Pants and Shorts

Pajama Sales Increased 143 Percent in April
May 20, 2020 at 12:37 pm

Pajama sales reportedly increased 143 percent in April, despite a drop in other apparel categories. The data points to one thing: The demand for business casual (or even grocery store casual) has taken a hit, but comfy options are more important than ever...

The Van Gogh Museum Has an Ambitious New Branded Apparel Line
February 17, 2020 at 1:11 pm

The Van Gogh Museum and Daily Paper, a 10-year-old Amsterdam-based menswear label, rewarded fans with a 21-piece branded apparel collection that will strive to make the museum “more relevant to adults with a bicultural background.” The designs and rollout are pretty ambitious...

Puma's Tetris Apparel Line Has Some Killer Design Features
October 22, 2019 at 2:34 pm

Tetris is one of those nostalgic games that no matter how many times you play it, it’s never not frustrating when you place a puzzle in the wrong spot. But, that’s what makes it a classic and forces you to really focus and think quickly. For all the Tetris fans and gamers alike, Puma has teamed up with Tetris for a branded apparel collection that’s bound to bring you back in time!

Cleveland Browns Provide 10,500 School Uniforms for Local Students
August 1, 2018 at 12:49 pm

Contrary to ample evidence, athletes often receive a bad rap as self-serving. Even if they do something nice for others, they can end up seen as doing so for the accompanying good press. Convincing anyone of that negative motivation can prove a hard sell when children are involved, and Ohio has twice countered that mindset…

Levi's Is Getting Litigious Over Those Little Tabs on Pants Pockets
October 4, 2017 at 1:08 pm

Owing to its steadfast penchant for protecting its brand identifiers, Levi Strauss & Co. has made many attorneys’ bank accounts heftier, even earning the distinction as “the most litigious (company) in the apparel industry when it comes to trademark infringement lawsuits" through a 2007 New York Times article. The San Francisco-headquartered entity has had an…

10 Apparel Ideas for the Outdoorsman (and Woman)
July 13, 2016 at 2:28 pm

We know, we know—the outdoorsy types don’t mind roughing it. But make sure your outdoors-loving end-users don’t have to. Take their minds off their wardrobes and let them focus on the adventures ahead with the help of options like these...

The Wrap: Under Armour Predicts the Future of Athletic Wear & More
July 6, 2016 at 3:25 pm

Under Armour predicts the future of athletic wear, Alibaba implements new tactics to fight counterfeiting, President Barack Obama dreamt of owning a T-shirt shop, smart clothes are gaining traction, and a South Carolina town bans sagging pants: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Would You Wear Wireless-charging Apparel?
June 29, 2016 at 5:19 pm

The world of technology moves pretty fast. But no matter how many phone upgrades or software updates we do, there’s one problem the tech world can’t seem to remedy: keeping our phones charged. Luckily, when we’re on the go, we can rely on portable power banks. But one apparel startup wants to make the process even simpler...

Try Patterns and Prints: I Double-Dog Dare You
May 11, 2016 at 6:26 pm

Prints make it easier to mix different colors, textures and fun into one cohesive look. They breathe a touch of life into an outfit. Of course, I get it. Patterns can be overwhelming. They are bold statements. And they are, perhaps, even bolder statements in the promotional products industry. But there are plenty of ways to incorporate them into a promotion without overdoing it...