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dA Gear Store Closed

After 8 years of working hand-in-hand with the community we love, the deviantART T-Shirts & Gear Shop is officially closed. We want to thank everyone who has been a part of this artistic journey. DeviantART T-Shirts & Gear has been a labor of love for us and it truly would not have been possible without the passionate support of deviants from far and wide.

From the very first design to the very last, we have so many great memories. We will never forget receiving our very first Action Shots of deviants from around the globe proudly wearing their deviantART Gear. Some of you sent photos squeezing your new Emoticon Stress Ball while others declared it was time to Quit Work Be a Ninja, or Panda, Robot, or even Wizard. No one can forget when we turned the cameras on ourselves and gave you access Behind The Scenes or when we came together on Earth Day to raise money for charity. Some of our favorite memories were when you took over designing in our deviantART Gear Design Challenges. From deviantART Logo T-Shirts, to Cute Monsters and even 8-Bit Graphics, we were continually amazed at the great talent residing in the community.

It’s fitting that as we look towards the future, we do so with a mention of Design Challenges. As we transition to our next project, we do so with an eye towards giving you, the greatest artist community on the planet, the tools necessary to take your designs and have them visually represented on apparel for you and millions of others to enjoy right here on deviantART.

Until that time comes, we want to again thank you for your support, and remind you that your work and the art of others is still available in our Prints Shop. And, be sure to let us know your favorite deviantART Gear memories! What’s your most prized item from the shop? Celebrate the ending of an era with us, as we embark on a new artistic journey together.

-deviantART Gear






The deviantART T-Shirts & Gear store is officially closed. Thank you all for being a part of this legacy. We have enjoyed being a part of your wardrobe and we look forward to the next chapter.
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:iconmelaniethemarkiplite:
MelanieTheMarkiplite Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm sad because I joined like-- 7 months after it closed
 i really want the store open again ; ^ ; devart 
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:iconbluesummersky:
bluesummersky Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New Deviant Student General Artist
maybe you should re open to earn money
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:iconpuppyhowler:
puppyhowler Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist
maybe reopening the shop will help bring the site more money?
just saying
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:iconmartisilent:
MartiSilent Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2015  Student Filmographer
Aw! Bites! I just got back after being inactive for so long, I didn't realize the Gear Store went down! At the time of its prime, I was too young to buy things online without permission so I personally never got the chance to get anything! Pfft, now that I'm here ready to buy, this is what I find. Ah well.
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:iconbrucesartcorner:
BrucesArtCorner Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015  Student Digital Artist
"Celebrate the ending of an era with us, as embark on a new artistic journey together"...

MORE LIKE... CELEBRATE THE DEATH OF DEVIANTART AS WE EMBARK A NEW JOURNEY ON A DIFFERENT ART SITE!
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:iconpotates-chan:
Potates-Chan Featured By Owner Edited Aug 4, 2015  Student Digital Artist
So dA closes the Gear Store and two years later, bumps up the price of a premium membership? Why? This brought in a bunch of money!
Just open this store again and bring back the old price of premium membership! No one that I've seen appreciates the new cost! Bad move!  
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:iconthe-little-caticorn:
The-Little-Caticorn Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My favorite deviant gear memories? Well, it was a very interesting story, really... Oh, wait, I forgot. I DO NOT HAVE ANY BECAUSE I WAS NEVER ABLE TO BUY ONE. -_-
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:iconnorcabot:
NorcaBot Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2015
Same here...same here
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:iconthe-little-caticorn:
The-Little-Caticorn Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
D:
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:iconlanorthway:
LaNorthWay Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hmm, what a shame :/
I think they pushed away a great opportunity to make some extra money by closing the merch shop.
Besides, how are we supposed to show off our pride and love for this great community in public if we can't get fancy bags, cool stickers and exclusive t - shirts to do so?

If the plan was to draw LESS attention to DeviantArt, then taking away the opportunity for us to proudly prance around with the dA logo all over us was a great idea...
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:iconsourdend:
Sourdend Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I had one in my cart for 4 years and never managed to buy one. After 2 years I am back to find out it closed.
It really breaks my heart.

