Heavy Cotton T-Shirts: Call it a Comeback

Heavy Cotton T-ShirtsHeavy Cotton T-Shirts are making a comeback! The rise of streetwear is pushing the look of today’s tee to longer lengths and wider, boxier sleeves. Classic styles like pocket shirts and pigment dye are on the rise–and designers are playing with new hemlines like drop tail hems, rounded hems and high-low asymmetry. Keep reading to shop these cutting edge wholesale trends!

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Chomp Brand Tees Printed on a Full Cut T-Shirt. Click to Shop

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

American Apparel Box Hammer Tee. Click to Shop

American Apparel Box Hammer Tee

With the nineties back in style, it’s no surprise that we’re seeing a swing back towards the more traditional full cut Heavy Cotton T-Shirts that reigned supreme before all the slim fit blended tees that now saturate the wholesale market. But the future of the box tee is a little more refined than the cheap tees printers used to print. Rather than a scratchy, thick shirt, we now have several options for nicer quality tees made with soft ring-spun combed cotton—giving the look and feel of luxury. Shop the NEW American Apparel Box Hammer Tee HJ402.

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Costalamel Fall 2016 Line Features Long Tees. Click to Shop

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

BELLA+CANVAS Urban Tee–Available in 3 Colors. Click to Shop

BELLA+CANVAS 3006

Drop tail and high-low tees have been gaining momentum for the past few seasons because they offer an exaggerated emphasis on the length of the shirt. The New long t-shirt from industry favorite BELLA+CANVAS proves that designers can still get true retail quality at affordable prices. This long tee features a rounded drop tail hem and a slender fit—creating more of a long rectangular shape. Available in three classic colors and a nice mid weight 4.2oz jersey for a comfortable wear. Shop the BELLA+CANVAS 3006 Urban Tee.

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Cotton Heritage Drop Tail Crewneck Tee. Click to Shop

Cotton Heritage Drop Tail Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

This drop tail crewneck tee by Cotton Heritage is quickly becoming a crowd favorite. With a long body, full sleeves and a rounded high-low hemline, this shirt offers the oversized look with premium combed ring-spun cotton. These Heavy Cotton T-Shirts with exaggerated length are becoming a streetwear staple–so don’t miss out! The 4.3oz jersey is made with 100% cotton for the solid colors (heather colors feature a cotton blend). Shop the Cotton Heritage MC1050.

 

 

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

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Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Alternative Apparel Pigment Dyed Distressed Vintage Tee. Click to Shop

Alternative Apparel Distressed Pigment Dyed T-shirt

Hello Pigment Dye! Everyone remembers this 90’s favorite. From dad hats to crewneck pullovers, the pigment dye technique is back in full force. Distressed edges and holes are also becoming a popular styling choice in men’s and particularly women’s tees. The Alternative Apparel Distressed Vintage Ladies Tee offers the best of both worlds. This destroyed tee will take your vintage designs to a whole new level!  Shop the Alternative Apparel Distressed Pigment Dyed Shirt.

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Stussy’s Fall 2016 Line Features Many Pigment Dyed Tees. Click to Shop Printable Pigment Dyed Tees

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Pigment Dyed Pocket Tee by Authentic Pigment. Click to Shop

Authentic Pigment Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Pigment dyeing is a special process where 100% cotton items are garment-dyed with a mix of raw pigment and binding solution. The resulting effect is the color shows many years of wear and washing. The color continues to fade over time! Authentic Pigment is a popular line focusing solely on pigment dyed t-shirts. With over 20 styles for men and women, their products range from messenger bags to hoodies, ladies’ racerback tanks to raglans.  Their AP201 Heavy Cotton T-Shirt features a pocket and comes in 10 striking earth tones. Shop the Authentic Pigment Pocket T-shirt.

 

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Designs by Mathiole Printed on a Full Cut Tee. Photos Courtesy of DesignByHumans. Click to Shop all Designs

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

Delta Apparel 19100 Surf Tee. Click to Shop

Delta Apparel Surfer Tee

The Delta Surfer Tee is no rookie. These popular 5.5oz Heavy Cotton T-Shirts offer the softness of ring-spun cotton and a classic full cut body. With a tear away tag, this is a no-brainer choice for those looking for a solid, no-frills option at an unbeatable price. But don’t let the price tag fool you—this shirt blows brands like Gildan and Tultex out of the water in terms of quality and softness! Shop the 19100 Delta Apparel Surfer Tee.

