Vantage Apparel

Focus on fabric for athletic apparel.
May 6, 2009

Betty Lopez, merchandiser for Vantage Apparel in Avenel, N.J., mentioned distributors should pay extra-close attention to fabric when choosing performance pieces.

We Have The Technology
April 8, 2009

Remember “The Six Million Dollar Man”? Who wouldn’t want to be Steve Austin, with his bionic powers and awesome track suits? Sure, there’s the whole surviving a terrible plane crash, followed by hours of experimental and dangerous surgery.

Bright Ideas
March 19, 2009

You don't have to thank us.
Over the course of the last year, yes, we’ve done the work for you. We made the phone calls, tracked down the information and basically annoyed anyone in our collective path—all in the name of quality editorial coverage.

Kory Proves Good Fit For Vantage Apparel
February 24, 2009

Avenel, New Jersey-based Vantage Apparel, a manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, announced the company hired industry veteran Paul Kory as its national accounts manager. Kory arrives at Vantage Apparel with more than 17 years of promotional apparel experience.

SAAC Announces 2009 Board of Directors
November 25, 2008

The Canoga Park, California-based Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) announced its list of new officers and board members whose terms of office will begin on January 1, 2009. The 2009 SAAC officers include: President - Rick Greene, MAS, HALO/Lee Wayne Corporation, Sterling, Ill. Vice President - Les Dorfman, CAS, AITG/Eighth Floor Promotions, Celina, Ohio Secretary/Treasurer - Kim Bakalyar – PromoShop, Los Angeles 2009 Directors: Drake Harrison MAS, Evans Manufacturing, Garden Grove, Calif. Julie Ditchik, Pinnacle Designs, San Fernando, Calif. Thea Schroeder, CAS, Beanstalk Logo Promotions Kaili Yang, Pacific Western Sales, Brea, Calif. Kristi DeLeo, Vantage, Avenel, N.J. Craig Reese, Jack Nadel International,

Vantage Adds Digital Print Services to West Coast Facility
November 11, 2008

Avenel, New Jersey-based Vantage Apparel, a manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, announced it has added digital printing services to its West Coast embroidery facility located in Santa Ana, Calif. Digital printing, also referred to as direct-to-garment printing, is an eco-friendly, water-based process that prints from a computer file directly onto a garment resulting in a soft, slightly washed-down design. Digital printing is a viable option for low-quantity orders as well as multicolored or photo-realistic designs. About Vantage Apparel: Vantage Apparel operates contract embroidery facilities in Santa Ana, Calif.; St. Louis; Niles, Ill. and Avenel, N.J. For more information on Vantage

Dollars and (Fashion) Sense
October 28, 2008

ECONOMY SHMECONOMY. NOT to be glib, but that headline has sold one too many papers these days. Yes, things are not necessarily prospering, however, what the general public should be talking about is how to respond to these given circumstances. Facing the unenviable challenge of helping end-buyers find value in items that can all-too-easily be considered “extraneous,” now more than ever, suppliers and distributors must continuously prove the worth of their wares. Showing how each garment can be used in a practical wardrobe application attaches a tangible benefit to every dollar spent, an essential formula for continuing to drive business through financially uncertain

Vantage Launches Zoom Same-day Embroidery
August 19, 2008

Avenel, New Jersey-based Vantage Apparel, a manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, announced it has introduced a same-day embroidery service called Zoom. The company’s Zoom service is being marketed as the fastest way to get Vantage embroidered apparel with same-day service levels offered at a nominal 20 percent upcharge from its standard embroidery pricing. In addition to lower pricing, the company announced it has extended the cut-off time allowing customers to place qualifying orders for same-day shipping on Vantage catalog items as late as 2 pm Eastern time. Zoom service requires an approved logo to be on file with Vantage. “Zoom service leverages our

June PM Style, Abridged
July 21, 2008

I have to cut short my usual written tomfoolery today (we’re working on something pretty big ‘round here … more on that later), but I wanted to be sure you caught all the good stuff the June Style section has to offer. I know I’m a little late on this, but hopefully you’re not too disappointed. If you missed these tidbits the first time around, don’t worry. That’s what I’m here for. Here are the highlights: pg. 72: The Wide Euro Band Scoop Neck Hoodie from California Basics is one of the coolest sweatshirts I’ve seen in awhile. The contrast-color whipstitching channels

June PM Style, Abridged
July 21, 2008

I have to cut short my usual written tomfoolery today (we’re working on something pretty big ‘round here … more on that later), but I wanted to be sure you caught all the good stuff the June Style section has to offer. I know I’m a little late on this, but hopefully you’re not too disappointed.
If you missed these tidbits the first time around, don’t worry. That’s what I’m here for.
Here are the highlights:

pg. 72: The Wide Euro Band Scoop Neck Hoodie from California Basics is one of the coolest sweatshirts I’ve seen in awhile. The contrast-color whipstitching channels