Bell X1 tee shirt by Guy Pendlebury



The artwork:

Chuck Yeager … one of the most famous test pilots of all time. Yeager has accomplished much throughout his life including combat missions in WW2, being shot down, evading enemy capture and then re-entering service to claim 13 kills of his own, 5 of which were all in one day!
After the war, he went on to become a flight instructor in the Air Force and a test pilot. In 1947 he was chosen to test the Bell X-1 (or XS-1) rocket plane in an attempt to “break the sound barrier”, to achieve supersonic speeds which had never been done before.
Many people were skeptical, thinking that the aircraft would “break up” as it approached the sound barrier. But The USAF, Bell & Yeager proved them wrong on 14th October 1947 during XS-1 flight number 50. The X-1 recorded supersonic flight, at Mach 1.06 (361 m/s, 1,299 km/h, 807.2 mph) and had broken the sound barrier for the very first time.

The shirts:

These t shirts are unique for being made exclusively for us wholly with cool-max-image-e1485361440757.png fibres ring spun into yarns manufactured exclusively for WeAdmire. These yarns are then knitted into a single jersey fabric suitable for t shirts.

The CoolMax bit exploits the surface tension of water to wick moisture from your skin. It works through micro channels engineered into the profile of the fibre. These channels are physical attributes, they are there for the life of the fibre.

The Fresh FX bit embeds a silver salt in the molecular structure of the fibre that stops the propagation of bacteria which, left unchecked, ultimately cause a sour odour. Because the silver salt is embedded within the fibre it, like the wicking, is similarly permanent; it will not leech out with wear and washing.

These attributes deliver shirts that remain cool and dry almost regardless of what you might do in them and similarly they remain fresh. And the ongoing performance of the fabric is guaranteed. This is important, these shirts will become your favourite items of apparel, you will want to wear your shirts again and again.

These shirts are marvellous to travel with, they stay fresh if you don’t have the chance to wash them, they wash easily when you do have the chance, and they dry super quickly. There is also a very useful side effect to all this: our shirts keep anything you wear on top of them and what you might wear after wearing them fresher too.

The cut and fit and sizing of these shirts is exclusive to us and was specified by Anastasia Vouyouka, a published guru of fit in the fashion industry.

The feel of the very best natural fibre shirts you have experienced with the performance of the fibres that set the benchmarks for wicking and freshness. It is very unlikely you will have experienced this level of technical performance in a decorated t shirt before.

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