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Pantone 16-1448 TCX Is So Hot Right Now
November 28, 2018 at 1:05 pm

Pantone is wildly significant in promo world. But every year, we also wait for the Pantone Institute of Color to predict the year's big color trends and see how they impact the fashion landscape. (This year, we even found out the color company has a monopoly on the "World's Ugliest Color," too.) For now, it looks like Pantone is making headlines again as yet another of its shades is taking over the fashion world...

What's New, What's Hot and Who's Buying: Expert Advice for Selling Uniforms and Aprons
November 28, 2018 at 9:36 am

This year alone, British Airways, Delta Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air New Zealand, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and more announced they would revamp their employee uniforms to achieve a more updated look for each airline. All this attention to employee uniforms and aprons is great news for promotional apparel distributors looking to cash in on new business opportunities...

What the Heck Is 'Meme Fashion'? How the Internet Is Shaping What We Wear
November 28, 2018 at 12:18 pm

Meme fashion isn't exactly something you would expect to see on the pages of a Vogue editorial, and yet it's completely dictating the future of the fashion world, according to Lyst. Crocs, for example, were a shoe so ruthlessly mocked that we thought they would be phased out entirely by now. Instead, they're experiencing a fashion renaissance...

This Holiday Apparel Collection for Dogs Is Bound to Make You Laugh
November 21, 2018 at 11:48 am

We’ve mentioned before that pet products are a fun and underutilized niche in the promotional products industry, but this retail brand's clothing line definitely opened the door to new possibilities with its parody graphic tees. Who knows? Maybe in the future we'll see more creative designs and phrases on promotional pet products...

The Top 10 Most Powerful Logos in Fashion (According to Lyst)
November 21, 2018 at 12:13 pm

We all know how important logos are. Case in point: Formula 1 unveiled a brand new logo last year that majorly upset its fan base, and became a topic of contention for months. So, when we heard Supreme's logo is at the center of attention for positive reasons, we had to spotlight it...

Marvel Shows Us How to Not Do a Merch Collaboration
November 21, 2018 at 12:36 pm

When we heard the news that Marvel's "Black Panther" franchise would be doing a crossover collection with Tupac, we were pretty excited to see the final product. Now that we've seen the T-shirts, however, we are majorly disappointed.

KFC Escalates Fast-Food Merch Wars With Streetwear Capsule Collection
November 21, 2018 at 1:10 pm

Kentucky Fried Chicken has collaborated with Human Made fashion designer NIGO to create a new fried chicken-inspired streetwear collection for the "fashionable, finger lickin' hypebeasts of the world." The collection features a Colonel shop jacket, '70s style racing jacket, hoodies, T-shirts, hats and more. Your move, Taco Bell...

Promotional Advent Calendars Are a Huge Business Opportunity
November 14, 2018 at 12:56 pm

Tons of brands are getting in on the Advent calendar action. It's a chance for companies to showcase some of their favorite products, and it turns out consumers are loving them. Here are a few of my favorites this year...

Let's Review Michelle Obama's New Book Tour Branded Apparel
November 14, 2018 at 1:09 pm

This week, Michelle Obama released her new memoir "Becoming," which has already generated quite a buzz. In support of the book's release, the former first lady will hit the road for a speaking tour that will feature a line of apparel and other merchandise for sale...