 

 

 

 

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

BELLA+CANVAS 3006 Urban Tee. Click to Shop

Heavy Cotton T-Shirts

2016 Summer 2 Collection by Publish Features Exaggerated Sleeves and Long Body Tees. Click to Shop

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Best Jogger Pants 2016!

Best Jogger pants For 2016

The revolution has begun pick up your joggers at blankstyle.com today. We have a large selection of the best jogger pants available in 2016 at wholesale prices.

Best Jogger Pants - Alternative Apparel

Photo courtesy of Alternative Apparel. Pictured: Ladies 31082F Fleece Jogger & Men’s 09881F Dodgeball Pant

Joggers have become one of the hottest projected items in printed apparel for spring 2016. With comfort and style, this sporty staple appeals to all kinds of customers! From gym rats to style bloggers, busy moms and college kids, the laidback look has it all. view all Joggers!

Generally made with cotton and polyester, these pants make a great canvas for your company’s printed logo and designs. Because of the weight, they also make a great option for embroidery and patch appliques! We’ve got a few notable styles that will help add some flair to your clothing line and closet alike this season–all at wholesale prices! View our opinion of the best jogger pants for 2016 here!

Best Jogger Pants - Alternative Apparel

2822 Alternative Apparel Women’s Stripe Jogger Pants

 

Jogger Pants

Alternative Apparel, one of the leading brands in printed retail apparel, currently offers two women’s styles with superior construction and quality materials. The 31082F Ladies Fleece Jogger starts at $21.46 and the 2822 Stripe Jogger starts at $19.38. The Men’s 09881F Dodgeball Pant comes in a classic military camo print, as well as the 31082F! Please keep in mind that proof of business is required to order Alternative Apparel products at wholesale prices!

Best Jogger Pants - Cotton Heritage

M7620 Cotton Heritage Fleece Rib Jogger Pants

Best Jogger Pants

Cotton heritage is one of the emerging brands in the imprintable clothing market—creating a lot of buzz with their quality men’s tees and popular women’s tanks. They’ve now released a men’s Fleece Rib Jogger Pant M7620 available in a variety of colors. They even have a Fleece Jogger Short for the hotter weather! This jogger pant starts at just $12.87—making it a complete steal and instant best-seller! Especially considering there is no minimum order and no business verification is required to order!

Best Jogger Pants - J. America

8944 J. America – Women’s Zen Fleece Jogger Pants

Best Jogger Pants Wholesale

J. America, another prominent brand for blanks, now has two different women’s jogger styles. The 8943 Glitter Jogger features a tri-blend fabric with flecks of metallic glitter woven in with the cotton and polyester. The other style, the 8944 Zen Fleece Jogger has been acid washed to produce stylized fading along the seams and hems for a more vintage look. Starting at $20.49 and $21.75 respectively, these pants will add a high-end touch to any product mix! No minimum or wholesale verification required!

Getting ready to print your spring and summer orders? Don’t forget to checkout our Spring pantone blog Screen Printing the 2016 Color Trends for inside scoop on the best color choices!

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Fall Style: New Favorites & Best Sellers

Get ready for Fall Style! We’ve got a round-up of all the wholesale best-sellers and new items for screen printing and embroidery!

Fall Style

BELLA+CANVAS 3200 Unisex Baseball Tee

Baseball Tees

Ah, the baseball tee. Always a popular choice. The BELLA+CANVAS 3200 baseball tee is a favorite fall style and a year round staple. With ¾ sleeves and many colors to choose from, this style is a no-brainer. The Tultex 0245TC baseball raglan is the economical choice (another customer favorite). The J. America 8874 Triblend Full Zip, on the other hand, puts a modern spin on the classic hoodie by featuring contrast raglan sleeves! With this style you can have warmth and comfort with your favorite drop shoulder.

 

Fall Style

BELLA+CANVAS 3500 Men’s Long Sleeve Thermal

Stylized Basics

The key to finding the perfect blanks for your clothing line is to pair your designs with garments that are wearable and unique in some way, whether it be the cut of the shirt or the touch of the fabric. Finding pieces with a unique touch is the best way to incorporate new fall styles to your clothing line without straying too much into the trends.

