WHAT'S IN STYLE

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: KFC Lipstick, LEGO Nintendos and More
August 5, 2020 at 1:17 pm

Remember how excited we were about Major League Baseball being back? Hope everyone else is having fun, because we haven’t been able to watch our Phillies much since their games keep getting postponed. Ah, well. In the meantime, we’ve been occupying ourselves by keeping up with some fun branded and promotional items, and we have quite a haul for you this week...

The Promo Distributor's Guide to Apparel Decoration
July 27, 2020

There’s a lot to know about decorating apparel, whether it’s building and maintaining a decorator network, investing in your own equipment or integrating e-commerce platforms. That’s why we asked distributors and decorators for their best advice and strategies to get the most out of apparel decoration and take your business to the next level...

4 Misconceptions About DTG Printing
July 29, 2020 at 12:09 pm

Direct-to-garment is a great option for small decorators that outsource screen printing but want to offer something in-house for smaller runs. It's also a good choice for those who want to use inkjet technology, since it doesn't have a color limit, a large equipment footprint or setup charges. But there are a few misconceptions about this decoration method...

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 Will Your Clients Summer?
July 22, 2020 at 12:41 pm

FACT. Businesses are opening. Not all, but many. Not at full capacity, but at some capacity. Eventually most of us will be back at work in a place of business. That means summer uniforms for some people. There is nothing normal about this summer but it doesn’t mean giving up smart style in your uniform…

'I've Never Been So Disgusted by a Businessperson': Employees Speak Out as Charney Says There's 'No Outbreak' at Los Angeles Apparel
July 22, 2020 at 11:32 am

After authorities ordered the facility shut down due to more than 300 positive COVID-19 cases and four employee deaths, Los Angeles Apparel founder Dov Charney said the company was in the right to continue operating. His reasoning? The numbers found in his company are “commensurate” with the COVID-19 rate in South Los Angeles overall, and therefore not indicative of an outbreak...

Hanes Introduces #MaskAround Campaign, Donates 1 Million Masks for Homeless
July 22, 2020 at 11:54 am

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., launched its #MaskAround campaign to stress the importance of wearing a face mask in public. The company is also donating 1 million masks to homeless people nationwide. The #MaskAround campaign is aimed at Instagram and TikTok users, hoping to educate them on the importance of face coverings and inspiring more widespread usage...