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.

 

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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!

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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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Creating Your Own Custom Printed T Shirt Labels

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When it comes to creating your own clothing line, finding the right type of tag can be a long process. Adding a personalized printed label on the inside neck of your tees is the hottest trend in retail, and luckily it’s a cheap alternative to sewn in tags, woven labels and hang tags! There are many reasons why creating your own custom printed tagless label can be the perfect option for your apparel brand. Removing the original manufacturer tags and replacing them with your own one color print design is an awesome way to really show up the competition and make your t-shirts look as professional as possible.

Why should I print my t-shirt labels instead of using sewn in woven tags?

Branding your garments will show customers that your line is the real deal, while also providing a more comfortable wear. We’ve all been there—when you’re wearing a new t-shirt for the first time, and next thing you know that itchy, scratchy tag is totally throwing off your whole day! That’s 9f44673e7247ec23f66890a8847e50a9never the impression you want to make. With a printed label, your customers won’t ever have to fussand fight. And with a bigger surface area than standard woven tags, you’ll have more freedom to really use the label as branding opportunity. Printed labels offer more room for artistic design that will have a presence on the garment—catching the eye of shoppers and leaving an impression about the identity of your brand. Custom garment labels also help to keep your t shirt line cohesive across different items, styles and colors. There’s no better way to legitimize your line and keep up with big brand names than to order your own custom screen printed labels!

What do I need to include on my garment labels?

Okay, so where do you start? The first thing you’ll want to include in your label is the legally-mandated information regarding country of origin, fabric content, care instructions and size of the blank shirts you’re using. In the US, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requires that this information be included on all clothing before it is sold. Because of this, the shirts that you choose will already have a tag which will need to be removed. Visit the FTC website if you’d like to learn more about these labeling requirements! When choosing your t-shirts, you’ll need to make sure that the shirts have either sewn in tags or a tear-away tag—not a printed or heat-sealed label. In order to print your label, we’ll need a clean surface!

tag resigdueHow do you remove the existing garment tags?

Removing the manufacturer tags is no problem for us—we offer this service at no additional cost! Tees that feature tear-away or “paper” tags are the best option for achieving the cleanest finish, since these were created especially for this purpose. Brands like Next Level, Delta Apparel, Anvil and Tultex offer various tees with this kind of label—making removal quick and clean.

Sewn-in tags like the kind American Apparel uses are also easy to remove—we simply snip off the tag as close to the seam as possible. Depending on the type of shirt, some tags are a little more difficult to remove entirely. Small amounts of left over material, referred to as “residue,” should be expected when looking closely, but generally shouldn’t be visible when the collar is lying flat.

How do I start designing my label?

Once we’ve got the tags removed we’re all set to print your tagless apparel labels! When designing, there are a few things to consider. In order to create the most light weight print with a barely-there feel, you’ll want to incorporate a lot of negative space into your design—meaning that you don’t want too many large, filled in spaces. Think outlines and light fonts. Remember: the 845326145_201more ink there is in your print, the more you will feel it!  Besides, you don’t want your label to distract from the rest of your shirt!

When it comes to printing dark colors onto light colored tees, it’s possible that your print may show through the back of the shirt a little bit, depending on the weight and fabric content. This is another one of those anomalies that is unfortunately unavoidable with screen printing. Generally speaking, using heavier weight tees and lighter colored ink will help to avoid this. Also, be advised that you’ll be able to feel the print a little more on darker colored shirts than you will on lighter colored shirts. This is because 2 layers of ink will be needed when printing onto dark fabric. If you have any concerns, speak with one of our representatives prior to ordering and we can go over t-shirt options!

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Next Level Apparel: The Best Bang for Your Buck

suededbannerKnown for their premium trendy blanks, Next Level Apparel is becoming more and more popular as an affordable, high-quality option for t-shirts and clothing. They continue to turn heads by providing consistent innovation and progressive designs, all in a unique and exciting color palette.

With fine ring-spun cotton making up a large portion of their product offering, quality polyester blends and the occasional splash of rayon or spandex provides for ideal color vibrancy, printability and stability. Next Level specializes in multi-dimensional fabrics, like heathered jersey, burnout, thermal, French terry, tri-blends and sueded jersey. Their 15 custom fabrics are specifically engineered to offer prime results for embellishing, as well as superior softness and stretch. t’s hard for consumers to find any areas where Next Level doesn’t beat out their competition!

One of the most popular tees is the Men’s 3600, which is perfect for anyone seeking a cheaper  alternative to American Apparel style 2001. It’s a 100% combed cotton jersey crewneck available in many unique colors, and offers almost zero shrinkage. Another note-worthy style is the Next Level 6210 unisex t-shirt. This shirt is a cotton-poly blend with a tear-away label. It has a low wholesale price and is perfect for relabeling because of it’s classic, contemporary design that pushes the standards for today’s printable tee. For ladies, their tanks are crowd favorites. The 6533 is a burnout and is one of their best sellers. Next Level’s poly/cotton burnout shirts are even printable!

YOUTH2Next Level apparel partakes in a continuing effort to revolutionize the standards of apparel manufacturing and outsourcing. All of their factories are WRAP certified (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production). The brand, and the practices that the company adheres to, are dedicated to ethical standards of conduct.

In addition to these products being child labor and sweatshop free, most Next Level garments discharge well with both water-based and discharge inks. They also provide tear-away tags and for an easily-rebranded product. Next Level acknowledges that embellishers are looking for a garment that will support and enrich the prestige of their brand. A garment that can roll with various types of dye processes. They are looking for innovative sourcing of quality yarns, and premium fabrics made of fine cotton and quality manufactured fibers.

CVCbannerThis brand continues to push boundaries and provide top-notch products at affordable pricing! Their continued growth and praise as an industry leader for fashionable blank clothing is a testament to the passion that they carry for their products, and the dedication they have to their customers.

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