WHAT'S IN STYLE

Pantera Just Released a Very Metal Social Distancing T-shirt
April 8, 2020 at 12:56 pm

The members of Pantera have not throttled eardrums since their group’s 2003 disbanding, but their heavy-hitting catalog still resonates with fans. The metal legends, therefore, are counting on backers to buy a T-shirt born of the need for social distancing as the world contends with the COVID-19 pandemic. It is appropriately metal...

Trump Administration Set to Announce 90-Day Deferral of Some Apparel Tariffs (China Excluded)
April 1, 2020 at 11:33 am

The president is reportedly set to give the green light to defer certain tariffs by three months. The move would only pertain to what Bloomberg called “most-favored nation duties,” which means tariffs put in place as a result of “enforcement action,” like those on Chinese goods, are still in place. But it would ease tariffs on some apparel products...

Under Armour to Manufacture and Distribute Face Masks and Fanny Packs for Medical Professionals
April 1, 2020 at 12:49 pm

In our coverage of Under Armour over the years, we have given the brand solid marks for some measures and not-so-glowing reactions to other steps. Today, positivity holds sway, as the company is assisting its Baltimore base by planning the manufacturing and distribution of face masks and special fanny packs for health workers combating coronavirus...

Crocs Is Donating Thousands of Shoes to Health Care Workers 
April 1, 2020 at 2:15 pm

It's no secret that Crocs has been making moves with names like Post Malone and other collaborations, like KFC and Peeps. Now, the shoe company is making headlines once again, but for something a bit more serious. Crocs has launched a new program to donate 20,000 pairs of shoes per day to health care professionals...

Apparel Suppliers, Promo Companies Shift Production to Face Masks During COVID-19 Outbreak
March 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm

The promo industry is facing major adversity. But apparel manufacturers have taken this opportunity not only to pivot for the sake of their business, but to do some real good. Last week, we we reported that Los Angeles Apparel offered its workforce to create face masks. It’s now joined by companies like Hanes, SnugZ USA, Starline and more...

IKEA Is Selling Branded Bucket Hats Made From Its Iconic Shopping Bags
March 25, 2020 at 2:03 pm

IKEA has already partnered with several big names in the fashion industry, including Virgil Abloh, to create items like the “wet grass” rug and more. But the company is perhaps best known for its iconic blue FRAKTA bag that fits just about anything. So, naturally, it's turning the bag into a branded, streetwear-style bucket hat...

American Hockey League's Smallest-Market Team Sells 'Puck the Virus' Shirts to Support Staff
March 23, 2020 at 10:36 am

Instead of focusing on the damage that coronavirus is doing to their livelihoods, athletes and organizations are finding means to aid the public and their staffs. One of these organizations, the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League, is selling a ‘Puck the Virus’ shirt to benefit team workers who cannot perform their typical duties...

Our Fave 5 Promotional Products of the Week: Supporting Local Business and Empty Stadiums
March 25, 2020 at 11:18 am

This week, there have been plenty of small businesses using promotional products to recoup losses from having to shut their doors. We miss some of our local haunts, so we are happy to see them turn to promotional items as ways to keep the lights on and get local support. We included a few of them in this week’s edition of the Fave 5...