Clothing Brand Tips: T-shirt Blanks & Brands
Updated: Dec 26, 2019
Well... you've started a clothing brand. You're buying at wholesale and your graphics are on point, what's next?
Narrowing down a solid consistent t-shirt blank to print on. This should be a process... your t-shirt brand will be known for the fit, style, and quality of the tee and manufacturer selected. Now that you can buy direct at wholesale from manufacturers like American Apparel, Gilden, Alstyle, Next Level, or Bella Canvas. You should be finding out which t-shirt style works best for your brand. Sticking with a consistent brand and style for your tees is important. So once you've made your selection it's best to stick with it.
Today we'll take a look at some of the industry's top styles and brands. We'll offer some useful feedback and ratings.
Details: "Gildan is a leading provider of everyday quality family apparel, including t-shirts, fleece, underwear, and socks. Our Classic Short Sleeve T-Shirt provides a roomier fit and is offered in a wide variety of colors." - Gildan
6 oz. 100% preshrunk cotton
Industry-leading assortment of colors
Soft premium cotton for added comfort
Classic Cut for roomier fit
Double-needle stitching in sleeves and bottom hem for extra durability
Details: "The Fine Jersey Crewneck T-Shirt is our softest, smoothest, best-looking short sleeve crewneck." - American Apparel
Fine Jersey (100% Cotton) construction
Heather Grey contains 10% Polyester
Durable rib neckband
Made in the USA of US and Foreign material
6 oz/yd2 | 10 oz/ly | 203 g/m2
100% cotton jersey
Set-in rib collar with shoulder-to-shoulder taping
Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
Preshrunk to minimize shrinkage
Tear away label
Available in 41 colors
Details: "The perfect printing staple. This fabric is comfortable and lightweight. Printer's preferred fabric for discharge and DTG printing." - Next Level
100% Combed Ring-Spun Cotton
32 singles. 145 grams/4.3oz.
Set-in Collar 1x1 Baby Rib. Side-seamed
Tear Away Label
Details: "This updated unisex essential fits like a well-loved favorite, featuring a crew neck, short sleeves and designed with superior combed and ring-spun cotton that acts as the best blank canvas for printing." - Bella Canvas
Sideseamed. Retail fit.
Unisex sizing. Shoulder taping.
100% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton
32 single 4.2 oz.