If You Wear XL T-Shirts And Shorts, You're The Woman Of My Dreams

If You Wear XL T-Shirts And Shorts, You're The Woman Of My Dreams

Enough with the war on comfort!
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Comfortable can be sexy, simply put.

For some reason there are people complaining out there about the Southern college trend that has been happening the past few years: big t-shirts and shorts, also known as the "srat uniform." There seems to be a clash between the girls who dress "nice" most of the time and girls who dress for comfort. As a guy, I don't see what the big deal is?

For college in the South, there are two reasons to dress up: college football (Roll Tide) and date parties. Any other time, you can find a majority of the female population in shorts and a big t-shirt that makes it look like they're not wearing pants. As a man, I personally don't see anything wrong with this. I love being comfortable as much as the next person, and most guys find the baggy t-shirt and shorts outfit to be cute. There's always a time and place for dresses and rompers.

But for all the haters out there that call these girls in XL t-shirts and shorts lazy, you've got it all wrong.

There are 4 reasons why the girls who don the "srat uniform" have it all figured out.

1. Girls have it rough.

See, it's tough being a girl. I don't know from experience, but I hear it enough and I've seen it enough to know it's true. When girls aren't dealing with f***boys, periods or having to do their hair and makeup routinely, they are being overly criticized by our society. I think society owes girls a break, and that break comes in the comfortable baggy t-shirt and shorts.

2. Southern Not-So-Comfort(able) weather.

Also, for all of the haters, maybe y'all haven't noticed that it's hotter than Satan's balls in the South! Tight, dressy outfits and pants constrict the body and cause you to sweat. I'd rather see a dry girl in a baggy t-shirt than a girl drenched in sweat trying to look cute with her outfit.

3. Perfect doesn't exist.

It's admirable when a girl can unapologetically be herself. A girl in an XL t-shirt and shorts is a girl that is saying "yes, I may have just rolled out of bed and brushed my hair, but I'm here dammit." Social media tells us we all have to be the dolled up, most "perfect" version of ourselves all the time, so it's nice to experience that reality check.

4. Guys think it's cute, regardless.

Nine times out of 10, guys in college do not care what you're wearing. Trust me, we aren't doing much better. You could probably put on a garbage bag and we still think you're cute. Any guy that dates a girl that dates a girl only because she dresses nicely all of the time is a shallow man. You're cute, you're comfortable, and that makes for a much better vibe. We all win.

So, in the battle of dressing "nice" and dressing comfortable, I think that the girls who wear an XL t-shirt and shorts chalk up a win in my record book. No, I'm not bashing on girls who have a true sense of style and wear nice clothing... that's a great thing in itself! But, this is college and there are more important things to focus on besides what we're wearing.

Ladies, wear your srat uniform with pride. Some us think it's cute :)

*I want to thank the beautiful ladies at the University of Alabama for inspiring this article.*

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14 Fraternity Guy Gifts Ideas, Since He Already Has Enough Beer

Frat boys are a species of their own and here are some exciting gifts they will be ecstatic to receive!

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What more do frat boys love than alcohol, partying, and just acting stupid? Here are some gifts that help fulfill all of those needs for the frat boy in your life!

1. Beer holster belt

Whats better than one beer? Six beers! This fashionable camouflage accessory can be used for tailgates, beach days, formals and everything in between.

Price: $8.49

2. Phone juul holder 

You know those cardholders everyone sticks on the back of their phones? Well, now a Juul holder for your phone is on the market! This will save your favorite frat boy from ever again losing his Juul!

Price: $10.98

3. Animal house poster 

This Animal House poster is a classic staple for any frat boy. This poster will compliment any frat house decor or lack thereof.

Price: $1.95

4. The American Fraternity book

Does the frat boy in your life need a good read for Thanksgiving or winter break? Look no farther, this will certainly keep his attention and give him a history lesson on American fraternity heritage and tradition.

Price: $28.46

5. Beer pong socks 

These snazzy socks featuring beer pong will be loved by any frat boy. As for the way to any frat boy's heart may, in fact, be beer pong.

