A coworker at Bread and Circus gave this to me for my birthday one year. At the time, I was wearing army pants with inserts of plaid down the side seams (it was the late 90s.) She thought this shirt would go nicely with those pants. I disagreed (too much army in one place for an unenlisted person) but I wore the heck out of this shirt. It’s pretty threadbare. I also used to often wear it without a bra. (See above about late 90s)
When I lived in Somerville, a thrift store opened and I found this shirt there. I loved it because the 1984 games were the first Olympics I remembered. I probably would have had memories of the 1980 games, but there was that pesky boycott. I think the thrift store was supporting a charity that turned out not to be so charitable and that’s why I can’t find the thrift store in the quick internet search I did. I used to exercise in this, pairing it with men’s boxer briefs. Again, it was the late 90s.
I believe this was my first eBay purchase. At the time, I was really interested in bicycle touring and I bought this shirt for something like $4.00. It was a great deal and a great biking shirt. However, I haven’t worn it in years. So it’s off to the Goodwill to make someone else happy. Knowing the Goodwill’s pricing structure, the happy recipient will most likely pay more than $4.00.