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Tangible X’s & O’s are Better

Tangible X’s & O’s are Better

Why Tangible X's & O's are Better As Valentine's Day approaches for 2018, love is in the air, and on the mind. Most people would agree that an actual hug and kiss are much better to have than a series of XOXO’s on a page, or in a card. Both convey the same...

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The difference between price and cost

The difference between price and cost

We all want to get the best products for the lowest price. It’s human nature. The problem with our logic is that at times we engage in activities that actually cost us more, even though we think we are saving money. This is called confusing price and cost. The price...

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How to Choose a New Uniform Provider

How to Choose a New Uniform Provider

(Disclaimer: yes, we are a uniform provider, but stick with us. This is helpful info no matter who you work with.) Uniforms have been around since the dawn of civilization and for good reason. They help people quickly discern which team you are on and what your role...

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Alternative shades to Black

Alternative shades to Black

Black is a tried and true apparel option. Most everyone looks good in black, almost all imprint colors look great on it, and it appeals to a wide audience of users. On the other hand, it is also a color that can sometimes come across as too harsh, or boring. An...

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Optimizing Light Ink on Dark Tees

Optimizing Light Ink on Dark Tees

It is common knowledge in this industry that white ink requires two layers in order to be bright and vibrant, but why? Light colored plastisol inks are in-between transparent and opaque when applied correctly to dark garments. In order for the ink to cure at the...

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Sizing Smarts

Sizing Smarts

You are reading a description of a shirt you like and you run across the phrase “junior sizing” or “European cut” and you wonder what does that mean. Well, it’s an excellent question if you want your garment to fit properly. Junior sizing is a term used for young...

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Special Washes for T-Shirts

Special Washes for T-Shirts

Get an instant retail vibe for your corporate gear with on-trend fabric treatments that shout “current.” Take a soft hand shirt and add some acid and you get an upscale look for a modest price. See image A above. Areas close to the seams and hems are a slightly...

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Mad for Plaid

Mad for Plaid

Bet you didn’t know Paul Bunyan was a style icon way before his time. From oversized prints to tonal patterns, plaids are a fashion force. The pattern is showing up in traditional places like shirts and blankets, but also on new items like caps, accessories, and bags....

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Denim/Chambray

Denim/Chambray

This quintessentially American fabric has been a perennial favorite but in recent years has been showing up in more ways, some casual and some we could even call “Corporate.” The standby of denim jackets and chambray shirts are still around but with newer cuts, fresh...

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Puff Stich Ink printing

Puff Stich Ink printing

How do get the look of embroidery for a fraction of the price? The answer is a screen print technique called Puff Stitch Printing. Rather than using thread to embroider a large design on a garment, which is very expensive, we use an ink system that replicates the look...

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Apparel Trend: Stripes are Stars

Apparel Trend: Stripes are Stars

In honor of our country’s independence, we will take a look at a powerful trend in casual wear: stripes. They are showing up on athletic gear, workwear, dress shirts and T-shirts of every stripe! Stripes add contrast, pattern, interest and show you know the current...

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Accessories, Accessories, Accessories

Accessories, Accessories, Accessories

Accessories are the spice of life, and they are now worn year-round. So, let’s talk about each one of these on-trend fashion accessories and how to use them. Scarves are seen promoting sports teams modeled on the European football neckwear; made of thick yarns and...

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Apparel Trend: Tie-Dye and Beyond

Apparel Trend: Tie-Dye and Beyond

Add color and pattern to your next apparel program with the updated looks of tie dye. No longer limited to only swirls and rainbows, the modern dyed shirt has evolved with more sophisticated designs. Ombre is big in hair color, home décor and more. Get the look of a...

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Apparel Trend: Mechanic shirts

Apparel Trend: Mechanic shirts

Mechanic shirts work well in a variety of environments. They present a retro-vibe, while maintaining a durable woven fabric for the price of a knit polo! They are a great way to show you work hard, while sporting industrial good looks. Known for a variety of...

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