Gildan 5000 G500 Heavy Weight Cotton T-Shirt in Coral silk front view
Gildan 5000 G500 Heavy Weight Cotton T-Shirt in Coral silk front viewGildan 5000 G500 Heavy Weight Cotton T-Shirt in Coral silk side viewGildan 5000 G500 Heavy Weight Cotton T-Shirt in Coral silk back view

Gildan 5000 Wholesale Heavy Weight Cotton Plain T Shirt Bulk Pricing SKU: 5000

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Gildan 5000 Also known as the Gildan G500 heavyweight cotton tee in 70 colors and extended sizes. Order these blank wholesale men’s t-shirts for your brand from Blankstyle.



  • 5.3 oz 100% Preshrunk Cotton (see exceptions below)
  • Classic Fit Tubular Body
  • Classic Heavyweight Fabric
  • Tearaway Tag
  • S – 5XL
  • Offers Family Sizing: Ladies 5000L, Youth 5000B


A Classic Tee at budget-friendly pricing

This pre-shrunk cotton t-shirt offers a classic fit in 70 colors with extended sizes available up to 3XL, 4XL, and 5XL.

This 5.3-oz. wholesale Gildan 5000 tee sports an easily removable tearaway label making it perfect for rebranding with your own sew-in tags or custom screen printed neck labels.


Frequently Asked Questions:


Q: What is the difference between Gildan 2000 vs. 5000?

A: The fabric is only one main difference between these two styles. 2000 is constructed with 6oz 100% 18 singles cotton giving it a heavier, more durable feel. Gildan 5000 features a 5.3oz 100% 20 singles preshrunk cotton making this garment slightly lighter weight and softer than 2000.


Q: What are singles in cotton shirts?

A: “Single” refers to the thickness of the yarn used in the t-shirt fabric and is determined by how many times the cotton fiber has been twisted. The higher the number, the finer the thread will be. The finer the thread, the softer the fabric. A lower singles count will also lead to a heavier weighted garment and a higher singles count will typically be found in lighter weighted garments.


Gildan G500 Companion Styles
Ladies: 5000L
Youth: 5000B


These Gildan shirt colors are NOT 100% cotton

50% Cotton
50% Polyester
90% Cotton
10% Polyester
99% Cotton
1% Polyester
Blackberry Antique Cherry Red Ash
Heather Military Green Antique Irish Green  
Heather Red Antique Jade  
Heather Sapphire Antique Orange  
Lilac Antique Sapphire  
Russet Sport Grey  
Safety Green*    
Safety Orange    
Graphite Heather    

*ANSI / ISEA 107 compliant


Gildan 5000 Specs and Measurements

SizesBody WidthChest ToleranceBody LengthBody Length ToleranceChest Width (laid Flat)Body Width Tolerance
Small18-/+ 128-/+ 1180.75
Medium20-/+ 129-/+ 1200.75
Large22-/+ 130-/+ 1220.75
Extra Large24-/+ 131-/+ 1240.75
2XL26-/+ 132-/+ 1260.75
3XL28-/+ 133-/+ 1280.75
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5.3 oz., 100% preshrunk cotton; 99/1: Ash Grey; 90/10: Antq Irish Green, Antq Orange, Antq Sapphire, Antq Cherry Red, Antq Jade Dome, Sport Grey; 50/50: Blackberry, Dark Heather, Graphite Heather, Heather Military Green, Heather Navy, Heather Radiant Orchid, Heather Red, Heather Sapphire, Lilac, Midnight, Neon Blue, Neon Green, Russet, S Orange, S Green, Safety Pink, Sunset, Tweed; Made with sustainably and fairly grown USA cotton; Seamless rib at neck; Taped shoulder-to-shoulder; Double-needle stitching throughout; Tear away label; Safety Green is compliant with ANSI / ISEA 107 high-visibility standards; Quarter-turned to eliminate center crease; 7/8 collar; Classic fit; Gildan's manufacturing process utilizes 45% renewable energy; Gildan’s Community Investment Program supports education, the environment, humanitarian aid and active living in the communities we do business in

The Gildan 5000 is the classic, heavyweight cotton t-shirt.
  5.3 oz., 100% cotton pre-shrunk jersey knit (unless otherwise noted). Seamless double-needle " collar, taped neck and shoulders. Double-needle sleeve and bottom hems Quarter-turned to eliminate center crease Tear away label All drop ship orders for this style must be ordered in full cases. (S-2XL 72pcs to a case, 3XL 36pcs to a case and 4XL/5XL is 12pcs to a case)
Note: Antique colors and Sport Grey are 90% cotton/10% polyester. Blackberry, Lilac, Midnight, Russet, Sunset, Heather, Neon and Safety colors are 50% cotton/50% polyester. Ash Grey is 99% cotton/1% polyester.

  • 5.3-ounce, 100% US cotton
  • 99/1 cotton/poly (Ash)
  • 90/10 cotton/poly (Sport Grey, Antique Cherry Red, Antique Irish Green, Antique Jade Dome, Antique Orange, Antique Sapphire)
  • 50/50 cotton/poly (Blackberry, Dark Heather, Heather Military Green, Heather Navy, Heather Radiant Orchid, Heather Red, Heather Sapphire, Lilac, Midnight, Neon Blue, Neon Green, Russet, Sunset, Tweed, Safety Green, Safety Orange, Safety Pink, Graphite Heather) Non-topstitched, classic width, rib collar
  • Taped neck and shouldersRecycled, high-performing black tear-away labelClassic fit, seamless body

Due to the nature of 50/50 cotton/poly neon fabrics, special care must be taken throughout the printing process.

Please note: This product is transitioning from tear-away labels to recycled, high-performing black tear-away labels. Your order may contain a combination of both labels.

5.3 oz./yd² (US) 8.8 oz./L yd (CA), 100% cotton, 20 singlesBlackberry, Dark Heather, Graphite Heather, Heather Colors, Lilac, Midnight, Neon Colors, Safety Colors, Sunset, & Tweed are 50/50 cotton/polyesterAntique colors & Sport Grey are 90/10 cotton/polyesterAsh Grey is 99/1 cotton/polyesterSafety Green is compliant with ANSI / ISEA 107 high-visibility standardsClassic width, rib collarTaped neck and shoulders for comfort and durabilityTear away labelProud member of the U.S. Cotton Trust ProtocolMade with OEKO-TEX certified low-impact dyes
This product meets the following Sustainable Style subcategories:

Sustainable Manufacturing: This product meets the OEKO-TEX Standard 100.

Socially Conscious Manufacturing: This product was made by a mill who partnered with Fair Labor Association and was made in a facility that is WRAP certified.
5.3 oz | 100% US cotton preshrunk jersey knit | Classic midweight fabric | Non-topstitched 7/8" rib collar | Taped neck and shoulders | Double-needle sleeves and bottom hem | Classic fit tubular body | New grey razor label (transitioning from grey pearlized tear away label) | Sizes: S-3XL, 4XL-5XL | Catalog page 8
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