm CST on Monday, March 24th, 2008.

Again, we apologize for the unreliable shopping experience and hope that you enjoy the rest of the sale!

Sincerely, Jake Nickell Founder, CEO

Spring Cleaning Sale (Through 3/23)!!

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Spring is here, oh yeah! That wonderful season when the snow melts, the sun comes out, and so do the tees! Let's take this opportunity to shed that winter clutter and partake in some intense spring cleaning with your friends at Threadless! (drumroll….)


From today, March 17 until Sunday, March 23 (11:59 pm CST), we're polishing up the old favorites to reveal sparkling new price tags: All Fruit of The Loom and American Apparel tees are only $9! And if that isn't enough, even our own Threadless brand custom tees have shed off $5 of winter weight!

Don't wait! The sale only lasts a week so grab a broom and clear some room!

Human Giant Loves Threadless!

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We've been wanting to work with these boys for awhile now and with a hilarious new season on the air, a new DVD in stores, a US tour in the works, and a big fat open date on the LOVES calendar... the timing is PERFECT! Ladies and gents, please welcome....

The theme for this LOVES came straight from the giants themselves: Old Fashioned Fun. Taken from one of last season's sketches, it's the perfect springboard for designer madness! We'll start accepting the fun submissions on March 15 and the fun will continue until April 15. Be chosen as the best-tee and enjoy a windfall of awesome stuff! A digital camcorder, a costume from the first season, and a slew of other goodies are up for grabs. They'll even do your voicemail message!! Go to the LOVES page for all of the details...

...and we'll have fun fun fun!

The Focus: &Quot;T-Shirts To Couture&Quot; Event Featuring Threadless!

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You are hereby invited to a very special interactive fashion photography event taking place at 773 Event at 1030 N. Milwaukee in Chicago! Click above flyer for bigger details.

Our own resident artist, Joe Suta, will not only be painting the walls for the event but he will also be unveiling his permanent floor painting for the space! And if that wasn't enough, local fashion designer Paul Wesolowski will be showcasing "T-Shirts To Couture" featuring Threadless tees! It's truly amazing stuff and we'll be posting pics of his finished pieces!

2007 Bestee Winners! Hooray!

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All of the 2007 Bestee Award winners can be found here!!! Watch the recap video too!

Congratulations to all of you and thanks for your tireless participation this past year! We're already looking forward to Bestee 2008 so keep up the amazing work!

The Bestees aka The Threadless Awards recognize significant achievement in various categories of Threadless participation, acknowledging the important work of our entire community.

Love and kisses, Your pals at

New Threadspotting Posted For Feb 29!

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Canadian idols, Australian quizzers, and your new favorite band! All featuring Threadless tees!


Showcasing Threadless shirts as seen in public, spotted by a very elite team of eagle-eyed detectives aka YOU! We encourage you to send your sightings to and please include your Threadless username! Every week, we'll choose three, highlight them, and then hook those three users up with some highly prized Street Team Points! Simple as one two tee.