Uniforms and Scrubs

Style Trends, Popular Features and Selling Tips in Promotional Uniforms
October 30, 2019 at 9:05 am

While your average uniform-buyer might not have the budget or cultural cachet of a Delta Air Lines or Golden State Warriors, there’s enormous opportunity in this product category. For every NBA franchise, there’s a thousand local sports leagues. For every Starbucks, there’s a hundred small coffee shops. You get the idea...

UPS Will Give Its Driver Uniforms Their First Major Redesign Since the 1920s
September 18, 2019 at 12:36 pm

The brown UPS uniform is as iconic as Coca-Cola, so you can imagine our surprise when we heard that the shipping company is giving it a major redesign for the first time since the early 1920s. Since then, the most significant change to the uniforms was the switch to shorts in the early 1990s. But it looks like the times, they are a-changing for the company's 125,000 drivers...

What Apparel Design Lessons Can We Learn From the NFL's All-Time Worst Uniforms List?
September 4, 2019 at 12:28 pm

Pro sports uniforms are a tricky business. Design the right one, and fans will buy them up. Create something a little more polarizing and sports enthusiasts will tear you to shreds on the internet, at the very least. Successful uniforms are definitely a good lesson in branding for promotional apparel, but unsuccessful uniforms might be…

Ralph Lauren's 2020 U.S. Open Uniforms Are Made From Recycled Tennis Ball Cans, Plastic Bottles
August 21, 2019 at 11:10 am

It seems Polo Ralph Lauren struck the perfect balance of sustainability and style with its 2019 U.S. Open ballpersons uniform. According to Forbes, each outfit is made from an average of seven recycled plastic bottles converted to a recycled poly-fiber. The brand also plans to use Wilson tennis ball cans recycled from this year's event for the 2020 uniforms...

Delta's New Sign Language Name Tags Are an Awesome (and Easy) Idea for Uniforms
July 31, 2019 at 1:04 pm

There's been a lot of negative news concerning airline uniforms lately, so we're excited to cover something positive here for a change. Delta Air Lines has announced that new flight crew uniforms will indicate what languages the crew members speak, as well as whether or not they know sign language. Ed Bastian, Delta's CEO, made…

MLB Likely to Follow NBA's Lead Through Sponsor Patches
July 23, 2019 at 1:31 pm

If they are following Atlantic League action this year, baseball purists already have enough to gripe about, as Major League Baseball (MLB) is using the independent collection of teams to try out some possible rule changes. While the idea of stealing first base might be enough to roil their sensibilities, the thought of having players…

Walmart Is Ditching the Blue Vests in Favor of Uniform Choices
June 6, 2019 at 10:43 am

Walmart is hopping on two of the biggest trends in workplace attire: environmentally friendly fabrics and options for employees. The mega-retailer is doing away with its famous blue vests in favor of "modernized" gray vests made from recycled plastic bottles. The vests come with an option of pink, green, blue and orange trim, so while…

5 Law Enforcement Apparel Trends to Watch
May 22, 2019 at 12:44 pm

Law enforcement apparel strikes a difficult balance between form and functionality. Officers need to be able to move at a moment's notice, but they also have to be comfortable all day long. Officer.com interviewed a panel of experts to uncover what's trending in law enforcement apparel, and their answers might be helpful to promotional apparel suppliers and distributors...