BELLA+CANVAS offers a men’s thermal that is the perfect staple. With contrast stitching, the 3500 Lombard Thermal is a 60/40 cotton poly baby thermal that also offers a rich color palate. American Apparel keeps things California cool with the F397 cropped zip up hoodie. Summer can last all year long with this funky cropped style!

 

Fall Style

Valucap VC300 Adult Washed Dad Hat

Camo Print

Camo is still going strong, for anyone who hasn’t noticed. Styles like the Burnside B8615 and the Alternative Apparel Ladies 9573 offer hoodie versions of the military classic in weathered prints–perfect for adding a touch of fall style to your line! Code V offers its own take on the camo print with the 3916 adult long sleeve crew. Made with 100% cotton this tee can be perfect for working out or just chilling out. The popular ValuCap VC300 Dad Hat even comes in several Camo options!

Fall Style

DT1401 District Young Men’s Gravel Henley Tee

Henleys

The henley is back! This co-ed fav adds a little pizzaz to your standard tee, making this a classic fav that always seems to come back around. The DT1401 District Gravel 50/50 Henley is another nice choice, with a young men’s fit and three rich colors to choose from. Alternative Apparel spices up the baseball raglan with the AA1989 by adding a Henley neckline and using a cotton/ poly heather jersey. Also made with low-impact dyes!

 

Fall Style

M2450 Cotton Heritage Boston Crew Neck Pullover

Crew Neck Pullovers

From basic crews to more trendy options, crew neck pullover sweatshirts are making a comeback in the printed and embroidered apparel market. The basic yet stylish Cotton Heritage M2450 Boston Crewneck Pullover makes for an affordable go-to style. The 3901 BELLA+CANVAS unisex Sponge Fleece on the other hand has so many colors and textures to choose from—there’s something for everybody.

The Independent Trading PRM2400 pullover crew puts a softer ladies touch on the pullover. This style is perfect for printing or embroidering your logo! BELLA+CANVAS takes it two steps further with the 7501 Triblend Wide Neck Fleece, offering acid washed colorways and contrast baseball sleeves!

Fall Style

BB153 American Apparel Kids Poly-Cotton Raglan

Long Sleeve Tees

In the fall, long sleeves are key. The women’s Next Level 6731 Triblend Scoop has a minimal and sophisticated look with just the right fit! Long sleeves and a wide neck make this the perfect layering piece for the ladies. If you need a men’s style that pairs well, check out the Next Level 3601!

For the little ones, try the American Apparel BB153 Kids 3/4 sleeve Baseball Tee! This is one of our most popular items on the site and is a surefire best-seller! The Next Level 6021 Triblend hooded Tee is an insanely popular item all year, offering low prices and lightweight protection. Similar, but with more color options, the BELLA+CANVAS 3512 Hooded T-Shirt.

Fall Style

F497 American Apparel Flex Fleece Zip Hoody

Wholesale Hoodies

American Apparel seems to be one of America’s go-to brands for sweatshirts. The F497 Flex Fleece Zip Up Hoodie is a top-selling fall style every season. A comparable and cheaper zip up style would be the Independent Trading Co. AFX90UNZ! The American Apparel 5495 Unisex California Pullover features raglan sleeves and ultra-soft California Fleece. Whether it be team gear, work uniforms or fraternity letters these hoodies will be perfect for you!

As far as basic economical pullovers go, the Tultex 0320 continues to be a hot seller all year ’round! The 996M Jerzees NuBlend Pullover has a more modern look and more color options than the Tultex model. The M2600 Cotton Heritage Juneau Unisex Pullover is also a good choice. A newcomer to the scene, Cotton Heritage has made a name for itself as a go-to brand offering contemporary basics at affordable prices.

Fall Style

M2600 Cotton Heritage Juneau Adult Pullover

Whether you’re shopping for your go-to fall staples or looking to add some new fall style to your clothing line, we’ve got all the products and guidance you need!

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These Best-Selling T-shirts will Fly off the Shelves!

Often times we’re asked what our top selling t-shirts are. Baseball Raglans top the list, season after season.

Here at Blankstyle, it’s an undeniable truth that our baseball raglans are the cat’s meow. From infant and toddler sizes to adult, heathered variations, full color blocked versions and even cropped styles, this tee sells and sells and sells! We sell thousands of these shirts year after year to our big and small business customers, and they all just can’t get enough.

