T-shirts and Tanks

Apple Accused of Sourcing Employee Uniforms From Factories Connected to Forced Labor
August 13, 2020 at 2:05 pm

Apple is facing criticism after shipping records revealed that it sourced apparel from a Chinese company facing U.S. sanctions for using forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region. The apparel was most likely uniforms for Apple Store employees. The timing is especially poor, as Apple CEO Tim Cook recently told Congress that he would not tolerate…

American Jewish History Museum Made $30K in One Day From Sales of 'Yo Semite' T-shirt
August 12, 2020 at 11:55 am

The National Museum of American Jewish History hit the jackpot when President Trump accidentally pronounced "Yosemite" as "Yo Semite." The museum had been selling a shirt with that text on it since 2011, and sold thousands immediately after the president's mistake went viral, generating $30,000 in a little over a day...

Chipotle Is Using 300 Million Avocado Pits to Make Dye for Its New Branded Apparel Line
August 5, 2020 at 11:21 am

Chipotle is keeping things very on-brand and eco-friendly for its next round of merchandise by using avocado pits as dye for its branded apparel. According to Nation’s Restaurant News, Chipotle is using about 300 million avocado pits from its food supply and creating a plant-based dye for T-shirts, sweaters and tote bags...

Los Angeles Apparel Reopens After Cooperating With LA Health Officials
July 29, 2020 at 11:16 am

After more than 300 positive cases, four deaths and questions over safety protocols in the factory, Los Angeles Apparel’s manufacturing centers have reopened. “After working with our department, [Los Angeles Apparel is] insuring their employees are trained, physically distanced, wearing face coverings and that their facility is following enhanced cleaning regimens,” the department said, according…

How a Linkin Park Logo Tee From 2007 Became a Chinese Streetwear Phenomenon
July 20, 2020 at 12:11 pm

People have been spotting Linkin Park shirts in China at almost every turn, usually one specific T-shirt design from 2007. Sometimes the band name is misspelled. The question looms: Why is this the biggest trend in Chinese streetwear today? We finally have some answers...

How a Distributor Helped Raise $11,000 for Local Businesses Through Fundraising Stores
July 16, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Seeing communities rally around local businesses affected by the pandemic has been nothing short of inspiring. A lot of these campaigns have involved selling merch to raise money, as was the case for Kelley Rice, owner of Imagination Print & Design, who got to be a part of the effort to raise money for local businesses through promotional products...

Los Angeles Apparel Remains Shut Down After 300 COVID-19 Cases and 4 Deaths
July 13, 2020 at 11:43 am

Los Angeles County health officials have ordered Los Angeles Apparel to remain shut down after more than 300 employees tested positive for COVID-19 and four died over the last month. County officials started investigating Los Angeles Apparel on June 19, after three workers from the plant died and a “concerned health care provider” tipped off authorities...