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uchi clothing Trojan T shirt - cream

uchi’s Trojan Records T shirt colour combo conundrum

uchi clothing’s newest T shirt, Trojan, is already being hailed as a classic. Since it first appeared the Trojan T shirt has flown off the shelves and online shopping carts. The black T shirt was well received and had many Trojan fans instantly asking if it came in different colours. As usual, the little details are important to uchi clothing so we’re reposted the how and why these two new T shirt print colour combinations evolved…

I had created an ‘artist’s impression’ of the new yellow T shirts, thinking red and green print on yellow would not only look great, it’d be perfect for a reggae based T shirt. However, the mock-up posted on the product page suggested otherwise. I dismissed this and put it down to it being a mock-up and not a picture of an actual real printed T shirt! I was confident that when actually printed, the colours “will look dope on that colour T shirt!”.

They didn’t. It did remind me of having an eye test. On the yellow T shirts, the depth of the red and green colours was two close. The whole print was too dark to show the Trojan emblem prominently enough through the text – the opposite of what I wanted. The mock-up turned out to be accurate after all.

Trojan men's T shirt - Red Gold and Green

Trojan men’s T shirt – Red Gold and Green?

I was a little disappointed, but (and you have to stay on your feet in this game), I remembered that the last yellow uchi T shirt was printed using a dark golden yellow and the same green we were using, so… We overprinted the poorly chosen red with the dark yellow and this is what we got.

Trojan men's T shirt - Sunflower Yellow detail

Trojan men’s T shirt – Sunflower Yellow

They say hindsight is a beautiful thing. And with further hindsight, or, by paying attention to the rules of colour instead of getting sentimental about red, gold and green combos, maybe even these current colour ways could be better? If instead, green and gold were printed on the cream and the yellow T shirt had the green/orange combo. Perhaps? It is a very limited run, so the next cream and yellow Trojan T shirts will probably see a reversal of colours… maybe clear and red inks? Feel free to let me know what colour combo you’d like to see on a future uchi Trojan T shirt.

Trojan men's T shirt - Black and Cream

Trojan men’s T shirt – Black and Cream

Thanks as always to Screen One Printers, Bristol for their skills.

Weapons of Mass Instruction Hoodie - uchi clothing co

Weapons of Mass Instruction Hoodie

Another classic from uchi clothing is back in a new style. Its the all new Weapons of Mass Instruction hoodie.

Weapons of Mass Instruction Weapons of Mass Instruction is typeset in Enola Gay, which was created from the lettering on the side of B-29 Superfortress bomber that dropped “Little Boy”, the first atomic bomb ever used in war. Weapons of Mass Instruction is taken from the uchi clothing album revolutionary Weapons of Mass Instruction hoodie

  • Side pockets with small hidden opening for ear phone cord feed
  • Hidden earphone loops
  • Deep ribbed cuff and hem

Fabric: 400gsm, 80% Ringspun cotton, 20% Polyester Size: S, M, L, XL, 2XL (36″, 40″, 44″, 48″, 52″)

Unisex Smartphone compatible Ear phone loops Hidden cord feed 
Order Out of Chaos album - uchi clothing

Free music download from uchi clothing

uchi clothing’s latest album of T shirts designs entitled uchi’s Order Out of Chaos has now its own Order Out of Chaos Mix CD.  The musical accompaniment to uchi’s 6th collection of Tees has been thoughtfully put together by Vice Beats. Vice is the production arm of The Delegates Of Rhyme, Genius Collective, the host of the Wordplay Magazine Podcast & owner of Street Soul Studios in Bristol.

Hip-hop’s essence fuses independent thinking & creative opportunities.

uchi and Vice have slowly but surely been intertwining their musical and design ideas, with big plans for 2016 and beyond.

Order Out Of Chaos is one of the many amazing albums created by clothing label uchi. The brand’s identity is synonymous with Hip-hop, so combining music with art seemed a natural progression. So, uchi and Vice are very proud to present The Order Out Of Chaos Mix. We’re not following trends, playing what’s “hot right now” or following the masses, we’ve built a tracklist of incredible musicians who have shaped Vice’s view of music, and in turn inspired future creations from uchi, thus continuing the creative cycle. If you enjoy the mix, please take the time to share it, show friends, and most of all enjoy it and support the artists involved.

Thank you, truly, for supporting our scene and crafts. Peace and blessings Michael (uchi) and James (Vice).