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Wipe Shirt by design unit FIFT


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This is kind of genius! Design unit FIFT, comprised of husband and wife design-duo Katsunari and Ami Igarashi, have designed Wipe Shirt (13,650 yen), a button-down with built-in microfiber cloth for wiping down glasses or cell phones.  It syncs perfectly with the designer’s mission statement to promote interaction between their products and the user.

What’s great about this shirt is that it’s actually a good looking shirt; meaning, I would wear that even though I don’t wear glasses. And it’s no wonder. They consulted with a clothing designer who flaunts a degree from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts. No edges were cut when procuring material either, using only the finest microfiber furnished by the technologically advanced fabric maker Unitika.  And fear not, all you tuckers for there is a cuff version of the shirt as well.

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18 comments

1 michelle { 03.16.10 at 4:01 pm }

this is one of those why didnt anyone think of this sooner, moments. love it!

2 michelle { 03.16.10 at 11:01 am }

this is one of those why didnt anyone think of this sooner, moments. love it!

3 L. O. Itzmi { 03.16.10 at 11:28 pm }

Great idea! It could be big! I don’t want to mention all the possibilities of what you might be able to wipe with your clothes, but the list would be long.

4 L. O. Itzmi { 03.16.10 at 6:28 pm }

Great idea! It could be big! I don’t want to mention all the possibilities of what you might be able to wipe with your clothes, but the list would be long.

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6 Davidikus { 03.17.10 at 2:26 pm }

This is a really great idea. I do actually sew microfiber cloths in the arrow at the back of my most-used ties, for the same reasons!

7 Davidikus { 03.17.10 at 9:26 am }

This is a really great idea. I do actually sew microfiber cloths in the arrow at the back of my most-used ties, for the same reasons!

8 social networking design { 03.17.10 at 8:06 pm }

Now a days people like very differently designed shirts to wear in the society.

9 social networking design { 03.17.10 at 3:06 pm }

Now a days people like very differently designed shirts to wear in the society.

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12 fashionstyle { 03.19.10 at 5:16 pm }

Such a good idea!!!

13 fashionstyle { 03.19.10 at 12:16 pm }

Such a good idea!!!

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16 Johnny { 03.21.10 at 8:50 pm }

aren’t they great? I almost regret the fact that I don’t wear glasses… but maybe it’s time to get an iphone.

17 Ivy { 07.06.10 at 12:05 am }

Hi where could I buy this, on any website?
I live in Australia.

Cheers
I

18 totem111 { 08.08.10 at 9:19 pm }

Very clever