Researchers have found that T-shirts can be a sexy garment for men, as long as they follow a few important tips.
Wearing a plain white short-sleeved top with a large black letter T printed on the front can make a man up to 12 per cent more attractive, scientists claim.
Researchers suggest it creates an illusion that broadens the shoulders and slims the waist, producing a more V-shaped body – a sign of masculinity.
The rate of improvement is much higher for men out of shape, with the shirt creating a more contrasting illusion, while already-masculine men didn’t benefit much. Wearing an upside down “T” conjured a negative response, appearing 12% less attractive, as it brings unwanted attention to the gut.
The wider barred ‘T’ seems to emphasize the upper chest when upright, which accentuates men’s ‘optimum’ shape. The opposite happens when inverted.
Just be reasonable on your next shopping spree so that you don’t become the weirdo that only wears white shirts that have “T” on them.