OK folks so I shot off two emails last night – 1 to the PR rep at Edun who was nice enough to research the shirt origins for me. The other to the Merchandise Mgr. at ONE. My angle with both was basically: lots of people want this shirt. Nearly 500 people have viewed my posts here on the topic in three weeks and I continue to get searches daily. Do you want to make money? Make this shirt!
In the meantime I’ve been considering getting the design as a tattoo. Now I am not a tattoo person mostly bc 1. I’m a wimp about pain and 2. I could never think of anything I wanted enough on my skin permanently.
I wouldn’t do it if I wasn’t a Scorpio. But I love being a Scorpio, I love Larry Mullen Jr., and I love this shirt. I’ve already spent 26 years of my life to obsessing over him so it is not like it was something I did on a whim. I’m thinking a smaller version between my shoulder blades just below my neck.
Although now that I take another look I think “yikes – that’s a lot of little sections. Ouch.”
BREAKING NEWS: The fabulous Bridget at Edun emailed me back! She thanked me (twice) for the feedback and said she will pass on my request to the “CEO and design team” (does this mean Ali Hewson? Am I one degree from Mrs. Bono?) Since Edun does not own the design she is not sure if they can do it but “If we are able to produce them I will let you know.”
So what you guys need to do is back me up if the shirt does get made – and BUY IT!
If this comes through – I am SO making a shirt in honor of Bridget.