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Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

Hi fellow EnglishForumers,

Have been living in Lausanne for almost a year now, and have often found lots of answers on these forums. Never before have posted anything yet though, so hoping to get off to a good start

My question is, where in Lausanne, or Switzerland in general, can I buy white undershirt T-shirts, the Hanes or Fruit of the Loom kind, for a reasonable price? I have started looking for these quite a while ago, but couldn't find them anywhere sold in regular 5-packs. The traditional Migros and Coop chains don't seem to carry anything similar. (Don't guys in Switzerland wear these?) Any pointers would be appreciated!
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Hi fellow EnglishForumers,

Have been living in Lausanne for almost a year now, and have often found lots of answers on these forums. Never before have posted anything yet though, so hoping to get off to a good start

My question is, where in Lausanne, or Switzerland in general, can I buy white undershirt T-shirts, the Hanes or Fruit of the Loom kind, for a reasonable price? I have started looking for these quite a while ago, but couldn't find them anywhere sold in regular 5-packs. The traditional Migros and Coop chains don't seem to carry anything similar. (Don't guys in Switzerland wear these?) Any pointers would be appreciated!
They don't have Hanes and Fruit if the Loom undershirts. What I do is, I get like 3-4 packs every time I head to the States....far cheaper and better quiality stuff than the Euro products.
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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

Sali,

I do the exactly the same thing lost_ inbroad and by the way,these are widely known and called "Wife Beater" shirts.


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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

Being unable to hop over to the US whenever we need every little thing, I've purchased "A shirts" (the tank style undershirts commonly referred to as "wife beaters" in the US) from Marktkauf in Germany. I believe I paid something like 9€ for a pack of two though.

Check also H&M or C&A whether they have them, these two stores tend to be fairly inexpensive as well. I have also seen them in City Coop, the larger Migros stores (M Paradise maybe) and at Manor - but the prices for undershirts, especially seeing how poorly they hold up over time, really brings tears to my eyes.
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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

If you're ever in Baltimore see if this guy is still in business, he's always got a whitey sale going



and to really answer your question, Migros sells white t shirts in the green budget pack. People here are talking about the white tank tops, aka "wife beaters", and I haven't seen them here, but I don't think you asked specifically for this anyway.
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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

Hi

Have you tried amazon.de ? They tend to ship free. I know they do with books anyway.

Also fruit of the loom are sold on this german site

http://www.markenpreissturz.de/Fruit...FUVc3wodwy_r_w

You can check if they ship.
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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

Here's the amazon.de link

http://www.amazon.de/Valueweight-T-S...d_rhf_ee_shvl3
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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

Hi, there. My husband wears these too, and it's been impossible to find them in Lausanne. I don't know if driving to Divonne, France (40 min drive from Lausanne) is an option for you, but the Carrefour there sells them. They aren't Fruit-o-the-Loom, but they work in a pinch.
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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

It might be worth looking at marksandspencer.co.uk and see if they have what you need. Delivery is only £7.50 and if you keep your order under 65chf including postage you shouldn't have any other charges.
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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

Not sure why brown sugar gets treated with hoots of derision, but white t-shirts gets taken seriously....

Anyway . any and all department stores or mens clothes stores have them - Loeb, Globus, PKZ etc. Assuming you can buy your pants and socks here, you'll find t-shirts nearby
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Re: Where to buy white undershirt T-shirts?

Wow, thanks everyone for a lot of useful posts!

To answer some of the questions, I was indeed asking about T-shirts (not wife beater shirts). I have seen them at H&M, as some of you suggested, but the price (which I don't remember by now) wasn't that great.

I usually shop at an MM Migros, which doesn't carry them, so maybe I should check out the MMM one. Amazon.de was a also great eye-opener, even though not all items can be shipped to Schweiz - up to now I have always been using eBay to buy stuff online.
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