What is the definition of GSM when looking for specific fabric?

What is the definition of GSM when looking for specific fabric?   You’ve heard of a 50/50 or a 80/20 t-shirt. 50/50 means 50% cotton and 50% polyester or 80% cotton and 20% polyester, but have you ever seen the gsm listed and wondered what that meant? Simply put; that’s the weight of the fabric.

What is the difference between ring-spun and soft spun cotton?

There probably isn’t any difference in the quality. Ring-spun has a slightly higher edge to soft spun. Ring-spun will not pill or get fuzzy. This is the best for DTG (Direct to Garment) printing. Not as soft to the touch but the fibers don’t lift up after washing. The soft spun is probably produced using

Active Trends for Sports Apparel 2015-16

Sports apparel is becoming more fashion conscious as people are multi-purposing wardrobes wearing clothing for more than one venture whether it be for sports, fitness, work wear, office and/or social events. There is a large diversity of winter sports including both indoor and outdoor activities with apparel and clothing to appropriate for them all. Color

New Fabric Technology “Smart Textiles”

Fast Company, a leading U.S magazine in technology and design, featured Celliant’s performance technology in a recent conversation with Celliant’s CEO, Seth Casden http://www.fastcoexist.com/1678703/responsive-fabric-boosts-athletes-health-you-can-wear-it-too. Fast Company anticipates that “pretty soon smart textiles are going to be everywhere,” and introduced Celliant as a leader “ahead of its time” in performance wear. So what is Celliant (http://www.celliant.com/)?