Drop + Velva Sheen Crew Tee (2-Pack)
Drop + Velva Sheen Crew Tee (2-Pack)
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Made in Southern California with new, community-inspired design features and US-sourced materials, our exclusive Velva Sheen Crew tee shirt feels as good as it looks.

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Mister_Tad
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Feb 11, 2020
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Will a black option become available in the future?
Feb 11, 2020
newaccount
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Feb 7, 2020
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@Will @AlexPk Can we have more XL please?
Feb 7, 2020
Charlesgpr
93
Dec 12, 2019
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Can we have more XL?
Dec 12, 2019
john.webb
407
Drop Studio
Feb 19, 2020
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Not soon enough! To be safe, it's 3 - 6 months. Hopefully, I will have better news.
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Feb 19, 2020
Charlesgpr
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Feb 19, 2020
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Drop really needs a dislike button. I have been trying really hard to give you guys some of my money, but can't seem to.
Feb 19, 2020
RayF
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Nov 1, 2019
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Wanna nice T-shirt? Buy 'em at Costo and JCPenny--all of 'em are soft, thick, and comfortable. None of 'em are $32.50 each. Of course you can pay more for a t-shirt, that doesn't make it worth more--just means it costs more--those two are not the same thing.
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Think about it this way: at which point does paying more for a t-shirt reach the point of diminishing returns? 'Cuz buddy, there's someone out there who's dying to sell you a hundred-dollar t-shirt, and they're not look'n for smart guys--they're look'n for dumb guys with credit cards. You sure you know which one you are?
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Nov 1, 2019
Bkey
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Apr 8, 2020
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I buy more expensive T shirts, but the material is very clearly better than Costco or JCPenney, and the fit is infinitely better. But these T shirts... by the looks, they have a very generic fit, generic color, and pretty standard materials for a premium cost. Definitely not worth it.
Apr 8, 2020
Bkey
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Apr 8, 2020
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If you buy a plain T shirt from D&G or Fendi or any other luxury designer, that makes you kind of a tool. You're paying for the effort that goes into design when you pay for a designer product, and buying a tee (especially an ill fitting tee, looking at you D&G) from them is completely pointless.
Apr 8, 2020
autoteleology
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Oct 6, 2019
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It's very humorous to see the pseudo-intellectuals come out in force to display their baseless illusions of authority on the matter of value. It's one thing to compare a commodity in value to other commodities in its class, but to come out and say that something cannot possibly be worth a given price with no understanding or appreciation whatsoever of the qualities that differentiate said product from another is very ignorant and annoying. I'm not necessarily defending this drop because I have little knowledge on the product or its or its competititors but if you're not bringing solid information to the table on what a better buy is and why, do me and the rest of the people who are trying to move past the illusion of knowledge a favor and shut the fuck up because you're just adding noise to the signal. Nobody cares that you don't think a T-shirt could possibly be worth $30 solely because you don't put any value in T-shirts - demonstrate your supposed wisdom and show me what the best value in T-shirts is and why this product doesn't justify its price in comparison.
Oct 6, 2019
autoteleology
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Oct 30, 2019
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The funny thing about imitation is that it is both the sincerest form of flattery and yet the lowest form of wit... if you're going to embarrass yourself by revealing you've been brooding over my mean remark, you should at least avoid making your edit a suicide by words.