Is there no way to buy Deviantart merch now? :O
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:iconsotkettu:
Sotkettu Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Some people sell used deviantART merch in eBay and other similar websites. I really liked deviantART T-shirts but I was only able to buy one before the shop closed. That t-shirt is still in a very good condition even though I have used it really much.
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:iconranukki:
Ranukki Featured By Owner Edited Jul 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
ç.ç
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:iconyrandiel:
Yrandiel Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015  Student General Artist
Yeah I got so excited about this. I wanted a fella plushie when I saw it, maybe a couple dA t-shirts to support that Im a dA fan but reading the comments I see its closed. Heart = broken. I hope enough people want this to reopen that it actually happens!
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:iconwyldwoodmediagroup:
WyldwoodMediaGroup Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Professional General Artist
Please bring this back!
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:icon1thousandways2live:
1ThousandWays2Live Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Y :U
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:iconmidnightlunarose:
midnightlunarose Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't have a prized item because, I WASN'T ABLE TO BUY ONE!Rainbow Dash - DO I LOOK ANGRY?! [Free Icon] 
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:iconthegarterman:
TheGarterman Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Too bad furball! 
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:icontrisste-stocks:
Trisste-stocks Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Please bring it back!
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:iconmikrideb:
mikriDeb Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  Student General Artist
that's a pity :/
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:iconshadowgirlfan:
Shadowgirlfan Featured By Owner May 27, 2015
wanted to by a super lama plushy :(
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:iconextinctbutton:
ExtinctButton Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:facepalm:
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:iconfoxfire2001:
FOXFIRE2001 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
:D (Big Grin) 
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:iconherryc:
herryC Featured By Owner Edited Mar 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
The early times I was in dA, I wish to buy one of the hoodie. Too bad now it was closed :(
Not too much interested in buying prints.
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:icondyingforresurrection:
Same here.  I was JUST looking to buy a hoodie and now I find this...UGH!
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:iconherryc:
herryC Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Yups and that's too bad
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:iconxanxark:
Xanxark Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Student General Artist
Ya gotta open this up again for the people
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:iconxsenkai:
xSenkai Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015
...........Just waiting for the day that Heaven smiles down on us again and reopens the store <3 the two bags I got from you during the store closing have lasted going on 4 years now and they still look brand new. Your products were the best I've ever gotten off the internet.  A shame my shirts never got to me (was refunded though)  I would be rocken DA even more in partnership with my bags :)
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:icondisturbeddragon2000:
DisturbedDragon2000 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Student General Artist
wow cool
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:iconaspenbearski:
AspenBearski Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015
i come back to dA after two or more years of being gone and not ONLY are their changes, but this is closed too?
it looks like you need to reopen. when you piss off your users, your no longer a desirable site. 
think your business actions thru dA. think them through well. before enacting change like this.
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:icontheprettiestsalad:
ThePrettiestSalad Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
You leave for 3 months and they get rid of Fella, change the badge system, and close the shop! 
For frick's sake. 

I've been here in some capacity (Although through different accounts) since 2006. I can't believe what horrible things DA has done to itself lately in the name of progress.
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:iconhiaamir:
hiaamir Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014
when this will re open.. plz start this again it was wonderful
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:iconwesleyriot:
WesleyRiot Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Professional Filmographer
i dont care about stupid prints! where are the cool bags and pin badges and stickers? what the fuck are you thinking?
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:iconviblue:
ViBlue Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Student General Artist
honestly i was trying to see where I could buy DA gear and just crossed this journal.. It was the only reason I was gathering points. better now check some artists I like and support them. It's a shame points cannot be converted into money it doesn't make me feel appreciated or that it paid off the commissions and artwork I've been posting.
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:icondarkashter:
Darkashter Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015   Digital Artist
+1
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:iconrubber-band-of-doom:
Rubber-Band-Of-Doom Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just learned of this, it's disappointing, the shirts were nice as were the bags and misc stuff (bumper sticker, stress balls, etc.) I hope that out of popular demand this decision can be reversed, I wanted to buy some bags, shirts, and other awesome DA stuff TO SHOW MY LOVE OF DEVIANTART TO THE WORLD!!
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:iconhildugard:
Hildugard Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Student Artist
Dammit!. :(
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:iconwioel:
Wioel Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Honestly... I wouldn't be surprised if, with these new updates, we'd get a new devWear section. Almost every big company now has a shop like this, with items, goodies, keychains and whatnot for users to buy, wear and make the brand known.

But hey, if you want to continue making decisions that work only half way, by all means, go ahead. There's plenty of other specific (or not) art sites to be found and be part of, waiting for their moment of glory. (:
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:iconzimba88:
Zimba88 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014
Why did you close this? Were you not making a huge profit out of it, or what? It makes no sense.
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:icondarkacguy:
DarkACGuy Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014
I HATE it when people close stuff without telling us why! Don't just say "We're closing, we hope you had good memories, bla bla bla bla", TELL US WHY YOU HAVE TO CLOSE! Rage I am PISSED OFF! frustrated Pissed 
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:icontastyriolu:
TastyRiolu Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014
I was really hoping to get the pin shaped like original logo...*sigh*
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:iconstako:
stako Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Same here. I was actually looking forward to a pin shaped like the new logo too. I'd wear that proudly. 
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:icontastyriolu:
TastyRiolu Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Yeah, I planned on sticking it to my lanyard.
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:iconothersidenight:
OtherSideNight Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*why* did you close it? There was some stuff I really wanted :c.
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:iconxbonbons:
xBonbons Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
DDDDDDDDD:
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:iconshade905:
Shade905 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Why? I was going to buy something from there(when I get a credit card).
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:icon3rdeye88:
3rdeye88 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This just goes to show we should never take things for granted. I too am learning about DeviantWEAR closing after coming to it to finally purchase something. For a while I wanted a beanie or maybe a messenger bag. I was gonna come see if you had shirts that weren't outrageously priced to. I finally have a job and a good income(although temporary) to finally get some merch. I put it off because I always figured there was alter. Now I see that I shouldn't have taken this for granted, because now its gone and if I still really want something I'll have to look to ebay.

#lessonlearned 
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:iconafanasi-wolf:
Afanasi-Wolf Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
(Pounds on chest) You will be missed, till next time.
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:icongo2gah:
go2gah Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
-_- 
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:iconcommandravage:
commandravage Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Student Artist
aww what!?!? and I was gonna purchase something
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