Tag: wholesale imprintable apparel

Wondering What Styles to Sell This Year? Check Out Our Top Picks

There are lots of other distributors and decorators out there, and even websites where your prospects and clients can find decorated apparel to promote their brands. In other words, you’ve got competition. The good news, though, is that if you’re proactive and show up with brand-new apparel styles and solutions for their apparel programs, you’ll become their trusted vendor partner.

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Get Inspired By These Eye-Catching Half-Tone Designs From Top Print Shops

In your printing print shop, half-tone screen printing can open up lots of new opportunities for very detailed, photo-realistic prints. While mastering half-tones does come with a learning curve, it’s worth it, as you’ll wow your customers and attract new ones to your shop. 

Here’s a quick overview of half-tones if you’re new to the technique: If you want to print great half-tone prints, you need to start with high-quality artwork that you’ve formatted for screen printing. Then, you expose a solid stencil on the correct screen, and use printing techniques that lay down precise ink dots to create your half-tone print on a t-shirt.

We asked shops turning out some of the best half-tone designs to share examples of their work, along with detailed, insider tips to achieving great results. 

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The Colors of Spring and Summer You’ll Love to Sell

We all know that 2022 is a unique year, as we’re coming out of a global pandemic. The Pantone Fashion Color Report for New York Fashion Week shows that consumers are interested in colors that both soothe and invigorate them, and the fashion world has taken note.

“The emotional quality of colors is really more impactful than anything else that’s happening in the world around us,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “I’m astounded that people are talking about their feelings about color more than they ever have before. The last year-and-a-half [especially] has brought about that thoughtfulness and pensiveness. We can all relate to that.”

We’ve picked out 12 of the top colors, from Hot Pink to Olive Oil to Very Peri, that we’re seeing on the runways, at retail and of course, in the wholesale apparel arena. Your clients and their employees (or whoever will wear their decorated apparel) tapped into the same desire to express themselves through color. Show off these shades, along with key apparel and accessories pieces, in your sales presentations so that they can invest in this year to boost their brands.

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