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6. Condom case

This condom carrying case will not only protect condoms from damage but also make frat boys more inclined to practice safe sex, which is a win-win situation!

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7. Frat house candle

Ahhh yes, who does not like the smell of stale beer in a dark, musty frat house basement? Frat boys can make their apartment or bedroom back home smell like their favorite place with the help of this candle.

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8. "Frat" sticker

Frat boys always need to make sure everyone around them knows just how "fratty" they are. This versatile stick can go on a laptop, car, water bottle, or practically anywhere their little hearts desire.

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9. Natty Light t-shirt 

Even I will admit that this shirt is pretty cool. The frat boy in your life will wear this shirt at every possible moment, it is just that cool!

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10. Natty light fanny pack 

This fanny pack can absolutely be rocked by any frat boy. The built-in koozie adds a nice touch.

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11. Bud Light Neon Beer Sign 

A neon beer sign will be the perfect addition to any frat boys bedroom.

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12. Beer Opener

Although most frat boys' go to beers come in cans, this bottle opener will be useful for those special occasions when they buy nicer bottled beers.

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13. Frat House Dr. Sign

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Forget stealing random street signs, with this gift frat boys no longer have to do so.

14. Beer Lights 

Lights are an essential for any party and these will surely light up even the lamest parties.

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Please note that prices are accurate and items in stock as of the time of publication. As an Amazon Associate, Odyssey may earn a portion of qualifying sales.

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Is This Real Life Or Is This A Fantasy Bra?

How Victoria's Secret busted this bra.

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If you ask me, Fantasy Bras are meant to be, well, a fantasy, and let me tell you, this just looks like a glitzed up version of their already-existing T-shirt bra with a body chain attached.

It's just been announced that the Victoria Secret Angel, Elsa Hosk will be wearing the notorious lingerie piece this year in the show.

This year's bra fell short of many people's expectations, and the bra budget. This bra, covered in more than 2,100 Swarovski crystals is valued at $1 million. Sound expensive? When talking about Fantasy Bras, this is back-pocket money.

2018's Fantasy Bra is actually the least expensive bra, right alongside the Million Dollar Miracle Bra worn by Claudia Schiffer in its primal year of 1996.

Let's look at the track record for the lingerie you long for:

In 1997, the Diamond Dream Bra was born. Worn by none other than Tyra Banks, the $3 million dollar bra was simplistic with a whopping 42-karat diamond hanging in the center.

1n 1998, the Dream Angel Fantasy Bra was announced and worn by Daniela Pestova. Taking on the (much) more expensive form of simplistic pre-existing bras, the mesh material and floral patterns made of various jewels racked the cost of this bra up to $5 million.

Van Gough would be proud of the 1999 Millennium Bra. Worn by Heidi Klum, this (literally) star-studded bra made up of over 2,000 diamonds and sapphires depicted what looked like a starry night sky. This bra cashed in at $10 million.

The Red Hot Fantasy Bra was worn by the red-hot model, Gisele Bundchen in 2000. The $15 million bra consists of 1,300-karat diamonds and Thai rubies. This bra was so expensive, that it landed a spot in the Guinness World Record Book as the most expensive piece of lingerie ever. Imagine that amount of bucks on your boobs.

In 2001, the Heavenly Star Fantasy Bra was the first ever Fantasy Bra to appear on the famed Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway. Heidi Klum had the pleasure of taking it for a walk down the runway, carrying $12.5 million on her chest. The bra was made up of 1,200 Sri Lankan pink sapphires and 90-carat diamonds.

The Star of Victoria Fantasy Bra was born in 2002 and worn by Karolina Kurkova. This bra was composed of a 60-carat Mouawad Mondera diamond, surrounded by 1,600 emeralds and 1,150 rubies that created an organic flowery design. This baby will cost you $10 million.

Once again, Heidi Klum walked the runway in yet another Fantasy Bra. This multicolored bra became home to 2,800 jewels as well as the second largest Excelsior diamond in the world – 70-carat large to be exact. This Very Sexy Fantasy Bra is equivalent to $11 million.

