Katharine E Hamnett

Bio Katharine Hamnett is an English fashion designer best known for her political t-shirts and her ethical business philosophy. She graduated from the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.

Universe Katharine Hamnett launched the world’s first protest slogan tee shirts in 1983. In Great Britain and many places around the world democracy seemed a distant dream and protest wasn’t effective. As the people’s voices fell on deaf ears enter Katharine Hamnett, a determined political renegade with a keen sense of style. Her slogan tees such as CHOOSE LIFE, CLEAN UP OR DIE, BRING BACK GOD, SAVE THE WORLD, STOP AND THINK, YOU/ME among others became a part of a vast movement to sow seeds of change and help people take action and have a voice.

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