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Long live Generra Hypercolor tees.

June 19th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Do you remember Hypercolor t-shirts from the 90s? Well, they’re back! Sort of. According to ThreadTrend, American Apparel and ANZEVINO and FLORENCE are both selling their own versions of the heat-sensitive, color-changing tee’s.

We tried one out this past weekend at the American Apparel store, and it really works — maybe a little too well. As we put the shirt back on the rack, we looked up at the model on the pricing placard and noticed a nice little heat-enduced contour map of her nipples.

The Original Generra Hypercolor.


ANZEVINO and FLORENCE rework.

Thanks to ThreadTrend for the info.

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Posted by: kimberly phillips · Tags: fashion

5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 skye // Jul 3, 2008 at 10:39 pm

    for some reason today i thought about this ‘ol fad of hyercolor tshirts so thought i’d look online to see whatever happened to them as they disappeared just as quickly as they appeared. as a teenager these shirts were so cool, yet so horrifying. back then they often turned color in embarrassing places, i’m a little afraid of what these new “more hyper” t’s will reveal to others! but cool that they’re available again. would be cool to see a children’s line soon!

  • 2 thefunctionkey // Jul 4, 2008 at 11:26 am

    You know, I randomly thought about these tees one day, too. And then lo and behold, I found out that there were designers adopting the fad once again! Pretty cool!

  • 3 leonel // Dec 17, 2010 at 10:19 pm

    deseo comprar algunas playeras a que sitio me dirijo , gracias.

  • 4 noelia // Feb 11, 2011 at 11:01 am

    Yo vivo en Bilbao España de niña tuve una camiseta hipercolor y me gustaria saber si podria comprar por aqui en algun sitio o por internet.

  • 5 Ricardo // Jul 12, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    what a great cause! and that tee is adorable!and the veiny feet comenmt made me laugh because i am 12 years younger than you and i have the exact same veins in my feet. haha!