If, like us, you have a verging-on-weird affection for your fave tube line (come on – the Victoria line is just so damn clean and efficient!), or are just inappropriately excited about the night tube, now you have the chance to wear your enthusiasm around your neck. A company has shown serious dedication to our fine Underground, by developing a series of tartans featuring the colours of the different lines.
Check Me Out launched last year with a women’s collection of wool scarves, and is set to launch a men’s range for autumn/winter 2016, all using colours of the map. Prices will start at £50. But it needs your help to see the project come to fruition, and is raising funds on Kickstarter to get these neckpieces, which will all be made in Britain, on sale ASAP (the campaign, which is already 60 percent funded – hey, there’s a lot of tube pride out there – ends on September 2).
And now to test your tube geekery – which lines are featured in these designs? Answers at the bottom.
1. Jubilee, Central, Piccadilly and Northern
2. Northern, Piccadilly, Jubilee, Metropolitan, and Waterloo and City
3. ALL OF THEM, OBVS
Support Check Me Out’s Kickstarter campaign here.
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