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1984 Sandclock T-shirt
We’ll say it loud and clear – it may well be that by the Orwellian calendar it’s only 1982, but the clock is ticking.
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Our products are gender-neutral (aka unisex). Except for womens tees, obviously. Size Chart
UNISEX TEE & TANK
Fits true to size. The t-shirts are slightly form-fitting, but not fitted enough to make a difference if you fit comfortably into your normal size. Women might want to order a size down.
Fits a bit snug. If in between sizes, please order a size up. Slightly tailored at the waist, armhole and sleeve for a more flattering silhouette.
Fits true to size (slightly oversized). Classic boxy fit. Women might want to order a size down.
PREMIUM QUALITY COTTON
We use semi-combed ringspun cotton. Just one touch lets you know this isn’t some run of the mill shapeless tee. Learn more
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LAUNDRY & CARE
Wash at 30ºC/90ºF, inside out. For best results iron on reverse. Do not tumble dry.
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ORWELL’S WARNING TO THE WORLD
This t-shirt cleverly transforms “1984” into a sandglass, evoking George Orwell’s warning against totalitarianism. It’s a powerful reminder that, much like frogs boiling to death by not noticing the water slowly getting hotter, the erosion of freedoms can be gradual, urging us to stay vigilant and safeguard our rights. Just think about Roe v Wade in the US or The Public Order Bill here in the UK. Exactly. As they say, make 1984 fiction again.
Like all ALLRIOT shirts, this tee is not a fashion statement; it’s a a warning bell and a call to vigilance against the encroachment of totalitarianism, echoing the timeless lessons from George Orwell’s seminal novel. It seems like ‘Big Brother’ has a habit of running late, but make no mistake – he’s well on his way. The t-shirt’s design is a visual masterpiece, turning the number eight into a sandglass, symbolising the passage of time. It’s a stark reminder that history has shown us the dangers of totalitarian regimes, where individual freedoms and privacy can erode slowly over time, much like the falling grains of sand in an hourglass. It reminds us that the erosion of freedoms can occur gradually, often unnoticed, and that it is their responsibility to hold those in power accountable.
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