Oct 30, 2019
RayF
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Oct 30, 2019
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Oct 30, 2019
payodpanda
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Oct 3, 2019
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Okay so I got a pair of review t-shirts in today, and I'm wearing one of these right now. Quick initial impressions: Overall, I like the substantive (weight) and slubby (texture) feel of the fabric. People used to cotton t shirts with a smooth hand feel might need some getting used to here--I think I'd compare these to raw denim (vs. washed) in terms of feel. However, in all honesty, if you're a raw denim kind of person, the comfort will not bother you. I had been apprehensive about Velva Sheen because many reviews online state that the fabric is _very_ uncomfortable--while it might feel a little stiff at first, I don't really feel it now (I'm 7 hours into wearing it today). About fit: Velva Sheen sizes usually run a size small. Normally, I wear XS or an S in t-shirts (mostly fast fashion brands like Uniqlo), and I like a fairly close cut fit in my tees. I should have checked the size chart here, because (I think) Drop has altered the sizing for these so the sizes are more familiar to people--that is to say these run fairly true to size imo. I don't have a size S to compare against my Uniqlo S, but the Drop x Velva Sheen M is definitely larger than the Uniqlo S. My recommendation is to go with your usual size. About the cut: these are _not_ boxy like many t-shirts out there, which is slightly surprising to me since this is a tubular construction. /shrug I don't think I'm in a good place to comment about the fit otherwise since I think I chose the wrong size. Photo showing length--my hand is where the waistline of my jeans is to give you an idea of the body length of this t-shirt. It's fairly longer than most t-shirts I own, which I personally like. I don't like it when I bend down and people can see things that I don't want them to see (most of the time). /shrug
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Overall verdict: I really like these, and will wear them mostly with raw denim + boots or other generally rugged feeling apparel. When it's extremely hot out and I choose to wear light chinos, for example, I'll reach for the cheaper Uniqlos. Is this a replacement for super cheap t-shirts? For me, no--there is a place for cheap t-shirts, and this will not replace that (eg. using as undershirt). Also especially being a student it wouldn't make financial sense to _completely_ replace them anyway. But it's definitely one of those things that I can see myself reaching for more and more over time, and eventually I'd like to have more quality than quantity in my wardrobe. I will update the review as I wear these more. I'll keep one untouched and I'll only wear one of the two t-shirts so I can compare a worn tee vs new. I'm also interested in post-wash measurements--really hoping these shrink haha. Update: I compared the sizes of the t-shirt pre- and post-wash. I was expecting some sort of shrinkage--I put it through torture--hot washer cycle followed by high heat tumble dry. Nope, no shrinkage. However the fabric has softened and conforms better to the body. The correct size would have been just perfect imo. The neck has stretched out a little. Uploading photos for comparison.
  1. No shrinkage in sleeve or shoulder.
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2. Overall no shrinkage whatsoever. Maybe 0.25" on the length, but nothing noticeable.
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3 The neck has stretched though:
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Oct 3, 2019
Theroc
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Sep 28, 2019
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I don't get all the sticker shock. Amazon sells a similar Tommy Hilfiger Tee for $24.50, except the TH is mostly Polyester and made in China. https://www.amazon.com/Tommy-Hilfiger-T-Shirt-Original-Sleeve/dp/B079WB5LRQ?th=1&psc=1 $33 for a US-made, US-sourced Tee seems like a bargain by comparison.
Sep 28, 2019
TriN
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Sep 24, 2019
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The thing about Velva Sheen is they run small and also shrink, at least that's my experience.
Sep 24, 2019
repete66219
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Sep 25, 2019
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I'd heard the same thing, which is why I've not even tried any on. But these t-shirts seem to be a more standard (if that can be said) fit. At least, right out of the package. Can't comment yet on shrinkage after being washed.
Sep 25, 2019
repete66219
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Oct 10, 2019
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I wore one of these as an undershirt yesterday after a wash & dry and it wasn't tight at all.
Oct 10, 2019
Jrezky
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Sep 18, 2019
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Plain tee for $70 shipped. IDK, man...
Sep 18, 2019
Quanzitize
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Jan 21, 2020
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Either one of our theories could be true I suppose.
Jan 21, 2020
RayF
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Jan 21, 2020
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I suppose...
Jan 21, 2020
RstyKnfe
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Sep 16, 2019
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I typically wear a M and sometimes a L top. 41" chest, 36" (size 33 pant) waist. I would be tumble drying it to get any remaining shrinkage out. I don't want a snug or slim fit nor do I want to be swimming in it. Would L be my best bet?
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Sep 16, 2019
Theroc
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Sep 27, 2019
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I'd say, yes. Go with a large. See my comment above: #2512652

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Sep 27, 2019
john.webb
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Drop Studio
Sep 28, 2019
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Second that on the Large.
Sep 28, 2019
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