Custom Apparel

Hexa Custom Launches Its First Ever 100 Percent Customizable Premium Rain Jacket
May 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Hexa Custom, Boulder, Colo., set forth into spring with the launch of its first fully-customizable premium rain jacket, delivering weather protection that’s comfortable and 100 percent on-brand. Hexa Custom debuted in late 2019, offering 100 percent customizable, premium down jackets built from the ground up with no minimums and a three-week delivery window. The fully…

San Francisco Bag Supplier Timbuk2 Turns Sports Team Tees Into Face Masks
April 30, 2020 at 11:22 am

Timbuk2, the San Francisco-based maker of bags and backpacks, is using T-shirts donated from local sports teams to create face masks for Bay Area organizations. The company teamed up with NBC Sports Bay Area, which helped set up T-shirt donations from the 49ers, Sharks, Warriors, Giants, Earthquakes and Kings...

How Live Garment Decoration Became Big Business
October 2, 2019 at 8:42 am

Right now, the garment decoration industry is shifting. Though there is still a place for large-volume print runs, there is a new frontier in print-on-demand, and it’s happening now. It might be at an event or in a store, or you might not even know about it when you go on your mobile device to order a printed Levi’s T-shirt. Either way, it’s happening, and the change will be rapid...

Hotronix® Offers 4-by-4-Inch Heat Press Platen
September 11, 2019 at 3:47 pm

Sporting a small head — just 4 by 4 inches — a new heat press platen from Hotronix (Stahls’) is the perfect tool for left-chest designs on youth apparel, and for applications where space is tight, and zippers or seams must be avoided. PRINTING United Booth 2600.

GSG Offers New ZSK Racer 2W Stretch Field Embroidery Machine
September 5, 2019 at 12:28 pm

Using a broader frame, the new ZSK Racer 2W’s stretch sewing field is 16 inches by 15 inches, making it an ideal solution for jacket backs, hockey jerseys and more. This two-head machine is designed for small-to-medium sized embroidery businesses. PRINTING United Booth 3608, 3611.

Tic Tac Created a One-of-a-Kind Pair of Luxury Branded Cufflinks
June 18, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Since so many monumental occurrences are marking their 50th anniversary this year, it can be easy to overlook that 2019 signals the golden jubilee of the introduction of Tic Tac mints, too. Among the best friends to questionable breath, the one-and-a-half calorie delights are receiving an interesting promotional push for their birthday, as Ferrero, the…

The 2019 Promo Apparel Style Guide
May 15, 2019 at 10:14 am

We asked the top promo apparel suppliers in just about every category—activewear, business attire, uniforms, socks, caps, everyday casual wear, etc.—for the big trends to look out for, decoration tips to consider, style predictions and so much more. Then, we put together all their answers in this handy promotional apparel roundup: the 2019 Style Guide...