A raglan sleeve does not specifically refer to the 3/4-sleeved two-toned baseball tee that we know and love. A raglan sleeve is actually one that begins at the neck, rather than at the edge of the shoulder. There are many variations of the raglan sleeve, but the two-toned ‘baseball-style’ version, often with 3/4 sleeves, might be the best recognized. The 3/4 sleeve length is an ideal choice for many, giving more coverage than a regular tee shirt, but long sleeves and even cap sleeves now all come in this style for those who plan to workout, lounge, go to work or even play baseball in style.

After a few seasons gaining momentum, the baseball raglan has now completely and utterly exploded in popularity–with many different brands now trying their hand at the style. The results are great, with more diversity and more options to choose from than ever. Whether you’re looking for something to spice up your clothing line, printing for a sports team, dressing up your employees, or just find a comfortable, good-looking shirt something to value, we’ve got a huge selection here.

What better place to start than with American Apparel—who has bb4533/4-sleeve raglans to fit the entire family. The BB453 is American Apparel’s Unisex Poly-Cotton 3/4 Sleeve Raglan Shirt. It boasts perhaps the broadest range of two-toned color combination shirts on the market. American Apparel even named the BB453 its February Staff Pick. Since American Apparel’s 50% polyester 50% cotton blend is prepared using combed cotton, you can expect these shirts to be very soft and very lightweight. The BB453 is also available in Youth Sizes (BB253) as featured in Emma Magazine’s summer issue, Kids Sizes (BB153), and even infant sizes (BB053)!

Bella/Canvas is also making waves in the baseball raglan pool. The 3200 Unisex 3/4-Sleeve Blended Baseball Tee is available as the standard poly-cotton blend; however, Bella/Canvas goes one step further with their baseball tees. The C3200 is available in the tri-blend variety, as well! Rather than adhering to a strictly color-block style (two solid colors-poly/cotton), Canvas offers several color combinations based on a tri-blend heather grey body with solid sleeves. Besides the standard 3/4-sleeve baseball raglan, Bella also offers the 2000—a 100% baby-ribbed cotton version for the ladies.109_fl

If you are looking for a more traditional baseball raglan, you may want to direct your attention to the Augusta Sportswear 420 Adult Baseball Jersey and the Augusta Sportswear 421 Youth Baseball Jersey. These styles are ideal for sports teams and are available in several standard color combinations. They feature a fishtail long bottom for a very relaxed fit. Similar to the Augusta Sportswear model is the Sport-Tek Colorblock Raglan Jersey (T200). Rather than a 50% polyester/50% cotton blend, the T200 is 100% ring-spun cotton. The Anvil 2184 Adult Cotton Baseball Tee is made with Anvil 100% heavyweight cotton and is the most durable of the ¾-sleeve raglan group.

The Alternative Apparel AA2089 Men’s Baseball T-shirt takes an ordinary baseball raglan 2089and shatters the mold. The AA2089 offers exciting color-ways, such as the patriotic ‘Stars’ (a tri-blend white body with a red collar, blue arms, and white stars from the shoulder to the sleeve cuffs), ‘Bandana’ (tri-blend heather grey with red paisley sleeves), and ‘Camo’ (tri-blend brown body with an orange collar and camo sleeves). Besides these unique color combinations, the AA2089 is also available in more traditional combinations of white body and colored sleeves. Alternative Apparel also offers the AA1989 ¾-Sleeve Raglan Henley. Complete with the standard Henley neck buttons, the AA1989 is another example of Alternative Apparel being…well…alternative.

Anvil’s 2184 ¾-Sleeve Raglan Tee revisits the traditional baseball raglan look with a price point ideal for the recreational softball team. The Anvil 2184 boasts a 100% cotton heavy weight make up. at 6.1oz this garment is tough enough to steal home in.

Some other ¾-sleeve baseball raglans include the pigment-dyed colors of the Chouinard 7066, the recognizable Champion T137, the 100% moisture-management-fabric Badger 4133 (Youth: 2133), and the LA T 6930 Vintage Baseball Tee (Youth 6130).

