Apparel

This Company Uses Cinnamon-Infused Yarn as a Natural Anti-Odor Agent
January 22, 2020 at 2:14 pm

We have long been a fan of cinnamon for its reported health benefits, but the spice is ready to add a little kick to the apparel world, too, thanks to KOUP, the first cinnamon T-shirt. Through considerable backing via Kickstarter, the quest to develop better anti-microbial attire looks to be in great shape, making us…

Peloton Teams Up with Athleta, Hill City for Apparel Capsule
January 22, 2020 at 11:21 am

After putting itself in the hotseat over a questionable advertisement during the holiday season, the fitness company Peloton is doing a little bit of backpedaling, so to speak. (We promise this will be the only pun in this story.) Despite the commercial backlash, Peloton has become one of the biggest names in the sort of "luxury…

Listening to Women about Uniform Apparel
January 22, 2020 at 10:47 am

The comments we hear most often from uniform distributors, buyers and end-users is that there is a real need for more variety and comfort in uniforms for women. As uniform apparel manufacturers for more than 85 years, this was not news to us. In fact, it has been one of Executive Apparel’s primary goals to…

Hail to The Chief of NFL Merchandise Sales, Patrick Mahomes
January 21, 2020 at 1:50 pm

Professional sports yields many polarizing athletes, but it’s tough for us to see Patrick Mahomes ever becoming one. The 24-year-old has such a agreeable disposition that it stands to figure that as long as he plays for the Kansas City Chiefs (or any other NFL franchise), he is going to be a fan favorite. Already…

Ralph Lauren Sues Custom Apparel Company Over Bootleg Designs
January 17, 2020 at 12:32 pm

When we have given coverage to Ralph Lauren, the news has typically possessed plenty of positive qualities. Because of its fashion-industry renown, one might suspect that the company finds itself vulnerable to possible bootleggers, and that is the case this week, as the corporation is suing a custom apparel company for allegedly infringing upon trademarks to produce a variety of goods...

The Biggest Promo Apparel Trends We Noticed at the PPAI Expo 2020
January 16, 2020 at 5:14 pm

The PPAI Expo is sort of the Paris Fashion Week of the promotional products industry, where all the suppliers roll out their newest lines, and we get a glimpse at the fits, colors and styles that are going to be huge in 2020 and beyond. Read on to check out some of the biggest promo apparel trends we noticed at this year's PPAI Expo...

'Bulletproof' T-shirt Finds Tesla Poking Fun at Its Own Cybertruck Mishap
January 16, 2020 at 12:38 pm

Tesla and its CEO/product architect, Elon Musk, saw their reputation fractured slightly in the fall when the reportedly bulletproof windows on Tesla's Cybertruck lost a battle with a metal ball. That setback hasn't stopped the Tesla team from having a little fun at its own expense. The company is selling a Cybertruck bulletproof T-shirt to commemorate the pickup’s unfortunate encounter...

2020 Vision: Looking Into the (Near) Future of Promo Apparel Trends and Styles
January 15, 2020 at 1:59 pm

Keeping up with fashion trends is a losing battle. It seems like by the time we are finally aware and accepting of a trend and adopt it into our own wardrobes, the fashion world has moved on, leaving us in the late-to-the-party dust. Keeping your finger on the pulse of the style world and acting…

SanMar Introduces District Re-Tee Made From 100% Recycled Fabric
January 15, 2020 at 1:46 pm

SanMar, Issaquah, Wash., introduced the District Re-Tee made from 100 percent recycled fabric. This new, affordable T-shirt is never re-dyed and is made from reclaimed material that may have otherwise ended up in a landfill...