Tyra Banks' "hoe, but then make it fashion" quote came in handy when the walked the runway in the Heavenly 70 Fantasy Bra. At the cost of $10 million, the sheer bra was traced in 2,900 diamonds in 18-karat white gold, with a 70-carat diamond in the center.

Speaking of ho's, Gisele Bundchen ho, ho, ho'ed her way down the VS runway in 2005 in a Santa-themed outfit. This outfit's main accessory was the Sexy Splendor Fantasy Bra, composed of 2,900 pave diamonds, 22 rubies, and a whopping 101-carat diamond set in 18-karat white gold.

In 2006, Karolina Kurkova melted hearts in the Hearts on Fire Diamond Fantasy Bra. The blinding sparkles may throw you off, but this bra only cost $6.5 million - as opposed to the normal double-digit million dollar bras we're used to. This bra featured 2,000 diamonds and a 10-carat diamond in the center.

This lingerie set is all I want for the 2007 holidays! The Holiday Fantasy Bra worn by Selita Ebanks was encrusted with diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and yellow sapphires equaling $4.5 million. It even came with a matching thong and garter belt.

Probably one of the most famous Angels there is, Adriana Lima finally rocked the Black Diamond Fantasy Miracle Bra in 2008. This $5 million black-on-black bra was made up of 3,575 black diamonds as well as 117 one-carat diamonds and 34 rubies.

Marisa Miller rocked the Harlequin Fantasy Bra in 2009. This 2,300-diamond bra came with a 16-carat heart-shaped diamond, all costing $3 million.

Victoria's Secret dropped a bomb with their Bombshell Fantasy Bra in 2010. This bra was debuted on Adriana Lima, consisting of 3,000 white diamonds, light blue sapphires, and topazes, all set in 18-karat white gold. After 1,500 hours and six Damiani craftspeople, the $2 million bra was complete.

In 2011, Miranda Kerr wore the $2.5 million Fantasy Treasure Bra. This sea-themed bra was made up of more than 3,400 jewels and 142-carats of diamonds, pearls, citrines, and aquamarines.

This flora and fauna combo will have you feeling lost in an enchanted forest. In 2012, after 11 years of being an Angel, Alessandra Ambrosio floated her way down the catwalk in the Floral Fantasy Bra. Consisting of 5,200 amethysts, sapphires, rubies, as well as white, pink, and yellow colored diamonds, this bra cost $2.5 million, topping it off with a 20-carat center diamond.

In 2013, Candice Swanepoel was deemed the fairest of them all, having been chosen to wear the Royal Fantasy bra. The Snow White themed set was topped with 4,200 jewels all set in 18-karat gold. And unlike previous years, the centerpiece diamond was replaced for a 52-carat ruby.

After 18 years of Fantasy Bras, Victoria's Secret must have been seeing double, because 2014 was the year of twins. Giving off serious Gemini vibes, Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio came out in the Dream Angels Fantasy Bras. The Pascal Mouawad tops were colored blue (Adriana) and red (Alessandra) adorned with gorgeous, sparkling body chains. Altogether, they took more than $2 million (each), 16,000 sapphires, rubies, and diamonds, as well as over 1,380 hours to make.

After seeing doubles, Victoria's Secret was seeing stars! The 2015 Fireworks Fantasy Bra was debuted by Lily Aldridge. Once again, Pascal Mouawad designed the $2 million bra made up of 6,500 jewels of blue topaz, yellow sapphire, red garnet, and pink quartz.

In 2016, Jasmine Tookes had the honor of wearing the Bright Night Fantasy Bra. This $3 million bra was made of more than 450-carats worth of diamonds and emeralds, all set in 18-karat gold.

Now onto my personal favorite, the 2017 Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra. Laid Ribeiro had the honor of being the fourth black model to walk in and rock out the Fantasy Bra. Designed by Mouawad Jewelry, the 'Arabian Knights' inspired bra was made of 6,000 white diamonds, yellow sapphires, and blue topazes totaling $2 million.

And that straps up all the bras leading up to Elsa Hosk's 2018 bra and body chain.

Be sure to tune into the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on November 8th!

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