As you can see, 3/4-Sleeve Baseball Raglans have grown up over the years. While traditional styles still exist, the genre has become one chock full of interesting options. When considering your new product line, perhaps you may want to give the baseball raglan a second glance. What was once one particular style has evolved into an entire category of styles. After all, if you can’t decide on short sleeves or long sleeves this summer, there’s always a compromise—the 3/4 sleeve baseball raglan.

 

 

 

Alternative Apparel Brand Bio

After getting fired from job working for pizza restaurant, Greg Alterman racked his brain to think of a way to make money. He was still in college, so he needed something that wouldn’t take too much time away from studies. He had an idea for an alternative version of the smiley face T-shirt–one with long hair, sunglasses, peace signs. Greg printed 72 of these shirts and sold all of them in one day. His shirt business was an instant success. He printed more t-shirts and began selling them around campus. After a minor fine or two, Greg quickly figured out the business and got the necessary license to begin producing a line of University of Florida products. By the time he graduated from college, he had a full-fledged business with eight employees.

Post-college, Greg moved home to Atlanta and 2627_flbegan manufacturing t-shirts for corporations using Hanes or Fruit of the Loom T-shirts. Unfortunately, Greg wished he could find a product with a fit similar to the thin, worn out ’70s shirts that filled his closet. When he couldn’t find those blanks on the market, he started manufacturing his own. He initially went to China, and through trial and error, found a factory that could make the kind of tee he was looking for. By the time, the 1996 Olympics came to Atlanta, Alterman was selling printed T-shirts and hats of his own designs. Other printers soon wanted in on his vintage-inspired t-shirts, and suddenly a new business opportunity presented its self. In 1996, Greg founded Alternative Apparel as a distribution company that would stock only high quality blank T-shirts.

It was a slow start–Alterman says that on some days, the phone wouldn’t even ring. But by continuing to increase its offerings with thermals, hoodiestank tops and even women’s dress styles, Alternative’s costumer base grew from simply selling blanks to embellishers, to catching the eye of retailers who wanted to stock their blanks for retail sale. Now, they even manufacture a popular blank hat line including styles such as the baseball cap, Fidel Cap and beanie.

Today, Alternative’s design studio and flagship stores are in Los Angeles, California while the corporate headquarters are in Atlanta, Georgia. While the company continues to expanding into the retail market, they still offer that perfectly fitted blank T-shirt for custom printi3110_flng. In addition to this, they have many trendy variations that demonstrate that the Alternative brand will continue to push the fashion boundaries of the blank T-shirt industry–including the Burnout Baseball  T, the Marathon Pullover, and the Destroyed-T.

In 2007, the company launched an eco-friendly lined called Alternative Earth. This line has the same vintage softness and fit that Alternative is known for but is manufactured using organic cotton, recycled polymers and low-impact dyes and softeners. A portion of the sales are even donated to a variety of environmental organizations. Some of the popular shirts include the EConscious heathered tees (styles EC3800 and EC1080) which are made from 60% organic cotton, and the AA1932 Boss V-neck tees made with low-impact dyes

Blankstyle.com sells a wide selection of Alternative Apparel and has the best price on the web!  Going the extra mile to provide the highest quality in production and design for premium blank t-shirts is what has set Alternative Apparel apart from the rest!

Blankstyle’s New Way of Pricing (MUST READ!)

With the previous success and customer loyalty from our Brand-Buy Sale, we began to further understand the needs of our customers. With that said, we decided to instill the persistent use of Brand Pricing throughout our entire website!

What this means to you:
Our website was originally designed for quantity pricing per style. Take for example the American Apparel 2001 Basic Tee Shirt.

Our Original Pricing:
If you bought 1-5 Pieces, you were able to get each one for $9.90
If you bought 6-11 Pieces, you were able to get each one for $8.14
If you bought 12+ Pieces, you were able to get each one for $7.00
If you bought 60+ Pieces, you were able to get each one for $5.96
Now the New Pricing: Take for example the American Apparel 2001, the American Apparel 2456, and the American Apparel BB401.

Now if you order 15 pieces of the American Apparel 2001, 25 pieces of the American Apparel 2456, 20 pieces of the American Apparel BB401:

Your price for the American Apparel 2001 would apply as the 60+ pricing ($5.96) instead of paying the 12+ pricing.

 

Now you’re eligible to receive case pricing on multiple styles within the same brand without having to pay higher premiums!