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  • Occasions That Call for Matching Shirts

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    There is powerful group psychology that manifests when a group is wearing the same color or branded T-shirt, golf, or tennis shirt. Just look at the fans sitting in the stands of football games and soccer matches. Nowadays, it’s not just athletic occasions that require us to sport matching shirts or uniforms. They are also not just for identical twins to look cute in – or to confuse us about who is who. Nor are matching shirts to distinguish between the wait staff and patrons in a busy restaurant. Matching shirts not only create a sense of identity but also create a sense of belonging.

    Occasions That Call for Matching Shirts

    Couples

    Couples enjoy the fun of matching shirts with the “his and hers” slogan. Pregnant couples may opt for “first-time dad” and “first-time mom” on their matching tees. This is a big step up from the “I’m with stupid” gags of yesteryear. If the shirts are distinctive enough, they are useful for finding each other in crowded places like concert venues and sports stadiums. This can be especially true if one partner has to wait outside the bathroom for the other.

    Guy/Girl Outings

    Perhaps once the preserve of the male road trip, matching shirts are fun for setting off on a road trip. Matching t-shirts can also be great for attending pre-wedding bachelor or bachelorette parties that take place out on the town. After all, matching shirts build a sense of camaraderie.

    Team Building

    A key part of team-building psychology is creating a sense of sameness. Matching shirts take the focus off what everyone is wearing and put it on group identification. By neutralizing a potential fashion parade or dispelling any inadequacies we may be prone to feeling, identical shirts allows team building to get on with the business of building united work teams by focusing on the business matters at hand.

    Branding

    Pop up marketing events in busy shopping areas require matching branded shirts. In fact, branded shirts are perfect for marketers who go around handing out free samples. They add a human dimension to branding campaigns being conducted in print and on social media. A fun marketing trick is to give away branded t-shirts for free.

    Fundraising

    Matching shirts can raise awareness for fundraising campaigns just as branded shirts do for products and companies. The right slogan, such as “feed a child today” is guaranteed to tug at heartstrings.

    Political Campaigns

    “Yes We Can” and “MAGA” branded shirts did a lot for Obama and Trump respectively. Matching shirts promoting a political candidate create public awareness and interest, while also motivating the volunteers and rally goers who wear them. The same can be said of matching shirts for protesters for whom there is safety in identifiable numbers.

    Family Fun

    Attending the latest movie release such as the next episode of Star Wars with the family decked out in Star Wars shirts creates good memories. Matching shirts are also fun for families participating in charity events like fun runs or hotdog eating competitions. One cool idea is to have themed shirts for taking multi-generational photos at extended family gatherings.

    Special Memories

    Matching shirts help to create special memories. It is a special moment when a student dons their senior year jacket or shirt for the very first time. It is a privilege to be allowed to wear a garment that the rest of the student body may not. They will be treasured by them for a very long time. Having been part of a team or part or something unique is forever memorialized by a matching shirt.

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