They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but at times nothing can beat a straightforward, written message. Just a few weeks ago, Frank Ocean made an impact by way of his "WHY BE RACIST, SEXIST, HOMOPHOBIC OR TRANSPHOBIC WHEN U COULD JUST BE QUIET?" t-shirt at Panorama Music Festival. Slogan t-shirts have been around forever, but these days they're being used for a variety of empowering purposes. Take this tee from ASHISH, pictured above in all its shimmery, evocative glory.
Scroll down for a stacked round-up of apparel that speaks volumes.